The North Star

Black History Month deserves more recognition

DeAjia Philmon, Tyvon Smith, Nadia Spurlock, and MaRaya White

February 28, 2018

Filed under Features, Humans Of North High, In-Depth

Southern trees bear a strange fruit, Blood on the leaves and blood at the root, Black body swinging in the southern breeze, Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees.             “Strange Fruit”  by Billie Holid...

Black teens fight against today’s racism

Kylie Hughes, Features Editor

February 28, 2018

Filed under Features, Humans Of North High

Tre' On Fairgood Jones It's the 21st century. To some, racism is a thing of the past. However, to others, including Tre' On Fairgood Jones, sophomore at North High, it was not left in the past-- it is an issue affecting the presen...

Omaha North’s Black female leaders of tomorrow

Joseline Albeno, Features Editor

February 28, 2018

Filed under Features, Humans Of North High

Rianna Gunter, 12 Rianna Gunter, senior, is one of the few female African American scholars at Omaha North, taking classes like, Honors Anatomy, AP Literature, AP Statistics, AP Government, Honors Career Academy Cap Stone,...

Daily Viking Time shortens classes for more productive worktime

Sydney Hamilton, In-Depth Editor

February 28, 2018

Filed under Humans Of North High, In-Depth

During the summer of 2015, the OPS School Board made the decision to add 20 minutes to all high schools and 25 minutes to all elementary and middle schools for the 2015-2016 school year. This decision came as a surprise to students...

The history behind History Club

Emily Mann, News Editor

February 26, 2018

Filed under Humans Of North High, News

History Club has joined the ever-growing list of extracurriculars at North High. The club was founded by Colleen Durante and is cosponsored by Robert Toth, history teachers at North. They meet twice a month on Mondays in room...

Elijah’s Tale: Living life with a service dog

Kylie Hughes, Features Editor

February 26, 2018

Filed under Features, Humans Of North High

For those suffering from Type 1 diabetes, there is no cure yet. There is only constant blood sugar testing, monitoring food intake, and insulin injections or use of an insulin pump. This is the life of Elijah Bates, a freshman...

1:1

Dominick Bartels, News Editor

February 26, 2018

Filed under Humans Of North High, News

Despite various delays, the 1:1 proposal, equipping each student with an individual laptop, has been approved and is intended to be implemented at Omaha North High School sometime between December 2017 and January 2018. The...

Students’ Plans for Winter Break

Tyvon Smith, In-Depth Editor

December 29, 2017

Filed under Graphics, Humans Of North High

How to Cope with Finals

MaRaya White, In-Depth Editor

December 29, 2017

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Omaha North High Winter Concert

Janaya Hanks, Entertainment Editor

December 29, 2017

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Demographics of Omaha

Kylie Hughes, Features Editor

December 29, 2017

Filed under Graphics, Humans Of North High, In-Depth

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