The Northern Light

We Are Huskies

We Are Huskies

Cameron Myers, News Editor

February 17, 2019

We talk all the time about HUSKIE PRIDE, but what does it really look like in action?

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

Huskies celebrate after scoring run.

Bailey Neal, Photo Manager

June 15, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016


Homecoming 2015

King Wayne Matunas and Queen Ni Pham bring home the crowns.

Bailey Neal, Photographer

October 3, 2015

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

Tommy Henry leads the red, white, and blue superfans as they honor the fallen and heroes of September 11.

The NL Staff, Reporting for the school

September 12, 2015

"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

The staff and students do the whip.

The NL Staff, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015

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

After a big comeback, the Huskies celebrate a victory.

Ben Neal, NL Adviser

September 7, 2015

"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

The Huskies celebrate their runner up success.

Ben Neal, Adviser

June 14, 2015

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

Actresses of Bellydance Kalamazoo preparing to preform.

Connor Dunlop, Photographer

March 17, 2015

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

After 7 years, Mr. Neal will be stepping down as adviser or The Northern Light.

Bailey Neal, Photographer/Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

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, 2015

"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,"...

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