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The Student News Site of North Polk High School

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The Student News Site of North Polk High School

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February 23
Brodie Figgins and Eli Boatman February 23, 2024

Image from Reddit taken from the Youtube channel “Mika Auguste” depicting one of the many videos showing large quantities of books purchased.
“BookTube Made Me Buy It”
Zoe Marquez, Editor • February 20, 2024

While many people believe that with the digital age taking over among younger generations, a pastime spanning centuries remains more popular than some may think.  A big, if...

Perry Band Olympics
Zoe Marquez, Editor • February 7, 2024
Image from the Clear Space Theatre Website.
Oh the Places You’ll Go
Zoe Marquez, Editor • November 2, 2023
The marching band along with a color guard member performing during a home halftime show. Picture from the North Polk Flickr page.
Marching Comets
Zoe Marquez, Editor • October 6, 2023
Image of the movies promotion poster taken from IMDb.
“Mean Girls” Musical Misses Mark
Addy Happ, Editor • February 23, 2024
Results from the poll posted on the North Polk Communications Instagram.
Is There Pressure to Have a Date to Dances?
Zoe Marquez, Editor • February 14, 2024
An image taken from The Mirror depicts a screenshot from a viral video showing customers rushing and fighting over limited edition Stanleys in what people are calling a “Stanley Stampede.”
Symbols of Status and Overconsumption
Addy Happ, Editor • February 17, 2024

As social media becomes further integrated into teenagers’ lives, new trends are introduced on the daily and a pressure to follow suit occurs. No one wants to feel as though...

Picture of building destroyed by missile strike in Lviv, Ukraine. Image from the Human Rights Watch Organization.
War Continues
January 10, 2024
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Photo of the team taken from Flickr.
To the Well
Aubrey Happ, Intro to Journalism Student • February 28, 2024
The North Polk Football team by the North Polk Community School District Instagram page.
Off to the Dome
Zoe Marquez, Editor • November 15, 2023
Image from Range.
Burnout, What Is It?
Zoe Marquez, Editor • December 19, 2023

With finals, gloomy weather and the want for a change in classes, the end of the first semester of the 2023-2024 school year could be seen as a big desire for both students and...

Screenshot taken from the North Polk High School website. This page provides the Registration Guide for students, as well as registration information for DMACC classes.
New Year, New Opportunities
Zoe Marquez, Editor • February 13, 2023

As conversations about the selection of yearly classes are brought up in early February, new opportunities are brought into North Polk High School (NPHS) for not only incoming...

Infinite Campus page [used by North Polk District] showing the calculation of the weight in Summatives and Formatives.
The Impact of the Grading System
Zoe Marquez, Editor • January 17, 2023

Ever since the current grading system at North Polk has been placed, it has become a topic that can be seen as both a positive and a negative. This being not only by the student’s...


It is pointless to eat fries without a dipping sauce.


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Christmas tree in the commons where one can donate gifts for Blank Childrens Hospital.
‘Tis The Season
Zoe Marquez, Editor • December 11, 2023
Clipart made by the Rochester City School District.
Getting Involved
Zoe Marquez, Editor • September 28, 2023

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