Monthly Archives: May 2014

Brianna’s Books: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Brianna Wooters Contributing Writer   (May 15, 2014)  You may know the author Cassandra Clare from her very popular series, The Mortal Instruments. And while that series was amazing, this prequel series, set in 1878, is PHENOMENAL! Tessa Grey travels…

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Brianna’s Books: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Brianna Wooters Contributing Writer   (May 15, 2014)  Now I fully understand that Twilight and all its hype pretty much ruined vampires for everyone, but this book was actually really good. It tells the story of Rosemarie “Rose” Hathaway, a…

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Things to Read Over the Summer

Parker Richards Actually Knows Where Ruthenia Is     (May 15, 2014) 1. Rices for the Poor by Earl Shorris Mrs. Lareau just keeps telling me to read it, and as someone who is headed off to a liberal arts school…

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Frappes and the Pharmacy

Sophie Davies Giant Nugget     (May 15, 2014)  Ever since I had my own money to spend, a large portion of it has gone to one noble cause: chocolate frappes at the soda fountain located in the pharmacy on…

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Just do you: The search for the right college

Stefan Silverio Mia’s Better Half     (May 15, 2014)  Some people enjoy the beaches of Mexico, but over April break, my family preferred college tours and information sessions. Like many younger siblings who have older brothers and sisters, I…

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A night to remember, or not

Sophie Davis Butt for Face     (May 15, 2014)  Well, this is it. The night you’ve been waiting for your whole life. You’ve got your dress picked out, your tickets bought, and you’ve been talking non-stop with your friends…

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Whalers baseball sees success with new coach Nate Barber

Dylan O’Connor Contributing Writer     (May 15, 2014)  The Whalers baseball team started off the season strong, defeating the first five teams on the schedule. Mashpee High School fell in the first game of the season 17-1 to the…

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NHS student attends the Kentucky Derby

Caleb Wursten Contributing Writer     (May 15, 2014)  The Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs is largely unpopular in New England, although in the South it’s the biggest event of the year. The Derby premiered  in 1875, making it the…

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Skipper Sabrina Kyburg: a crucial part of NHS sailing team

Callaghan Bartlett Managing Editor     (May 15, 2014)  Junior Sabrina Kyburg began sailing when she was only eight years old, through Nantucket Community Sailing. Now, she is a key skipper on the varsity sailing team at Nantucket High School.…

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Food services survey: more junk food?

Mia Silverio Assistant Editor   (May 15, 2014)  Students, faculty, and administrators at both Nantucket High School and Cyrus Peirce Middle School were encouraged to share their thoughts on cafeteria food in a survey posted by food service director Patricia…

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