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Fall Choral Festival

Ava Mattox, Co-Editor

November 6, 2019

2019  is the first year to include choirs from all feeder middle schools as well as BHSN!   On Oct. 23, North held the first choir concert of this school year, the Fall Choral Festival. Normally, the festival only features singers from North, but Mrs. Crozier, North’s Choral Director, decid...

Lotus: International Arts Close to Home

Zoe Scheuerman, Reporter

October 30, 2019

As a college town, Bloomington has always been fairly arts-oriented and multicultural, but the annual Lotus festival puts fine arts from all over the world on full display. This year, acts included musicians from 19 different countries, including Palestine, Mexico, Bali, Brazil, Finland, France, the De...

North Student Council Dates Fall 2019

Ava Mattox

September 4, 2019

School has gotten back into swing, and as the fall season approaches, you know what time it is! Homecoming season! Here are a few dates you need to know for Homecoming as well as some other important StuCo dates during this fall!   Sept. 17, 6 p.m. - Boys Soccer Game and Bonfire Sept. 19, 4 p...

The First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole

The First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole

Jerrett Alexander, Reporter

April 10, 2019

On Wednesday, April 10, the Event Horizon Telescope Project released the first-ever photo of a black hole. The image, which you can view here, captures the black hole's horizon, which is basically the barrier between the black hole's interior and exterior space. The release of this photo comes more...

The Midterm Elections: A “Referendum” on President Trump and the Emergence of a Divided Government

The Midterm Elections: A “Referendum” on President Trump and the Emergence of a Divided Government

Jerrett Alexander, Reporter

November 20, 2018

The nation’s midterm elections were held on Nov. 6 after months of fierce campaigning from both sides. Prior to the actual vote, many characterized the midterms as a check on Pres. Donald Trump and, to a lesser extent, the Republican-held Congress. Democrats, who lost the presidency in 2016 and have...

March For Our Lives, D.C. Trip

March For Our Lives, D.C. Trip

Abby Cannon, Reporter

May 28, 2018

With Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Student Cameron Kasky’s powerful words Saturday, “Welcome to the revolution,” so began a new era. Not only was our generation coming of age, but a new political force was being unleashed. More than 50 students from Bloomington High Schools North and So...

GC Speaks Out on FCC Proposal to Reverse Net Neutrality

Megan Schoonover, Reporter

December 14, 2017

   How often do you use the internet? In today’s day and age you most likely do very often. Net neutrality allows us to have freedom on the internet and do the things we do every day. Net neutrality, according to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, is defined as,”The idea, principle, or requirement...

Homecoming

Homecoming

Rushtri Chatterjea, Reporter

October 6, 2017

Organizing an entire week’s of worth student activities and school spirit for 1600 people might sound like a daunting task, but in just four meetings the Student Council does exactly that. At North, everything from the themes for each day of Spirit Week to the Homecoming dance itself is decided...

Roller Derby Thunderbirds

Roller Derby Thunderbirds

Arianna Buehler, Reporter

October 2, 2017

Let’s get ready to roll(er derby)! Bloomington’s Thunderbird junior roller derby league is back in action this season and you can join the team. This co-ed sport is open to anyone at North who wants to learn how to become a skilled skater. This intense sport is a great and safe way to exercise....

Cougs on the Rise

Cougs on the Rise

Sydney Piercy, Reporter

September 18, 2017

Last Friday, in  the most publicized and attended high school football game in Bloomington, the North football team came head to head with South. South triumphed over North this year, the final score resting at 49 for the Panthers and 20 for the Cougars. However, this game was much more equally match...

A Firsthand Look at Teen Homelessness

A Firsthand Look at Teen Homelessness

Lydia Freeman, Contributor

April 17, 2017

Sitting in the conference room of the main office of Bloomington High School North, an anonymous student pushes her hair back behind her right ear nervously and chews her chocolate muffin lightly, shifting her eyes around the room. If you saw her at the grocery or the public library, it wouldn’t...

R Is For Respect

April 17, 2017

All around the school, fliers have been popping up. Spread the Word to End the Word, they read, accompanied by a group of smiling teenagers sporting the slogan “I took the Pledge to promote respect!”   Not many have taken notice, but the fliers are trying to send a message. The word they ...

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