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Freshmen Jade Gumila and sophmore Nina Powley rehearse their original son written for the play Salvation Road Photo courtesy of Shyla Singer
Fall play to take stage
Julia Gerard, News Editor • October 28, 2021

A mysterious cult takes hold upon a young girl, and it is her younger brother's job to make the journey to save her.  That is what the audience can expect from D.W. Gregory’s “Salvation Road” being performed on the...

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Senior Nina Bradshaw jukes juniors to get to the endzone in the powderpuff match on Oct 6. Photo by Nicole Posont
Students get their funk on
Julia Gerard, News Editor • October 28, 2021

Students  were invited to unleash their inner hustle, get funky and boogie through North’s homecoming week from Oct. 4-8.   Festive decorations lined the main entry way to fit this year's homecoming theme, disco. “When...

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Freshmen Sue Ellen Damato, Lauren Dwyer, Izzy Alletto and Niah Trujillo get up close and personal with Chloe. Photo by Nicole Posont
Chloe's paw-some pals
Nicole Posont , Editor-in-Chief • September 27, 2021

Anyone can hear when she’s around. The ‘ooh’s’ and ‘aww’s’ of students passing by. Chloe, North’s support dog, is in the building full-time after a year of regulations. While it did take a little time to get...

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Delicious pumpkin bars made by Nicole Posont, recipe found here
Pumpkin bar recipe
Nicole Posont, Editor-In-Chief • November 3, 2021
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Survey: What was your favorite Halloween costume?
Hailee Munno, Review Editor • November 3, 2021

“My favorite Halloween costume I’ve ever done is a Panda. Pandas are my favorite animal and it was...

Photo courtesy of Tania Watts
Fast take: Hannah Watts
November 3, 2021
Varsity runner senior Aminah Hussain approaches the leas as Minooka invite on Sept. 18. Photo by Ryan Paymaster
Running for new records
November 3, 2021
Junior Riley Pietras races in the 200 yard individula medley at the metaea valley invite on oct16th. photo by Nicole Posont
Girls make splash
October 29, 2021
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Graphic by Paige Collins
New game captures soul of old RPGs
Paige Collins, Graphics Editor • October 29, 2021

Deltarune Chapter 2 is a refreshing addition to the game genre. It delivers amazing characters, a jam of a soundtrack and some great storytelling.   The...

Download Favorite for September
September 27, 2021

Donda- Kanye West Folklore- Taylor Swift Sour-Olivia Rodrigo Call Me If You Get Lost- Tyler the Creator  Heat Waves- Glass Animals ...

District 202 to offer free summer school, enrichment classes
May 6, 2021

Plainfield – District 202 will offer a long list of traditional and new summer school and enrichment programs free of charge to current 2021...

D. 202 high school journalists do well at SPC conference competition
March 25, 2021

Plainfield – Student journalists from District 202’s four high schools earned awards at the Southwest Prairie Conference (SPC) Journalism...

DISTRICT 202 NEWS -- D. 202 Associate Supt. will be new Superintendent in 2022-23
DISTRICT 202 NEWS -- D. 202 Associate Supt. will be new Superintendent in 2022-23
March 23, 2021

Plainfield – District 202 Associate Superintendent Dr. Glenn Wood will replace Dr. Lane Abrell as superintendent of schools in 2022-23.   The...

Textbook drop-off information
January 7, 2021

Hello Tiger Families, This is Associate Principal Stan Bertoni with some important information about textbook and novel drop off and pick...

Club News
  • Student Council

Want to help around the school and organize school events? Come to the Student Council.  

Next meeting: Nov. 18 in the cafeteria after school


  • ARK Club

We strive to spread positivity in big and small ways to make kindness the norm in our community.

Next meeting: Nov. 8 for all students in Open Area 3


  • Chemistry Club

Interested in chemistry? Want to do cool experiments and understand more about how the world works? Join Chemistry Club. 

Next meeting: Nov. 19 in Room 413


  • Bass Fishing Club

Interested in fishing? Want to bond with other fishermen? Come to the Bass Fishing Club. 

Meets every other Wednesday in room 418


  • Book Club

Book recommendations, book discussions and fun activities 

Next meetings: Nov. 8 and 22 in the Media Center from 3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. 


  • UNICEF Club

Are you interested in fundraising and advocating to help children all around the world? Join UNICEF Club. 

Next meeting: Nov. 15 in the Media Center


  • Byte Club 

PNHS computer science, technology, and engineering club

Meetings held on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month in Room 228 after school until 3:30 p.m.


  • Math Team 

For anyone interested in learning more math and competing in different math topics.

Next meetings: Nov. 3, 8, 15 and 22 in Room 120 until 3:15 p.m.


  • Science Olympiad

Are you passionate about science and competing with a team? Want to explore other sciences to possibly have a career in? Then come on down to the Science Olympiad Club. 

Next meeting: Nov. 22 in Room 213


  • Spanish Club

Spanish Club embraces the culture of Spain and Latin America.  

Meetings are every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. 

Next meeting: Nov. 11 in Open Area 3 or room 325


  • South Asian Student 


SASA meetings focus on a theme of south Asian culture or activities and provide a space for students to find peers with a similar background as themselves.

Next meetings: Nov. 10 and 24 in Open Area 2 after school at 2:20 p.m.


  • Mental Health Awareness

Want to help destigmatize mental health? Learn more about mental health? Join Mental Health Awareness Club.  

Meets every Monday in Open Area 4

  • GSA 

Want to support the LGBTQIA+ community? If you’re a part of the community or want to meet others in the community, then come to the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA). 

Meets every other Friday outside of Door P weather permitting. See Mr. Lavallee for questions. 


  • Drama Club 

Are you interested in theater games, improvisation and acting work?  If so, join Drama Club.

Meetings on Thursdays from 4 p.m.-5 p.m. See Mr. Barber in Room 402 for more details.


  • Fashion Club

An opportunity for students to embody what it means to embrace creativity through self-expression and is an opportunity to discover new designers, trends and fashions. 

Meets the first Thursday of the month in Open Area 1

Next meeting:  Nov.  4


  • Young Life

A global organization for high school students to meet with Young Life Leaders at weekly club and throughout the week to discuss what matters to them, go to camp as well as enjoy fellowship and a good time together.

Next meetings: Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 in the cafe at 7:11 p.m. 


  • German Club 

Open to all students interested in learning more about German culture.  

Next meeting: Nov. 15 for our scavenger hunt in room 321.  

We will also be selling our chocolate- filled advent calendars in November. Stop by Room 321 if interested.  

  • Chess Club  

Promotes casual and competitive play from beginners to expert level chess players. 

Meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in Open Area 4


  • Astronomy Club

Exploring everything from dark matter and black holes to how the universe will end.  Come chat about the cosmos with us.

Next meeting: Nov. 10 in Room 213


  • Black Girls Rock Club

This club is designed to provide girls with a safe space to talk about real-life concerns, trends and provide a sense of community.  

Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month.

Next meeting: Nov. 8 in Room 427 starting at 2:30 p.m.


  • Anime Club

Want to meet other Anime enthusiasts? Discuss the plots of animes? Come to Anime Club. 

Meets every Wednesday in 

Room 405


  • GEMS Club

A club for girls interested in STEM fields.

Next meetings: Nov. 9 and 16 in Room 120 after school until 3:00 p.m.


  • Greek Club

Join Greek Club to get a taste of the Greek culture and learn about its food, traditional dances and more.

Meetings are once per month after school in Room 221.  For future meeting announcements text @pnhsgreek to 81010 to join the Remind