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Irvine City Council votes 4-0 for IPD drones

The Irvine City Council voted 4-0 on Sept. 25 to begin a drone division that will assist the Irvine Police Department (IPD) in performing various duties around the city. The drone will be controlled by a four-person team and used to perform reconnaissance over crime

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Kavanaugh confirmed

A critical vote in the Senate took place on Oct. 6 confirming Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in a 50-48 majority, leaving many Americans confused with the increasingly partisan government. Following the vacancy of Justice Anthony Kennedy, President Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh to fill the

Memory Project: giving back to children in need

Over the course of the next two months, eight select Portfolio Prep students at Northwood will participate in the Memory Project by painting portraits of children from the Philippines. The Memory Project is a program funded by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) that allows

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NHS SBAC scores drop

Test results on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Test (SBAC) released at the end of September indicate a significant drop in overall district-wide scores and scores among Northwood students in comparison to 2017. The SBAC test is a standardized test aligned to the Common Core States

Orange County Great Park hosts a Spooktacular event

The Orange County Great Park held its annual Spooktacular Fun Days event on Oct. 13-14 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. to celebrate Halloween with festive costumes and traditional family-friendly fall activities. “The Orange County Great Park Spooktacular was a weekend event dedicated to giving kids an