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College Letters: Parker Richards

College Letters: Parker Richards

Parker Richards Veritas Alum (November 13, 2014)  “If college is as good as everyone says it is, I’ll eat my hat.” I’m quite sure I said something along those lines not so long ago, and have found myself relieved that…

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NHS bids goodbye to longtime teachers, staff members

NHS bids goodbye to longtime teachers, staff members

Parker Richards Editor-in-chief (June 12, 2014) Nantucket High School will bid farewell this year to four teachers, a guidance counselor, both of its front office staffers, and its athletic trainer. The group has a combined 114 years of service in the…

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Homework policy set to change

Parker Richards Editor-in-chief (June 12, 2014)  Homework can now account for no more than 10 percent of any student’s grade at the Nantucket Public Schools. The policy shift, which was enacted by the School Committee last month, will impact students…

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Administrators taking vacations during the school year? Here’s why

Parker Richards Editor-in-Chief   (June 12, 2014)  Unlike teachers and students, administrators at the Nantucket Public Schools can take vacation time throughout the school year. Since they are year-round employees, they are not limited to vacations during the summer or…

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Look to the future, but first appreciate your peers

(June 12, 2014)  Another year—gone. Graduating high school is nothing if not bittersweet; the frivolous memories, the moments shared will stay with us, even as some of the friends that we have made do not. Moving on, moving forward, and…

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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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Honors Physics reveals an inconvenient truth about America

Parker Richards Editor-in-Chief   (May 15, 2014)  Few in Nantucket would likely be able to tell you much about H.H. Asquith, the noted Liberal statesman who held numerous offices of state in Britain in the early 20th Century, but he…

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Veritas wins 15 awards, named best in its class

Parker Richards Editor-in-Chief   (May 15, 2014)  Veritas won the All-New England Award, the highest honor for a newspaper in the six-state region, for the second year running early this month. The award, which is presented by the New England…

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Football head coach position to be opened to all candidates

Football head coach position to be opened to all candidates

Veritas Staff (May 1, 2014)  Nantucket High School athletic director Chris Maury announced Thursday that he had opened the search for a varsity football coach to all potential candidates, casting doubt on whether current head coach Bill Manchester will return to…

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Cozort will seek new elementary school building in 2015

Cozort will seek new elementary school building in 2015

Parker Richards Editor-in-Chief   (April 28, 2014)  Superintendent of Nantucket Public Schools Michael Cozort wants to ask Nantucket voters for funding to build a new school within a year. The new school, which would be the fourth in the district,…

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