Monthly Archives: January 2015

Football falls to the Vineyard

Nate Goss Editor-in-Chief (December 15, 2014)  The Island Cup has been the centerpiece for the annual Nantucket Martha’s Vineyard rivalry game for the past 36 years. This year, first-year coach Brian Ryder’s 8-2 Whalers faced off against 26-year veteran coach…

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Team Edward Cullen dominates at dodgeball tournament

Team Edward Cullen dominates at dodgeball tournament

Claire MacKay Veritas features editor (December 15, 2014) The first annual dodgeball tournament was put on by the student council and involved 13 teams comprised of spirited Nantucket High School students. It took place Monday, November 24 at 3:15 in…

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Students take advantage of Nantucket’s disc golf course

Katherine Pittman & Luci Bresette Contributing Writers (December 15, 2014)  Disc golf has recently emerged on the island community as a new, eco-friendly, and outdoor sport that is rapidly gaining momentum. Even though the first Nantucket disc golf course was…

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Junior and senior girls play to a draw in powderpuff game

Virginia Bullington Photo Editor   (December 15, 2014)  Each year on the Friday before the Island Cup game, the senior and junior classes compete in a game of powderpuff football. Boys from the respective classes act as coaches, and organize…

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Sophie’s Choice: Wicked Island Bakery

Sophie Davies Editor-in-Chief (December 15, 2014)  While I honestly only very recently started frequenting this particular location, Wicked Island Bakery has quickly become one of my favorite places to go for lunch during the school day. Not only is it…

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How to Become the Most Stressed-Out Person On the Planet

Virginia Bullington Photo Editor (December 15, 2014)  So far high school has been the most stressful time of my life, junior year in particular. This anxiety can be attributed to three main factors: my disorganization, my failure to stay focused…

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The Pros and Cons of Christmas

Sophie Davies Editor-in-Chief In case, due to your overwhelmingly busy schedule, you have somehow managed to go unaware of the fact that Christmas is fast approaching, let me just say, THANKSGIVING IS OVER AND ITS THE MIDDLE OF DECEMBER WHERE…

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Brianna’s movies

Brianna Wooters Copy Editor   (December 15, 2014)  I usually review books, however in the name of the holidays, I’m reviewing a movie. But not just any movie, the single greatest holiday movie, ELF. All other movies claiming to be…

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Whaler football team bonds with awful haircuts

Caroline Richards Contributing Writer (December 15, 2014)  As many have noticed over the past few weeks, the members of the Nantucket High School football team have given themselves an unfortunate makeover. The players gave each other haircuts in order to…

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Nerd Jokes

Grace Mulcahy Contributing Writer (December 15, 2014) Math:      Calculus:         Q: What is the derivative of Amazon with respect to cost of shipping?         A: Amazon Prime.         Q:…

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