Articles by Sarah Lu

  • Teaching special needs is her specialty

      Music can be heard coming out of E-5, as students in the classroom dance around to songs like “Cha Cha Slide.” Jillian Ackerman, a...

  • Chilled to the bone

    Blood-curling screams rang through the air as they walked through the dark and foreboding attraction. The group huddled in a tight circle in hopes of...

  • Embrace your Halloween spirit

    People set out jack-o-lanterns to fend off ghosts. Starbucks is selling their famous Pumpkin Spice Latte. It’s that time of year again– Halloween! With Halloween...

  • Is getting ahead in school worth it?

    Addressing the issue   SAT. ACT.  AP. IB. While these abbreviations sound foreign to those outside school, what they mean for the future of the...

  • Fantasy Football life: Students and teachers invest their time into popular game

    The television screen blares noisily as the viewers sit forward in their seats breathlessly, watching. They are all apart of a fantasy football league, and...

  • Balancing acting, school work, and everything in between

    Singer. Student. Piano player. Actor. Writer. Sam Herbert, junior, is all of these things and more. Herbert started his many extracurriculars when he was very...

  • Fetching the frisbee and fifth place

    Breathe in, breathe out. The players on both teams know what is on the line here. Time is counting down, five… four… three… two… and…...

  • Hate Crimes

    A shock in the night   A vacant football field rests silently on campus as the students indulge in their seasonal, summer celebrations. Suddenly, a...

  • Teachers say goodbye to NPHS

    As the graduation ceremony comes to a close, students glance at one another with bittersweet tears streaming down their faces, knowing that their life is...

  • Cheating: the hidden truth

    What defines cheating? Interviewer: What do you define as cheating? Student: I don’t know what cheating is, honestly. Interviewer: Would you say that you cheat? Student:...