Features

Could your profile keep you from getting into college?

Maggie Toole Editor-in-chief (October 19, 2015) As seniors prepare to apply to college, many decide to change their Facebook name as an effort to lessen the chance of a college admissions officer finding negative information online. This fall, many Nantucket…

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Prom season arrives at Nantucket High School

Senior Kevin Santangelo "promposes" to freshman Amelia Murphy in the Hall of the Whale after school.

Caroline Richards Features editor (April 16, 2015) It is “Promposal Season” and Nantucket High School students have been scrambling to ask the dates of their dreams. Prom is currently set for May 9 at the Great Harbor Yacht Club. A…

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Janaye’s guide to African American hair options

Junior Zayda Wilson and freshmen Jadelen Harold and Kailia Starks are each proud to be rocking different hairstyles.

Janaye Kerr Contributing writer (April 16, 2015) Black Hair 101 Recently I have noticed that there is a lot of interest in the hairstyles of African American women. For instance, just this past February, many people took to social media…

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Nantucket students balance jobs, schoolwork

Virginia Bullington Photo Editor (February 19, 2015)  The vast majority of Nantucket High School students take up summer jobs when school is out of session. A minority, however, continue to work throughout the school year. Cavell Malcolm, a junior at…

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Graphic design course at NHS

Gus Day Contributing Writer (February 19, 2015)  For the first time at Nantucket High School, graphic design is now being offered as a course taught by alumna Merrill Mason. Many may wonder what graphic design is, and whether or not…

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Debate Club attracts a plethora of new members

Callaghan Bartlett Sports Editor (February 19, 2015)  Debate Club, a recent addition to Nantucket High School’s roster of clubs, has gained much momentum this year, seeing attendances of over 20 students from different grades and different backgrounds. This dynamic club…

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Tattoos are becoming commonplace at NHS

Tattoos are becoming commonplace at NHS

Sophie Davies Editor-in-Chief (February 19, 2015)  The Nantucket High School Swimming and Diving team experienced an extremely successful season, despite weather-related obstacles. The boys team finished in first place at the Bay Colony Conference Championships in early February, while the…

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Colleges recruit NHS student athletes to compete in 2015

Colleges recruit NHS student athletes to compete in 2015

Claire MacKay Features Editor (November 13, 2014) The transition from playing high school sports to the collegiate level is one most athletes do not get to make. For Nantucket High School seniors James Aloisi, Ben Zieff, and Olivia Slade this…

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Alex Clark, NHS graduate, excited to travel the world

Claire MacKay Features Editor (November 13, 2014) Alex Clark, an alumnus of Nantucket High School, is now working at NHS in the English Language Learner department as a teaching assistant. However, he will soon be vacating his position and traveling…

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Caillean Daily returns from cultural immersion in Oman

Caillean Daily returns from cultural immersion in Oman

Caillean Daily Contributing writer (October 14, 2014) In the fall of my sophomore year, I was fortunate enough to stumble upon the YES Abroad program, something that would change my life. This program is a study-abroad scholarship through the US…

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