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December Issue Club News

Prowler Staff December 18, 2021

Stress Relief Club Feeling stressed out?  Join the club.   For future meeting announcements the Google Classroom code is ijvnqhd or follow us on instagram: "pnhsstressrelief" Meets in Room...

Photo Credit: Jennifer Ibanez
Junior James Kim adds candy decorations to the roof of a carefully created lebkuchenhaus (traditional German Gingerbread house) during the German Club meeting on Dec. 6. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Ibanez

German Club celebrates Weihnachten festival

Nicole Posont, Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2021

German Club members embraced the holiday spirit by partaking in weihnachten activities. The festivities began with the members celebrating St. Martinstag on Nov. 15. This long-lasting European holiday...

Fifth period students get ready to compete against each other in the obstacle course during the first annual Turkey Trot in the outdoor athletic areas on Nov. 23. Photo by Julia Gerard

Obstacles challenge students

Julia Gerard, News Editor December 18, 2021

Turkey Trot Students  were invited to participate in the first annual Turkey Trot on the last day before Thanksgiving break.    North physical education teachers organize the Turkey Trot...

Junior Maddie Brimberry  and sophomore Lexi Carlson display the after effects of the annual shaving cream war during the young  life polar bear weekend in Lake Geneva. Photo credit Maddie Brimberry

Breaking Boundaries Building Bonds

Sophia Woods, Sports Editor December 10, 2021

Plainfield Younglife took on the iconic kickoff- to- winter trip, Polar Bear weekend at Lake Geneva for the 7th year in a row on Nov. 6-8. The kids were lucky enough to have a fun- filled weekend while...

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...

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...

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...

Photo Courtesy Tvisha Baxi

Student Council officers elected

Julia Gerard, News Editor September 24, 2021

Colorful Student Council campaign posters line the hallways as students make their way to class. This signals that first semester of school is back in session   Senior Tvisha Baxi was elected...

Students fill halls and take on another crowded passing period. The 2021-2022 school year begins with in-person learning. Safety Protocols enforced by administration and staff. Photo by Julia Gerard

Tigers roar through the hallways

Julia Gerard, News Editor September 24, 2021

The Tigers Return All students and staff returned to in-person learning on Aug. 18 after a year of hybrid and remote learning. Due to the summer rise in COVID cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced...

Seniors Anna Isaacson and Falasha Mahadevia don togas for Spirit Week.

Students Show School Spirit

Jonathan Shelby, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

Which teacher worked in the circus? Which teacher used to be a zoo keeper?   In a break from tradition, North Student Council hosted two weeks of spirit for students from April 19-30 including...

Witek earns perfect ACT score on first try

North junior earns perfect ACT score on first try

Tom Hernandez, Director of Community Relations May 13, 2021

Plainfield North High School junior Ethan Witek earned a perfect “36” on the ACT college entrance exam, on his first try. Less than half of one percent of students who take the ACT earn the top...

North (Virtually) Showcases Talents

North (Virtually) Showcases Talents

Maddy Mirallegro, Co-Editor in Chief March 25, 2021

“The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it,” German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.   Twelve different acts from all grade levels...

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