Monthly Archives: February 2013

NHS student charged for bringing a pellet gun to school

Parker Richards Veritas Editor   (Feb. 7, 2013)  A Nantucket High School student, identified by police as senior Cody Affeldt, has been suspended by school authorities and is facing criminal charges after he was discovered to be in possession of…

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Students describe factors in underage drinking at NHS

Students describe factors in underage drinking at NHS

Mia Silverio Veritas Features Editor   (Feb. 7, 2013)  The youth risk behavior signs that continue to grace the Nantucket High School campus reinforce the existence of alcohol abuse by teenagers, and alcohol prevention efforts put into place by administrators. …

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NHS Drama Club produces Cash on Delivery and The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

NHS Drama Club produces Cash on Delivery and The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

Lydia Gullicksen Veritas Managing Editor   (Feb. 7, 2013)  The Nantucket High School Drama Club put on two productions this year due to the large number of students who wanted to audition. The advisors for the club, Barbara and Mark…

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NHS science fair to undergo major changes

James Roggeveen Production Director   (Feb. 7, 2013)  It is traditional around February for Nantucket High School students to begin one of their biggest projects of the year: science fair. The science fair allows students to experience the challenge of…

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New Cumberland Farms building rises across from Stop & Shop

New Cumberland Farms building rises across from Stop & Shop

Amanda Sandoval Veritas Assistant Editor   (Feb. 7, 2013)  Over the past couple of months, construction has been going on by the On Island gas station across from Stop and Shop. There were many rumors initially as to what was…

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Norwood Farm bought for $19 million

Norwood Farm bought for $19 million

Parker Richards Veritas Editor   (Feb. 7, 2013)  On the fiftieth anniversary of its founding, the Nantucket Conservation Foundation announced one of its largest purchases to date: Norwood Farms. The land, which lies in the Middle Moors, totals 207 acres…

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Administration tightens school security

Sophie Davies Veritas Social Media Director   (Feb. 7, 2013)   December 14, 2012 will go down as one of the most tragic days in American history. On this day, a man shot and killed twenty children, and six adult…

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Trouble on ice for the Whalers

Ben Zieff Veritas Contributing Writer   (Feb. 7, 2013)  Despite a tough to start the season, the Whalers hockey team is looking for a rebound going into the second half of the season. The Whalers have fallen to a 1-6-1…

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Lincoln raises tenor of dialogue at Nantucket High School at reduced cost

Mia Silverio Veritas Features Editor   (Feb. 7, 2013)  On Wednesday, January 9th, a special screening of the film Lincoln played at the Dreamland Theater. Nantucket High School social studies teacher Peter Panchy, the Dreamland Theater, and The Friends of…

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Boys basketball struggles to qualify for tournament

Boys basketball struggles to qualify for tournament

Carlos Chavez Veritas Assistant Sports Editor   (Feb. 7, 2013)  Nantucket boy’s Varsity basketball team lost key games that could have secured the Whalers a spot in the MIAA playoff tournament. Hosting Cape Cod Academy, Mashpee, and Pope John Paul…

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