The Prowler

Norths lunch option for students with nut allergies, but not wheat allergies. Photo by Hailee Munno

More options needed for students with allergies

Hailee Munno, Editor-in-cheif March 30, 2023

When the federal school lunch guidelines were overhauled in 2010, the focus was on serving nutritious foods. What it did not and still does not take into account is that what is healthy for some students...

Pranks are positive

Sophia Woods, Feature Editor March 30, 2023

From office pranks to April Fools’ Day, practical jokes are an innocent way to have fun. Pranks allow friends and family to replace verbal jokes with real life amusing scenarios.  Good-humored antics...

Some jokes not funny

Jillian Schudiske, News Editor March 30, 2023

ne of the many pleasures in life is humor. It brings people together and is good for one's well being. Yet, pranks are different, and  tend to do more harm than good.  While joking is intended to...

Grab a book

Jillian Schudiske, News Editor February 13, 2023

Books never fail to make the story clear and entertaining, while adapted movies just can’t compare. Many of the best all time movies are based on books. According to’s “Top 250 movies”,...

Movies offer more

Sophia Woods, Feature Editor February 13, 2023

Book connoisseurs argue that sitting down with a book containing words on top of words, taking days to plow through, is the ideal way of understanding and experiencing an author's story. This, however,...

Wearing IDs can save lives

Prowler Staff February 10, 2023

A school emergency is every student, teacher and parent’s worst nightmare. Whether it is an intruder or a medical crisis, it is necessary to implement policies within the school to increase student safety...

Social media considered too toxic

Miranda Baez, Staff Writer January 17, 2023

The influx of social media within the last decade may seem fun and positive on the surface, but a deeper exploration shows that this simply is not the case. Instead, an onslaught of negative consequences...

Social media Benefits all

Cassidy Schmidt, Staff Writer January 17, 2023

Social media has positively influenced society for over two decades and allows people to share anything from their biggest accomplishments to simple small details of their daily lives. According to...

No life experience, illegitimate votes

Jillian Schudiske, News Editor November 9, 2022

 In a nation of over three hundred million people, United States citizens eighteen years or older are, under most circumstances, permitted to vote. Whether voting in  local elections or for something...

America’s future deserves voices

Hailee Munno, Editor-in-Chief November 9, 2022

The minimum voting age should not be lowered, and only individuals 18 or older should be allowed to vote in local, state or federal elections.  Trusting a high school sophomore to make a decision that...

Cartoons are meant for kids

Alexandra Eydenberg , Staff Writer November 9, 2022

Since “the Yellow Kid” first appeared in The New York World in 1896 , newspaper cartoons have been targeted to the younger generation. Now, the world is filled with complex entertainment, and comics...

cartoons are not all for kids

Paige Collins, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

Cartoons have the reputation of being only for kids but can also be equally enjoyed by adults for their artistry. Disney+ and Cartoon Network air shows such as'' Amphibia”, “Owl House” and “Gravity...

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