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Inspiration at the end of the 2016-2017 school year

Christian Dixie Staff Reporter     The 2016-2017 year is coming to a close and another school year in the books. This year was full of surprises, grief, laughter, excitement, and a whole lot of surprises. Here is some encouragement to all grade levels as we get closer to the end of the school year. […]

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Advice From a Northrop Senior

Amanda Newby Opinions Editor   To be fair, I started writing this piece when I had an 8 page paper due in 12 days that I hadn’t started yet, so maybe I’m not the person to listen to. But, if you are going to be a high school senior at some point and you enjoy […]

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Performing arts stand-out comes from humble beginnings

Isabella Rhodes Features Editor   Snap crackle or pop? Jayden Cano? Snap. Snapping his fingers to the rhythm. Snap crackle or pop? Jayden Cano? Crackle. The sound of a mic turning on. Snap crackle or pop? Jayden Cano? Pop. The pop star of Northrop High School class of 2018. Now he has being the star […]

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High schoolers fall flat on tipping etiquette

Bailey Claar Co-Editor-In-Chief   I have serious beef with some teenagers. Sure, the new level of responsibility you’re experiencing is confusing. The economy is messed up and high schoolers are not exactly the wealthiest demographic. Things you never had to experience like filing taxes and filling your gas tank have now made permanent residence in […]

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Kylie Jenner lip kits create buzz

Melissa Trevino Marisol Sanchez Staff Writers The Candy K Lip Kit, Koko K Lip Kit, and Koko K Gloss are just a few of the popular lip products on Kylie Jenner’s website.  This is Jenner’s first cosmetic line to hit the market and is creating a large buzz online.     The Koko K Kit has […]

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How to Survive a Rough Week

Melissa Trevino Marisol Sanchez Staff Writers                                                                                Keep your locker organized. Clean up your locker at least once every two weeks and put your next period folder in a place that makes […]

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Trans student immersed in Northrop

Amanda Newby Opinions Editor The man, the myth, the Fletchend. Even if you don’t know who Senior Fletcher York is, you still know who Fletcher York is. You may know him from Speech (which he joined his freshman year and is now captain of), Interact (which he’s the President of), Gay-Straight Alliance (where he’s the […]

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Debates That Don’t Matter Episode 2.5- Are Kids Stupid?

Amanda Newby Isabella Rhodes Opinions and Features Editors   In this episode we let you decide if cheerleading is a sport, and if little kids are stupid. Listen here.

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5 Reasons to be Thrilled for Spring Break

Marisol Sanchez Melissa Trevino Staff Writers   No School       No homework, no tests, no quizzes, no tardies, what’s there not to love? You don’t have to worry about waking up early every weekday for school.   More Netflix     What’s there not to love? It’s Netflix all spring. You don’t have to worry about homework or […]

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Debates That Don’t Matter Episode 3- Emojis In Emails Is Nokay

Amanda Newby Isabella Rhodes Opinions and Features Editors In this episode, me and Isabella discuss doing math in pen, the 2016 clown epidemic, and using emojis in emails. Listen here.

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