Posts Tagged ‘ Claire ’

Literacy plan works to improve district ELA skills, standardized test scores

Claire MacKay Contributing writer (April 16, 2015) The Nantucket Public Schools’ literacy plan was instituted four years ago, just as Superintendent of Schools Michael Cozort stepped in as leader of the school system. The literacy plan was a coordinated response…

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Athlete of the Month: three-sport athlete Lizzie Thayer

Claire MacKay Contributing writer (Aril 16, 2015) Junior Lizzie Thayer dominates every season, whether on the court or on the field. On the girls lacrosse team, Thayer plays point, but that does not hold her back offensively—she scored two goals…

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Basketball star Kyle Andrew Irving: Athlete of the Month

Claire MacKay Features Editor (March 28, 2015)  Senior Kyle Andrew Irving had an incredible season—and not just because of all his dunks. As the starting center for the NHS Whalers Boy’s Basketball team, Irving proved himself to be a force…

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Swimmer Gus Day dominates in the water and on the field

Claire MacKay Features Editor (February 19, 2015)  Junior Gus Day has had an exceptional season swimming for the Whalers. He is not just a swimmer, however, and will be senior captain of the boys varsity soccer team in the fall.…

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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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Colleges recruit NHS student athletes to compete in 2015

Colleges recruit NHS student athletes to compete in 2015

Claire MacKay Features Editor (November 13, 2014) The transition from playing high school sports to the collegiate level is one most athletes do not get to make. For Nantucket High School seniors James Aloisi, Ben Zieff, and Olivia Slade this…

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Alex Clark, NHS graduate, excited to travel the world

Claire MacKay Features Editor (November 13, 2014) Alex Clark, an alumnus of Nantucket High School, is now working at NHS in the English Language Learner department as a teaching assistant. However, he will soon be vacating his position and traveling…

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Class of 2014 graduates from Nantucket High School

Class of 2014 graduates from Nantucket High School

Claire MacKay Contributing Writer (June 12, 2014) The 98 seniors of the Nantucket High School class of 2014 graduated last Saturday afternoon during a commencement ceremony in the Mary P. Walker Auditorium. The celebratory event distinguished this year’s senior class from…

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NHS students find employment as summer lifeguards

NHS students find employment as summer lifeguards

Claire MacKay Contributing Writer (June 12, 2014)  The topic of many conversations this time of year inevitably turns to summer jobs. For many students, that means working in the food services, landscaping, babysitting, or lifeguarding. Be it at a yacht…

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Athlete of the Month: Olivia Slade shines on lacrosse field

Athlete of the Month: Olivia Slade shines on lacrosse field

Claire MacKay Contributing Writer (June 12, 2014)  Junior Olivia Slade is remarkable in more ways than one. Not only is she an incredible lacrosse player, but also an incredible leader. Finishing her sixth year playing the sport, she clearly has…

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