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The Northern Light

Early School Year?

Eric Staats, Copy Editor

June 6, 2014

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For the past nine years, school has always started after Labor Day, due to a law passed in 2005. As a result of the excessive amount of snow days the district had this year, we may now start before Labor Day. The primary concern...

End of the year preview

End of the year preview

Ally Rabe, Sports Editor

April 24, 2014

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Staats’ Statements

Staats’ Statements

April 24, 2014

Coming Together to Help Tuleeni: A look at Interact club’s annual fundraiser.

Laura Kirkendall, Staff Writer

April 1, 2014

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“I was consistently and truly struck by [the orphans’] desire and gratitude for the chance to learn,” says Josh Kieser, former student at Portage Northern. After graduating from Northern, Kieser participated in a summer...

Sharing the World Around Us: Portage Northern’s Multi-Cultural Fair

Liz Barnes, Staff Writer

April 1, 2014

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“We hoped the Multi-Cultural Fair would help people be more open minded about other ethnicities,” said Yvette Mushimiyimana (12). Last year was the first year three girls came up with multiple goals during Peace Jam, and one...

Brain Awareness Week

Dianne Ro, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2014

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“Brain Awareness Week is a nationwide effort to support the benefits of brain research,” says Anna Brettman (12), IB Psychology student and planner in WesternMichiganUniversity’s Brain Awareness Fair. Brettman, along with...

Staats’ Statements

Staats’ Statements

February 13, 2014

Sharing Is Caring

Sharing Is Caring

Jonathan Crowell, Opinion Editor

October 3, 2013

Filed under All, Local, News

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