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  • Welcome to Puerto Rico

    Welcome to Puerto Rico

    Harley Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

    September 26, 2017

    On Wednesday, September 20, Spanish Club had their second meeting of the year and welcomed their first authentic Spanish speaker: Ms. Sandra Ocasio from Puerto Rico. "[Sandra] Taught my kids at Troy Christian Schools," said Señora Sarah Gosser, Spanish Club adviser and Spanish teacher. Students...

    Ms. Sandra Ocasio holds the Puerto Rican flag.

  • Get to Work

    Get to Work

    Andrea Rediess, Staff Writer

    September 25, 2017

    Among teenagers, there is an 18.1% unemployment rate in 2017 (CNN News).  These rates have dropped since previous years. In 2014, 44% of teenagers were unemployed, while 14 years earlier in 2000, 62.6% of teenagers were unemployed (USA Today). Teens between the ages of 14 and 15 may work, but th...

    Sophomore Jordan O'Shea prepares for her job at McDonalds.

  • Grant-ly Appreciated

    Grant-ly Appreciated

    Ellie Coppock, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

    September 25, 2017

    Northmont High School is participating in the High School Grant Challenge. The competition is based on votes. The school with the most votes in their division wins the 10,000 dollar prize. This money goes towards pay-to-play fees, according to the High School Grant Challenge website. The contest is...

    Winners of the High School Grant Challenge receive $10,000.

  • Eaton Elite

    Eaton Elite

    Taylor Shively, Staff Writer

    September 20, 2017

    The Northmont Cross Country team started training for the season in early June. So far, they have had four meets. One of the latest meets was the Eaton Invitational at Fort St. Clair Park. This course is said by the runners to be fairly difficult, resulting in slower times. "We were down a good runner...

    Runners display their medals after the Eaton Invitational (courtesy of Northmont Athletics).

  • The Challenge: From Captain to Coach

    The Challenge: From Captain to Coach

    Samantha Street, Staff Writer

    September 18, 2017

    This time last year, senior Kara Combs was preparing to start a new team. Combs had noticed dwindling numbers on the High School Academic Challenge Team. With her impending graduation, she decided to do something about it: she started the Middle School Academic Challenge Team. Academic Challenge,...

    The 2016-2017 Middle School Academic Challenge Team competes at Nationals in Dallas, Texas. Pictured from left to right: High School Assistant Coach Emily Bingham, current freshmen Amara Nwanoro, Allie Stormer, Rachel Peffley, Sean Scranton, Zach Weeks, Samantha Street, Coach Kara Combs, and High School Coach David Jones.

  • Take it to Trial

    Take it to Trial

    Samantha Street, Staff Writer

    September 15, 2017

    Northmont's Mock Trial team is preparing to go back to court. In Mock Trial, a team of eight to ten students is given a case by the State of Ohio. The team argues for both the prosecution and defense. The case is presented in front of real lawyers and judges. Students can assume the role of an attorney,...

    Last year's mock trial team works on their case.

  • Meet the Staff

    Meet the Staff

    Harley Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

    September 15, 2017

    MR. GARY STEPHENSON Teaches Math Went to Lafayette College and Dartmouth College Taught at Beavercreek High School last year Each summer goes mountain climbing with friends Has a golden retriever named Fritz Favorite color is green (of course) Favorite band is Led Zeppelin ...

  • Tri To Race For A Cause

    Tri To Race For A Cause

    Lilly Wilt, Staff Writer

    September 14, 2017

    On Thursday, September 14, students will have the chance to see staff members race on tricycles at the Northmont-Butler home football game. The money raised from this fundraiser goes to the YMCA's Livestrong program. This program supports people affected by cancer and Parkinson's disease. From...

    The Livestrong program at the YMCA helps support people affected by cancer and Parkinson's disease (courtesy of the YMCA).

  • Kicking It Off

    Kicking It Off

    Justin Artz, Staff Writer

    September 11, 2017

    The new NFL season started Thursday, September 7. The season kicked off with New England Patriots suffering a 42-24 defeat to the Kansas City Chiefs to begin the seventeen-week regular season. "I'm excited to see the first regular season game I look forward to watching the Colts and I look forward...

    Defending Super Bowl champions the New England Patriots, start off a new season against the Kansas City Chiefs (photo courtesy of Bleacher Report).

  • Dash for Dinner

    Dash for Dinner

    Maddie Harris, Staff Writer

    September 8, 2017

    A new restaurant delivery service called DoorDash made its way to Dayton, Ohio on September 6, 2017. The company first started in Palo Alto, California, to make food deliveries easier for consumers and restaurants. The DoorDash blog reports: “Over the course of the next few weeks, we interviewed...

    Sophomore Zak Vincent looks at the DoorDash website.

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26: Don't miss out on Spanish Club this year. Spanish Club is open to join until Friday. The next meeting is Monday October 2. Did you know, that a study was done that showed 67.4% of LGBTQ students heard "gay" used in a negative way and 58.8% heard other homophobic remarks at...

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Welcome to Puerto Rico

Welcome to Puerto Rico

Harley Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

On Wednesday, September 20, Spanish Club had their second meeting of the year and welcomed their first authentic Spanish speaker: Ms. Sandra Ocasio from Puerto Rico. "[Sandra] Taught my kids at Troy Christian Schools,"...

September 26, 2017No Comments

Grant-ly Appreciated

Grant-ly Appreciated

Ellie Coppock, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

Northmont High School is participating in the High School Grant Challenge. The competition is based on votes. The school with the most votes in their division wins the 10,000 dollar prize. This money goes towards pay-to-play...

September 25, 2017No Comments

Eaton Elite

Eaton Elite

Taylor Shively, Staff Writer

The Northmont Cross Country team started training for the season in early June. So far, they have had four meets. One of the latest meets was the Eaton Invitational at Fort St. Clair Park. This course is said by the runners...

September 20, 2017No Comments

Take it to Trial

Take it to Trial

Samantha Street, Staff Writer

Northmont's Mock Trial team is preparing to go back to court. In Mock Trial, a team of eight to ten students is given a case by the State of Ohio. The team argues for both the prosecution and defense. The case is presented...

September 15, 2017No Comments

Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

Harley Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

MR. GARY STEPHENSON Teaches Math Went to Lafayette College and Dartmouth College Taught at Beavercreek High School last year Each summer goes mountain climbing with friends Has a golden retriever named Fritz Favor...

September 15, 2017 • Comments closed

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