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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...

Electronic duo,

Electronic duo, “Daft Punk” announce break up

Mikey McGuire, Online Editor March 25, 2021

After 28 years in the game, the legendary French electronic duo “Daft Punk” has called it quits. On Feb. 22, the musical duo Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo posted a clip from their...

Directional arrows in the hallways to encourage social distancing.

Students return to the classroom

Mikey McGuire, Online Editor March 25, 2021

After nearly a year of online learning, District 202 students have finally returned to the classroom for hybrid learning on Feb. 1 with freshmen alpha A-K The rest of the grades following in the weeks...

Travel industry expecting increase

Travel industry expecting increase

Nick Pallotto, News Editor March 25, 2021

 North senior Lorenzo Pardo was looking forward to finally being able to get out of his snow buried house and vacation in sunny Florida.  In preparation, he began to do his usual packing:  sunglasses,...

a group of clarinetists play with the United States Marine Band who previously played at the presidential inauguration ceremony on Jan. 20.

ILMEA goes virtual

Nick Pallotto, News Editor March 1, 2021

Seven North music students were selected to participate in the Illinois Music Educator Association’s (ILMEA) first virtual program. Seniors Halley Berhe, Alexsia Corrigan and Victoria Rusniak along...

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on their first week in office.

First weeks in office for new administration

Mikey McGuire, Online Editor March 1, 2021

The transition of power is one of the most important moments in any president’s term. It’s a time when vital information is passed from the departing administration to the incoming one, and a smooth...

Unicef and ARK Clubs “Cards of Encouragement” for healthcare workers

Tigers give back during holidays

Maddy Mirallegro, Co-Editor in Chief December 18, 2020

With businesses closing and more people getting laid off, this holiday season will  not be so jolly for many Plainfield families. Several North clubs hope to help out the community and spread some holiday...

Senior Maggie Doonan at in person rehearsal on Monday, Nov. 9 before shutdown.

The show goes on for North thespians

Mikey McGuire, Online Editor November 24, 2020

Every year, North’s auditorium curtain rises to welcome another season of plays.  Due to the ongoing pandemic, things are going to look a little different this year.  But, according to the adage, “The...

Winter Season is here; sports are not

Winter Season is here; sports are not

Maddy Mirallegro, Co-Editor in Chief November 24, 2020

The familiar sound of shoes squeaking on the court, the loud cheers from the sideline and  show stopping performance for halftime are  missing from the gym right now. This winter sports season is...

Planet at risk

Planet at risk

Nick Pallotto, News Editor October 25, 2020

 Dozens of major wildfires are sweeping through California and Oregon causing millions of dollars in damages and thousands of residents having to flee their homes. As of Sept 21, 4 million acres have...

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