Monthly Archives: May 2013

Sailing has two teams for first time in team’s history

Sailing has two teams for first time in team’s history

Jack Pitts Veritas editing staff   (May 16, 2013)  This year the Nantucket High School sailing team has been split into both varsity and junior varsity groups for the first time in team history. The split is attributed to the…

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PPAA hosts annual student dance

Audrey Herman Veritas contributing writer   (May 16, 2013)  The long awaited Jungle dance hosted by Peers Promoting Action Awareness was held late last month. PPAA is a student-based group dedicated to educating Nantucket youth about the dangers of HIV/AIDS…

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New selectmen elected in April

Parker Richards Veritas editor   (May 16, 2013)  Early last month, Nantucket held its annual election for the Board of Selectmen, the island’s governing body. Nantucket High School alumnus and stone mason Tobias Glidden and Something Natural owner and former…

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Yearbook works to appeal

Amanda Sandoval Veritas assistant editor   (May 16, 2013)  Starting next year, the Nantucket High School yearbook is looking to expand its to include all grade levels, not just the graduating class. This year, and in the past, the main…

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Debate Club plans to expand

Virginia Bullington Veritas editing staff   (May 16, 2013)  The NHS Debate Club, while a relatively new organization, is showing real promise. Since its conception in 2011, the club has drawn around 40 members. The club usually meets on Mondays…

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Spanish Club travels overseas to Catalonia, Spain

Jojo Zieff Veritas associate editor   (May 16, 2013) Fourteen Nantucket High School students along with five chaperones embarked on the Spanish Club trip to Barcelona in early April. Among these students were nine seniors and five juniors. The chaperones included…

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Spanish Club hosts annual dinner

Amanda Sandoval Veritas assistant editor   (May 16, 2013) At their annual dinner this past April, the Spanish Club raised an all-time high with over $6,000. This was the 19th year NHS Spanish teacher Jill Surprenant has been in charge of…

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NHS dress code updated

Sophie Davies Veritas social media director   (May 16, 2013)  This past year, Nantucket High School has made some changes to its dress code, as can be seen in the most recent edition of the student handbook. There has been…

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Substance abuse prevention class now mandatory for NHS parents

Amanda Sandoval  Veritas Assistant Editor   (May 16, 2013)  For any student to attend the Junior Prom, his or her parents were required to attend the “Be a Parent not a Pal” presentation in the Mary P. Walker Auditorium. The…

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Junior prom not marred by rain as Colpitts, von Kampen win

Lydia Gullicksen Veritas Managing Editor   (May 16, 2013)  The class of 2014 held the annual junior prom at the Great Harbor Yacht Club for NHS students last weekend. The event, which went from 7pm to 10pm, was advertised to…

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