• Northmont’s Got Talent

    Northmont’s Got Talent

    Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

    February 22, 2017

    The Northmont talent show, which has been around for more than 40 years, is being revamped this year. In recent years, the show featured seniors only, who auditioned and were chosen to perform. However, this year the talent show will feature students from all grades who are part of school groups such... READ MORE »»

    Senior Eric Hawkins (left), Senior Michael Phillips (middle), and Senior K.J. Abdullah (right), will serve as emcees for the showcase

  • The 2017 Grammys

    The 2017 Grammys

    Emily Robertson, Staff Writer

    February 22, 2017

    On February 12, 2017, the 59th Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles (eonline). Adele took home five grammys: Album Of The Year, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best Pop Solo Performance, and Best Pop Vocal Album. She performed "Fastlove" in memoriam of the singer George... READ MORE »»

    Bruno Mars dons purple for his tribute to Prince (courtesy of spin.com).

  • Challenge Accepted

    Challenge Accepted

    Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

    February 21, 2017

    Senior Kara Combs' efforts at the Van Wert Invitational earlier this month earned her the title of National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT) Player of the Week for the week of February 4, 2017. Combs has participated with the Academic Challenge Team since her freshman year. Despite the success of... READ MORE »»

    The Northmont Academic Challenge Team members junior Ryan Laing, junior Caitlin Hoyng, senior Kara Combs, and middle school student Samantha Street celebrate their win at the Van Wert Invitational (photo courtesy of Mr. David Jones).

  • Think Big! Dream Big! Seussical!

    Think Big! Dream Big! Seussical!

    Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

    February 10, 2017

    Drama Club's winter musical Seussical premieres tonight! The performance times are Friday, February 10, at 7:30 pm;  Saturday, February 11, at 7:30 pm; Sunday, February 12, at 2:30 pm; Thursday, February 16 at 7:30 pm; Friday, February 17, at 7:30 pm; and Saturday, February 18, at 7:30 pm. Door... READ MORE »»

    Seussical Logo (courtesy of Classic Productions for Students, classicproductions.org)

  • Trump’s Travel Ban

    Trump’s Travel Ban

    Emily Robertson, Staff Writer

    February 8, 2017

    Protests have swept across the nation ever since Donald Trump took office. Recently, an order by President Trump has been the topic of many more protests and conversations. The order has banned the entry of refugees and those traveling from countries that happen to have high Muslim populations... READ MORE »»

    People protest President Trump's immigration order (image courtesy of News18.com).

  • Inkrott’s Initiation

    Inkrott’s Initiation

    Taylor Shively, Staff Writer

    February 6, 2017

    The 2017-2018 school year will welcome a new head principal: Dr. Jason Inkrott. Inkrott started working at Northmont High School in 2005, and was a math teacher for 6 years. For the past 6 years, he has served as the high school's assistant principal (englewoodindependent.com). He supervises and... READ MORE »»

    Dr. Inkrott, with his wife Laura and his daughter Julianne, will fill the position of Mr. George Caras (photo courtesy of englewoodindependent.com)

  • The King’s Legacy

    The King’s Legacy

    Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

    January 29, 2017

    On Monday, January 16, the United States celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day. While alive, King advanced civil rights for African Americans through nonviolent protests (Nobelprize.org). Forty-nine years following his death, which occurred on April 4, 1968, it is evident that much work is still neces... READ MORE »»

    (Image courtesy of The Huffington Post via AwakeFree.com)

  • Welcome Winter Guard

    Welcome Winter Guard

    Madison Harris, Staff Writer

    January 27, 2017

    This year, Northmont High School is hosting the Mid-East Performance Association competition on February 5.  “Mid East Performance Association is when all of the schools in the Mid-Eastern part of Ohio that provide competitive winter guard perform at local schools and have championships just li... READ MORE »»

    Northmont Winter Guard practices in the gym.

  • Death Sentence for Charleston Shooter

    Death Sentence for Charleston Shooter

    Emily Robertson, Staff Writer

    January 23, 2017

    On June 17, 2015, the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South Carolina, was attacked during their Wednesday Bible study (CBS News). Six women and three men were shot and killed by Dylann Roof, a self-proclaimed white supremacist. Dylann Roof felt prompted to commit... READ MORE »»

    Nine victims were killed by Dylann Roof.

  • 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).

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Northmont’s Got Talent

Northmont’s Got Talent

Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

The Northmont talent show, which has been around for more than 40 years, is being revamped this year. In recent years, the show featured seniors only, who auditioned and were chosen to perform. However, this year the talent...  Read More »

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Challenge Accepted

Challenge Accepted

Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

Senior Kara Combs' efforts at the Van Wert Invitational earlier this month earned her the title of National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT) Player of the Week for the week of February 4, 2017. Combs has participated with...  Read More »

Feb 21 • No Comments

Think Big! Dream Big! Seussical!

Think Big! Dream Big! Seussical!

Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

Drama Club's winter musical Seussical premieres tonight! The performance times are Friday, February 10, at 7:30 pm;  Saturday, February 11, at 7:30 pm; Sunday, February 12, at 2:30 pm; Thursday, February 16 at 7:30 ...  Read More »

Feb 10 • No Comments

Inkrott’s Initiation

Inkrott’s Initiation

Taylor Shively, Staff Writer

The 2017-2018 school year will welcome a new head principal: Dr. Jason Inkrott. Inkrott started working at Northmont High School in 2005, and was a math teacher for 6 years. For the past 6 years, he has served as the...  Read More »

Feb 6 • No Comments

Welcome Winter Guard

Welcome Winter Guard

Madison Harris, Staff Writer

This year, Northmont High School is hosting the Mid-East Performance Association competition on February 5.  “Mid East Performance Association is when all of the schools in the Mid-Eastern part of Ohio that provide ...  Read More »

Jan 27 • No Comments

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