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DNA extraction: strawberry style!

Northwood’s Biotechnology Club hosted its first official DNA extraction lab during lunch on Friday, Nov 17. Participants were invited to complete a simple lab involving the extraction of DNA from strawberries using household items such as chilled rubbing alcohol, strainers and dish soap. “It was

Gatsby, Candide, Jazz and more!

With classic titles like “Beloved,” “The Great Gatsby” and “Pride and Prejudice” selling for as low as $0.50 to $1 each, the Friends of the Heritage Park Library Bookstore is one of the best places to stock up on reading materials for the school year.

Scientifically proven success

Northwood Science Olympiad placed 4th at the 32nd annual Southern California State Science Olympiad Competition held at the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) on April 8. Teams competed in a total of 25 study or construction events involving different scientific fields such as physics, chemistry

Triumph at Trivia Night

Northwood students tested their knowledge on sports, pop culture and everything in between at the annual Trivia Night held in the Northwood gym on April 27. Participants were invited to form teams of three to five with a creative team name and theme for the

Charter Oak ceremony

Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors alike were recognized at the Charter Oak Awards Ceremony on April 26 for their academic achievements and strong work ethic during the 2017-2018 school year. Students were chosen by their teachers to receive Academic Excellence or Merit Awards for one