The Prowler

Salute to Holzer

Caroline Baumker, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Whether it is having students perform original skits depicting the culture of the 1950s or making paper airplanes to recreate the Berlin Airlift, social studies teacher Jeremy Holzer finds new ways to keep his classes exciting for his students. Holzer has been teaching at North for the past six years...

Cheap, simple Halloween costumes available

Lilianna Kallas, Feature Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Features

As Halloween creeps it’s way around the corner, people everywhere search for the perfect and most affordable costume. There are luckily, items around the house to use for a person’s costume or even ways to get a costume for under ten dollars. Finding things around the house that can be made...

Shinovich returns to science

Lilianna Kallas, Feature Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Features, New, School

When people think of their physics teacher they might think of Beakers, tests tubes, and a nerdy looking person in a lab coat. When people think of a school dean they might think of being nervous or scared. Brad Shinovich doesn’t fit either of those categories when it comes to being a teacher or their...

New Advantage Program running

Caroline Baumker, Editor-In-Chief

October 5, 2018


Filed under Features

North students who are falling behind in their high school credits have the option of attending the new Advantage Program. “It [is] a credit recovery program where students can make up credits they [are] deficient in and stay on track for graduation,” Advantage Program teacher Diana Hames said. Hames...

Order’s up with Back Roads in town

Caroline Baumker, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2018


Filed under Features

If a craving for burgers suddenly hits, then Back Roads Pub and Grill is the place to go. Located in the spot where the former Katie O’Connor’s used to be, Back Roads Pub and Grill has taken up residence. There is a patio decorated with a brick and black metal fence lined with tables with umbrellas...

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features

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...

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