The Prowler

National foreign language week

Katelyn Leano, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Bienvenido, herzlich willkomenn and bienvenue to National Foreign Language week. National Foreign Language Week was held March 5-March 9. North’s American Sign Language, French, German and Spanish clubs and classes participated. A new theme is developed each year. The theme for this year is,...

Makeup Review: Fenty Beauty Collection

Arielle Coleman, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


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The Fenty Beauty Collection creator Robyn Rihanna Fenty has stated in multiple interview that her main focus for her products was to make sure they can be used for all types of skin tones. From the fairest of tones to the richest, she made it her mission to accomplish this goal. After two years of dedication,...

District choir students honored

Joseph Granat, Feature Editor

May 8, 2018


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The American Choral Directors Association [ACDA] welcomed five North students among hundreds of other choir students coming from all over the Midwest to perform at the Harris Theater in Chicago on Feb 17.  "Everyone was equally as invested to get what needed to be done," junior Sydney Swanson...

African American administrator Weathersby displays successful life in spite of background

February 26, 2018


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For centuries, African Americans have been criticized by society. North assistant principal Darnell Weathersby, however, plans to show students of any race that they can break stereotypes and bring their aspirations to fruition. "Students could care less how much you know, until they know how much...

Trump’s First Year

Lauren Hansen, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2018


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Jan. 20, 2017- Inauguration: Trump became the 45th U.S. president Jan. 27, 2017- First travel ban: This executive order stopped Syrian refugees and citizens from seven other countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days. Feb. 13, 2017- Flynn resigns: It was discovered that National Security Advisor Mic...

Modern Racism

Joseph Granat, Feature Editor

February 26, 2018


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Discrimination against other races has been a problem for centuries. As the years keep going by, every person of a different culture has slowly been working to accept one another with an end goal of having every man and woman being treated equally. "I think that I've experienced some racist comments...

Astronomy club members discuss cosmic mysteries

February 26, 2018


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Astronomy club officially began this semester on Jan. 19 with a discussion on the Big Bang. “I think astronomy is cool because space, there is so much that we don’t know and so many therories it’s fun to learn,” sophomore Zack Yeazell said. It was created by science teacher Rachel Kieft...

“Weighting” for the holidays

Elizabeth Marchetti

December 13, 2017


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The months of November and December are filled with holidays, family gatherings, and most importantly food. With 45 million turkeys prepped and sold for Thanksgiving and 1.76 billion candy canes made annually, there is no shortage of holiday goodies stocked on grocery store shelves this time of year,...

Time to take your shot

Joseph Granat, Feature Editor

December 13, 2017


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The holiday season brings many joys to children across the world; however, the children at North face the additional risk of being contaminated by germs. According to health researcher Marcel Salathe at Stanford University, due to the high frequency of close proximity interactions (CPI’s), schools...

Girls soon to make way into Boy Scouts

Joseph Granat, Feature Editor

December 13, 2017


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Her abilities go beyond the standard needed for the Boy Scouts, but she can’t hold the title of Eagle Scout because of her gender. Sydney Ireland, 16, has learned the trials and lessons of being a Boy Scout through her older brother’s experiences. Although she possesses the knowledge and skills required...

Seasonal depression returns

Joseph Granat, Feature Editor

December 13, 2017


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Winter time is famous for its joyful songs and playful snow, but it is also the time of the year that brings the most dread. Plants start dying and people start freezing. In many ways, every person faces challenges courtesy of Jack Frost. “Usually winter is hard. I believe that seasonal depression...

HellsGate Haunted House Review

Lauren Hansen, Editor-In-Chief

December 1, 2017


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Haunted houses terrify me, but even I can appreciate how well-made HellsGate is. I honestly had a great time. While waiting to get in, the ghoulish actors entertain the guests making the minutes pass quickly. Participants can take photos of and with the actors. The masked monsters lean far too...

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