Monthly Archives: March 2014

Alumna plays SHU rugby

Lydia Gullicksen Editor-in-Chief   (March 27, 2014)  At Sacred Heart University, Nantucket High School graduate Charlotte Tallman is a member of the women’s rugby team. Tallman graduated from NHS in 2012 and began playing rugby the spring semester of her…

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NHS students hit the slopes over February break

NHS students hit the slopes over February break

Dylan O’Connor & Parker Richards Editing Staff & Editor-in-Chief   (March 27, 2014) February break at Nantucket High School sends students and their families far and wide. Some go to the tropics. Some to Europe. But a lucky few head…

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NHS equestrian Quinn Waddell plans to continue riding at Endicott

NHS equestrian Quinn Waddell plans to continue riding at Endicott

Lydia Gullicksen Editor-in-Chief (March 27, 2014) Quinn Waddell, a senior at Nantucket High School has been riding horses since she was five years old. She concentrates on dressage but likes to jump as well and has competed in equitation classes.…

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BadmintonMania returns to high school for 28th year

BadmintonMania returns to high school for 28th year

Sophie Davies Managing Editor   (March 27, 2014)  Rackets swing, birdies fly. Students argue about whether the red or the yellow line marks out of bounds. Music blares. There is an intensity in the air that can mean only one…

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Logan’s Take: Michael Sam, football’s newest hero

Logan Hennessy Sports Writer   (March 27, 2014)  It was truly a watershed moment, not just in football, but for society as a whole. Former University of Missouri football player Michael Sam, through an interview with ESPN reporter Chris Connelly…

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“Brigadoon” takes center stage at NHS

“Brigadoon” takes center stage at NHS

  Irena Roggeveen & Dylan O’Connor Contributing Writers   (March 27, 2014)  The third weekend in March brought Nantucket High School’s annual musical, Brigadoon, to center stage. The musical follows the story of Tommy, a young american tourist traveling throughout…

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Your Horoscope: How Should You Vote?

Parker Richards Master & Commander   (March 27, 2014) Aries: British Conservative Party Well you’re quite posh, aren’t you? If you joined George Osborne in crying at Baroness Thatcher’s funeral, you’re probably a true Tory at heart. Taurus: Communist Party…

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Thefts force closure of locker rooms

Sophie Davies Managing Editor   (March 27, 2014)  Students at Nantucket High School have often considered the locker rooms a general meeting place. Girls congregate there in the morning to do last-minute hair and makeup, students drop off unneeded winter…

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Historic victory for culinary students at ProStart Invitational

Historic victory for culinary students at ProStart Invitational

Fernando Young Contributing Writer   (March 27, 2014)  The Nantucket High School Culinary Team won the Massachusetts Restaurant Association’s statewide ProStart Invitational Culinary Competition earlier this month. The team made history by being the first to win the competition with…

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New evaluations for NPS teachers

Maggie Toole Contributing Writer   (March 27, 2014)  The Nantucket Public Schools have been using a new statewide system for evaluating teachers this year. The administration was mandated to use the system  during the  2011-2012 school year, but it has…

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