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Breaking Down the Walls leaves little lasting effects

Jake Thiessen, Beginning Journalism

January 21

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, CHS Stories, MHS Stories, News, RPHS Stories, Top Stories

Three months after Breaking Down the Walls (BDTW) was hosted in NCSD high schools, students felt the intended effects were only temporary. The one-to-three day program allowed students to participate in activities and games...

Inclement weather

November 14

Filed under CHS Stories, MHS Stories, News, RPHS Stories, SSC Stories, Top Stories

Ever wonder whether the weather has closed school or resulted in power outages? Use your smart phone, tablet or computer to check The Compass for the resources needed to answer these questions in the "Links" box on the low...

Schools closed Nov. 13

Mick Hangland-Skill, Editor-in-Chief

November 13

Filed under CHS Stories, MHS Stories, News, RPHS Stories, SSC Stories, Top Stories

NCSD announced this morning all schools will be closed today, Nov. 13. For more information, click here.

Students, staff return to classrooms following smoke

Mick Hangland-Skill, Editor-in-Chief

November 12

Filed under MHS Stories, News

MHS students and staff have returned to their classrooms after smoke filled the first floor early this morning. According to an email sent from administration, a fan belt malfunctioned in the heating system and caused the...

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February 6

Study states sports positively affect student performance

Cole Boyd, Beginning Journalism Student

January 16

Filed under CHS Stories, MHS Stories, RPHS Stories, Sports

Common stereotypes are athletes don’t excel academically. But a recent study supports what athletes and coaches have always believed to be true;  sports help students academically. “When you are a student athlete you hav...

NCSD students, staff prepare for Finals

Carmen Lukowski, Beginning Journalism Student

June 6

Filed under Archives

Finals for NCSD high school students will be starting this Friday, June 7 and students are preparing with study guides and reviewing past lessons. It is crucial for students to make sure they are prepared for their final exams,...

How to manage AP summer homework

Jessica Lely, Staff Writer

May 31

Filed under Features

Summer is quickly approaching which means for incoming AP students, AP teachers are already assigning homework to be completed over the summer. If you are taking an AP class next year, here are some helpful tips on how start a...

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