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  • Increase in new teachers likely next year

    Increase in new teachers likely next year

    Amanda Thomas and Samantha Torre, Staff Writers

    March 28, 2017

    NDP saw 15 new teachers join the faculty this year, and students can expect to see even more new faces next year. With the expected increased enrollment from 930 this year to around 970 to 975 next year, additional teachers will be added in most departments. Additionally, the senior class size will...

  • ‘Sound of Music’ warms audience hearts

    ‘Sound of Music’ warms audience hearts

    Amanda Thomas, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

    From the minute the show began, the audience was transported from the NDP cafeteria to Salzburg, Austria. The Sound of Music takes place in Austria in 1938. It tells the the story of Maria Rainer, a woman who left the convent to become a governess for the wealthy von Trapp family. She eventually brings...

  • TV couples create real life drama

    TV couples create real life drama

    Megan Rakers, Staff Writer

    February 28, 2017

    Society is built off romance. It’s the selling point in advertisements, the pull factor in television shows, the gossip that runs like wildfire through schools. Love is the end-all, be-all that most people dream about. For this reason, relationships are frequently glamorized and idealized. All ...

  • You are what you watch

    You are what you watch

    Sophie Rodriguez, Staff Writer

    January 3, 2017

    Senior Tate Jameson dreams of becoming the next Kate Spade or Lilly Pulitzer.  Television series like “Gossip Girl” and “Project Runway” are near the top of her list of inspirations. Students both within and beyond NDP are exposed to new careers and swayed towards certain majors by career...

  • The buzz on today’s caffeine culture

    The buzz on today’s caffeine culture

    Sam Hertle, Staff Writer

    December 21, 2016

    Senior Madison Currier recently spoke out about her caffeine addiction: “I would rather not eat than go without my Dutch Bro's.” She is familiar with the people and drinks at the establishment, which is only the beginning of her devotion to Dutch Brother's coffee and tea. She recently took som...

    Madison Currier's senior picture with her favorite drink, a latte.

    Terah Lake Photography

Lindbloom new SGA president

Lindbloom new SGA president

Lizzy Smiley and Ryan Mendieta, Staff Writers

Andrew Lindbloom is the newly elected student body president for next year. Other officers elected during voting March 7 are Secretary/Treasurer: Adelina Martins Athletic Coordinators: Anneleissa Lugay and Amelie Young Publ...

March 6

HopeKids Day a ‘huge success’

HopeKids Day a ‘huge success’

Ryan Mendieta, Staff Writer

More than 700 kids attended the seventh annual HopeKids Day on Saturday, Jan. 28, with most of NDP’s club providing entertainment for the children. This event was organized by Director of Student Activities Brenda Beers,...

February 15

NDP Live! starts bi-weekly news videos

NDP Live! starts bi-weekly news videos

Lizzy Smiley, Staff Writer

NDP Live! has began a new  video announcements every Monday and Friday. Seniors JJ Gresco and Andrew Davis are co-presidents of NDP Live! and, according to Davis, the two of them decided to start these videos because ...

February 14

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To build or not to build the wall

To build or not to build the wall

Quinn Discerni and Antonio Wycklendt

Donald Trump's desire to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border is well-known throughout most of the modern world. This wall would be about 2,000 miles long, extending...

December 7

NDP more than one season

NDP more than one season

Antonio Wycklendt and Quinn Discerni

“It has been rough. It has been difficult.” That's how social studies teacher Robert Gwinn described the past few weeks following the AIA's ruling upholding its decision to keep the football team out of the playoffs. The team...

November 18

How to make most of holidays in a two-season state

How to make most of holidays in a two-season state

Sophie Rodriguez and Ellie O'Donoghue

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! While other states are preparing to watch their luscious green trees to turn auburn, the weather to drop to a freezing temperature and the first few snowflakes to descend, we Arizonans, membe...

November 15

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Boys’ b-ball in playoffs tonight

Ryan Mendieta, Staff Writer

NDP Boys' Basketball has clinched a spot in the playoffs with a win in Tuesday’s Senior Night game, something that has not been done in six years. With an 11-13 season, this ...

February 10

Hockey state finals Saturday

Hockey state finals Saturday

Jenna Glovsky, Staff Writer

The D1 team hits the ice to take on Pinnacle High School at 8:15 p.m. Saturday at the Ice Den..  The theme is a jersey out. The team has won playoff games against Brophy on Jan. 22...

February 3

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How to ask someone to prom

How to ask someone to prom

Jenna Glovsky, Staff Writer

With prom just around the corner NDP students are starting to think about who to go with.  Juniors and seniors are excited for the April 1 Beauty and the Beast-themed prom.  This y...

March 20

Cell phones being used more for self improvement

Cell phones being used more for self improvement

Ellie O'Donoghue, Staff Writer

Cell phones for health improvement Like a typical high school student, senior Hannah Gebhart uses her phone everyday and   “probably every hour.” But, unlike the perceive...

January 19

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