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The Northwood Howler

The Student News Site of Northwood High School

The Northwood Howler

The Student News Site of Northwood High School

The Northwood Howler

Women Deserve: Ella Schnake passionately performs her Program Oral Interpretation speech titled “Debate Like A Girl” at the 2019 National Speech and Debate Tournament finals—a reminder of the prevalence of sexism that impacts people in Speech and Debate and aids sexual harassment.
Debating Debate Practices: Sexual harassment in debate
Abigail Fang, Layout Editor
January 19, 2022
TRASH OR TREASURE: Rising food waste from school lunches continues to exacerbate the existing supply chain crisis.
Prevalence of cafeteria food waste
Arya Bhattacharjee, Staff Writer
December 9, 2021
consistent care: Hearts Against Hate is now on their fifth cycle of creating care packages for Asian American elders.
Hearts Against Hate
December 9, 2021

Hearts Against Hate, a youth-led nonprofit that strives to fight...

Youth COVID vaccine
December 9, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech...

Everyone’s a winger: Many families are hoping to make the OC Turkey Trot a yearly tradition, both for the exercise and the bonding experience
#FEASTMODE: Race the Cluck
December 9, 2021

Thanksgiving Day got off to an active and healthy start for runners...

Put in the work, put in the hours: Debaters dilligently refine their cases with research and new pieces of evidence.
Mind Games: Northwood’s academic teams rise to the occasion
December 9, 2021

Part of Northwood’s intensive rigor comes not from just its...

A NIGHT IN NORTHWOOD HISTORY: Rallied on by Pep Squad and an excited crowd, Northwood Football put on a dominant performance to claim its first-ever CIF title at Irvine Stadium, earning a ticket to the regional playoff game.
Northwood football crowned CIF champions for first time
December 9, 2021

For the first time in school history, Northwood varsity football...

Un-brrrrr-lievable sights
Karen Wang, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

With festive lights, cozy socks and hot chocolate enticing us out of our finals holi-daze, here are a few locations to have an eventful winter-break experience,...

DAPPER DUO: With their layered fits, juniors Salma Iliasu (left) and Kiara Kuriakose (right) are safe from the ever-shifting weather conditions.
Cause a Frock-us: Layered outfits
Noelle Escalante, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

Knowing California weather, Northwood students often experience four seasons in one day. Brisk and foggy mornings quickly shift to peak summer temperatures...

Finals week advice from your favorite characters
Finals week advice from your favorite characters
Annie Lee, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

Encore! VAPA’s festive Finter Concert
Encore! VAPA’s festive Finter Concert
Yejin Heo, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

At the cue of their director, members of Viva Cantar choir took a deep breath before performing the concert’s title song during the first day of the...

DRILLING IT INTO MEMORY: Girls JV basketball head coach Erin Halle (left) assigns the girls different numbered positions while teaching them how to execute an offensive drill.
Back to the Pack: Return of the alumni
Rachel Yokota, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

From student athlete to graduate to coach, a handful of alumni from Northwood’s 19 graduating classes have come back to the school as coaches for student...

PATH TO SUCCESS: Freshman Bridget Chantharath demonstrates her form as she practices her swing.
Bridget Chantharath places at CIF State
Parashar Bharadwaj, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

Excellence is par for the course for freshman Bridget Chantharath, who recently earned fourth place in the CIF State Championship at the Poppy Hills golf...

Rudolph the Red-nosed Anti-vaxxer
Rudolph the Red-nosed Anti-vaxxer
Rachel Gunawan and Diego Moreno
December 9, 2021
Cafeteria Food Tier List
Cafeteria Food Tier List
Noelle Escalante, Staff Writer
December 9, 2021
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