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Flags are raised by our honored veterans.

Veteran’s Day Assembly

November 22, 2022

Students display the North banner to introduce the Tigers’ 2022 homecoming court.

70th annual parade marches downtown

Dylan Budd, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

Plainfield community members gathered downtown to celebrate the homecoming parade, a tradition that just passed its 70th anniversary on Oct 8. The theme for the parade was “Movie Adventures.” 31...

Byline- North players join sophomore Kaelynn Adkins in honoring her father Ryan Adkins, who passed away on July 15.

‘Dig Pink’ doubles cancer donations

Jillian Schudiske, News Editor November 9, 2022

On Oct. 6, the Tigers girls’ volleyball teamed up with Wheaton-Warrenville South for the annual Dig Pink game to raise awareness and money for metastatic breast cancer research and treatments. Hosted...

Second place state finish

Dylan Budd, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

Sophomore Jessica Kovalcik begins a backhand swing during the IHSA girl’s state singles finals on Oct 22. Kovalcik placed second in state, losing in scores of 7-5 and 6-2 to Stevenson’s Sarah Wang....

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Cal’s Angels 2022

October 20, 2022

New code allows for comfort

Jillian Schudiske, News Editor October 20, 2022

Changes to the P.E. dress code expectations excite students this fall. Students now have the option not to change for gym class. Improper shoes are the only clothing item that can earn a student a “no-dress”,...

District 202 Superintendent Dr. Glenn Wood participates in a question and answer interview with North journalism students on Aug. 31.

‘Communication’ key focus in strategic plan

Jillian Schudiske, News Editor October 20, 2022

  New District 202 Superintendent Dr. Glenn Wood plans on enacting a strategic plan in order to guide the district.  Wood wants to honor the district mission to “develop responsible, successful...

Physical education teacher Tina Sunderland.

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North bids farewell to three retiring Tigers

Mary Henry, Staff Reporter May 13, 2022

Spring is the time to commemorate the careers of three North staff members as they move forward to a new stage in their lives and leave behind a lasting impact on North students and staff. Physical education...

Senior Scarlette Conners uses a mobile app called “Auto Desk” for her graphic
design piece titled “Death Blossom.” Photo courtsey of Peter Quimby

Art show goes online

Paige Collins, Graphic Editor May 13, 2022

North artists will display their creativity during the virtual show on May 16.   This marks the first spring art show after a two year hiatus.  Although traditionally the show is held in person,...

Volunteers Cindy Westfield (left) and Oraluia (right) check-in senior Neze E. Kowa to the Young Heart’s For Life screening.  Photo by Julia Gerard

Students participate in heart screening

Julia Gerard, News Editor May 13, 2022

  Many students participated in North's third annual heart screening conducted by Young Hearts For Life on April 12. Founded in 2006 by Dr. Joseph Marek, Young Hearts For Life is an organization...

Junior Angel Vera performs a solo at Norths choir concert. Photo by Paige Collins

Modern pop medley

Cassidy Schmidt, Staff Reporter March 23, 2022

Nine choral groups performed during North’s choir concert on March 2.  Choir director Christian Larios and assistant choir director Samantha Barra took a more modern approach to the musical number...

Youth speaker Juan Bendaña encourages students to be leaders in his closing remarks at the SPC annual leadership conference.  
Photo by Mary Henry

Students lead way at conference

Mary Henry, Staff Reporter March 23, 2022

12 SPC high schools participated in the annual leadership conference hosted by North on March 14. The conference goal was to teach students how to have a leader’s mentality and how they can apply...

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