Posts Tagged ‘ Virginia ’

Hispanic students face barriers in attending college

Virginia Bullington Assistant Editor (December 17, 2015) Jackie Echeverria, a Spanish teacher at Nantucket High School and the advisor of the Diversity Club, was born in El Salvador. She was the first one in her family to attend college. “I…

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School tightens internet filter

Virginia Bullington Assistant Editor (October 19, 2015) Many who use the computers within the Nantucket Public School District are aware of the limitations placed upon Internet browsing. By law, every public school in the state must have a filtration system…

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Boys baseball begins strong

Virginia Bullington  Photo editor (April 16, 2015)  The Nantucket High School’s boys baseball team has had a strong start this year. “I felt pretty good when the first swing of the season was a home run by Andrew Ray,” said…

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Annual Valentine’s Day Cabaret spreads the love

Virginia Bullington Photo Editor (February 19, 2015)  Every year the Nantucket High School’s select choir, the Accidentals and Naturals put on a cabaret before Valentine’s day. Any member of the choir is allowed to prepare a love song to sing,…

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Nantucket students balance jobs, schoolwork

Virginia Bullington Photo Editor (February 19, 2015)  The vast majority of Nantucket High School students take up summer jobs when school is out of session. A minority, however, continue to work throughout the school year. Cavell Malcolm, a junior at…

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Students travel to Cape and Island music festival

Virginia Bullington Photo Editor (February 19. 2015)  Each year, Nantucket High School students have the opportunity to audition for two music festivals that take place in the Cape Cod area. Both are organized by the South East Massachusetts Music Educators.…

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Kanye Vs. Beck: Did Kayne take it too far?

Virginia Bullington Photo Editor (February 19, 2015)  Beck is great, aside from the fact that he is a Scientologist. He is an extremely talented artist and, blah blah blah, his Grammy is well-deserved as he has been making great music…

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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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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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Current Events Opinion: Ebola

Virginia Bullington Photo Editor (November 13, 2014)  A few weeks ago in the Inquirer and Mirror I saw a piece about Ebola. I was disappointed to find that more islanders found this disease to be a bigger, more immediate threat…

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