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Dallas Morning News Lays Off 43 Staff Members

Dallas Morning News Lays Off 43 Staff Members

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Reporter

January 29, 2019

The Dallas Morning News, a daily newspaper in the Dallas-Fort Worth area that was established in 1885 and has an average of 271,900 daily subscribers, laid off 43 staff members on Jan 7. Of the 43 that were affected by the layoff, 24 were from the newsroom, the place in a newspaper or broadcasting ...

New Rules at North

Paola Hernandez, Reporter

October 31, 2017

The 2017-2018 school year had a rough start for some students at North.   On the first day of school, students went to their first period either ready for the first day or ready to get the day over with. What a lot people weren’t prepared for, however, was the powerpoint that contained e...

New Teachers of North

Paola Hernandez, Reporter

October 31, 2017

Every year when schedules are passed out students may recognize some of the teacher’s names from the year before.   This year, however, some students found themselves wondering who the unfamiliar names belonged to, and with good reason. Many teachers from the 2016-2017 school year retir...

Kevin Hunter

Kevin Hunter

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“My goal is to have more students become successful in college. We went to a board at Baylor Hospital last Friday. I got a list of 30 kids that are medical doctors now that rotated in that hospital during Clinical Rotations [class]. That is the kind of success [I] want to see from this building,”...

Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“I want to get more involved. I used to coach soccer here for 7 years. I have been here for 15 years. I feel like I would like to not really take on sponsorship of a club necessarily but be more involved with a group or organization,” Business, Sarah Davis

Maria Dach

Maria Dach

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“I want to get grades back faster. I was a pretty fast grader in the past, but ever since I came to AP Language I have slowed down,” English Language Arts, Maria Dach

Melanie Bluhm

Melanie Bluhm

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“I want to [have] a better understanding of [my students]. My way I am going is being more assertive and asking them how they are doing,” Social Studies, Melanie Bluhm

Chris McMillian

Chris McMillian

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“[My New Year's resolution is]  to attend more [student] events, like ball games and concerts,” Social Studies, Chris McMillian

Kathy King

Kathy King

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“I want to get Impact started up again. Teachers pray together to create an impact on others. I haven’t done all year long and it makes me sad. I have been doing it 13 or 14 years and last semester I wasn’t able to do it," Fine Arts, Kathy King

Allison Stephens

Allison Stephens

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“I would like to go to more of my students events, like concerts or sports events that they are in. I get to go to a handful, but I want to go to more,” English Language Arts, Allison Stephens

Keeping it in the Family

Keeping it in the Family

Miranda Molina, Reporter

January 4, 2017

In the morning, in an office the size of a closet, English as a Second Language (ESL) and Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) teacher Cynthia White gets ready for the day. She signs into her computer and her daughter, senior Annie White, passes the time, talking about her day before the...

Raiders Weigh in on Police Brutality

Raiders Weigh in on Police Brutality

Jeanie Torvi, Reporter

November 3, 2016

Police brutality has been more prevalent in the news and on social media. Predominately, it is a white cop shooting an unarmed black male; then thousands of people scream racism and discrimination. This is something labeling the decade in American history. With the recent outrage and passionate riots...