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Another new face arrives at North Kingstown

Ryan Henderson , Staff Writer
November 18, 2022

North Kingstown High School is a massive community, and it can be an overwhelming process to get to know every new face in the hallway. One of the school’s new faces is Kevin Dalton, a recently hired...

Social workers join staff

Jade Infantolino, Staff Writer
November 18, 2022

“I could never be a teacher,” said Laura Starr. Social worker Laura Starr works with NKHS providing support for teens and their mental health. Before her job here at the school, Starr went to undergrad...

Mathews shares love of language with English learners

Keilee Takata, Staff writer, editor
November 16, 2022
“Especially in the occupation I work in -- English as a second language -- kids sometimes don’t know if they can ask for help and they really appreciate us being there to help them,” she said. 

Skirty rises ‘to the top’

Jack Vieira and Camdin Smith
November 14, 2022

Sophomore Caeden Geaber sits in his room and types away at a google doc. He looks at what he’s written and shakes his head. It's been hours, but he still isn't satisfied with his song. He deletes what...

From DMS to NK

From DMS to NK

Tori Richard and Mel Velasquez
November 9, 2022

As Mrs. Alyssa Walsh walks out of her once eighth-grade classroom, she takes a breath as she looks back, time for a new beginning and a new start. Back at the high school after a long stint at...

A look into the life of NK’s Assistant Athletic Director

Luke Patterson, Staff Writer
November 9, 2022

Shawn Petrucci is the Assistant Athletic Director here at North Kingstown. He describes himself as an outgoing, driven, and energetic individual. Right from shaking his hand, his upbeat personality was...

A passion for teaching: Crosby shares parallels with Portsmouth

Hana Toler and Kay Raymond
November 4, 2022

When asked if she would pursue a career other than teaching, new math teacher Ms. Katie Crosby said, ”Other jobs wouldn’t give me that opportunity to constantly change.”  Living in Southern Rhode...

Social Studies teacher Salit shares his-story

Olivia Wood , Editor, Writer
November 4, 2022

The history department welcomed its newest faculty member, Mr. Story Salit, this fall. Salit is very grateful for his new colleagues, whom he already sees as incredibly helpful to his rising career as...

Giacobbe ‘makes a Kobe’ by joining special ed department

Nicholas Floody, Staff Writer
October 25, 2022

On the first floor in room 106 you will find a teacher named Ms. Andrea Giacobbe. This is Giacobbe’s first year at North Kingstown High School as a teacher, working with students with special needs....

Beyond the Beard: Verrias reflection on the enigmatic Robert Healey, Jr.

‘Beyond the Beard’: Verria’s reflection on the enigmatic Robert Healey, Jr.

Peter Kaiser, Staff Writer
October 17, 2022

  Mr. Lawrence Verria was shocked.  How could the life of a man such as Robert “Bob” Healey, Jr. only have been given a mere 24-hour news coverage?  The renowned lawyer, public servant,...

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