The student news site of Portage Northern High School

The Northern Light

The student news site of Portage Northern High School

The Northern Light

The student news site of Portage Northern High School

The Northern Light

The NL staff says goodbye to graduating seniors Astrid Code and Miles Slocum

The NL staff says goodbye to graduating seniors Astrid Code and Miles Slocum

Abby Hosler, Jaclyn Brubaker, and Ella Morofsky May 23, 2022

These NL staff members have devoted countless time to telling the stories of others. As one final thank you, the NL underclassmen surprised them with a two-page spread in the senior edition by telling...

Student dancer Vu Le wins talent show

Student dancer Vu Le wins talent show

Aaliya Motiwala, Staff Writer April 8, 2022

On Friday April 8th, Portage Northern’s Student Senate held their annual Student Talent Show (well, annual with the exception of the past two years due to obvious reasons). An abundance of acts were...

Barker at the end of one of her shifts at Crumbl Cookie! Photo by Alex Barker.

The Working Students of Northern: Featuring Alex Barker

Jaclyn Brubaker, Staff Writer March 30, 2022

Many students at Portage Northern High School work jobs, whether it’s to get money, for fun, or to appease their parents. One such student is junior Alex Barker, who is employed at Crumbl Cookie in Kalamazoo....

A Lake Center Elementary lunch supervisor is leading the charge for higher pay for cafeteria workers district wide.

Behind PPS support staff’s campaign for higher wages

Ella Morofsky, Staff Writer February 18, 2022

Earning between $9 and $11 per hour, Portage Public Schools support staff have long been under-compensated for their efforts. Their plight officially came to light on January 10, when WWMT broke the news...

PN counselor Amy DiMaggios daughter, Ruby, bats at the new Southwest Michigan Miracle League field.

Southwest Michigan Miracle League brings hope and baseball to participants

Abby Hosler, Staff Writer February 18, 2022

1 out of every 9 children under the age of 18 in the US today receive special education services. Out of 72.3 million families in the US about 2 in every 7 reported having at least one member with...

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