Let’s get this blood

Chloe Swanson, Reporter

December 5, 2019

Donating blood is something that everybody should do, and something that people are needed for everyday. With the upcoming blood drive this November, you have the chance to donate the blood that someone needs every two seconds. The record for the most donated blood at one drive was 331 pints, Assistant Principal D...

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.”

Parking Lot Problems

Parking Lot Problems

Alyssa Gibbs, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

With a new school year comes new privileges, and with those privileges come restrictions that students need to learn and respect. One of these new privileges, for juniors, is parking on campus and, for seniors, is parking in the upper lot. Some of the restrictions of this privilege concern who can park,...

School Security

Chris Dunlaevy, News Editor

April 12, 2018

The world has changed since the events at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School, this past February 14th. That much is unquestionable. But even as the world has changed, with survivors calling out the NRA, planning rallies, trying to create change, NKHS has changed as well. We have received a new school res...

The Age of Vaping

Chris Dunlaevy, Editor in Chief

February 6, 2018

The Rhode Island General Assembly has signed a bill that will prohibit anyone from vaping on school property, coming into effect on January 1st. This will apply to North Kingstown High School, as well as all Rhode Island schools. According to Donna Sweet, Assistant Principal, she doesn't know what ...

Opioid Outrage

Opioid Outrage

Emma Zorner, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

You've heard of it everywhere. On the news, on the radio, at the dinner table, but the opioid epidemic is still an unanswered question on your mind. What is an opioid anyway? The true definition of an opioid is: a substance that alleviates pain by acting on the nervous system and releasing signa...

Recent NKHS graduate named Miss Rhode Island Earth United States

Recent NKHS graduate named Miss Rhode Island Earth United States

Rachel Berson, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

When her mom suggested that she participate in a pageant in order to build her resume, Isabella Bennett, a 2013 NKHS graduate, was initially a little skeptical. But her interest in environmental issues soon led her to the Miss Earth United States Pageant, a self-described “International Environmental ...

New schedule proposal: What’s different?

Josh Neronha, Staff Writer

April 8, 2017

Over the past few weeks, students have been meeting with their guidance counselors in order to plan their schedules for next year. However, earlier this year, the administration announced a new scheduling format that they hope to implement in the coming school year. The new schedule, presented to the North Kin...

Junior Ali Hornung wins LLS Student of the Year Award

Junior Ali Hornung wins LLS Student of the Year Award

Abigail Haines, Staff Writer

April 1, 2017

On March 4, junior Alison Hornung was awarded the title of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Student of the Year 2017 after six weeks of intense fundraising, during which she raised a total of $40,000.   Hornung’s interest in raising money for pediatric blood cancer research peaked when her sister’s f...

Changes in federal transgender policy raise concerns for NK students

Changes in federal transgender policy raise concerns for NK students

Rachel Berson, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

Just as President Donald Trump’s recent decision to remove former President Obama’s transgender bathroom policy has caused controversy throughout the rest of the nation, it has sparked ripples of shock and debate in the Ocean State. On February 22, 2017, President Donald Trump rescinded Obama-er...

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