• December 5Lady Tritons Get Decisive Win Over Bayport

  • December 3Ben Lelinski Crowned Mr. NDA XXII

Academy Chatter: What was your favorite part of Mr. NDA 2017?

Staff Writers, Journalism I

December 4, 2017

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Emily Landwehr, sophomore: “The talent section because it shows people’s creative and humorous side and it’s fun to watch.” Evan Skaletski, sophomore: “Ben Lelinski’s act and his intro because it featured Sra. Stover.” ...

Red Kettle + Ringing Bell=Christmas Spirit

Danielle Lippert, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

November 19, 2017

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I always knew it was the beginning of the Christmas season when I could hear the bells ring from the outside of the stores. I’d walk in and see a welcoming smile ringing a bell and wearing a red apron. It was always a constant...

Chicago Service Trip Called ‘Eye-Opening’ & ‘Life-Changing’

Abby Wittler, Staff Writer, Journalism I

November 14, 2017

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Hunger, cold, helplessness, and fear are just some of the things homeless people must feel on a regular basis. This past weekend I was able to gain a completely new wealth of information on this subject. I also got a new persp...

Academy Chatter: What is your favorite Mr. NDA performance?

Staff Writers, Staff Writers, Journalism I

November 6, 2017

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Grace O'Malley, junior: “Andrew Zipp’s last year with John Leonard and the ball; that was hilarious.” Will Sullivan, junior: “Teddy Suda’s because it got the crowd hyped.” Cade Vanhout, junior: “Zipp’s 'B...

Academy Chatter: If you could take a celebrity to Fall Fest, who would it be and why?

Staff Writers, Journalism I

October 12, 2017

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Emily Burgess, junior: “Ed Westwick because he seems like a good date.” Maddie Woodward, senior: “Zac Efron because I’ve had a crush on him since High School Musical.” Charlie Lemkuil, senior: “Alyson Stoner, ...

Senior Player Comments on Powderpuff Games

Tori Gantz, Staff Writer, Journalism I

October 11, 2017

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NDA Student government head executive Frau Laaksonen expressed her concern about the competitive atmosphere of Monday night’s Fall Festival powderpuff games. “The whole thing is I just want people to have fun,” said La...

Academy Chatter: What Is Your Favorite Scary Movie?

Staff Writers, Journalism I Students

October 9, 2017

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Clara Blumreich, sophomore: “The Shining because it’s good and crazy.” Molly Rader, sophomore: “I don’t watch horror movies.” Bella Zingler-Hoslet, sophomore: “Split because it has an actually good plot lin...

Why IB? Why IB Diploma?

Clare Ravizza, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

October 1, 2017

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Since middle school I have known that I was going to go for the IB Diploma. My dad had told me about it, and I decided. I planned all my high school classes from freshman year to best accommodate my IB classes in my junior and ...

Academy Chatter: What Is Your Favorite Fall Activity and Why?

Journalism Students, Journalism I

September 28, 2017

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Jack Gagnon, freshman: “Hunting because I enjoy spending time outside with my friends and family.” Ammarae Peebles, freshman: “Taking a walk and seeing all of the colored leaves on the trees and smelling the crisp fall...