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Looking back

Franceska Lucaj, Editor in Chief
March 21, 2022

As a senior this year, I have taken a plethora of classes here at NKHS to dip my toes in the water of all the career paths that have crossed my mind throughout these past four years. Looking back,...


Colette Fortenberry
February 18, 2022

I downloaded the Instagram App in 2015. I was 11 years old and in sixth grade. All my friends already had accounts and I was not allowed to have one, and I felt like I was missing out. Finally,...

Vaccine or veto?

Rachel Marzilli
February 11, 2022

As Covid-19 vaccine encouragement rises, a well-known, misinformation-powered argument appears in many different places from many different sources: Should vaccines be mandated for school? The...

It all starts with your friends

Joseph Sinotte
February 9, 2022

Much of the younger generation walk around with people they call their friends.  The term “friend” is thrown around a lot and loosely used in today’s society and as a result people end up in situations...

Why should they freeze to death?

Allana Trombley
February 9, 2022

For two weeks, Senator Cynthia Mendes, along with many Rhode Islanders, is protesting for the homeless at the Rhode Island State House. They have been sleeping in tents outside to bring awareness...

Journal your way to better mental health

Rachel Turcotte, Writer
February 7, 2022
"Mental health is a common struggle among teenagers, and keeping a journal can help!"

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Rachel Marzilli, Writer
February 2, 2022

NKHS’s athletics program provides numerous opportunities to be part of traditional sports, such as swimming and football. However, what our athletics program needs is the more unconventional sport of...

Ableism in the classroom

Rileigh Gouveia, Writer, Editor
January 31, 2022
"Neurodivergent students are forced to act like their neurotypical peers, and that only ever leads to lack of motivation in the classroom, or inescapable feelings of inadequacy that only add to the stress of school."

Kindness can be contagious

Jessica Albright, Writer, Editor
January 14, 2022
"Rather than ignoring or degrading the struggles of others, we should be focusing on creating a safe and positive environment for all human beings in America, not just the straight white ones."

Let Us Choose

Brandon Richard, Writer
December 8, 2021

Coming off of a rough 2020-2021 school year, NKSD proposed a plan that strives for a return to “pre-pandemic” conditions. This is an excitement for many, but the plan, especially the section regarding...

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