• Teaching Until Exams

    Teaching Until Exams

    Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

    May 18, 2017

    With less than one week of school, many students find their motivation to succeed and focus on education decreasing. Daily, students are complaining about certain teachers continuing their lesson plans with new curriculum to be taught, while other staff have changed the focus to be directed at reiterating...

    Mr. William Patrizio's second period advanced chemistry class prepares for a test over acids and bases.

  • Northmont Strikes The Win

    Northmont Strikes The Win

    Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

    May 15, 2017

    This article was written by Harley Johnson, Northmont High School Surge Assistant Editor-in-Chief, for Englewood Independent. CLAYTON — Thursday, the Northmont varsity baseball team hosted Fairmont in the first round of the Sectional Tournament. Northmont pulled out the victory 10-9, after being down ...

    Northmont celebrates their 10 to 9 win over Fairmont.

  • The Drama Continues

    The Drama Continues

    Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

    May 8, 2017

    Though the 2016-2017 Drama Club show season is over, members are still meeting. The meetings, however, don't have to do with the next big production. Drama Club has been meeting on Fridays from 3 to 5 p.m. in the choir room to simply "hang out." "[Hangouts] give us a time to just talk and laugh with...

    Drama Club members play Mario Cart at one of the Friday "Hangouts."

  • Crash on I-75

    Crash on I-75

    Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

    May 3, 2017

    On Sunday, April 30, 30-year-old Andrew Brunsman crashed into a gas tanker while traveling the wrong way on I-75. Motorists and nearby residents saw the large, fiery explosion as it covered approximately 6 lanes and lasted more than an hour, according to Dayton Daily News. The 2005 Beavercreek graduate was caught on camera entering the hi...

    Gas tanker and car explode on Interstate 75 (courtesy of Fox19).

  • Senior Schedule

    Senior Schedule

    Emily Robertson, Staff Writer

    May 2, 2017

    The 2016-2017 school year is coming to a quick end, especially for senior students. With less than 10 days of school left, seniors have a lot of dates to remember. Senior exams will be Wednesday, May 10, through Friday, May 12. Wednesday there will be exams for periods 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. Thursday's...

    Packet reveals senior schedule.

  • Show Me the Art

    Show Me the Art

    Ashlie York, Staff Writer

    May 2, 2017

    On May 1-12, Northmont will be holding the first annual art show for juniors and seniors. If students wish to participate in this first annual event, they need to submit one of their best art works to the art teachers by April 26. Any kind of art is welcomed, and 2-D and 3-D will be accepted and eligible for...

    Wolf oil pastel painting by senior Tyler Holmes will be entered into the art show.

  • Hello, Summer

    Hello, Summer

    William Hughes, Staff Writer

    May 2, 2017

    The last day of school is approaching, with seniors leaving May 19 and all others leaving May 24 following exams. Students are looking forward to summer plans, despite one more month of school. "[Since] I'm not going back to high school, [I'm looking forward to] relaxing since I'm a senior, and doing...

    With less than one month left of school, students leave on buses.

  • Catalysts Say Goodbye

    Catalysts Say Goodbye

    Emily Robertson and Lillian Broyles

    May 1, 2017

    Northmont's A Cappella program held their second and final concert of the school year on Monday, April 24. The concert began with a performance by the middle school's group, Wired, singing Green Day's "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)," and concluded their time with "All Star," by Smash Mouth. Impulse...

    Northmont's A cappella group Catalyst sings at the last concert for the school year (image courtesy of Reana Liedle, TNT News).

  • Northmont Foster Cares

    Northmont Foster Cares

    Taylor Shively and Ellie Coppock

    May 1, 2017

    Thunderbolts Helping Foster Bolts, a project started by teachers, was inspired by a video of a man helping foster kids in Washington, D.C. Teachers at Northmont began taking donations for a similar project, including duffle bags, toothpaste, and shampoo. "Mr. Pfeffer showed me the video," said...

    Students donate to Thunderbolts Helping Fosterbolts.

  • Aftermath of Prom

    Aftermath of Prom

    Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

    April 28, 2017

    Prom occurred Saturday, April 22 at Miami Valley CTC. The dance included snacks, decorations, and varying music. "It was really fun and I'm glad I went. I thought the music was better than the last prom I went to. There was a good mixture of everything," said senior Claire Pilgrim. "Before prom we...

    Junior Alecia Barker, junior Dion Wilkins, junior Breanna Sharp, senior David Sutter, and sophomore Faith Thompson, with senior Kiani Hayes in front, take prom pictures at Allwood Garden Metropark(photo courtesy of Thompson).

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Northmont Strikes The Win

Northmont Strikes The Win

Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

This article was written by Harley Johnson, Northmont High School Surge Assistant Editor-in-Chief, for Englewood Independent. CLAYTON — Thursday, the Northmont varsity baseball team hosted Fairmont in the first round o...

May 15, 2017No Comments

The Drama Continues

The Drama Continues

Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

Though the 2016-2017 Drama Club show season is over, members are still meeting. The meetings, however, don't have to do with the next big production. Drama Club has been meeting on Fridays from 3 to 5 p.m. in the choir room...

May 8, 2017No Comments

Senior Schedule

Senior Schedule

Emily Robertson, Staff Writer

The 2016-2017 school year is coming to a quick end, especially for senior students. With less than 10 days of school left, seniors have a lot of dates to remember. Senior exams will be Wednesday, May 10, through Friday,...

May 2, 2017No Comments

Show Me the Art

Show Me the Art

Ashlie York, Staff Writer

On May 1-12, Northmont will be holding the first annual art show for juniors and seniors. If students wish to participate in this first annual event, they need to submit one of their best art works to the art teachers by...

May 2, 2017No Comments

Catalysts Say Goodbye

Catalysts Say Goodbye

Emily Robertson and Lillian Broyles

Northmont's A Cappella program held their second and final concert of the school year on Monday, April 24. The concert began with a performance by the middle school's group, Wired, singing Green Day's "Good Riddance (Time...

May 1, 2017No Comments

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