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Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Summer programs: a waste of time

Since they can put it on their college application, and perhaps because they feel pressure from their parents, some students pack their summer full of impressive programs, camps and classes. However, such a summer deprives students of the chance to relax and explore new activities

Buckets of paint, buckets of fun

Sunshine, messy hands and good company. Painting over the summer gave Northwood students time to enjoy themselves while contributing to the community. A mural was painted by Northwood students at Alderwood Elementary School from July 10-19 after senior Kristina Kim was approached to paint the

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Girls Tennis all set for success

After placing 2nd in the Pacific Coast League (PCL) last year, Northwood’s girls’ tennis team looks to improve upon its record and success as it gets ready for another successful fall season. The Timberwolves had a very memorable season last year, with a strong record

NHS competes at TEAMS

Northwood won 8th place nationwide at this year’s Odyssey of the Mind competition, which was held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville from June 28 to July 1.   “This year’s theme was ‘Engineering the Tools of Innovation,’ so we worked on an essay

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Summer programs: worthwhile

While there are many motivated Northwood students who attend summer internships or programs at university campuses of their own free will, others attend them for the sake of their parents, or more often, for their college applications. But whether you’re a college admissions-obsessed psycho or