The voice behind the announcements

By Staff Writer Sasha Keenan
Every morning, at precisely 8:41 A.M, Naperville North High School students listen as the school-wide intercom rings in the morning announcements.
Meanwhile, in the student activities office, junior Ryan Boswell has already received the lineup and begins to read it to 3,500-some listeners.
Many, despite having heard Boswell’s voice frequently, …

Who’s who on Instagram

Sasha and Jess share their favorite accounts to follow on Instagram.
By Staff Writers Sasha Keenan and Jess Tamburo
Food:
McKenna Freund (@bakingqueen14)- Craving a Pinterest-worthy dessert? Check out Freund’s collection of tasty creations. If your mouth isn’t watering yet, it will be after scrolling through her take on cinnamon rolls and gluten-free muffins.

Naperville’s Best: Naper Nuts and Sweets

Lauren and Sasha explore one of the sweetest places in Naperville.
By Staff Writers Lauren Bell & Sasha Keenan
Produced by Jakob Wastek
Filming by Jeff Leu

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Soccer deserves North’s respect
By Sports Editor John Conway
Over the summer, I had my first taste of soccer fandom at Chicago’s Soldier Field. It was round 16 in the World Cup, and the U.S. was battling Belgium to advance to the quarterfinals. The city had been hosting viewing parties for the USA games, …

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Late arrival system requires a more efficient alternative

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It’s late arrival. You saunter to class late as usual, claiming that your bus ran behind schedule. Sheepishly, you hide your pumpkin spice latte behind your back and scurry to your seat. For the next ten minutes, many of your peers mumble similar excuses.

Today, the starting bell seems more like a suggestion than a mandate. And let’s face it: we’ve all been there.

We may save an hour of sleep on late arrival mornings, but we often sacrifice a productive school day. The current arrangement fosters frustration. There should be a more efficient alternative.

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The voice behind the announcements

By Staff Writer Sasha Keenan

Every morning, at precisely 8:41 A.M, Naperville North High School students listen as the school-wide intercom rings in the morning announcements.

Meanwhile, in the student activities office, junior Ryan Boswell has already received the lineup and begins to read it to 3,500-some listeners.

Many, despite having heard Boswell’s voice frequently, would be unable to place a name to it.

“Personally, I think not being able to put a name to my face while I’m reading the announcements leaves it more anonymous,” Boswell said. “So it’s not necessarily a voice that everyone recognizes, but it’s something always in the background.”

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Boys golf ends a successful season

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By Staff Writer Jennifer Fortman

Naperville North’s boys golf team went 4-1 in the DuPage Valley Conference (DVC) and placed third for the tournament.

The boys performed exceptionally well this year, especially senior captain Griffin Brown. He qualified for the IHSA state tournament.

“We definitely did better than I expected,” Brown said. “We came off of last year where no one went to state, and that was the first time in a long time. I kind of wanted to get redemption this season. We definitely fulfilled the expectation and more.”

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Sasha and Jess share their favorite accounts to follow on Instagram.
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Photo courtesy of McKenna Freund

McKenna Freund (@bakingqueen14)- Craving a Pinterest-worthy dessert? Check out Freund’s collection of tasty creations. If your mouth isn’t watering yet, it will be after scrolling through her take on cinnamon rolls and gluten-free muffins. … Continue Reading

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By Staff Writers Lauren Bell & Sasha Keenan
Produced by Jakob Wastek
Filming by Jeff Leu

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