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PN Baseball End Season at U of M in State Quarter Finals

PN Baseball End Season at U of M in State Quarter Finals

Bailey Neal, Photo Manager
June 15
Filed under All, Gallery, Media, Sports

Despite a great run in the state tournament, the Northern Baseball team lost in the quarter finals against the #1 ranked Saline baseball team. Pitchers Jesse Liebert, Ryan Reeder, and Cortland Hasenburg did a nice job keeping the Saline hitters off balance, yet the Huskies couldn't muster enough runs...

Our senior staff says goodbye to PN

Our senior staff says goodbye to PN

Ben Neal, Adviser
May 23
Filed under Gallery, Media, Showcase

Congratulations to The Northern Light's Senior Staff as they say good bye to Portage Northern... Adam Johnson | Brockit Inc. ¶ ...

2015/2016 Best Dances by PN students

2015/2016 Best Dances by PN students

Bailey Neal, Photo Manager
May 19
Filed under Gallery, Media, Showcase

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Homecoming 2015

Homecoming 2015

Bailey Neal, Photographer
October 3
Filed under Gallery, Media

Congratulations to all of the participants to this year's Portage Northern 2015 Homecoming. The events throughout the week were fun and revealed the spirit of the Huskies, and the game only put an explanation point on the week. Enjoy the photos...more to come.

Friday Night Lights: Portage Northern Band, Cheer, and Football Teams perform like champs

Friday Night Lights: Portage Northern Band, Cheer, and Football Teams perform like champs

The NL Staff, Reporting for the school
September 12
Filed under Gallery, Media, Sports

"Spending a Friday night at McCamley Field with hundreds of Huskies is certainly special," said English teacher Ben Neal. "Watching the talented cheerleaders, the great band, the fighting football team, and the crazy superfans makes me proud to be a Huskie - the environment is amazing." Despite the...

Whippin’ into a new year: 2015-2016 school year opens

Whippin’ into a new year: 2015-2016 school year opens

The NL Staff, Staff Writer
September 8
Filed under Gallery, Media

Ready or not, the 2015-2016 school year is here. The NL Staff welcomes you to a great year, and we hope you take total control of your year. May you make this year your best ever, and enjoy the pictures from day one...  

Coming Together: JV volleyball players off to a good start

Coming Together: JV volleyball players off to a good start

Ben Neal, NL Adviser
September 7
Filed under Gallery, Media, Showcase, Sports

"The ladies are starting to jel and really play together. They have a ton of potential and I love coaching them," said coach Kellie Pittman about her 2015 Portage Northern Volleyball Team. The team has already competed in three tournaments, and they are getting better with each match.  The team added...

Everything counted: PN Baseball Team finishes 2015 season as state runner up

Everything counted: PN Baseball Team finishes 2015 season as state runner up

Ben Neal, Adviser
June 14
Filed under Gallery, Media, News, Recommended Stories, Showcase, Sports

I have coached over 20 years witnessing many amazing and special moments in sports, but Northern's Baseball run to the state finals was easily one of the best. And the 9 inning state final game, which resulted in a 2-1 victory for Hartland over PN, was truly a special moment. Despite falling short and...

Portage Northern’s Annual Multi-Cultural Fair

Portage Northern’s Annual Multi-Cultural Fair

Connor Dunlop, Photographer
March 17
Filed under Gallery, Media, Showcase

Having a cultural experience is something every person needs to come in contact with. Portage Northern’s annual Multi-Cultural Fair was an amazing way to catch a glimpse at the many diverse cultures that surround our community. People from all over the world came to share their country’s traditions,...

Portage Northern Staff Personalities

Portage Northern Staff Personalities

Bailey Neal, Photographer/Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under Gallery, Media, Showcase

Portage Northern's very own staff members are unique and creative. Teachers, counselors, and other staff members all have their very own personality; whether it's fun, crazy, or simply unusual, they make Portage Northern a special place to attend.. These personalities affect the students and how they...

Black History Month Assembly Photo Collage

Black History Month Assembly Photo Collage

The NL, Staff Writer
February 25
Filed under Gallery, Media

"It was - by far - the best assembly of its kind!" remarked Scott Crocker, Portage Northern English teacher. "The students worked hard and put on an amazing show," said Bonnie Herbert English teacher and the show's adviser. "The show was enlightening, and this year, had a thought-provoking message,"...

What are you thankful for?

November 25
Filed under Media, Video, Videos

The NL asks what you're thankful for...

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