The Current Wave

The Current Wave

New Service Dog Comes to NKHS

New Service Dog Comes to NKHS

Chris Dunlaevy, Co Editor- In- Chief

October 5, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Be our Guest “Beauty and the Beast” Musical Review

Be our Guest “Beauty and the Beast” Musical Review

Julia Tobin, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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North Kingstown High School has become well-known for its yearly musicals. This year, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast welcomed everyone to be their guest in March 2018. This show has had the most interest in a while, with all four shows selling out, and even undesirable seats (such as those next to ...

Monty Python Rides to NKHS

Julia Tobin, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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The NKHS Drama Club is presenting Monty Python this year, a funny, classic favorite that brings audiences together through the widely-known story of King Arthur. This comedy is bound to have all people, old and young, laughing uncontrollably. For those who have not seen the movie, the story takes pla...

Getting to know Mrs. Harrington, an art teacher at NKHS

Getting to know Mrs. Harrington, an art teacher at NKHS

Katarina Bolibruch, Visuals Editor

April 8, 2017


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Mrs. Tara Harrington’s job demands that she spend around six hours for five days a week concentrating on teaching her various art and ceramics classes. Some may wonder what she does outside of school, and what led her to spend all this time educating students in the fine arts. She knew she wan...

Seniors share their successful business ventures

Seniors share their successful business ventures

Jillyan Mobley, Features Editor

April 1, 2017


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With college acceptances and more serious career considerations, seniors at North Kingstown High School are beginning to prepare for the “real world.” However, some students have already made steps to explore their passions and futures through entrepreneurship. In starting their own companies to provide ser...

Meet Whitney, NKHS’s therapy dog

Meet Whitney, NKHS’s therapy dog

Chloe Parkins, Opinion Editor

April 1, 2017


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When North Kingstown’s students returned to school this past September, many were surprised to learn that NKHS had acquired its first therapy dog, Whitney. Whitney, who belongs to Ms. Paula Calitri, the school psychologist, has been well-received by students and faculty. “Whitney is one of the be...

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