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Yearbook Sales Deadline Approaching, March 1

Yearbook Sales Deadline Approaching, March 1

Laylonie Kastel & Gabrielle Harris

February 13, 2017


Filed under Headlines/News, Showcase

Students and parents will have until March 1 to purchase the 2017 Reflections yearbook for $75. This year’s theme will be Humans of North, and was inspired by the popular Humans of New York blog. Associate yearbook editor Alyssa Alvarez pointed out that students who purchase their books onlin...

Debate Holds Popcorn Fundraiser

Debate Holds Popcorn Fundraiser

Gabrielle Harris

December 2, 2016


Filed under Profiles/Features, Showcase

The debate team has had much success this year while competing in a variety of tournaments. The new coach, casually known by her students and staff as Burnsey, has pushed the team to new limits this year, showing the competitors true potential. “I’m super proud of how our kids have done thi...

Crosstown Volleyball, Nov. 30

Crosstown Volleyball, Nov. 30

Gabrielle Harris

November 30, 2016


Filed under Headlines/News, Showcase

Crosstown Volleyball will allow teams from North, Boyd and McKinney High to come together to continue long standing rivalries and collect money and food for this year’s Mactown Miracles event.  The event will be held in the North gymnasium on Wednesday, November 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Due to...

Football season comes to end

Football season comes to end

Laylonie Kastel & Angela Gonzalez

November 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports/Bleachers

The football team ended their season on Friday, November 11 with a loss to Frisco Independence. While it is a bittersweet feeling for the season to come to an end, the players and coaches are already planning for the 2017 season. “We take two days off, and then we start again,” Coach Fecci...

Senior Ads On Sale Thru Oct. 28

Senior Ads On Sale Thru Oct. 28

Kelsi Giles & Jonathan Ballou

September 28, 2016


Filed under Headlines/News, Showcase

The deadline for purchasing and submitting a senior ad for the 2017 Reflections yearbook will be October 28. This year’s ads will be created by parents online at www.jostens.com/yearbookads, but any parents or student with questions or concerns about the ad process can contact Miss Carmichael at lcarm...

Make-up Picture Day, Oct. 7

Make-up Picture Day, Oct. 7

Laylonie Kastel & Angela Gonzalez

September 28, 2016


Filed under Headlines/News, Showcase

Make-up picture day for both seniors and underclassmen will be held on October 7, in G119. Students who need to take advantage of retakes can do so on their own time that day. This will be the last opportunity for underclassmen and seniors to have their yearbook photo taken. “We want everyone...

Drama Dawg Theatre Begins Season With Double Feature

Drama Dawg Theatre Begins Season With Double Feature

Kelsi Giles

September 22, 2016


Filed under Featured A&E, Showcase

The Drama Dawg Theatre Company will be performing a double feature presentation of Piece of My Heart and Triangle, beginning on September 23 at 7:00 p.m. Piece of My Heart is a Vietnam era tale of six women who travel into a war zone to entertain America’s troops, and director Jami Sauls expect...

Drama Dawg’s “All Out” Opens Sept. 29

Drama Dawg’s “All Out” Opens Sept. 29

Gabi Harris & Allan Startti

September 22, 2016


Filed under Headlines/News, Showcase

The Drama Dawg Theatre Company will be performing the show All Out, beginning next week, September 29. Admission is $10 for students, and $15 for adults.   The cast is expecting the show to be a great hit, and bring in plenty of funds for the theatre department. “It’s a fun, messed up show tha...

Yearbooks and Senior Ads On Sale

Yearbooks and Senior Ads On Sale

September 12, 2016


Filed under Headlines/News, Showcase

Yearbooks and senior ads for the 2017 yearbook are now on sale at www.jostens.com/yearbooks. The book is currently on sale for $65.00 though late October. Senior ads will be available for purchase through October 28, and will be created online this year. “We wanted to move in this new direction...

Northstars Named National Champion Team

Northstars Named National Champion Team

Gabrielle Harris

April 5, 2016


Filed under Headlines/News, Showcase

This past weekend, the Northstars traveled to Galveston, TX to compete in the Showtime Nationals dance competition. The group took home seven first place wins, including four team titles and three officer titles. The Northstars won first place in each category they competed in, allowing them to easily...

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