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 “The Princess Bride”

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...

It’s Your Choice to Add Your Voice

It’s Your Choice to Add Your Voice

Michael Vento, Editor

October 3, 2018

Are you interested in current affairs? Do you feel the need to talk about issues that plague the school? The power to voice your opinion is provided through the Student Union. “What is Student Union?” you might be asking. Well, you’re not alone. Fellow Sophomore Sam Murphy claims she knows “nothing...

Senior Project Showcase

Sarah Popovic, Editor- In- Chief

April 12, 2018

On Sunday, December 17th, Maisy Carvalho hosted a hair donations drive sponsored by Pantene Beautiful Lengths. At this drive, she had a panel of volunteer hairdressers come in to cut eight inches off of people hair. Those eight inches were then sent to Pantene Beautiful Lengths to be made into wigs for...

Bitcoin: The Revolution

Andrew Sok, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

A graduate of North Kingstown High School in 2016 (who would like to remain anonymous) has stated that he made millions of dollars off the company Bitcoin. Bitcoin is a type of digital currency (cryptocurrency) that isn’t backed up by a central bank or a government. Bitcoin can be used to buy go...

Mr. Somerville: A North Kingstown High School Tradition

Sabrina Fiore, Features Editor

April 5, 2018

The joy of seeing Mr. Kevin Somerville in class, with his hearty guffaw and amusing stories, is a sight familiar to North Kingstown High School students. But how does Mr. Somerville view himself and his role in the North Kingstown community? “For thirty years, I was a self-employed medical illus...

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