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Nicole Vermillion spends HS as a scholar of many different languages

Nicole Vermillion spends HS as a scholar of many different languages

Kaylynn Dodge, Journalism 1 Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under All, All, Feature, Human Interest Feature

Nicole Vermillion is a senior of many talents like music and writing, but she also had a passion for languages since she was young. “In the future, I hope to be bilingual so that I can fluently speak both English and Spanish and another language that I will pick up in the future.” says Vermillion...

This music will make you believe in fairy godparents

This music will make you believe in fairy godparents

MJ Watts, Journalism 1 Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under All, All, Feature, Human Interest Feature

  As students pass through the hallways, they will always hear to teachers on the third floor blaring music, one always overpowering the other’s. The more quiet, yet intense, music being played comes from room 3.124 - this classroom belonging to Mr. Scott Crocker. You’ll hear things ranging fr...

Love in life: what the movies don’t show

Love in life: what the movies don’t show

Melissa Morris-Adkins, Journalism 1 Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under All, All, Feature, Informative Feature

Crushes and break ups are not the same in the real world as they are in movies: in most movies someones crush usually likes them back, but in the real world, that’s not always the case. There's a high chance our crush might not like us  back. Similarly, breakups often feel much worse in high school ...

Junior Ben Eiler steals the spotlight

Junior Ben Eiler steals the spotlight

Rawan Alsaedi, Journalism 1 Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under All, All, Editor's Choice, Feature, Human Interest Feature

Some might say that acting is a natural talent, but junior Benjamin Eiler knows otherwise. He has worked hard to get to where he is today, and he knows that it is not luck that got him here. Eiler, like many other people, was not comfortable with the idea of performing on stage. “ I was afraid of s...

Debunk the Truth of D.I.D.

Debunk the Truth of D.I.D.

Hailee Clark, Journalism 1 Writer

December 1, 2018


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A man's DNA found at the scene of the crime but it wasn't him who committed the tragic incident. Many criminals will deny their crimes to avoid punishment, but what if they actually had no recollection of committing the crime? This is exactly what has happened to people like Billy Milligan, Billy Joe ...

The passing of Marvel comic legend, Stan Lee

The passing of Marvel comic legend, Stan Lee

Gavin Stevens, Journalism 1 Staff

November 29, 2018


Filed under All, All, Entertainment

“I want to do more movies, I want to do more television, more DVDs, I want to do more lecturing, I want to do more of everything I am doing. The only problem is time. I just wish there were more time.” These are the words of Marvel’s comic book icon Stan Lee, who passed away on Monday, November...

The sauciest of them all

The sauciest of them all

November 20, 2018


Filed under All, All, Opinion, Pro Con, Uncategorized

Bohemian Rhapsody: long live the Queen

Bohemian Rhapsody: long live the Queen

Brianna Neuhouser, Wesbite Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under All, Entertainment, Reviews

To say that I was excited for Bohemian Rhapsody, the Queen biopic that was released on Friday, November 2nd would be the biggest understatement of the year. My father raised me on Queen and Freddie Mercury. One of my most vivid memories is sitting at a baseball game when they played “We Will Rock Yo...

Interact Club hosts their annual Lunches for Lives event

Interact Club hosts their annual Lunches for Lives event

Rawan Alsaedi, Journalism 1 Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under All, All, Local, News

The Lunches for Lives Committee, hosted by Interact Club, has been planning the annual Lunches for Lives event all week. Held Friday October 26th, during first and second lunches, the vent raises money for Portage families in need.  Members of Interact Club, with the help of some Rotarians, prepare...

Huskies host first marching band invitational in new stadium

Huskies host first marching band invitational in new stadium

Malin Rackles, Journalism 1 Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under All, All, Local, News

On October 6th, 2018 at 5:00 pm, the Huskie Stadium of the Portage Northern High School was filled with many students, instruments and volunteers as well as spectators. They were all there to watch, compete or help at the Huskie Marching Invitational. Seven marching bands from Michigan came to our schoo...

Fall musical cast gets ready to debut Les Miserables

Fall musical cast gets ready to debut Les Miserables

Melissah Morris-Adkins, Journalism 1 Writer

October 28, 2018


Filed under All, All, Editor's Choice, Local, News

The cast and crew at Portage Northern High School have been working hard to get ready for the fall musical, Les Misbérables, rehearsing up to 15 hours a week to get ready for the first show, which is on November 9th. The play is a well-known Broadway classic, Les Miserables, about Jean Valjean, ...

Three new proposals are on the ballot for Michigan

Three new proposals are on the ballot for Michigan

Abigail VanderBerg, Journalism 1 Writer

October 28, 2018


Filed under All, All, News

Three new proposals will be on the midterm election ballot that are going to impact everyone in the Portage area, even teens. Voters will make decisions on these issues in the statewide midterm election on November 6. Proposal 1 tackles the issue of complete legalization of marijuana. According t...

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