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  • Registrations for the PSAT exam are due to the NAI Counseling Office by October 10.
  • The first Multi-Cultural Student Union meeting of the year will be held during homeroom on Friday, October 14 in the Counseling Conference Room.
  • The deadline to sign up for Best Buddies is Friday, October 7. See Ms. Grace or Mrs. Liebenguth for more information.
  • The NA GSA will hold it's first meeting after school on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
The Student News Site of North Allegheny Intermediate High School

NA Eye

The Student News Site of North Allegheny Intermediate High School

NA Eye

During the height of NASAs success, the Saturn V lifts off.

Should NASA’s Budget Be Increased?

Will Carney, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

Increasing NASA’s budget will open up tremendous opportunities for advancing not just spaceflight, but also society.  For example, according to nasa.gov, a recent study has shown that in 2019, NASA...

Monstera Deliciosa

Plant Mythbusting – Part 1

Eva Kynaston, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

After years of plant experience, I have had my fair share of plant failures. I got my first plant when I was about ten, and ever since I've loved getting my hands dirty and adding to my plant collection. Since...

A coral reef surrounded by fish.

Coral Reefs: Save Them Before They Are Gone

Will Carney, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Coral reefs have been around for more than 400 million years and have been keeping our oceans clean, providing humans and other animals with safety, and giving us a source of food, but at this rate, coral...

The International Space Station has been in low earth orbit for over 20 years.

NASA Plans to Deorbit the International Space Station in 2031

Will Carney, Staff Writer February 23, 2022

The International Space Station has been a staple for space exploration, but in 2031, that will all come to an end.             The International Space Station is a modular space station...

Climate change-related issues are already creating problems for the farming industry.

Agriculture and the Effects of Climate Change

Eva Kynaston, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

As global temperatures are rising and the patterns of the environment are being disrupted, the agricultural and livestock industries are being distressed.  The ever-growing global population fuels...

New research surrounding the Omicron Covid-19 Variant is changing the way countries approach the pandemic.

Omicron Variant Presents New COVID Challenges

Aneri Shethji, Staff Writer January 26, 2022

The rapid spread of Omicron has caused many people to doubt their current understanding of Covid-19. Though much remains unknown, experts are learning more about the variation and how it affects those...

A CG image of the JWST after successful deployment.  The telescope is expected to give scientists an unprecedented look at the cosmos.

James Webb Space Telescope ; A Gateway to the Cosmos

Will Carney, Staff Writer January 21, 2022

With $9.7 billion dollars spent over a span of 24 years, the next generation of astronomy is here with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.  The James Webb Space Telescope had been under development...

A Sea Turtle swims through the ocean surrounded by plastic debris.

How Plastic in the Ocean is Affecting Our Aquatic Life

Will Carney , Staff Writer December 15, 2021

 As small as it may seem, plastic is still extremely harmful to our oceans and is one of the most lethal things to aquatic animals on our beautiful planet.  Over 8 million tons of plastic are deposited...

A concept drawing of future NASA robots collaborating to collect and transport Mars samples. Credits: NASA/ESA/JPL-Caltech

Aspirations and Astrobiology: The Possibility of Life on Mars

Grace Thomas, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

With NASA’s Perseverance rover, the world is getting a little closer to finding out if there is a possibility that we are not alone in the universe.  The rover, which landed on Mars in February of...

NASA DART satellite approaches Didymos and Dimorphos

NASA Launches $325 Million DART Satellite on Crash Course for Asteroid

Will Carney, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

Asteroids are a huge threat to life on Earth and historically there has been no way to change that, until now.  NASA launched their $324.5 million DART satellite on November 24 atop a SpaceX Falcon...

Competition Fuels a New Era of Spaceflight

Competition Fuels a New Era of Spaceflight

Will Carney, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

Spaceflight has created a lot of buzz throughout the world and has many competitors pushing each other to go even further. Companies like SpaceX, Blue Origin, ULA, NASA, and Rocket Lab are developing more...

A Tesla Model S (seen here in 2013) burns after its battery compartment was pierced by a piece of metal.

Tech Problems Threaten Electric Cars’ Ascendance in America

Matt Radermacher, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

As the popularity of electric cars increases in America, some faults have begun to show in one of most popular manufacturers, leaving questions about electric’s ability to overtake gas-powered vehicles...

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