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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...

Sophomores Danny Dimartino (left) and Julian Colon (right) get ready to hit the slopes. Photo courtesy of Danny Dimartino

Shred club takes on Alpine Valley

Nicole Posont, Editor-in-chief March 23, 2022

Shred Club members traveled to Alpine Valley Ski Resort with over 90 acres of skiable ground and 20 runs ranging from green circle to black diamond located in Elkhorn, WI for a ski trip on Feb. 19.   The...

Coach Bolton played by senior Ethan Lenning gives a pep talk to the East High Wildcats during the championship game in Norths Spring production of High School Musical. Photo by Nick Powell

High school nostalgia hits stage

Miranda Baez, Staff Reporter March 23, 2022

Spring quickly approaching marks the arrival of North’s newest musical performance “High School Musical” which dances across the stage from March 18-20.  Based on the Disney Channel original...

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New Law Benefits Students

Julia Gerard, News Editor February 12, 2022

  Illinois students can take mental health days beginning Jan. 1 according to a new state law.   The new mental health bill co-sponsored by Senators Robert Martwick, Mike Hastings, Christopher...

 All North participants include:

Choir: Blake Barnickel, senior – Tenor II, All-State Honors Vocal Jazz, 
Joey Bonasera, junior – Bass 1, All-State Choir,
 Emma Rizzo, junior - Alto 2, All-State Honors Choir, 
Ella Schuler, sophomore – Soprano 2, All-State Honors Choir

Band:  Sara Przybylski, senior – Clarinet
Future Music Educator Symposium (FMES) Ian Curless, senior and Mary Carmen Hernandez-Mora, senior

Students Perform at ILMEA

Paige Collins, Graphic Editor February 12, 2022

Seven North student musicians participated in the annual Illinois Music Educators Association (ILMEA) All-State Student Programs for Band, Chorus, Jazz and Orchestra on Jan. 26-29, 2022, in Peoria.    North...

Orchidaceae drawn by senior Scarlette Connors was awarded second place at Lewis universitys annual art show. Photo courtesy of Peter Quimby

Artists display talent at Lewis art show

Paige Collins, Graphic Editor February 11, 2022

Five North students competed in Lewis University’s annual art show on Jan. 6.   Senior Scarlette Connors, entered the show with her prisma colored pencil piece  titled “Orchidaceae”...

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...

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