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August Umms…

Umm…August is the only month beginning with a Saturday in 2015. Umm…the official birthstones of August are peridot and sardonyx. Umm…Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977. Umm…August was originally called Sextilus because it was the sixth month on the Roman calendar. Umm…Warren Harding is

Gearing up for kickoff

Northwood’s Varsity Football team has spent the last two months arduously conditioning, running plays and scrimmaging in preparation for its season opener this Friday against Costa Mesa High School. With the kickoff set at 7 p.m. at the Irvine High School stadium, the players are

School 101: Starting School Another New Year

At the beginning of a new school year, it’s understandable to feel little nervous. Here are some tips to help you get off with a great start.            It’s a good idea to ease into the school year slowly. Don’t rush into things. For example, you

Preparing for the long run

After placing third and first, respectively, in the Pacific Coast League (PCL) last season, the Northwood Boys and Girls Cross Country teams are hoping to expand upon last year’s success. Both teams, under the guidance of Varsity head coach Charles Gates, have worked tirelessly over

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CSSSA: It’s pronounced “see-sah”

Taking in over 500 high-schoolers, the California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) is an annual intensive created to give young artists a chance to explore their skills and styles in a pre-professional environment. Located at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), the