• Hamilton’s Legacy Honored

    Hamilton’s Legacy Honored

    Robyn Clarke and Ansley Berry

    March 23, 2017

    Last month, Northgate’s baseball field was dedicated to former coach Greg Hamilton, because, in addition to starting Northgate’s baseball program, he had several successful seasons and earned respect in the community, according to Northgate athletic director Eric Fiske. Hamilton coached the Vikings for nineteen years, earning 401 wins and making six...

  • Chick-Fil-A-Leadership Helping the School One Closet at a Time

    Chick-Fil-A-Leadership Helping the School One Closet at a Time

    Kate Wisenbaker, Co-Associate Editor

    March 7, 2017

    The grand opening of the 30th Abby’s Angels Closet was held in the Northgate old gym on January 25, 2017 by members of Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy at Northgate.  Chick-Fil-A Leadership members built and stocked the closet with supplies for any student in need. Pictured: Members Hannah Vance and Lexi Langner in front Abby’s Angels Closet Me...

  • A Black History Month Piece: Hidden Figures

    A Black History Month Piece: Hidden Figures

    E'Mari Coggins, Editor

    March 2, 2017

    The year is 1962. The American people are living in the height of the Cold War. The United States and the Soviet Union were in a time of intense unrest that consumed both countries to their cores. Both countries were in numerous tense conflicts such as: the Bay of Pigs and fighting the spread of communism. The space race, however, was the biggest multin...

  • Breaking Barriers Through Distinguished Young Women

    Breaking Barriers Through Distinguished Young Women

    Robyn Clarke, Editor

    February 17, 2017

    Junior Robyn Clarke pictured with her father Andy Clarke at the Distinguished Young Women's Program 2017.     When I think back on my incredible experience as a participant in the 2016 Distinguished Young Women’s program, those words instantly come to mind. Those words sum up everything Distinguished Young Women was to me: bein...

  • Nothing Less Than The Best

    Nothing Less Than The Best

    Emily Dozier, Associate Editor

    December 6, 2016

    “Nothing Less Than The Best” is a slogan the Northgate Marching Band has followed since the opening of the school in 1996. Directors Alan Armstrong and Chris Sink have taught at Northgate for a total of twenty years to develop a hard-working program that encourages student success and creativity. Despite the struggles each season brings, me...

  • Show Some Respect

    Show Some Respect

    Lilly Fouty, Staff Writer

    December 2, 2016

    Veterans Day was recognized recently on November 11th; this day is designated to all those who are in active service, retired from service, or have fallen during service. According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the history of Veterans Day started in 1918 on the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month. On this ...

  • The Lady Vikings 2016 Volleyball     Sweet Season

    The Lady Vikings 2016 Volleyball Sweet Season

    Emily Dozier, Associate Editor

    October 31, 2016

    In 2015, the Northgate varsity volleyball team won the Region 4-5A area tournament for the first time in school history. The team continued their winning streak before losing to Sequoyah High School in the Elite 8. Nevertheless, 2015 was a successful year. This year, the team moved to a new class, 6A. Early in the season, the team realized the competiti...

  • The Woman of Room 412 Has Reigned at Northgate

    The Woman of Room 412 Has Reigned at Northgate

    Camryn Walsh, Staff Writer

    October 25, 2016

    Ashley Beal, also known as Ms. Beal, is a teacher at Northgate. She teaches Early Childhood Development. She graduated from Northgate in 2011 and was also the homecoming queen during her senior year of 2010-2011. She attended Mercer University and graduated just last year with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Beal is currently a cheerleadin...

  • Find Beauty in the Flaws

    Find Beauty in the Flaws

    Kelsey Bedwell, Staff Writer

    October 14, 2016

    Wabi-Sabi presents the Japanese worldview which centers around the acceptance and admiration of transience and imperfection. Though it sounds strange to value old, worn out, and “flawed” people and objects, that is exactly what Wabi-Sabi does. The ideal artistic interpretation of Wabi-Sabi finds the beauty in the way leaves fall on the sidewalk...

