• October 1Yearbooks are on sale for $70! Order at jostensyearbooks.com or see Ms. Brannon.

  • An Invisible Illness

    An Invisible Illness

    Emily Swanson, Staff Writer

    November 10, 2017

    Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, is a mental illness classified by a debilitating fear of being judged or embarrassed in front of other people. The illness causes the patient with social anxiety to avoid social situations that cause overwhelming anxiety (teenmentalhealth.org). According to Medical News Today, social anxiety can be caused by genetics, natural body c...

    Ms. Sarah Gosser uses several strategies to help anxious students.

  • What You Need to Know: The Election

    What You Need to Know: The Election

    Samantha Street, Staff Writer

    November 7, 2017

    Election day was Tuesday, November 7 and many different issues were on the ballot across the country. Clayton elected a new mayor, Issue 2 failed to pass, and New Jersey and Virginia elected new governors. Locally, Clayton Mayor Joyce Deitering was defeated by a narrow margin of 31 votes by Mike...

    Ohioans and others vote on a myriad of issues (courtesy of Cleveland.com).

  • Running to State

    Running to State

    Allison Jackson, Staff Writer

    November 3, 2017

    On Saturday October 28, the OHSAA Cross Country Regionals were held on the Troy levy course. There, senior Gage Beireis ran a 5k in 16 minutes 27 seconds, placing fifteenth, making him a state qualifier. At Regionals, Beireis ran alongside his teammates senior John Pierron, sophomore Sam Diller, sophomore...

    Cross Country athletes stand together at National Trail Raceway after Beireis's race (courtesy of @NThunderbolts on Twitter). Beireis is third from left.

  • Northmont Welcomes The Dead

    Northmont Welcomes The Dead

    Taylor Shively, Staff Writer

    November 2, 2017

    El Día de los Muertos, known as Day of The Dead, is a Mexican holiday dedicated to honor and celebrate loved ones that have passed on. This holiday is celebrated October 31 through November 2. Although it is primarily a Mexican holiday, it is celebrated in many parts of Latin America as well (The In...

    A parade celebrating El Día de los Muertos makes its way down a street in Mexico (courtesy of Claudia Dozias).

  • Drive And Pop

    Drive And Pop

    Caysean Hayes, Staff Writer

    November 2, 2017

    New Athletic Directer and Assistant Principal Mr. Micah Harding began the new school year at Northmont with a ruptured Achilles tendon, after injuring it days before school began. "I was playing Friday morning basketball and I drove in and felt a pop," said Harding, who was playing a pickup basketball...

    Mr. Micah Harding wears a boot to protect his torn Achilles tendon

  • Preparing For The Future

    Preparing For The Future

    Payton Runyon, Staff Writer

    November 1, 2017

    On Monday, October 23, through Thursday, October 26, juniors and seniors had the opportunity to meet with a variety of college admission counselors to hear about necessary steps that need to be taken to be admitted into the college of their choice. "I thought it was helpful and a very good opportunity,"...

    Senior Tyrek Green holds up a cut-out Wright State University distributed during College Week. The cut-out contained facts about the school on the back.

  • Waiting for Winter… Guard

    Waiting for Winter… Guard

    Maddie Harris, Staff Writer

    November 1, 2017

    On Saturday, December 2, Northmont Winter Guard will be holding tryouts for the 2018 team. The tryouts will take place in the band room. "This is my third year doing guard," said sophomore Sara Dodson. "My favorite part of being on winter guard is the feeling after a good show." The winter guard...

    A Winter Guard flyer lists information for prospective members (image courtesy of Riley Zaleski).

  • The Little Mermaid

    The Little Mermaid

    Harley Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

    November 1, 2017

    On Monday, October 23, Northmont Drama Club had their first meeting for their musical "Disney's The Little Mermaid." Students can sign up for auditions, which will be held in two parts, outside Mr. Ranger Puterbaugh's room (3201). The dance audition is Sunday, November 5, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm in...

    Sophomore Jeffery Rucker reads the information sheet for Disney's "The Little Mermaid."

  • Haunt at the High School

    Haunt at the High School

    Taylor Shively, Staff Writer

    October 31, 2017

    Under the direction of Mr. Cory Caudill, students in Ms. Rachel Brannon's senior language arts class tackled a project inspired by Stephen King novels. The project began in early October, and came to its final phase on Halloween, October 31. "We read the books two weeks ago and started the project...

    Posters outside the IMC promote the student-created short films.

  • Halloween Is Here

    Halloween Is Here

    Lilly Wilt, Staff Writer

    October 30, 2017

    Halloween, also known as All Hallows Eve or Beggar's Night, is celebrated each year on October 31. According to the History Channel, Halloween originated from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, where people would light bonfires and dress in costumes to scare off ghosts. This celebration happened...

    Junior Sasha Spencer and junior Jayson Aguilar dress as Minnie Mouse and a calavera (a Day of the Dead costume) for Costume Day at the high school.

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Running to State

Running to State

Allison Jackson, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017No Comments

On Saturday October 28, the OHSAA Cross Country Regionals were held on the Troy levy course. There, senior Gage Beireis ran a 5k in 16 minutes 27 seconds, placing fifteenth, making him a state qualifier. At Regionals,...

Northmont Welcomes The Dead

Northmont Welcomes The Dead

Taylor Shively, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017No Comments

El Día de los Muertos, known as Day of The Dead, is a Mexican holiday dedicated to honor and celebrate loved ones that have passed on. This holiday is celebrated October 31 through November 2. Although it is primarily a...

Preparing For The Future

Preparing For The Future

Payton Runyon, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017No Comments

On Monday, October 23, through Thursday, October 26, juniors and seniors had the opportunity to meet with a variety of college admission counselors to hear about necessary steps that need to be taken to be admitted into...

Waiting for Winter… Guard

Waiting for Winter… Guard

Maddie Harris, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017No Comments

On Saturday, December 2, Northmont Winter Guard will be holding tryouts for the 2018 team. The tryouts will take place in the band room. "This is my third year doing guard," said sophomore Sara Dodson. "My favorite part...

The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

Harley Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017No Comments

On Monday, October 23, Northmont Drama Club had their first meeting for their musical "Disney's The Little Mermaid." Students can sign up for auditions, which will be held in two parts, outside Mr. Ranger Puterbaugh's...

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