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Celebrating MHS’s Retiring Teachers: Ms. Humphrey

Nearly every person on the planet has faced new and difficult challenges during this unprecedented time of chaos and confusion. But for this year’s retiring teachers, the situation is uniquely impactful.

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Best Buddies Year in Review

This year, the Marblehead High School Best Buddies Chapter had a great year filled with fun and new activities.  However, the year did not end the way we planned. Due to the Coronavirus, all of the spring events we had planned and were excited for came to a quick halt. But as a club, our […]

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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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Colleges are Waiving Standardized Testing Requirements

In light of the recent ACT, SAT, and SAT Subject Test cancellations by the College Board and ACT Inc., many juniors are wondering what will become of their standardized test scores. Though the College Board has said that it will add more testing dates starting in August, and that they will run every weekend, this […]

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Massachusetts Schools Closed for the Rest of the Year

Last week, Governor Charlie Baker announced that Massachusetts’s public schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year. With 46,000 cases of coronavirus and counting, Massachusetts is ranked third in cases per state. In the past week, governors of 40 states have ordered or recommended that schools do not reopen for the rest […]

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Opinion
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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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General Interest
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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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March 2019/20
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MHS’s Peter/Wendy Makes it to Dramafest Semi-finals

On February 29th, Marblehead High School’s drama club competed in the Massachusetts Theater Guild Festival at Winthrop High School. They went against seven other high schools, including Rockport High School, Melrose High School, Salem Academy, Medford High School, Salem High School, Winthrop High School, and Lynn Classical High School. For Dramafest, there are many rules […]

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Opinion
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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
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On Marblehead’s New Superintendent: By a Nantucket High School Student

At the end of the 2019-20 school year, high school principal Dr. John Buckey will be leaving Nantucket High School (NHS) to become superintendent of the Marblehead school district. Buckey has been working as NHS principal since 2008, 12 years ago, and two years before Michael Cozort, the current superintendent of NHS, joined the staff. […]

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