• Record-Setting Game

    Record-Setting Game

    Justin Artz, Staff Writer

    April 21, 2017

    On April 14, 2017, the Northmont varsity baseball reached 1,000 wins. "I am proud to be part of the program. The program has had many great head coaches including Coach Yensel, Coach Brown, Coach Ramsey, Coach Roberts and Coach Dill. We have had many great assistant coaches, too. What is most important...

    The varsity baseball teams sits in the dugout before a game (courtesy of Northmont Athletics).

  • Giraffe Takes World By Storm

    Giraffe Takes World By Storm

    Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

    April 19, 2017

    April, a 15-year-old giraffe living at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, captured the attention of millions through social media when   Animal Adventure Park put a camera in the giraffe's cage when she had two months left of pregnancy. People could even set up text alerts to tell w...

    April the Giraffe with her new born baby boy, not yet named (courtesy of eonline).

  • Time to Shine!

    Time to Shine!

    Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

    April 18, 2017

    Northmont's Prom will take place on Saturday, April 22 from 8:00 to 11:00 pm at Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC), located on Hoke Road in Clayton. Tickets for the dance cost $20 for juniors and for guests, while Northmont seniors are free. The theme of the prom is "Shine." Following...

    After Prom will take students "around the world."

  • A Never-Ending Pain

    A Never-Ending Pain

    Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

    April 13, 2017

    Students at Northmont High School began the end-of-course (EOC) state testing on Thursday, April 6. EOC impacts graduations for Ohio's students. To graduate, for classes of 2018 and beyond, students must earn a minimum of 18 points from the seven EOC tests in English language arts one and two, algebr...

    Hundreds of students file into the multi-purpose room, normally used for the wrestling team, to take the American government test, one of many state-mandated EOC assessments.

  • The Problem with Syria

    The Problem with Syria

    Emily Robertson, Staff Writer

    April 10, 2017

    Syria is a prominent news topic, and has been more so recently due to President Trump's airstrike decisions. Already, people on social media are accusing President Trump of trying to start World War 3. The fact is, Syria has been having issues for a long time, and the blatant statements about WW3...

    Search 'Syria' in Google, and pictures of destroyed Syrian cities will appear (courtesy of BBC).

  • Star-Spangled Catalyst

    Star-Spangled Catalyst

    Maddie Harris and Taylor Shively

    April 10, 2017

    Earlier this year, Northmont High School's A Capella group, Catalyst, participated in the audition process to sing the National Anthem at the Dayton Dragons game. The group was not only chosen to perform, they won first place earning them the honor of singing at the Dragons season opener. "I was...

    Catalyst was invited on Fox 45 news, Wednesday April 5 (courtesy of @nhscatalyst).

  • Winning Winter Guard

    Winning Winter Guard

    Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

    April 6, 2017

    Northmont's winter guard earned second at state on Saturday, April 1 at the Nutter Center. The team consists of 16 students, ranging from freshmen to seniors. "[I'm] really proud of everyone. We've been working hard all season, and it was a great finish for my [high school] winterguard career considering...

    Winter guard members perform at their show.

  • Journey Through Space

    Journey Through Space

    Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

    April 6, 2017

    Drama Club has been preparing for their spring show to wrap up the 2016-2017 season. The spring show is "Captain’s Log," a fictional adventure through space that follows First Officer Sally Ride as she battles an intergalactic conspiracy against a peace treaty and the incompetence of her captain. Th...

    The main characters of Captain's Log posing. (Left to right) Sophomore Alex Henderson (Linux), junior Maggie Salata (Mary-Anne), sophomore Josh Thompson (H’Cor), sophomore Bailey Mescher (Quinarra), senior Andrew Wirrig (Edward), senior Taylor Harmon (Sally), sophomore Trey Hopkins (Wyatt), senior Kaleb Burns (Mollzax), and sophomore Micah Via (Piper).

  • In a State of Winning

    In a State of Winning

    Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

    April 6, 2017

    Drama Club attended the State Conference from Friday, March 24 to Sunday, March 26 in Columbus. Northmont brought their Tech Challenge team, Individual Events, and student-written plays (marathons). The Tech Challenge team consisted of: Senior Micah Hardman Senior Austin Matzke Junior Mag...

    Drama Club displays their signed Hamilton poster front and center after arriving home from State Conference.

  • Right on Track

    Right on Track

    Ellie Coppock, Staff Writer

    April 4, 2017

    On Saturday, April 1, the track team competed in the Jack Lintz Invitational. The meet, which is held at Norhmont, is named after the current coach and retired teacher, Jack Lintz. Both the girls and boys scored first place. "I'm so proud of our team," said freshman Madison Blessing, a member of the...

    Senior Melissa Barrett competes in the 800 meter run (courtesy of Englewood Independent).

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Monday, April 24, 2017:  Congratulations to the Academic Challenge team. This weekend the team competed in the National History Bowl National Championship tournaments in Washington DC. There were three separate events, and Northmont placed well in all three. On Friday, senior Kara Combs competed in the ...

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Northmont News

Record-Setting Game

Record-Setting Game

Justin Artz, Staff Writer

On April 14, 2017, the Northmont varsity baseball reached 1,000 wins. "I am proud to be part of the program. The program has had many great head coaches including Coach Yensel, Coach Brown, Coach Ramsey, Coach Roberts...

April 21, 2017No Comments

Time to Shine!

Time to Shine!

Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

Northmont's Prom will take place on Saturday, April 22 from 8:00 to 11:00 pm at Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC), located on Hoke Road in Clayton. Tickets for the dance cost $20 for juniors and for guests, while...

April 18, 2017No Comments

Star-Spangled Catalyst

Star-Spangled Catalyst

Maddie Harris and Taylor Shively

Earlier this year, Northmont High School's A Capella group, Catalyst, participated in the audition process to sing the National Anthem at the Dayton Dragons game. The group was not only chosen to perform, they won first...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Winning Winter Guard

Winning Winter Guard

Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

Northmont's winter guard earned second at state on Saturday, April 1 at the Nutter Center. The team consists of 16 students, ranging from freshmen to seniors. "[I'm] really proud of everyone. We've been working hard all...

April 6, 2017No Comments

Journey Through Space

Journey Through Space

Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

Drama Club has been preparing for their spring show to wrap up the 2016-2017 season. The spring show is "Captain’s Log," a fictional adventure through space that follows First Officer Sally Ride as she battles an intergalactic...

April 6, 2017No Comments

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