Behind Marching Band

Behind Marching Band

Ndemazea Fonkem, Creative Director

September 23, 2019

Have you ever wondered what happens on the field when all the band kids head out for "marching hours"? The Noctiluca gets a behind-the-scenes look at a practice for the homecoming game.  

Noctiluca Editorial: It’s just a test, but it’s important

Noctiluca Board

February 15, 2019

With the ACT just around the corner for juniors and seniors, the Noctiluca felt the need to share some tips and strategies. While important, the ACT isn’t everything. An accurate prediction for college performance can be found in GPA, transcripts, attendance, extracurricular activities, academic...

Lovestruck Week: Couples of North

Maddie Waters, Contributor

February 15, 2018

According to senior Angeline Dannecker, it has been approximately 11,832 hours since her relationship with her best friend and boyfriend Nathan Syring. The two will be separating after graduation when Angeline heads to college and Nathan pursues a two-year mission through his church. Despite the distanc...

Cheers and Jeers Week of 1/28/18

Amara Neitzke, Social Media Editor

January 29, 2018

CHEERS: Global Week: Not only are you getting out of a class, but you get to learn about different cultures and people that make up Appleton North New paper towel dispensers: North revamped the paper towels, toilet paper, and soap dispensers to all be green and more environmentally friendly! Ban...

Veterans Day Schedule

Veterans Day Schedule

Noctiluca Staff

November 10, 2017

Here is the altered schedule for Nov 11, 2017. Have a great day Appleton North! 1st 7:30 - 8:13 2nd 8:18 - 9:01 3rd 9:06 - 9:49 4th 9:54 - 10:37 5th 10:42 - 11:25 6th 11:30 - 12:13 7th 12:18 - 1:02 I/E 1:07 - 2:15 8th 2:22 - 3:05    ...

October Horoscopes

October Horoscopes

Sarah E. Fleming, Online Editor

October 12, 2017

Aries (March 21 – April 19) Make some time for yourself, Aries. The beginning of the school year has you very busy. You feel that time is slipping through your fingertips. Listen to music, read a good book, work out, or do whatever makes you relaxed. Remember to make sure that you don't overcommit...

Will Stewart and co. dominate in win vs Neenah

Kyle Hoffenbecker, Sports Editor

August 25, 2017

In their home opener for the 2017 football season, the Appleton North Lightning cruised to a 35-14 win. Running back Will Stewart led the way for North, racking up all five touchdowns on the ground. North started out firing on all cylinders, scoring 14 quick in the first quarter. In the second quarter,...

North student shares her experience with scoliosis

Shannon O'Brien, Contributor

June 5, 2017

Scoliosis is a medical condition in which the spine has a curve or multiple curves. Scoliosis is considered harmless until the curve reaches above 45-50 degrees. It can be passed down hereditarily or can be completely random. The reason for the curvature of the spine is unknown.   When I w...

After 30 years, Mrs. Fenlon steps down from Appleton Board of Education

Nora Ptacek, Senior Editor in Chief

June 1, 2017

“Well, you can think of yourself as an architect or as a shepherd,” is what Mrs. Sharon Fenlon’s daughter told her about her 30 years on the School Board, 23 of which she served as president. “When you’re an architect, that’s when you’re creating something, but when you’re a shepherd,...

Retiring activities director will miss working with students

Retiring activities director will miss working with students

Kyle Hoffenbecker, Contributor

May 30, 2017

Appleton North Activities Director Mr. Kevin Herrling is retiring after a career in education. Mr. Herrling is grateful for his time as activities director. His favorite memories were the Girls’ State Basketball Championship win a few months back, as well as the Boys’ State Volleyball Championship...

Athletes of the Year

Maddie Clark, Sports Editor

May 30, 2017

Photo used with permission by Callie Pohlman Callie Pohlman - Senior 1. What sports are you involved in? I am involved in volleyball, basketball, and track. 2. How did you get involved in these sports? I’ve played volleyball and basketball for almost my whole life. My parents played both...

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