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The North Star Online

The official news site of J.W. North High School

The North Star Online

The official news site of J.W. North High School

The North Star Online


Doing it the Lepe Way

Doing it the Lepe Way

Stefanny Hernandez May 19, 2022

There is a junior at John W. North High School, who is a killer in the classroom and absolute boss on the mats. Her name is Leilani Lepe. She is a busy bee who works hard at what she does, being in Renaissance,...

Breathing Again (Mask Mandate)

Kaylene Starks May 19, 2022

  It's official, the mask mandate has finally been lifted and with the weight on our shoulders of needing to have a mask on us 24/7. After 2 years in the making, we are finally able to breathe...

Booktok Hits Social Media

Stefanny Hernandez April 14, 2022

TikTok is a popular app where individuals can interact with each other and share their lives and experiences. Since it is such a popular app with unique individual personalities, many different genres...

Thank You, Custodians!

Kaylie Lopez April 6, 2022

Thanks to our custodians our school is clean. North is constantly uncared for at times by students as they don’t throw their trash away. After lunch, there is trash left behind on every possible surface...

Tribute to Chief

Joseph Guzman April 4, 2022

Richard “Chief” Cruz was born on March 9, 1967, in Fullerton, California. Chief, as he was called by those that knew and loved him, graduated from Sunny Hills High School in 1986. He attended Fullerton...

COVID-19 at North

Claire Hong February 17, 2022

In recent months, it has been hard not to notice the emptiness of John W. North from absences due to COVID-19 or exposure to it. The amount of absences has skyrocketed this year, coming back after a year...

ASL Club: Speaking a 3D Language

ASL Club: Speaking a 3D Language

Stefanny Hernandez February 17, 2022

ASL, or American Sign Language, is the language in which deaf and HOH (Hard of Hearing) people in the United States and Canada use to communicate. ASL is a completely visual language that you have to see...

KFC Goes Vegan

Daniel Cardenas February 17, 2022

KFC launched their Beyond Fried Chicken option in 2019 in South America. The Beyond Fried Chicken is made with soybeans and wheat proteins and is fried with the same oil as their chicken. With Beyond...

Norths Spring Musical

North’s Spring Musical

Holly Cline February 9, 2022

Every year North produces a Spring Musical to showcase the amazing talent that inhabits our campus. This year it will be High School Musical! We’re bringing Disney from the big screen to our theatre...

HERd on Reproductive Rights

Rachel Pendergast, Editor December 15, 2021

I sat down with Olivia Hara, 12th-grade co-president of the HERd club to have an honest and open discussion about reproductive rights. Here is what she had to say about the current political climate and...

Curd is the Word

Curd is the Word

Ethan Chun, Holly Cline, and Claire Hong December 15, 2021

Cheese is a dairy product created by milk. Cheese starts off as processed milk and begins to ferment with added cultures to the milk. Adding rennet to the fermenting milk curdles the milk and forms curds....

What’s the first thing you would do as President?

Kaylene Starks December 15, 2021

  Alyssa Santana -   Freshman   “If I become president I would support gay people they deserve everything”                                          ...

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