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Northwood bathrooms closed after vandalism

School administration has closed the upstairs bathrooms for an indefinite amount of time due to a string of vandalisms that began in March. The vandalism included feces, toilet paper and soap smeared on the walls in both girls’ and boys’ bathrooms on a rotating basis.

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Boys’ state

Over the summer, Northwood students participated in the American Legion California Boys’ State and Girls’ State programs, which aim to teach students the basic principles of American government through mock elections and political duties. Seniors Viren Abhyankar, David Choi and Daniel Luo participated in Boys’

Speaking up in Sacramento

Six Northwood students attended the annual advocacy trip to Sacramento on March 6 to voice their concerns and ideas about the education system to the state legislature. The students included seniors Hurya Ahmed, Celina Guan, Amy Guo, Amanda Miskell and Riya Chaudhry and junior Joy

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Irvine Talks about being human

Irvine Talks brought passionate students from all over the district together on Dec. 9 at Portola High School to celebrate, explore and speak about what it means to be human. In collaboration with IPSF and IUSD high schools, the event showcased a night of creativity—stories,

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Goodbye CdM, hello Portola!

Starting from the 2018-2019 school year, the Pacific Coast League (PCL) will undergo some changes that may drastically affect the competition between Northwood and other teams. Beginning next year, Portola High will replace Corona del Mar in PCL, making PCL an all-Irvine league. These changes