Monthly Archives: November 2012

School administration prioritizes SAT scores

By Mia Silverio Veritas Features Editor   (Nov. 16, 2012)  Nantucket High School students’ SAT scores were well below the state and national average last year, and in the years preceding 2012. For example, in 2012, the average SAT score…

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Boys soccer enjoys a solid, successful season

Boys soccer enjoys a solid, successful season

By Carlos Chavez Veritas Editing Staff   (Nov. 16, 2012)  The varsity boy’s soccer team finished the regular season strongly, closing with a record of 12-1-2. The Whalers’ only loss came against Archbishop Williams, and they tied Bourne and had…

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Newman named 2012 Distinguished Young Woman

Newman named 2012 Distinguished Young Woman

By Alex Shannon Veritas Sports Editor   (Nov. 16, 2012)  Another year has come and gone again for a scholarship program that has been running for 35 years on Saturday, November 3, when participants of the Distinguished Young Women took…

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Halloween Dance causes conflict between students and administration

By Lydia Gullicksen Veritas Managing Editor   (Nov 16, 2012)  For the first time in many years the Halloween dance usually held for high school students at the American Legion Hall was cancelled. From its inception, the dance was intended…

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Girls soccer ties with Vineyard after a successful season

Girls soccer ties with Vineyard after a successful season

  By Olivia Slade Veritas Contributing Writer   (Nov. 16, 2012)  The Lady Whalers’ soccer team had a spectacular season this year with a promising overall record of 9-2-5, and an outstanding league record of 9-0-1. The whalers’ performance allowed…

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Special events, PSATs, occupy day

By Lizzie Thayer Veritas Contributing Writer   (Nov. 16, 2012)  On October 17, the freshman class had the opportunity to spend the day with Deb and Dana Hult, a couple that travels to schools all over the country to talk…

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Cozort advocates adding instructional time for NPS students

By Parker Richards Veritas Editor   (Nov. 16, 2012)  A growing concern for administrators within the Nantucket Public Schools is the increasing number of roles the district is assuming in the lives of students. Schools in general have begun to…

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Cattafe named new Food Service director as Chartwells takes over

By Virginia Bullington Veritas Editing Staff   (Nov. 16, 2012)  This year, the school food service has gone through some dramatic changes. A company called Chartwells has taken over the previous food service, with its focus being on promoting healthy…

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Lax Bros, Losers, Hipsters and Hookers: A Deeper Look into Student-Body Congregations

Lax Bros, Losers, Hipsters and Hookers:  A Deeper Look into Student-Body Congregations

By Avery Elford Veritas Contributing Writer   (Nov. 16, 2012)  Do you ever stop and take a look around the school cafeteria on your way to buy lunch? If so, you have probably noticed the diversity of the groups of…

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Buckey, Richards, Shannon attend the Nantucket Project

Buckey, Richards, Shannon attend the Nantucket Project

  By Parker Richards & Alex Shannon Veritas Editor & Veritas Sports Editor   (Nov 16, 2012)  Each year, the Nantucket Golf Club selects two juniors from Nantucket High School to represent the school at the Nantucket Project. The students,…

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