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Portage Northern Menchinger tournament

Portage Northern Menchinger tournament

Megna Joshi, Website editor

March 15, 2017

Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Starting Anew: The Uprooting of the PN Track Leaves a Melancholy Feeling Amongst Track Runners

Lexi Gavlas, Spotlight editor

March 14, 2017

Filed under All, All, Local, News, Showcase, Sports

On February 24th, 2017 the Portage Northern Track was uprooted following the construction plans of a new stadium in 2019.  Alexa Vanderhoff, Portage Northern Alum and Cross Country & Track Runner at Miami University of O...

Lacrosse Season Preview: The Boys Prepare for Another Great Season

Lily Antor, Entertainment editor

March 1, 2017

Filed under Local, News

Peering through the south-west facing windows of the school may allow students to catch sight of the bare, seemingly deserted lacrosse field. Despite the fact that construction on PN’s property may change the appearance of th...

PN Senate holds Blood Drive

Matilda Buehler, Staff writer

March 1, 2017

Filed under Local, News

Blood is Welcomed-PN Senate host their semi-annual Blood Drive Once again the Portage Northern Student Senate will contribute to the community welfare by hosting their second semi annual Michigan Blood Drive this year on Mar...

Illness closes 4 area schools on Friday, 2/24

Megan Rinock, Illustrator

March 1, 2017

Filed under Local, News

While Portage Northern was closed for winter break on Friday, February 24, 4 other local schools were closed due to illness. Kalamazoo Public Schools, Gull Lake Community Schools, Comstock, and Climax Scotts were all closed...

IB Biology students attend lecture by renowned geneticist

Komalpreet Kaur, Journalism 1 Staff

November 15, 2016

Filed under All, Local, News

Renowned geneticist and IU professor Sam Rhine has been educating people ranging from students to scholars on recent advancements in genetics for over 25 years. Portage Northern students got to take part in this experience when Jessica Clark an...

Marching band finished sixth at state

Carter Landis, Sports Editor

November 10, 2016

Filed under All, Local, News

NL Staff The Portage Northern marching band came back from Ford Field in Detroit with a positive feeling, finishing in sixth place in the state competition. The band set a school record at the event, scoring an 88.75, their highes...

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