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Clever coders at work

Northwood’s Tech Club hosted free programming classes at Microsoft stores for students of ages 8-12 starting in November. These classes were offered through NHS Tech Club’s “6 Games in 6 Days” initiative. Two sessions of 20 kids each met weekly at classes held at the

Nothing but the truth: Mock Trial to compete in finals

After their seventh consecutive win at the Orange County Mock Trial Competition, Northwood Mock Trial ascended to the final round against University High School, the farthest the Northwood Mock Trial team has ever advanced. “Defeating El Dorado High School at Semifinals was really exciting because

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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,

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

Northwood says “Yes, we CAN!”

Northwood students donated a total of 11,945 items according to ASB, during Northwood’s sixth annual Canned Food Drive, which was held between Nov. 6 and Nov. 16. Northwood’s ASB encouraged students to donate canned food and other items, such as cereal, paper towels and fruit