North High School

Wed
25
Mar

North musical standout in MPR competition

Anna Stolte
Anna Stolte

Anna Stolte of North St. Paul is a Featured Round Artist in Classical Minnesota Public Radio’s Minnesota Varsity competition.

Wed
11
Mar

Nominations open for EXCEL awards

The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District's Community Education advisory council is again seeking nominations of individuals and groups for its annual EXCEL awards.

Wed
11
Mar

Two 622 teachers named semifinalists for state award

Julie Swanson
Julie Swanson

Julie Swanson, Stephen Dombrosk make the grade

Having one teacher chosen as a semifinalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year is enough to elicit praise for just about any medium-sized school district; having two is a huge honor.

Wed
04
Mar

District 622 budget cuts include 90 layoffs

Local schools grappling with $8 million deficit

District 622 school board members had to use their red pens last month as they slashed just over $8 million from the general fund budget for the 2015-2016 school year.

Wed
25
Feb

North High School’s Autumn Moder

Senior Autumn Moder, Homecoming Queen and a three-sport athlete, has competed in soccer, basketball and track at North High. A photo collage wall at her home displays the many highlights of her high school career. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Senior Autumn Moder, Homecoming Queen and a three-sport athlete, has competed in soccer, basketball and track at North High. A photo collage wall at her home displays the many highlights of her high school career. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Tri-sport athlete, homecoming queen, student rep, ASL advocate

Packed into North High School’s gymnasium for a homecoming pep fest, a bunch of students pay special tribute to their homecoming queen by erupting into silent applause. Enthusiastically waving their extended hands above their shoulders -- signing their applause -- they celebrate Autumn Moder’s achievement as the school’s first deaf royalty member.

Fri
21
Nov

On their way

Rigorous academics, athleticism, and making collegiate decisions were celebrated with eight North High students on the NCAA College Signing Day Nov. 12. Pictured from left are Maddie Johnson- Iowa State gymnastics, Natalie Huntley- Minnesota State Moorhead swimming,  Nevena Vukomanovich- Minnesota State Mankato volleyball, Holly Elwanger- Wayne State volleyball, Abby Hauskin- Minnesota State Mankato soccer, Maddie Frick- DePaul University soccer, Tyler King- Olivet Nazarene University soccer, and Ashley Wie
Linda Baumeister/Review

Rigorous academics, athleticism, and making collegiate decisions were celebrated with eight North High students on the NCAA College Signing Day Nov. 12.

Thu
25
Sep

Lights at Polar Field: Spectators not only can see the light, but the action on the field


A new, brighter lighting system is illuminating North Stadium this autumn. The old lights, which were installed in 1965, had become so unreliable that fans and players were sometimes plunged into darkness during games. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

North High activities director Jed Helwig recently admitted he wasn't sure what really happened to fix the failing overhead lights at Polar Field, but he said it certainly was a huge success.

Wed
11
Jun

North team wins Robotics National Championship


North High was crowned first place and the Grand Champion in the National Robotics League Championship held in Cleveland Ohio. On a mission to destroy other robots, the up to 15 lb. robots are often seen flying in the air after hits. Pictured are parent advisor Craig Brannon, and some of the team members Kevin Brannon, Brad Mahr, and Avery Peterson. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

What began as somewhat of a whim for North junior Kevin Brannon has turned into what is near an obsession. 

“I saw something on the Internet when I was just a kid,” he said. “And I thought, ‘Boy is that cool.’”

Wed
02
Apr

North High presents 'The Proposal'

North High Drama rehearses the Neil Simon touching comedy about relationships and precious family gatherings.

Wed
20
Nov

North stadium light malfunctions under review

Problems with the lighting system at North Stadium came to a head this autumn.
On one occasion—the Sept. 5 girls soccer game between Mahtomedi and North High—the overhead lights failed to function adequately, and the contest was discontinued after just one half of play.

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