• NYE Disaster

    NYE Disaster

    Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

    January 20, 2017

    Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve brought in the new year, from December 31 at 8 pm to January 1 at 1 am, for the 45th consecutive year. The lineup of performers included Fifth Harmony, Shawn Mendes, and DNCE. Perhaps the most memorable performance, however, was by Mariah Carey, right before the... READ MORE »»

    Mariah Carey mid-performance at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve (courtesy of ijr.com).

  • Schedule Shenanigans

    Schedule Shenanigans

    Ellie Coppock, Staff Writer

    January 12, 2017

    Many students are beginning the new semester with a change to their schedules. "I switched from ceramics [semester 1] to gym [semester 2]," said freshman Madison Blessing. "I get more exercise now." There are other benefits, as well. According to freshman Jenna Stowers, a new class may allow... READ MORE »»

    Freshman Madeline Hardwick reviews her schedule.

  • Staff Goes to School

    Staff Goes to School

    Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

    January 12, 2017

    While students reveled in a third week of winter vacation, teachers and staff members returned to school on January 4 for three days of professional development. Teachers attended a Project-Based Learning (PBL) workshop from  January 4-6, held at the high school. PBL provides various instructional... READ MORE »»

    Mr. Cory Caudill wears his PBL shirt

  • Derailing the Wayne Train

    Derailing the Wayne Train

    Justin Artz, Staff Writer

    January 10, 2017

    On January 6, 2017, the Northmont varsity basketball team beat Wayne, after taking the game into overtime. "The game was wild. I enjoyed how nerve-racking the game was," said freshman Chloe Kautz. Northmont and Wayne have been long-time rivals, and are both members of the GWOC conference. "Wayne... READ MORE »»

    Senior Jabari Perkins prepares to play defense, courtesy of Janet Duncan.

  • ACT, for Free!

    ACT, for Free!

    Emily Robertson, Staff Writer

    January 9, 2017

    Over 1.8 million high school students take the ACT each year, a requirement for acceptance into most colleges (ACT.org). This year, Ohio will require all high school juniors to take the ACT, and the state will provide the test at no cost. The ACT includes four parts: English, mathematics, reading,... READ MORE »»

    The ACT is an admissions requirement for most colleges (logo courtesy of ACT.org).

  • Strikes Wanted

    Strikes Wanted

    Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

    December 15, 2016

    The varsity bowling teams went to Poelking Lanes South on December 10, 2016. The girls' team finished 10 out of 20 teams and the boys' team was in second place before the final eight-team tournament, but was eliminated after the third round. The tournament was especially difficult due to the complicated... READ MORE »»

    Varsity girls at the GWOC Preseason tournament, image courtesy of Northmont Athletics.

  • All About Turnabout

    All About Turnabout

    Emily Robertson, Staff Writer

    December 14, 2016

    Northmont High School will be hosting its very first turnabout this school year. At homecoming and prom, boys traditionally ask girls to be their dates, but the role is reversed for turnabout, where girls will be asking guys. Senior Kyndall Wilson, who is helping organize the dance, said the turnabout... READ MORE »»

    Tickets to the turnabout cost $5 through December 20.

  • Bullying Statistics are Alarming

    Bullying Statistics are Alarming

    Reide Combs, Staff Writer

    December 12, 2016

    Throughout middle school, I always felt like I didn't fit into a group, I felt like I didn't have friends. I had "associates" at school, but no true friends. I was different than the other kids, and as I showed those differences, I started being separated more and more. This carried on through high... READ MORE »»

    Image courtesy of mybullyingsolution.com

  • A Ca-Concert

    A Ca-Concert

    Emily Robertson, Staff Writer

    December 12, 2016

    Northmont's A Cappella program held their first concert of the school year on November 8 in the high school auditorium. The evening began with a performance by the Northmont Middle School A Cappella group, Wired, where they sang "Keep Your Head Up." Impulse, Northmont High School's newest A Cappella... READ MORE »»

    Senior Andrew Wirrig performs his solo with Catalyst.

  • Prepping the Brain

    Prepping the Brain

    Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

    December 12, 2016

    While many students are focused on a nearly three-week Winter Break, teachers are focused on preparing their students for the final test of the calendar year. "My reviews are going to be in the form of a review worksheet. Students will be allowed time to work in class and ask questions to myself or... READ MORE »»

    Mr. James Smith speaks to his fourth period class about diseases.

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Schedule Shenanigans

Schedule Shenanigans

Ellie Coppock, Staff Writer

Many students are beginning the new semester with a change to their schedules. "I switched from ceramics [semester 1] to gym [semester 2]," said freshman Madison Blessing. "I get more exercise now." There are other...  Read More »

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Staff Goes to School

Staff Goes to School

Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

While students reveled in a third week of winter vacation, teachers and staff members returned to school on January 4 for three days of professional development. Teachers attended a Project-Based Learning (PBL) workshop...  Read More »

Jan 12 • No Comments

Derailing the Wayne Train

Derailing the Wayne Train

Justin Artz, Staff Writer

On January 6, 2017, the Northmont varsity basketball team beat Wayne, after taking the game into overtime. "The game was wild. I enjoyed how nerve-racking the game was," said freshman Chloe Kautz. Northmont and Wayne...  Read More »

Jan 10 • No Comments

Strikes Wanted

Strikes Wanted

Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

The varsity bowling teams went to Poelking Lanes South on December 10, 2016. The girls' team finished 10 out of 20 teams and the boys' team was in second place before the final eight-team tournament, but was eliminated...  Read More »

Dec 15 • No Comments

All About Turnabout

All About Turnabout

Emily Robertson, Staff Writer

Northmont High School will be hosting its very first turnabout this school year. At homecoming and prom, boys traditionally ask girls to be their dates, but the role is reversed for turnabout, where girls will be asking...  Read More »

Dec 14 • No Comments

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