The Northern Light

About Us

The Northern Light is the student-led newspaper of Portage Northern High School in Portage, Michigan. Our Editors in Chief are Kylie Clifton and Liam Fagan, our Chief Design Editor is Katie Knight, and our adviser is Amanda Thorpe. We are published in print by AIM media and online by SNO.


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ASPA Newspaper Contest – First Place Public School Division 1000-1701 Students (2020)

MIPA – Spartan Award (Newspaper, 2020)

MIPA – 32 individual state awards including three first places (2020)


Professional Memberships:

Michigan Interscholastic Press Association

National Scholastic Press Association

Columbia Scholastic Press Association

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