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Examining the role of curriculum in achieving equity
Examining the role of curriculum in achieving equity
Mary Forbes, Staff Writer • February 26, 2021
A look through President Biden's Cabinet
Jadie Ferrell, Staff Writer • February 26, 2021

Following his historic election, President Joseph R. Biden has been hard at work planning and appointing his historic Cabinet. This term’s...

Haiku-U Finalists - Voting today! Check link in story
Knight Crier February 25, 2021

After a month of poetic expression, and nearly 400 student entries, the first ever Haiku-U contest at North Penn High School is in its final...

Analyzing the steps of the grade basement
Colin Davis, Staff Writer • February 23, 2021

Starting off the 2020-2021 school year, North Penn knew they would need to adapt. With school having to be online for over half of the first...

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2020, file photo, a masked worker cleans a street in the Chinatown district in San Francisco. Police are stepping up patrol and volunteers are increasing their street presence after several violent attacks on older Asians stoked fear in the San Francisco Bay Area
Examining the alarming rise in Asian American hate crimes
Milan Varia, Staff Writer • February 21, 2021

This time of the year, Asian-Americans typically would celebrate the Lunar New Year with cheer and joy. Households across the country would welcome in the new year with their...

Breakout rooms were initially intended to encourage collaboration and provide students with a less stressful learning experience; however, students have noticed that it has done the opposite.
Breakout Rooms: Effective or Inefficient?
Ali Brooks, Staff Writer • February 9, 2021

With the end of the second marking period coming to a close just last week, the milestone for half a year of virtual learning has officially been met for the 2020-2021 school...

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It's time to do away with class rank
Mary Forbes, Staff Writer • February 8, 2021

In our present-day educational system, numbers are crucial when it comes to a student’s evaluation for success. Whether it’s everyday homework grades or SAT/ACT results,...

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For months, seniors Lorna Loughery (L) and Ana Panaitescu (R) have been working hard on their application to get nominated to the Air Force Academy. Their dreams came true just a few weeks ago and they are now waiting to hear back from the academy itself.
One nomination closer to a dream future for Lorna Loughery and Ana Panaitescu
Hannah Nguyen, Executive Editor • February 28, 2021

TOWAMENCIN — As seniors Lorna Loughery and Ana Panaitescu were sitting in their homes eating a bag...

Jamie Diedel, Izzy Dahms, Jayme Corrado, and Megan Gambogi (from left to right) gather together at their annual league meet in 2019.
Jaime Diedel races to the finish line
Eleni Kountroubis, Staff Writer • February 25, 2021

TOWAMENCIN — She has been waiting for this moment all day long. Senior, Jaime Diedel packs her belongings...

Kozol performing with the Upper Merion Marching Band 2019
Max effort leading to music success
Hannah Nguyen, Executive Editor • February 7, 2021

TOWAMENCIN — As Max Kozol’s dad was lounging around in the house one day, he heard a startling sound...

McLaughlin preparing for this year
McLaughlin Making Change
January 29, 2021

TOWAMENCIN — In a world that often forgets the importance of kindness, it’s always reassuring to...

Dillon Scott refuses to let Covid draw boundaries in musical pursuits
January 18, 2021

Music has no rules. No boundaries. It allows anyone to create and absorb the stories embedded in between...

Staff writer William Ketner examines the legacies of three of America
Highlighting some of America's greatest black athletes
William Ketner, Staff Writer • February 23, 2021

Whether it is putting a ball in the hoop, spiking a tennis ball past opponents, crushing a baseball over into the stands, or throwing punches in the ring, thousands of African-Americans...

Junior Joey Larkins drives hard into the lane in transition for a quick 2.
Sgro leads defensive effort against Trojans
Colin Davis, Staff Writer • February 15, 2021

TOWAMENCIN - Defense wins games. North Penn proved this statement by allowing just six points in the fourth quarter and downing Wissahickon 67-50. A multitude of steals by...

The Eagles Will Regret Trading Away Carson Wentz
The Eagles Will Regret Trading Away Carson Wentz
Milan Varia, Staff Writer • February 15, 2021

Last week, one might have thought the Eagles organization could not become more dysfunctional. Sadly, it did. The belief is that Carson Wentz will be traded away; this is...

As a result of the Crawford Stadium renovation taking place, a new sledding attraction has risen right next to the softball fields.
Snow way to pass up a good hill
Colin Davis, Staff Writer • February 21, 2021

Along with the likes of the rooftop of the parking garage in the heart of Lansdale, there is a new attraction in the community that has come to fruition by accident. What...

Curley Clan - Mrs. Katie Curley and Mr. Jason Curley with their son and daughter Kellen and Kacie.
Nature and nurture at the heart of life for the Curleys
William Ketner, Staff Writer • January 31, 2021

TOWAMENCIN — Most couples don’t spend a day teaching kids everything from how to solve equations,...

Ms. Amy Young has had the opportunity of working with every type of student for roughly 20 years. Her passion for working at the high school is like no other.
For 22 years, NPHS has been Young at heart
Simeon Barrett, Staff Writer • April 18, 2020

TOWAMENCIN — It takes great patience and courage to work alongside students with learning disabilities,...

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What to think of WandaVision so far
Colin Mcclarnon, Staff Writer • February 24, 2021

I was walking around my kitchen and saw that my dad was browsing TV and movie options. He asked me if...

The best commercials from Super Bowl LV
The best commercials from Super Bowl LV
Maggie Robinson, Staff Writer • February 10, 2021

Even if you’re not a big fan of football, there’s a chance you still tuned in to watch Super Bowl...

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