Curlin looks to return to board

Curlin looks to return to board

Sophia Grueninger, Editor

October 20, 2020

Alexandra Curlin, mother of two past Washington Township students, served for about a year-and-a-half on the board starting in 2019. Curlin is running in District One against Deirdre George Davis. In 2018, Curlin won a seat on the board against Don Kite. However a little while after Curlin was seated...

George Davis focuses on equity in education

George Davis focuses on equity in education

Carsyn Christoffel, Reporter

October 19, 2020

Deirdre George Davis, who is running for school board in Washington Township, aims to achieve equity for all students and close the achievement gap. George Davis has been around the Township since she moved here in 2008 and has had children who have graduated from the district. George Davis hopes to...

Panthers close out regular season tonight

Panthers close out regular season tonight

Isaiah Rosner

October 16, 2020

NC closes the season with a home game against Ben Davis. Last year, this game gave the Panthers an opportunity to win the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference. This year, there will be no such opportunity, as Center Grove has already secured a perfect record in the MIC. The 3-5 Giants have played...

Moreland excited at chance to serve board

Moreland excited at chance to serve board

Connor Thompson, Editor-in-chief

October 16, 2020

Doran Moreland is running for the Washington Township School Board for the first time this year. Moreland grew up in Indianapolis, attending Washington Township schools from kindergarten to junior year. He aims to improve the township through listening to families and working to guarantee opportunities...

Fencl looks to remain on board

Fencl looks to remain on board

Davis Olson, Editor

October 15, 2020

Washington Township native, John Fencl, is looking to be re-elected for his second four-year term in district three. This year Fencl’s seat is not being contested, unlike 2016 when Deitric Hall was running against him. In 2016, Fencl won with 70% of the votes, beating Hall by a large margin. Fencl...

NCHS LIVE! debuts verification system

NCHS LIVE! debuts verification system

Sophia Grueninger, Editor

October 14, 2020

With election season upon us, NCHS Live!is debuting a new process to show information has been verified. This will begin with each of the five people running for the township school board. Board members have been interviewed and their information has been checked as best as possible by the NCHS Live!...

NC looks to avenge last week’s loss

Quarterback Zayd Vestal looks to pass the ball during the Panther victory against Warren Central three weeks ago. North Central beat Carmel last year at their homecoming by a touchdown. The Panthers look to defeat the Greyhounds for the second year in a row tonight.

Isaiah Rosner, Reporter

September 25, 2020

Today, North Central takes on their biggest school rival, the Carmel Greyhounds. The meeting between the times last year resulted in one of the signature wins for the Panthers: a 27-21 victory at Carmel’s homecoming game. It was a key victory on the road to winning a share of the Metropolitan Interscholastic...

Major changes coming to cafeteria

Classroom desks replace tables as students prepare to return.

Will Kaiser, Reporter

September 23, 2020

COVID-19 has and will continue to change almost every facet of the way we learn and interact. The cafeteria will be one of these places, which is primarily affected by the new COVID guidelines. With the way we eat lunch in a COVID era of schooling being changed, students will have to adapt to a new...

Township encouraged to vote yes on referenda

Township encouraged to vote yes on referenda

The Northern Lights staff

May 8, 2020

Staff editorial As the crucial vote on June 2 for school referenda rapidly approaches, controversy fills citizens that live in the township on whether to vote yes or not.  According to the Washington Township website, the 2020 referendum plans to improve student safety and achievement, provi...

School closing unprecedented

April 7, 2020

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19,  continues to infect Americans across the nation and, based on projections, is not slowing down any time soon. According to the Center for Disease Control, as of March 24, 44,183 Americans have tested positive for the illness, with 544 confirmed deat...

Boys basketball season recap

Boys basketball season recap

Connor Thompson

March 12, 2020

On Friday, March 6, the boys basketball team was defeated 77-69 by Warren Central. After a back and forth game, the Panthers fell just short in their sectional semifinal matchup.  The Panthers were 12-9 in the regular season and had a conference record of 4-3. Last year the Panthers only wo...

Township administration preparing for coronavirus

Township administration preparing for coronavirus

Charlie Peterson and Connor Thompson

March 10, 2020

Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is a respiratory virus which can lead to fatality. The virus was first reported in Wuhan City, China in late December 2019. As of March 10, more than 116,736 cases worldwide in 104 countries have been confirmed with 64,752 fully recovering from the virus and 4,09...