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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

Replanting what we lost

Erin Tsai, Staff Writer June 14, 2021

Students in Northwood’s environmental science classes will help restore areas of the campus that were burned by the 2020 California wildfires as part of a landscaping design project. “Dr. Roach...

The Volunteering for Victory drive brought together clubs from all walks of campus to collaborate towards a greater cause.

Volunteering for Victory

Mihir Kulkarni, Junk Editor June 8, 2021

Northwood’s California Scholarship Federation (CSF) club was announced as the winner of the Volunteering for Victory initiative, a donation drive organized by Student Forum that aimed to collect sanitary...

Raw Talent: Juniors Adrianna Isabel Machado and Liv Majestic cover “Parting Gift” by Fiona Apple.

Drama Club raises the roof in Coffeehouse 2021

Matthew Dimaandal, Staff Writer May 27, 2021

The annual Coffeehouse event, organized by Northwood’s International Thespian Society (ITS), showcased talented student comedians, poets and musicians on May 21. Hosted by seniors Jerry Chen and Ali...

SINGING THE NiGHT Away: Attendees sing their hearts out at the karaoke station.

Mask-erading at Midnight: Senior Gala 2021

Rachel Yokota, Staff Writer May 27, 2021

High heels and dress shoes click on the stone floor as seniors step into the courtyard. Excited voices float in the evening air as students rush to greet greatly-missed friends. For the first time in a...

A high school junior receives the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine as part of a clinical trial.

Pfizer Vaccine Now Available for Students Ages 12-15

Rahul Khanna May 22, 2021

An advisory panel for The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) authorized the use of the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for 12-15 year olds on May 12, after a final vote...

India is currently dealing with a healthcare crisis as coronavirus cases rise dramatically, and the local community is calling for action.

Coronavirus crisis in India has local impact

Cameron Arcand, Viewpoint Editor May 8, 2021

A recent increase of coronavirus cases in India has garnered global attention due to its severity, prompting the Biden administration to severely restrict flight between the United States and the subcontinent...

HONORING NORTHWOOD: Along with Distinguished School, Northwood has also received several other awards that are proudly displayed on the campus.

Northwood honored as a California Distinguished School

Rachel Yokota, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

Northwood High School was certified as a California Distinguished School on April 28 by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond, marking the fourth time in the school’s 22-year history.  “It...

LOCKED UP: Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

Former police officer Derek Chauvin found guilty for George Floyd’s death

Rhea Gupta, Writing Apprentice April 29, 2021

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges for the death of George Floyd, a black man, including second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree...

2021-2022 Academic Models

Cameron Arcand, Viewpoint Editor April 23, 2021

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced at an April 6 news conference that schools should be able to reopen for full in-person instruction once California exits the current tier system on June 15. “I...

Students speak out at Virtual Advocacy Trip

Rachel Yokota, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

Six Northwood students spoke directly with state lawmakers during the annual Sacramento Advocacy Trip virtually on March 8-9. Students addressed issues surrounding public education and provided...

SETTING UP FOR SUCCESS: Incoming ASB officers and juniors Snigdha Maddula and Yun Seo Lee help creatively decorate a mannequin for Northwood’s annual Fine Arts Week event, celebrating all types of art.

Leading the Pack: Northwood’s newest ASB officers

Annie Lee, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

The new ASB officers for the 2021-22 school year were selected during the Election Convention on March 22.  Election Convention, held through a youtube livestream, took four hours along with six rounds...

SAFETY IN NUMBERS: California has a goal to reach herd immunity in the state by providing vaccine accessibility in all 58 counties.

Some Northwood Students Eligible To Get Their Vaccine Soon

Cameron Arcand, Viewpoint Editor April 11, 2021

Any Californian over the age of 16 will be eligible for the vaccine beginning April 15, opening the door for Northwood upperclassmen.  “I’m really excited to get it,” senior Melanie Judd said....

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