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Purdue vs. Indiana: What BHSN staff has to say

Nash Henry, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

The rivalry between the Indiana University Hoosiers and the Purdue University Boilermakers is a common talking point in Bloomington. Multiple teachers at BHSN have gone to both colleges and seen similar...

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Vinyl Renaissance

Ben Buehler, Staff Writer October 5, 2023

With the massive popularity of apps like Spotify and Apple Music, many old forms of listening have become dated. Old classics like the radio and television shows like MTV have been seeing substantial viewership...

L. Jon Wertheim in the 1989 BHSN Yearbook

L. Jon Wertheim: A Cougar Legend

Nash Henry, Staff Reporter September 12, 2023

If you watch 60 Minutes, read Sports Illustrated, or follow sports in general, then you may have heard of Jon Wertheim. Well, did you know that he’s a Bloomington native and attended BHSN for 4 years? He...

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...

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