The Student News Site of Northwood High School

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

CONSTRUCTIVE COACHING: Clarke offers a football player guidance and advice on how to improve an offensive play.

Coach Clarke makes a mark on NHS

Matthew Dimaandal, Photo Editor September 29, 2021

From the classroom to the football field, Coach John Clarke has always held a strong sense of Northwood’s core values and the programs involved. But after the 2020-21 school year, Clarke made an interesting...

Local sports initiatives

Parashar Bharadwaj, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

As high school students, we can easily access a variety of sports with the extensive number of programs available to us. Students at Northwood have found a way to inspire children and involve themselves...

Exercises for Busy Students

Exercises for Busy Students

Erin Tsai, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

YOU WISH YOU WERE A T-WOLF: Junior Timberwolves encourage the crowd to cheer at a football game.

Cheering with the future T-Wolves

Rachel Yokota, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

Junior Timberwolves grades K-8 presented their hard work during Northwood’s home game against Portola High with the return of the annual cheer clinic on Sept. 24.  “This cheer camp shows them what...

Diving into summer with ISL

Rachel Gima, Sports Editor August 19, 2021

Summer began with a splash for the many Northwood students and staff who participated as swimmers and coaches in the Irvine Swim League (ISL), an organization that aims to create a fun, safe environment...

SHOOTING FOR THE STARS: Son aims to score during practice.

An interview with soccer star Paul Son

Helena Zhou, Staff Writer May 30, 2021

Enjoyed by nearly four billion fans globally, soccer has maintained its reputation for more than a century. Among the vast crowd of competitors, senior Paul Son has set himself apart, with extensive experience...

Is it fair to let transgender girls play girls’ sports?

Anlon Zhu and Varun Vishnubhotla May 28, 2021

Former Olympic champion and candidate for California governor Caitlyn Jenner has faced intense backlash in the past month for supporting a ban on transgender girls in girls’ sports.  “It just isn't...

BORN TO LAX: Senior Ethan Koers propels the ball to a teammate as the long-stick midfielder in a game against Edison High School.

Ethan Koers becomes Northwood’s first NCAA lacrosse recruit

Ashley Lee, A&E Editor May 22, 2021

Since discovering his interest in lacrosse six years ago, senior Ethan Koers continues to train for his last season with spirit and compassion. On the field, he often plays long-stick midfielder and exemplifies...

The Howlers NFL Mock Draft

The Howler’s NFL Mock Draft

Varun Vishnubhotla, Sports Editor April 28, 2021

With the NFL free agency period coming to a close, teams that were unable to land the league’s top superstars have a chance to make amends: the heralded NFL Draft. Casual fans of struggling NFL franchises...

A SIGN OF THE TIMES: The League of Legends park has been recently repurposed as a streaming center for esports, rather than an arena.

How the pandemic affects esports

Arya Bhattacharjee, Staff Writer April 25, 2021

Esports has skyrocketed in popularity and entertainment value as a result of being the only sport that has had no issues transitioning into the ongoing pandemic—or so people think. While the pandemic...

A FRESH START: Northwood’s Track and Field team huddles up following an exciting competition.

New Season: In-brief of spring sports

William Baik, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

As the new season arrives and sports teams begin a shortened season, here is an in-brief of recently started spring sports. Swim Northwood’s swim teams dominated their early season games, beating...

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