• Breaking the Quarter

    Breaking the Quarter

    Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

    March 15, 2017

    Third quarter ended on March 10, marking the beginning of fourth quarter and the two-week countdown to spring break. Some students are traveling while others are staying at home and enjoying their ten-day break from school. "[I'm] going down to Florida because I have family there," said junior Dylan...

    Junior Nora Hollen studies for her college classes that will occur over break.

  • Big Decisions

    Big Decisions

    Emily Robertson, Staff Writer

    March 14, 2017

    With the 2016-2017 school year entering its last quarter, the seniors at Northmont High School have big decisions to make regarding their plans after graduation. College is a popular route after high school, with nearly 70% of high school graduates moving on to a higher level of education (bls.gov). Ohio...

    Senior Emily Roach plans to attend Cedarville University.

  • Don’t MeetMe

    Don’t MeetMe

    Andrea Rediess, Staff Writer

    March 13, 2017

    The app MeetMe was originally created in 2005 as MyYearbook, by Dave and Catherine Cook. In June of 2012, it was renamed MeetMe, according to Techcrunch Network.  MeetMe is a social media app where users can chat, socialize, and meet others. The app uses a user's location to show other users ...

    The icon for the app MeetMe is a smiling conversation bubble (Photo courtesy of MeetMe, Inc).

  • Drama Club to Commercial

    Drama Club to Commercial

    Ashlie York and Andrea Rediess

    March 8, 2017

    Recently, a member of Drama Club took their talents to the screen. Sophomore Josh Thompson starred in a television commercial which aired on PBS (The Public Broadcasting Service). The commercial was a 30-second spot called "Future Me." “It made me notice the difference in theater and tv and movies......

    A commercial which aired on PBS features sophomore Josh Thompson.

  • Blessing’s Blessing

    Blessing’s Blessing

    Ellie Coppock, Staff Writer

    March 6, 2017

    Haunted houses could be a fear for some students, but for freshman Madison Blessing, it was a reality. Blessing, who once considered her house haunted, has had disturbing experiences in her house and has had her house blessed twice. “I remember my mom told me that when we just moved in, 'ghosts...

    Freshman Madison Blessing lives in this home.

  • In a State of Drama

    In a State of Drama

    Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

    March 6, 2017

    Drama Club had a meeting on March 1 for the approximately 28 students going to State Conference. "State Conference is an annual conference for High School Theatre troupes from around the state," said Mr. Ranger Puterbaugh, language arts teacher and Drama Club director. The Drama Club has been...

    Freshman Lindsi Tomlinson looks over the state conference information sheet.

  • Star Spangled Banter

    Star Spangled Banter

    Lillian Broyles, Staff Writer

    March 3, 2017

    For the past two years, senior Eric Hawkins has been singing the national anthem at Northmont's varsity basketball games. "The basketball games are my favorite part of the week. The first few times my heart pounded heavily, but I still slayed the song," said Hawkins. Hawkins started singing when...

    Senior Eric Hawkins sings at Northmont's Activity Fair in January.

  • Captain’s Log

    Captain’s Log

    Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

    March 1, 2017

    Drama Club is preparing their spring show, which will be the last performance of the 2016-2017 school year. The spring show will be 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...

    Image courtesy of getlevelten.com

  • Showcase of Talent

    Showcase of Talent

    Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

    March 1, 2017

    On Friday, February 24, the Northmont Showcase featured the talents of the high school's very own Drum Line, Jazz Band, Drama Club, NJROTC Unarmed and Armed Exhibition teams, Winter Guard, and Catalyst. "I liked the NJROTC part. I liked how they did the guns and all that stuff," said sophomore Alarryia...

    NJROTC Armed Exhibition performs at the Northmont Showcase (photo courtesy of Brooke Carver).

  • 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...

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

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In a State of Drama

In a State of Drama

Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

Drama Club had a meeting on March 1 for the approximately 28 students going to State Conference. "State Conference is an annual conference for High School Theatre troupes from around the state," said Mr. Ranger Puterbaugh,...

March 6No Comments

Captain’s Log

Captain’s Log

Harley Johnson, Assistant Editor

Drama Club is preparing their spring show, which will be the last performance of the 2016-2017 school year. The spring show will be Captain's Log, a fictional adventure through space that follows First Officer Sally Ride...

March 1No Comments

Showcase of Talent

Showcase of Talent

Autumn Jenkins, Editor-in-Chief

On Friday, February 24, the Northmont Showcase featured the talents of the high school's very own Drum Line, Jazz Band, Drama Club, NJROTC Unarmed and Armed Exhibition teams, Winter Guard, and Catalyst. "I liked the NJROTC...

March 1No Comments

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...

February 22No Comments

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...

February 21No Comments

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