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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

RAIN OR SHINE: Chinese dancers execute fan movements with precision and style

Amplifying Asian culture at the Mid-Autumn Festival

Kaylie Wang, Staff Writer
September 26, 2022

The walls of Hangar 244 vibrate as traditional music bounces off its walls, while those wandering outside crowd under the vibrantly colored paper lanterns to escape the rain. Once inside, the audience...

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: Seniors Nick Cortes and Destiny Crisantos enjoy a night of dancing, singing and pictures, all while red-carpet ready

Grammys at The Oak: Northwood takes on Homecoming

Shreya Aithal, Staff Writer
September 26, 2022

Gold and silver glimmers in the dark, heels click on brick and red satin carpets while lights shine through the faint drizzle across The Oak. With CDs hanging from branches and award-worthy music flowing...

BACK TO THE BASICS: Viva Cantar demonstrates the intricate technique required with sight-reading.

Choir’s back-to-school Informance

Elena Higuchi, Staff Writer
September 26, 2022

For the first time in five years, Northwood students and families packed the theater for the Northwood choral program’s Choir Informance. The lights dimmed and the beginning-level women’s ensemble,...

KEEN TO BE GREEN:  Irvines thriving plant scenery withstands blazing drought.

Water District Grant

Karen Wang, Staff Writer
September 26, 2022

The Irvine Water District received a $12.2 million grant for its Syphon Reservoir Improvement Project on Aug. 18, which will increase storage capacity for recycled water from 188.3 million gallons to over...

SWINGING TO victory: Freshman Zoe Yan aims precisely as
she perfects her  strike under the greenery at the Oak Creek Golf Club.

History on Turf: Girls golf shatters decade long record

Lucy Kim, Staff Writer
September 26, 2022

After one last powerful swing, players on Northwood’s girls golf team gather nervously under the sweltering sun. When the tallied scores are announced, the players can relish not only in their victory,...

TA(KANG) RISKS: Senior Jonathan Kang is ready to “figure it out” by proudly leading The Howler into its 24th year of publication.

Meet Jonathan Kang: The Howler’s newest Editor-in-Chief

Jonathan Kang, Editor-in-Chief
August 21, 2022

I’m not cut out for this. As I sat in my first band class ever, anxiously clicking the keys on my oboe and nervously darting my eyes around at all the confident players with far more experience, those...

TIS THE (BTS) SEASON: T-wolves rejoice with greatly missed friends and excitedly anticipate the new school year on registration day.

Campus from a glance: Back to School Edition

Karen Wang, Staff Writer
August 21, 2022

With every school year comes new routines, expectations and realities, and whether you’re a freshman reminiscing on middle school or a senior still looking for the 1400s building, the pack is back after...

Seniors Ethan Chen, Liam Condy, and Luke Garcia joyfully perform as a part of Jazz 1 during the annual Jazz at the Oak event on May 13.

Northwood’s musicians jazz up the night

Mihir Kulkarni, News Editor
May 28, 2022

Soft notes floated through the air on a peaceful Friday afternoon, providing a musical escape for Northwood students and parents alike. The jazz program starred at their annual Jazz at the Oak on May 13,...

HSYAT’s 28th annual Teen Summit event was put together by the hardworking subcommittee comprising YAT staff and high school volunteers.

HSYAT Teen Summit Event

Rhea Gupta, Staff Writer
May 20, 2022

With each room decked out in Marvel decorations showcasing favorite superheroes from Hulk to Captain America at Lakeview Senior Center, High School Youth Action Team’s 28th annual Teen Summit was held...

 Boys Athletics commissioner, Aditya Hari gets the crowd hyped up before a football game.

Changes to appointed positions within Northwood’s ASB

Annabel Tiong, Staff Writer
May 4, 2022

Northwood’s ASB will be undergoing changes to both its appointed and elected positions next year, including reducing members from 32 to 28.  In particular, two faculty liaisons and two community...

Welcome to NHS Letter

Erin Tsai, Staff Writer
April 12, 2022

Hi future Timberwolves! Welcome to Northwood, the happiest place on Earth.   Just kidding, this isn’t Disneyland. But just because we aren’t the happiest place on Earth doesn’t mean that...

Irvine Talks

Parashar Bharadwaj, Staff Writer
April 11, 2022

Silently huddled on the grass patch surrounding a dimmed high school amphitheater, students and parents intently listened to the thoughtful, genuine stories of high school students from all across Irvine....

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