The Northern Light

About Us

The Northern Light is the student-led newspaper of Portage Northern High School in Portage, Michigan. Our Editor in Chief is Lily Antor, our Chief Design Editor is Ben Lewis, and our adviser is Amanda Thorpe. We are published in print by Argus Press and online by SNO.


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ASPA Newspaper Contest – Second Place (2017)

MIPA – All-MIPA Staff Member (2017)

MIPA – 32 individual state awards including three first places (2017)


Professional Memberships:

Michigan Interscholastic Press Association

National Scholastic Press Association

Columbia Scholastic Press Association

The student news site of Portage Northern High School
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