The North Star

ARcTic Amble: BHSN Arts Department Fundraiser

ARcTic Amble: BHSN Arts Department Fundraiser

Raegan Deckard, Editor-in-Chief December 8, 2022

Cougars! Our wonderful visual arts department has given students so many opportunities and modes of expression. Just this fall, staff reporter Margaret Hill did a story on artist of the month Hunter Broomall's...

High School Athletics: Advice from a Physical Therapist

High School Athletics: Advice from a Physical Therapist

Jack Steiner, Staff Reporter December 6, 2022

The high school athletics scene is full of differing opinions and misinformation. What should we be doing? A professional physical therapist has the answers.   Ryan Taylor works at IU Health...

Ashley Benson

Ashley Benson: Cougar turned Hall of Famer

Raegan Deckard, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2022

As you roam the commons of Bloomington North, you’ll find artifacts of deeply ingrained Cougar sports history; trophies upon trophies, plaques, and lists of state championships that intensify Cougar...

Ebba Teferra

Ebba Tefera, a look into the National Honor Society

Logan Havron, Staff Reporter October 27, 2022

The ability to motivate oneself is one tough for most people, and one sought by many,  but for Ebba Tefera, it has come naturally. Ebba Tefera is a junior at BHSN, and a member of National Honor Society....

An Inside Scoop of the North Yearbook Editor in Chief: Nora Collins

An Inside Scoop of the North Yearbook Editor in Chief: Nora Collins

Bailee McRoberts, Staff Reporter October 11, 2022

Nora Collins, editor-in-chief of Bloomington High School North's yearbook committee, has quite a busy daily schedule. Nora's responsibilities within the yearbook committee include knowing exactly who is...

Hunter Broomall’s cup project.

Artist of the Month: Hunter Broomall

Margaret Hill, Staff Reporter October 8, 2022

Hunter Broomall is a junior at North currently in his third year of drawing. This month, drawing classes were given a “paper cup” assignment, in which they were given free range to create any black...


BHSN Teacher Amy Crozier Reflects on Cross Country Career

Jackson Pitner, Staff Reporter October 7, 2022

When Amy Crozier arrived at Bloomington North in 1977, girls’ cross country wasn’t a recognized sport in Indiana. She didn’t know that beforehand, but when she found out, nothing really changed....

This image of the 1978-79 IU swimming team has Dan Rogers shown in the second row up, fourth from the right.

Dan Rogers – Swimming Since the Sixties

Jack Steiner, Staff Reporter October 4, 2022

Dan Rogers has been a volunteer coach for the BHSN swim team for 8 years, but his history as a swimmer within his own life is what makes him such a unique coach. Dan is 64 years old now, and he has been...

BHSN Senior and National Merit Semi-Finalist, Brady Christiansen

BHSN 2022 Academic Award Recipients

Paul Murphy, Staff Reporter September 21, 2022

Bloomington High School North has a history of academic excellence and is proud to recognize the dedication and hardwork of those who have been awarded academic recognition awards this year.  North...

Adjustment to a Life at North: The Class of 2026

Adjustment to a Life at North: The Class of 2026

Jack Steiner, Staff Reporter September 15, 2022

This semester, Bloomington High School North and its teachers and faculty welcomes the newest class of freshmen, the class of 2026. As students come from middle school into BHSN, they have to adapt to...

Ms. Cancel grading papers in the lab. 09/08/2022

Two New BHSN Teachers Express Their Excitement for the New School Year

Margaret Hill, Staff Reporter September 8, 2022

This year, Bloomington High School North has gained many new staff members such as Miss Cancel and Dr. Boveroux who were interviewed last week on their new environment and shared their thoughts on the...

Mr. Blackburn discusses material with Kate Paflas (11) in his classroom.

High School Teacher: An Inside Look

Paul Murphy, Staff Reporter September 6, 2022

BHSN social studies and history teacher, Chris Blackburn, discusses his struggles as an educator and how he plans to implement change within North’s teaching environment after two years of COVID restrictions....

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