Author: lily-morgan

Opinion
School
World

Will the College Board’s COVID-19 Plans Help or Hurt Over-prepared AP Students?

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, students and teachers alike worried whether classes would be able to continue outside of a classroom setting. Amongst those speculators were students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes, who feared that the hard work they’d poured into their studies this year would not culminate in an end-of-the-year exam for college credit. Students […]

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April 2019/20

Unpopular Opinion: This Snowstorm Really Isn’t That Bad

Listen. We understand that our current superintendent is relatively new and only here for a few more months, but this is getting ridiculous. It’s now our eighteenth snow day in a row, and there still has not been one flake! We’ve now lost Good Friday, Easter, and April Vacation over this so-called “blizzard.” This is […]

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Opinion
School

The College Process: Is It Worth It?

January, February, March: the three longest months for a senior in high school. Everytime I open Instagram, I am bombarded by congratulatory posts for my peers who’ve been accepted into and committed to their top-choice school. Congrats to my girly on Blank University, sending my bestie off to Blank College, University of Blank got a […]

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February 2019/20

“I Knew Chalamet Would Be the Perfect E-boy,” Says Adam Sandler About New Tik Tok-Inspired Rom-Com

According to an inside source, Adam Sandler will be returning to Marblehead this coming spring to direct a romantic comedy starring Timothée Chalamet and Emma Stone. The movie follows the budding romance between a popular Tik Tok creator and his adoring fan. Chalamet takes on the role of Forest, an “E-boy” who gained his fame […]

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School

Peter/Wendy: A Review

This Friday and Saturday, Marblehead High School’s Drama Club performed Peter/Wendy, an adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan written by Jeremy Bloom. Bloom’s interpretation explores some of the darker themes of the original story of Peter Pan while staying true to the well-known plot.  In February, the MHS Drama Club will take Peter/Wendy to Dramafest. […]

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October 2019/20
World

What is the “Vape Disease,” and What Does It Mean for Generation-Z?

By now, everybody has heard about the new, inexplicable “vaping disease.”  Over 1,000 cases have been reported in 48 states and one U.S. territory, and eighteen deaths have been confirmed. Medical professionals are unsure of what specifically is causing this rapidly-spreading infection, but they have tested hypotheses regarding vitamin-E acetate buildup and the possible dangers […]

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Local

Paving Job Leaves Residents With Chip on Their Shoulder

Anybody who drove through Marblehead this summer is aware of the numerous paving projects the town undertook between June and August. This is a common occurrence, as the town receives almost half a million dollars each year to repave damaged roads. However, this year, in an effort to save the town money and pave more […]

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School

Come See MHS’s Production of Chicago!

This weekend, singing and dancing meet adultery and murder- prepare to be razzle dazzled by Marblehead High School’s production of Chicago. Students in the MHS theater department have been rehearsing (and rehearsing, and rehearsing) for their spring musical Chicago. This story of crime and injustice opens with Velma Kelly’s (Mari Aoki) rendition of All That […]

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April 2018/19
School

Latest Attempt to Combat Vaping Spreads to Popular MHS A Cappella Group

Recently, Marblehead High School’s co-ed a capella group has been causing some dissonance amongst administrators. The group, which is known for its members’ colorful ties, a yearly rendition of Cecelia, and for being “tied together since 2003,” has come under criticism for inappropriate conduct– more specifically, in relation to vaping. Maryann Perry, Superintendent of Marblehead […]

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General Interest
March
Opinion

Smartphones Rule Your Life

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about the way modern technology, specifically my cell phone, has completely altered my life. A few weeks ago, I heard the students in my advisory talking about the new IOS update and their daily “screen time.” I was intrigued. I usually don’t update my phone because I just don’t […]

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