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

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?

Huskies celebrate after scoring run.

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

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...

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


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

Homecoming 2015

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...

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

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

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,...

The staff and students do the whip.

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

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...

After a big comeback, the Huskies celebrate a victory.

Coming Together: JV volleyball players off to a good start

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...

The Huskies celebrate their runner up success.

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

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...

Actresses of Bellydance Kalamazoo preparing to preform.

Portage Northern’s Annual Multi-Cultural Fair

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...

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

Portage Northern Staff Personalities

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...

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...

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