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A Review of The Tortured Poets Department

Lily O'Neill, Head of Writing
May 2, 2024

As many people may know, a new Taylor Swift album can mean many things. Staying up till midnight anticipating the release, hunting for easter eggs in the months up to the release, and guessing which song...

Ms. Holcroft NK Career

Lauren Voccio, Contributor
April 5, 2024

Many students at North Kingstown High School associate Ms. Holcroft with the yearbook and senior projects, but her efforts to bring NKHS up to its full potential are much greater than that. She first began...

Seniors: watch your backs!

Seniors: watch your backs!

Journalism Club
May 9, 2023

The senior class racks up kills, losses, and freezes as the annual Senior Assassin showdown begins this Monday, May 8. This longstanding tradition consists of participants stalking and spraying their randomly-assigned...

New Year, New Outlook on New Habits

Keilee Takata
February 27, 2023

Don’t kid yourself -- a new year does not necessarily mean new you. Many people overshoot and set unachievable goals for themselves, only to wind up disappointed when they can’t run ten miles a day...

Above, Virginia Martin explores Brown Universitys campus this July, during her class with Summer at Brown. Photo taken by fellow NK senior Keilee Takata.

A new definition of summer school

Olivia Wood, Co-Editor in Chief
February 27, 2023

This July, I ventured southbound to New York City with two weeks' worth of clothing in my suitcase and an even heavier load of uncertainty. I was joining hundreds of other teenagers from around the world...

NKHS looks forward to 2023

Jack Vieira, Staff Writer
February 24, 2023

As we enter the new year, I wanted to see what other students thought about 2022, and what they see for 2023. I interviewed various students and staff asking if they thought 2023 would be a good or bad...

Your senior year of high school is more stressful than any previous year. This infographic says a lot about why...
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Stress among seniors

Charles Wright, Staff Writer
February 24, 2023

Senior year of high school is often thought of as the most memorable year and exciting time in a student’s educational career, but for many, it is also the most stressful. The pressure seniors go through...

Rhode Island Youth Theatre Presents Addams Family and… Opportunities.

Hana Toler, Staff Writer
February 6, 2023

In a performance that requires over 30 wigs and for every ensemble member to be in complete make-up, The Addams Family is set to be one of Rhode Island Youth Theatre’s most ambitious productions.   Last...

The Skippin’ Jakes

Peter Kaiser, Staff Writer
February 6, 2023

A dense haze of smoke fogs the lens of your mask. Frantically, in the pitch black, you post up against the almost invisible wall of the house, walking single-file with your fire team, keeping your hand...

Clayborne keeps her cool

Tori Richard, Staff Writer
February 6, 2023

Whether it's working at the Carriage Inn, working on competition cheer, practicing with the wrestling team, helping with Peer2Peer, or simply studying for tests, 15-year-old sophmore Takara Clayborne is...

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