Monthly Archives: December 2014

Chloe Plank: Music Phenom

Lauren Bresette Contributing Writer (December 15, 2014) Senior Chloe Plank has been chosen as the artist of the month due to her high achievements in the violin. Music has been her preferred form of art since she was ten years…

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Anne Phaneuf brings rich literature to life

Anne Phaneuf brings rich literature to life

Maggie Toole Assistant editor (December 15, 2014)  Anne Phaneuf came to Nantucket after answering an ad for the Inquirer and Mirror. Phaneuf began her stint at the Inquirer and Mirror as a general writer before becoming the features editor. Phaneuf…

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Reinemo, Manchester begin toiletry drive with homerooms

Reinemo, Manchester begin toiletry drive with homerooms

Maggie Toole Assistant editor (December 15, 2014) Nantucket High School teacher Amy Manchester and Liz Reinemo started a food and toiletries drive in order to specifically benefit NHS students and their families. “I had noticed students in the school coming,…

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“Grinding” outlawed at Halloween dance

Callaghan Bartlett Sports Editor (November 13, 2014)  A Nantucket High School tradition continued on October 31, when students packed into the Legion Hall for the annual Halloween Dance. But there was one big change at this year’s dance: a crackdown…

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Hispanic students drive surging diversity

Mia Silverio Editor-in-Chief (November 13, 2014)  The English Language Learner population in the Nantucket Public School (NPS) system has increased substantially each year since 2008. This year, the per-annum increase in ELL hit an all-time high. Since the 2013 school…

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School buses called overcrowded

School buses called overcrowded

Nate Goss Editor-in-Chief (November 13, 2014)  The issue of overcrowding has become prominent in the Nantucket Public Schools system over the past year, and now it seems it’s not just the buildings. It’s the buses too. A complaint about overcrowded…

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Music works wonders for people, not just me

Mia Silverio Editor-in-Chief (November 13, 2014)  Recently, I read a personal essay for college that described one student’s love for travelling on buses. He wrote that when he was on a bus with his earbuds plugged in, he felt like…

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The importance of relaxation and happiness

Nate Goss Editor-in-Chief (November 13, 2014)  Too often in life we are overcome with the sheer amount of work placed in front of us every day. Be it school, a job, homework, college applications, sports, clubs, etc., the stress so…

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The cult of political correctness and fake outrage

Sophie Davies Editor-in-Chief (November 13, 2014)  I can recall many a time from my childhood when I raced around the backyard with water guns, lightsabers, plastic swords, and Lord knows how many other weapons, chasing my friends and screaming “DIE…

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AP students depart NHS for MMSI study sessions

Maggie Toole Assistant Editor (November 13, 2014)  Massachusetts was one of six states awarded a five year, privately funded, grant from the National Math and Science Initiative allowing it to replicate the highly successful AP program found in Dallas Public…

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