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Norwalk choir students rehearse their show Anastasia in the Norwalk Performing Arts Center. The show will debut on Friday, April 26 with a second show on Saturday., April 27.

Norwalk High School to Present Spring Musical “Anastasia”

John Shelledy, Staff Writer April 26, 2024

Norwalk High School's spring musical “Anastasia” will take place this weekend Friday, April 26th and Saturday, April 27th at 7:00 p.m. at the Norwalk Performing Arts Center. Tickets will cost $10 and...

Ta’Mya Martin Napier peruses TikTok during A lunch on Monday, April 15. She said she was changing her profile picture on her account and often scrolls through TikTok for the latest updates on memes.

National TikTok ban seems likely

Evee Rooney-Kozak, Staff Writer April 24, 2024

TikTok will be banned in the United States if a new bill becomes law, as expected, because of national security concerns. But some Norwalk students say their concern about TikTok is its addictive nature. Lawmakers...

Ms. Poole works on her laptop during fifth hour on Tuesday, April 16th. Poole saw the eclipse as a learning opportunity for her class, and took her students outside to see it.

Norwalk Students Watch the Eclipse

Sierra Sammons, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

An eclipse happened last week and Norwalk students had mixed reactions to seeing it. “I thought it was really cool, and I liked the shade of the glasses because it made it look cool,” said Chloe...

Norwalk High School Prom and After Prom

Norwalk High School Prom and After Prom

Taylor Stanley, Editor April 5, 2024

Norwalk High School’s 2024 prom will be held from 8-11:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Science Center of Iowa. The event is open to all Norwalk 11th and 12th grade students, with the option of...

Gage Smith (left) and Parker Wood work at the fry station. At the Warrior Cafe, students work at actual restaurant stations, such as the fry station, management station, grill station, and saute station.

Norwalk Warrior Cafe Experience

Tyler Davis, Staff Writer March 25, 2024

The Warrior Cafe reopened to teachers in February, after returning to the school in the spring of last school year. “The reason why I opened the restaurant was because it offers my students to develop...

Senior Roberto Fortin (left) and sophomore Ryley Six work on Wednesday, Sept. 29, in the study room. The students said they were studying for speech and biology classes.

Norwalk’s New Proficiency Standard

Dulguun Batzaya, Staff Writer March 6, 2024

According to a new policy, students have to work until the very end of the semester trying to get all topic scores to a 3.  "In my mind, when teachers are teaching a standard, if you don't have that...


Norwalk student posts a photo of a weapon on social media

Isaiah Hanson February 8, 2024

Last night a Norwalk Middle School student distributed a “disturbing snapchat” involving an airsoft gun. This information is according to an email sent to staff and parents by Norwalk Superintendent...

Teddi Karnes (left) and Ethan Franklin smile for a photo at Winter Formal in 2023. The 2024 Winter Formal will take place on Saturday, Feb. 10.

Norwalk High School 2024 Winter Formal

Zakariya Mohamed, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

The Norwalk High School 2024 Winter Formal Dance is scheduled to take place from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, in the Eastview cafeteria. The theme of the dance is a “Very Chilly Winter Night,''...

Norwalk High Schools JV show choir, Sound Adrenaline, warms up at the 2023 Norwalk Nexus show choir event on Sat. Feb. 4 at Norwalk High School. The group will perform again this year along with the varsity and middle school show choirs.

Norwalk Nexus

Riley Samuelson, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

Norwalk show choirs will host a competition at Norwalk High School on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 8:30 a.m to 9:00-10:00 p.m. for middle and high school show choirs to compete. A group of these Norwalk show...

Norwalk Middle School student Sasha Rooney-Kozak at Jordan Creek mall on Dec. 26 2023. He is eating razzles before he enters the movie theater to watch Wonka.

Discover a world of imagination in the new “Wonka” movie

Evee Rooney-Kozak January 29, 2024

"It's a bright, light movie - in palette and temperament - that's stuffed with talented performers who seem to be having a pleasant time, even when pretending to be meanies," said The New York Times...

Junior Allie Soukup writes in her notebook during 4th period in January 2024. Soukup is a mentor involved in the MVP program at Norwalk High School.

Changing the culture of high school

Gabby Bussanmas January 8, 2024

Junior Allie Soukup said she wanted to talk about topics involving gender equality when facilitating lessons in her freshman warrior time, as an MVP mentor. “One of the main things that I want to...

Elin Lien, an NHS senior, types on her Chromebook in English 12 on Dec. 5. Lien is one of the early graduates of semester one 2023.

Four years? Maybe not

Fahima Khalif December 15, 2023

It is possible to graduate a semester or a year early at Norwalk High School. Several seniors are graduating from Norwalk at the end of the fall semester. “I feel like graduating early would give...

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