Author: sophie-hauck

School

Environmental Year in Review

This article is the first in a series of end-of-year reports from officers of various Marblehead High School activities. Although the work of many clubs was cut short, the 2019-20 school year represented a huge wave of progress for many MHS organizations, and we are excited to shine a light on their success. In our […]

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Opinion
World

Team Markey Thanks the Frontline

“Hope doesn’t exist in a vacuum,” said Senator Ed Markey during a recent Facebook livestream. “It’s created by visible movement toward action.” We see this action across the Commonwealth right now, whether from our grocery store employees, healthcare workers, or the countless community members whose actions we may not praise, but who promote hope in […]

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General Interest
School

High School “Superheroes” Help Out Marblehead Kids

Nowadays, everyone stays at home all the time, stuck inside with our families, the mountains of work that we must do online, and this collective feeling of restlessness for real life. Now imagine that you are a six year old in quarantine, a six year old with limitless energy for the monkey bars at recess, […]

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April 2019/20

Pandemic Promposals

It’s the night that every teenage girl dreams of and every teenage boy dreads. Since the beginning of the school year, students have scoured the hallways for the perfect date, scoured the internet for the perfect dress, and scoured their hearts for the emotional fortitude to take on what Zac Efron once famously referred to […]

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School

Ms. Geary, Train Hit Survivor, Retires

If you’ve had Ms. Geary as a teacher, you likely know the stories about how she was hit by a train, poisoned, strangled, and tazed (although not all at once). Even if you haven’t stepped foot in the room where she teaches, these stories float around the entire school building and have earned Ms. Geary […]

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December 2019/20
General Interest

What is MHS Grateful For?

I am grateful for car ride playlists, old friendships, and the family I come home to every day (not in this order). I am also grateful for when I understand my math homework, have time to watch the sun set, and laugh with my tablemates in art class. Some of these things that I appreciate […]

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November 2019/20
School

New Composting System at MHS Leads to 75% Decrease in Trash Output

The food that Marblehead High Schoolers throw out every day can take as long as two years to compost. Over this same period of time, MHS students have developed the school’s composting program, a project born in 2017, but one that they continue to perfect. Over the past two years, the basics of the program […]

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School

The Story Behind B307

A series dedicated to the posters, murals, pictures, and miscellaneous objects that fill the classrooms of Marblehead High School, and the stories behind these decorations. Every school day, Daniel Ritchie teaches his students about the history of the United States, detailing American life from the first colonizers up to the 2016 election. The 2019-20 school […]

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General Interest

Spotify Told Me to Go to This Concert

Every Monday, Spotify updates its “Discover Weekly” playlist, a model the company describes as, “your weekly mixtape of fresh music,” featuring “new discoveries and deep cuts chosen just for you.” The playlist does not recycle songs, instead replacing each track once a week based on the user’s current listening patterns. Through a combination of algorithms […]

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June 2018/19
School

A Year in Review: The Sophomore Perspective

Long story short, sophomore year is fun. If that’s not enough for you, read on… Every year in high school has its milestone. Freshman year is marked by the first day of school, senior year by the last, and every day of junior year seems to be important. Sophomore year just isn’t like that. It’s […]

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