Midterm Mayhem

Kaelib Courtwright, Sports Editor

January 16, 2020

With the first semester of the 2019-2020 school year coming to a conclusion, one final task remains for the students of North Kingstown High School: the mid-term exams. While all students have to take these mid-term exams, there are many differences in terms of how younger and older students approach the...

How to Cope with Your Anxiety

Madeline Kment, Social Media Editor

December 9, 2019

Students in school must focus on balancing their education, friends, and any outside activities almost everyday. While you try to balance all of this, the feeling of anxiety may grow more and more.  If you have anxiety, you may experience different symptoms and deal with it differently from those who a...

Does the S Stand for School or for Stress?

Franceska Lucaj, Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 9, 2019

Grades, 6 a.m. mornings, tests, extracurricular activities, and preparing for college all play a huge factor in the tremendous increase of stress in high school students.  According to a study published by the American Psychological Association, teens reported their stress level was 5.8 on a 10-point s...

How to Improve Your Mental Health

Julia Tobin, Opinion Editor

December 8, 2019

Having good mental health is crucial to a better quality of life and overall well being. We’ve all been there, feeling misplaced or hurting. Or stressed out and overwhelmed by our academics and expectations, set by ourselves or formed by our parents. Or maybe feeling as if everything we face, we ha...

A Coping Community

Chris Dunlaevy, Editor in Chief

January 31, 2019

The North Kingstown community as a whole was saddened after Miles Dodd, a graduate of the Class of 2018 of NKHS, took his own life on October 17th. The football team honored his memory at several games this season by making his jersey an honorary number and sending team captains out to hold it at the coin ...

Wi-fi: Is it essential?

Abby Ryno, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

  According to a Pew study, the average American teenage girl sends an average of one-hundred messages a day.   [/sidebar]Technology, specifically cell phones, have become a drastically major part of high school students lives. Between social media, texting friends, and playing video games, cell phone access ...

Review of NKHS Production of “The Princess Bride”

Review of NKHS Production of

Michael Vento, Editor

January 16, 2019

Alyssa Gibbs, a senior who was one of two people playing the female lead, Princess Buttercup, also shared her opinion. "My hope for the future of the department is for it to eventually get more funding. Shaffer has been talking about not doing [a play] next year, and even though I won't be here, I hope he continues doing the plays." 

True Colors Revealed: What’s Changing With Class Spirit

Julia Tobin, Editor

January 16, 2019

The goal for the administration this year has been to unify the student body and to focus on the rivalry between schools, not classes. Mrs. Garcia said, “We are looking to have more camaraderie, we would love it if the catalyst for all of our angst was the opposing team that we are playing at the football game versus the freshmen.”

Mindful Minutes: Just Breathe

November 7, 2018

Late nights, drama, schoolwork, caffeine, and extracurriculars are just a few elements that comprise the chaos of a high-school student’s life. Countless obligations and stressors extend beyond the years of high school, and shift overtime. It feels as if the walls are closing in, leaving no space to...

New Service Dog Comes to NKHS

New Service Dog Comes to NKHS

Chris Dunlaevy, Co Editor- In- Chief

October 5, 2018

Sophomore Aidan Sullivan is a pretty typical teenager. He likes to play guitar, listens to punk rock, and enjoys spending time with his friends and family, his best friend Jack in particular. Jack’s pretty average, too. One thing stands out, though. He’s a service dog. Jack is the new servic...

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