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Holy moly! Success for Sci-Oly!

Northwood High School’s Science Olympiad team placed 11th out of 50 teams from across the country in the Golden Gate Invitational at UC Berkeley on Jan. 27 and 2nd out of 33 teams at the Orange County Regional Competition at UC Irvine on Feb. 10.

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