Author: sophie-hauck

Culture
School
Uplifting

The Ultimate AP Lit Study Guide

“Sometimes books are read for hundreds of years, but when we read it today, we see that maybe this isn’t what we thought it was,” says Mr. Moloney. “I really want students to become a part of this conversation and say, ‘Well does this book have something to give to us, to society?’”

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School
Uplifting

MHS Marks Day of Silence

“I have been lucky enough to not experience bullying in school due to my gender or sexuality, but now I know what being unheard feels like.”

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April 2020/21

Music to Awaken Your Zombie-fied Soul

Kids who previously dragged their way through each school day now feel overjoyed, one going as far as to say that she’s scheduled for mouth surgery to remove the permanent smile slapped on her face through the healing properties of Top 40 on the intercom!

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Culture
Opinion
Uplifting

Writing Without Knowing What You Want to Say

And yet, when I was eight years old and pressed my pencil too hard onto each page, was my writing worse than it is today? Sure, I have practiced advanced techniques and shared complex ideas, but has this pursuit only complicated my once simple understanding of what it means to write?

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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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