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German Club

German Club

Mulia Hermudia, Reporter

May 24, 2018


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Clubs that revolve around world languages aren’t quite new to North. But what is new to North is the German club.

Sexual Assault

Dulce Jarillo, Reporter

May 23, 2018


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According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network,  sexual assault happens every 98 seconds. The amount of sexual assault has fallen over a half since 1993 but is still relevant today. As Sexual Assault Awareness month finished up in April, people continue to share their stories.  Jane Doe, a student at N...

Video Game Culture at North

Mulia Hermudia, Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Bloomington North is a very diverse school in many ways. From ethnicities, to families, to nationalities, North students are a diverse crowd, even with video games. Personally, I have played video games since I was four years old, the first being Delta Force: Black Hawk Down. I had lots of fun playin...

BHSN Habitat for Humanity

Maddie Knapp, Reporter

March 8, 2018


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      North’s Habitat for Humanity is a club that is nationally recognized because of the number of students who are involved in the building and fundraising of homes for low-income families.      Founded in 1998 by North students Josh Girvin and Joe Aamidor, the club began to form its l...

Lenses

March 2, 2018


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North students explore racial profiling and their own experiences being affected by it.  Video produced by juniors Eddie Jackson, Zynell Nixon, Bryce Perry and Colin Jobito.

Trump: A Year in Review

Trump: A Year in Review

Abby Cannon, Reporter

February 15, 2018


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  At the close of 2017, a year many would describe as the strangest in history, students at North, like people across America, are struggling to make sense of everything from the chaotic Trump presidency and the varying reactions from the country to its long-term significance for America and th...

United Students- An Overview

Mulia Hermudia, Reporter

February 15, 2018


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What started as an unofficial club twenty years ago turned out to be one of the most notable clubs at North. United Students is a club where many students with different sexualities come together and talk in an open forum style. These talks range from personal stories to relationship advice and profiles of fa...

An Introduction to the New Administration

Tamara Brown, Reporter

October 6, 2017


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Halfway through the second term, you’re possibly already up to your ears in essays, worksheets, math problems, and tests that you didn’t even know you had. Post- first report card and with football season wrapping up, it feels like this school year is in full swing, but you may still be asking your...

New Principal Brings Controversial Changes to North

Frances Sheets, Editor, Reporter

September 18, 2017


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Since Michael Akers replaced Jeff Henderson as the principal of Bloomington High School North, the changes brought on by his administrative team have been accompanied by tension and student upset. According to George Morpurgo, senior class president, there are two main causes of upset. The fi...

The New Theater Teacher

September 18, 2017


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Anyone can learn theater, but the passionate learn from the passionate. “My motto is ‘Theater is Life.’ I can literally connect anything from theater to life, and vice versa.” Mr. Steckbeck, the new theater teacher said. Grant Steckbeck taught for four years at Silvercreek High School...

The Senior Plague

Mary Cashman, Reporter

May 10, 2017


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Senioritis: The dreaded affliction that has spread through schools all across the country, even North. After college applications are submitted is the perfect, and most common, time for it to strike. Seniors are the prime target of the horrible disease. Senioritis is defined as the loss of will to...

The Fight for My Health

The Fight for My Health

Anonymous, Reporter

May 8, 2017


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Something is wrong. What’s wrong with me? I can’t keep my hands still. Why are my shoulders so tight? I’m about to faint. Oh god my stomach I’m about to scream from the pain. I need help. Why can’t I speak? Its okay I’m just nervous, calm down. Deep breath. What if I faint? No you won’t,...

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