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Trading minis for macs

Klarissa McAuley, staff writer

April 11, 2012

The HP Mini Notebook, also known as “mini-notes”, have proven to be unreliable and a hassle for both students and teachers throughout the past three years. The constant need for re-imaging, inability to connect to the wireless...

Facebook Vs. Twitter: Who Prevails?

Alex Grant, Staff Writer

April 11, 2012

  Facebook and Twitter are two social networking sites that most teens use every day. These sites allow for the same things: to update friends and acquaintances on the activities that you’ve done all day. On both sites,...

Stresses of Being a Gold Medallion Student

Alex Grant, Staff Writer

April 11, 2012

When students think ahead toward the last few months of school, they think of things like freedom and summer and wearing shorts every day. Seniors look forward to graduation and preparing for college. The months of April and May...

Internet filters hinder students’ work

Lauren Williams, Editor In Chief

April 11, 2012

Have you ever tried to research a controversial topic? Have you ever wanted to watch a YouTube video instead of the boring lesson and been prevented from doing so? If so, you’ve felt the wrath of the school-issued filters. The...

Making money, taking names

Lauren Williams, Editor-in-chief

March 7, 2012

Teenagers all across the nation are working toward becoming independent and being able to control their own lives. Teens have started applying and working part-time jobs during the school year and summer. Jobs can range from...

Northtown travels for spring break

Lauren Williams, Editor-in-chief

March 7, 2012

Students around Northtown all have one thing in mind: Spring Break. Plans are being made, planes trips are being booked, and the summer gear is being brought out. The Northtown students in Choir, Orchestra, and Band have an...

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