Julia Truong, North student, receives Minnesota Law Day honors

Julia Truong, North student, receives Minnesota Law Day honors

May 14, 2019


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North sophomore Julia Truong was recognized for her contribution to the Minnesota Law Day essay/art contest at a reception at the Ramsey County Courthouse. Julia's entry was a painting which highlights the importance of the First Amendment, which guarantees the right to free speech. Also on hand...

North AP calculus students prepare for big test

North AP calculus students prepare for big test

May 12, 2019


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On Saturday, May 10, Polar Prints happened to run into Mr. Tom Waeffler and a group of hard-working North math students having a study session at the Ramsey County Library branch in White Bear Lake. Congrats to both teacher and students for your dedication, and GOOD LUCK on the upcoming test! ...

North students Medina and York honored for their writings

North students Medina and York honored for their writings

May 12, 2019


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Alex Medina and Abigail York, both sophomores at North High, received honors and participated in a public reading of their works at a Celebrate Literacy Dessert Reception at the Minneapolis Public Schools' Davis Center on May 3. The purpose of the event was to celebrate the writing talents of students...

May’s Students of the Month are recognized

May’s Students of the Month are recognized

May 9, 2019


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Once again, it's time to pay our respects to the students who "go that extra mile" here at North. We appreciate you, and you deserve your time in the spotlight. CONGRATULATIONS to North's Students of the Month for May!! ...

Festival of Cultures celebrates North’s diversity

Festival of Cultures celebrates North’s diversity

April 27, 2019


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The North High Festival of Cultures returned on April 26 after a one-year absence. Students, family members, and school staff gathered at in the school cafeteria and auditorium for a fun-filled evening. Special thanks to the students and staff who  gave their time to serve on the festival committee!...

North students honored for art achievements

North students honored for art achievements

April 25, 2019


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(From a release written by district employee Amber Remackel:) The following 11 students showcased 15 works of art at the A-Z Gallery in lower town St. Paul in Les Farrington's Best 100, sponsored by the St. Paul Jaycees.  The highly competitive show only exhibits 100 artworks submitted by schools from...

North Wins STEM Grant

North Wins STEM Grant

April 24, 2019


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From Mr. Tom Waeffler, North High mathematics teacher: "Ten students from North went to Target Field today for the Advancing Sciences event hosted by the American Heart Association. During the daytime portion students engaged in hands-on sessions including building prosthetic hands, using a catheter...

North unveils Students of the Month for April 2019

North unveils Students of the Month for April 2019

April 9, 2019


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Polar Prints is proud to recognize the amazing students who have recently been named Students of the Month for April. Your hard work, positive attitude, and dedication have not gone unnoticed! On a separate note, we wish to recognize the contribution of a newcomer here at North. Ms. Brooke Christen...

“Grandma’s Best Years” performs at North

“Grandma’s Best Years” performs at North

April 6, 2019


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Another great play is performing at North: Grandma's Best Years. The district website describes the play thus: "When Grandma Simms leaves the farm and comes to visit her daughter and grandchildren, she bring along her ideas on how the children should be raised. What ensues is a light-hearted comedy a...

Ms. Mandel has New Baby!

Ms. Mandel has New Baby!

April 4, 2019


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Elijah Croix is the newborn son of Ms. Melissa Mandel, a teacher in the Art department here at North. Elijah came into the world with a birth weight of 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and a "height" of 20 inches. "Everybody is happy and healthy!" reports Ms. Mandel. Welcoming Elijah home are Ms. Mandel and...

A New Baby for Ms. Cosgrove!

A New Baby for Ms. Cosgrove!

April 4, 2019


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Reese Elizabeth Cosgrove, born on March 29 with a birth weight of 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and a "height" of 19 inches, is the newborn daughter of Ms. Amy Cosgrove, a counselor in the North High guidance department. Reese will join a family that also includes dad David and three-year-old sister Nora....

A Local Star

A Local Star

Xuying Moua, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019


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Kevin Avila, a student at North High, is competing and on the show World of Dance! He's had to keep quiet for a while but now that the advertisements for the show are airing he can now tell us his experience. Q: Describe the experience of competing on World of Dance. Response: " It was like as...

Clean up at North with AFJROTC and Optimist club

Clean up at North with AFJROTC and Optimist club

Xuying Moua, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


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On Wednesday, March 27, 2019 AFJROTC and the optimist club decided to take advantage of the amazing weather and clean up a bit around North High School. "Nice job and a big thank you to all that participated" -David Wilkinson. "Seriously, such great kids!" -Ms. Taube. It is deeply appreciated by all...

North Cadets Celebrate at Military Ball

North Cadets Celebrate at Military Ball

March 25, 2019


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The North High JROTC cadets attended the 2019 Military Ball on March 22. This year, the ball was at Woodbury High School. According to Master Sergeant Wilkinson, North had "the largest, best looking, and most well-behaved group in attendance." Well done, North cadets!

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