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The Women’s Marches

The Women’s Marches

Bella Trimmer, staff writer

On Saturday, January 21st, the Women’s March on Washington took place when millions of people took to the streets to raise awareness for the ever-increasing need  for women’s rights. According to ...

March 15

Nintendo: The Gaming Pioneer Is Now Making Virtual a Reality.

Jacob Woodruff, Staff Writer

From video games to toys, Nintendo is expanding its market to make a real life theme park. According to the Senior Gaming Editor at Ars Technica, the new themed areas come as the result of a global part...

February 28

Attention

Prom - Prom fees are now $85 and guest fees are $25.  Seniors who attended last year need to turn in the prom form.   Prom - Attention Seniors!  All prom forms and/or fees must be tu...

December 19

Black Friday May Not Rob Our Pockets, But It Certainly                                                                                                   Robs Our Family Time

Black Friday May Not Rob Our Pockets, But It Certainly Robs Our Family Time

Hailee Attaway, Staff Writer

Think about it: When is buying unnecessary objects more important than spending time with grandparents, cousins, and long distance relatives? Twenty years ago, Thanksgiving with the family would last for ...

December 6

Chance the Rapper Is “Coloring” the World

Chance the Rapper Is “Coloring” the World

Marhyse Thompson, Associate Editor and Camryn Walsh, staff Writer

Chancellor Johnathan Bennett, also known as Chance The Rapper, has continued to prove himself in the music business. Since 2011, Chance has continued to produce excellent music, no matter the change ...

December 2

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Staff Profile

Hiram Brambila

staff writer

Freshman Hiram Brambila is a positive and optimistic student who is contributing his fresh ideas and creativity to this semester's Journalism class. He is a pleasant student who participates in many  extr...

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Gina McKinnon

Associate Editor

Junior Gina McKinnon is an Associate Editor for the Crimson Times. Gina enjoys reading, and hanging out with her friends. She hopes to further her experience and grow as a writer this semester. Gina al...

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Kelsey Bedwell

staff writer

Kelsey Bedwell is a sophomore and an integral contributor to the Crimson Times. She enjoys singing and all the arts. Kelsey is known as a creative person, so she finds creative writing her strength an...

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Lauren Baker

staff writer

Lauren Baker is a rising and ambitious sophomore who aspires to travel across the world as a journalist. and write about her endeavors. She loves the life of a journalist: in fact, she just joined this c...

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Hailee Attaway

staff writer

Freshman Hailee Attaway is a dancer at SDA. She is spending her freshman year discovering herself. She has learned so far that writing is something that involves being connected with your inner emotions. She k...

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Rachel Ashton

Co-Associate Editor

Rachel Ashton is a freshman at Northgate High School in her first year of Journalism. She is musically inclined and has been active in band and chorus for a total of five years. She spends most of her t...

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Hamilton’s Legacy Honored

Hamilton’s Legacy Honored

Robyn Clarke and Ansley Berry

Last month, Northgate’s baseball field was dedicated to former coach Greg Hamilton, because, in addition to starting Northga...

March 23

Lady Vikings Softball Team

Lady Vikings Softball Team

Elijah Barrow and Maliyk Smith

This year, the Lady Vikings softball team made it to the regional playoffs after defeating Chattahoochee in the 16th round by a score of...

November 1

The Lady Vikings 2016 Volleyball     Sweet Season

The Lady Vikings 2016 Volleyball Sweet Season

Emily Dozier, Associate Editor

In 2015, the Northgate varsity volleyball team won the Region 4-5A area tournament for the first time in school history. The tea...

October 31

Cameron Ramsay Exemplifies the Noble Viking

Cameron Ramsay Exemplifies the Noble Viking

Leeya Patel, Staff Writer

According to Wordpress, the nine noble virtues of a viking are: courage, fidelity, truth, honor, discipline, industriousness, se...

October 31

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