Northmen News

Who Run the World – Girls!

Kelsey Abunga, writer

April 2, 2020

The world is a crazy place. While it does bring joy, many people still face backlash for simply being born a certain color, gender, religion or sexual orientation. Society throws curve balls at these groups, which is why we a...

Class Pets Hop Around

Ivonee Morales-Mejia and Luka Ashton, copy editor and writer

February 1, 2020

Small mammals to scaly reptiles, some teachers have decided to keep small animals in the classroom as a “class pet.” As of right now, only three  teachers have class pets, social studies teacher Kelsey Mayabb, resource room pa...

Snow Day – Whatcha Gonna Do?

Nathan Nance, Staffer

December 19, 2019

This week the North Kansas City School District called their first two snow days of the school year. For most kids this makes it for a short last week school before the holiday break. However, for high school students it landed...

What Makes the Holidays Special?

Claire Heller, J1 Reporter

December 14, 2019

With the holidays right around the corner, winter break quickly approaches. Everybody decides to spend their time away in different ways, whether its staying at home or going on vacation. Winter break is a time to be able to spend ...

Does Your Driving Score Mean More?

Hannah Butts, J1 Reporter

December 11, 2019

70 points out of 100, minimum. That’s what it takes to legally get a driver’s license in the state of Missouri. It’s common among most teens to strive to pass this test and get on the roads. However, some teens wonder...

Sleep Deprived Students: A Trend

Lillian Goss, J1 Reporter

December 9, 2019

It’s unavoidable. Sleep-deprived students walk the halls every day, groggily trying to make it to class without falling over. In class, they give themselves just three minutes to rest their head, until they’ve completely...

People we met in D.C.

People we met in D.C.

November 24, 2019

Students stay on top

Lindsey Dunaway, Editor in Chief

November 14, 2019

Students are under different amounts of pressure all throughout their high school career and often times aren’t always encouraged. “I’m the outcast of my friend group,” freshman Amelia McCoy said. Everyone is disc...

Spotlight on Backstage; Mamma Mia!

Hannah Butts, J1 Reporter

October 31, 2019

Lights up. Sound and lights prep for their first cue. The set and props intricately designed and placed. Each cast member wears their designated costume along with specific stage makeup. This is the finished product of what the...