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Preview: Orchestra performs spring concert May 15

Preview: Orchestra performs spring concert May 15

Aidan Smiser, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018

An orchestra concert will be held on Tuesday, May 15 at the NCHS auditorium. The event will feature NCHS’s orchestras and will be directed by NCHS' Melissa Siebenthal and Bradley University Student Teacher Lindsay Kozlowski. The concert will begin at 7 pm and requires no admission cost for viewers to come see the show. The concert will also serve as ...

Gremlins after midnight

Gremlins after midnight

May 2, 2018

At the beginning of April, chemical attacks were reported in the Syrian town of Douma. The event in question led to the creation of a faction of western states: The United States, The United Kingdoms, France, and Canada, and another faction of Syria, Iran, and Russia. The first faction accused the Syrian government of using chemical attacks while t...

Spot the difference: Car show

Spot the difference: Car show

Aidan Smiser, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2018

Can you spot the difference between these two photos? Check the answers here          ...

Dancing with the Staff postponed until the fall

Dancing with the Staff postponed until the fall

March 21, 2018

The canceling of the Dancing with the Staff event was announced on Tuesday. The event, which was scheduled to be held on Thursday, March 22 from 7-9 p.m., will be rescheduled during the fall of the 2018-2019 school year. After having a series of complications with participants,  the decision to cancel the show was made due to a lack of able perform...

‘Steel Magnolias’ continues run

Aidan Smiser, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018

The spring production of Steel Magnolias, written by Robert Harling, continues its two-weekend run, playing on March 8,9 and 10 at 7 p.m. in the NCHS auditorium. Steel Magnolias follows the story of a group of southern women living in the 1980s who often congregating at the local hair salon. The main characters (Truvy, the Salon owner; Anelle, the aspiring beautician; Clairee, a frequent customer of the salon; M’Lynn, a usual customer of the salon; Shelby, M’Lynn's daughter who is at the salon to prepare for her wedding; and Ousier, another frequent user of the...

A forest of learning

A forest of learning

January 20, 2018

A student picks a raspberry from the bush and takes a bite. The fruit is sweet and the flavor of it washes over the student’s mouth. As the sensation ends, the student continues his walk through the Refugee Food Forest that he first learned about from his school’s Lunch and Learn program. A program where expert speakers talk about various topics - rob...

The 300 word series is inspired by Brady Dennis's St. Petersburg Times column.

300 Words: An average student

January 17, 2018

It was Youtube that inspired her to learn English so that she wouldn't have to read the subtitles for her favorite British YouTubers. Learn English, or continue to read Russian subtitles. The choice was easy.  But Olya Zherebkina didn't imagine the opportunities and experiences she would gain as a result. Today, having been selected as an excha...

Actors, directors prepare for 'The Miracle Worker'

Actors, directors prepare for ‘The Miracle Worker’

November 3, 2017

Student actors finalizing learning their roles as The Miracle Worker is set to open on November 3 in the NCHS auditorium, memorizing lines and choreography to the extent that each individual role requires. Since the first auditions on September 6, actors have been preparing for the fall play, The Miracle Worker, the story of Annie Sullivan and He...

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