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Annual Pay it Forward Veteran’s Day Breakfast honors 125 veterans

Annual Pay it Forward Veteran’s Day Breakfast honors 125 veterans

Blake Melnik, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

As the hometown veterans walked into the high school cafeteria on Veteran’s Day, they were welcomed by friendly greeters at the front door, creative patriotic posters, and personal letters from both elementary and high school students.  The Pay it Forward Club, directed by House 4 Assistant Pri...

Londonderry Grange to host annual wreath sale, craft fair

Londonderry Grange to host annual wreath sale, craft fair

November 17, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Showcase

What: Annual wreath sale and craft fair When: From 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 2 Where: The Londonderry Grange, located at 260 Mammoth Rd, Londonderry, NH Cost: Admission is free. Items for Sale: A variety of selections from stocking stuffers to lovely gifts in time for Christmas, ...

Winter Preview: Girls’ Basketball

Winter Preview: Girls’ Basketball

Allie Marsh, Sports Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With tryouts just around the corner, girls' basketball is getting ready to take on a new season. “Last season we did pretty well for being a young team with only two seniors and one junior,” said sophomore Courtney Shay. “Our record was 12-5, and we were the 5th seed going into playoffs.” ...

Living in the center of a genderqueer Venn Diagram: My life as Androgynous

Living in the center of a genderqueer Venn Diagram: My life as Androgynous

JJ, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I don’t have a name yet.  For the one assigned to me at birth, much like my genitals, doesn’t fully describe who I am. So for now, I am nameless. I would like to think that for a long time, I have known that I didn’t fit into either binary gender. But that is a lie. I complied to what was tau...

Kids Coop Theatre to present ‘The Music Man’

Kids Coop Theatre to present ‘The Music Man’

Tim Gore, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

  The Music Man tells the story of a traveling salesman named Harold Hill and his visit to the town of River City, Iowa. Harold Hill, a con man who tries to pass himself off as a band director, is confronted with a challenge as he faces opposition to his creation of a kids’ band. The music and the ...

Halsey stunned at Hopeless Fountain Kingdom tour

Halsey stunned at Hopeless Fountain Kingdom tour

Anna Drabik, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

I pestered my parents for a week about getting tickets for electropop artist Halsey’s concert in Boston. I texted them pictures of an ad for tickets, and I constantly reminded them they would sell out quickly. Finally, I got a text from my mom which said, “Happy early birthday!” with an image of a...

How to make the most of parent-teacher conferences on Friday

How to make the most of parent-teacher conferences on Friday

Sean Cavanaugh, News Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News, Showcase

Parent Teacher Conferences for the high school will be on Friday, November 17, 2017. This means a day off for students, but not for the teachers. Parent teacher conferences is not required for high-schoolers, but if parents want to talk to a certain teacher, Friday is the day they can talk face-to-...

Freshman Football caps off their perfect season

Freshman Football caps off their perfect season

Nick Desrosiers, Sports Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After another long season under the lights, freshman football quietly put up another impeccable season. This year's squad separated itself from everyone else, going 8-0 and putting up a fight in their end-of-year jamboree, losing in the semifinals. “Coming into the season we really didn’t know...

Traveling leaves an impact to last a lifetime

Traveling leaves an impact to last a lifetime

Caitlin Cassidy, Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

People in N.H. often consider traveling as going to Disney World or down to Cape Cod for the summer, but what we should be realizing is that there is so much more to the world that others haven’t gotten the opportunity to see yet. This whole planet is full of different foods, types of music, occupati...

Juliano’s brings football team together

Juliano’s brings football team together

Adam Wilkinson, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

What might just look like a bunch of boys eating and laughing at a restaurant is so much more than that. It’s actually guys on the football team building an unbreakable bond making them as close as family. I’ve been on the varsity football team for three years now, and it's safe to say that t...

Never let a tragedy go to waste: Current events need to be discussed in school

Never let a tragedy go to waste: Current events need to be discussed in school

Juliana Hamel, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On the Monday following the Las Vegas shooting, I came to school in search of reassurance that things would be okay, but when the day passed and only a few teachers mentioned what had happened, I felt let down and confused. I wondered--why wouldn’t teachers discuss such a significant event with their studen...

Greene connects with students and connects them to the real world

Greene connects with students and connects them to the real world

Mason Smith, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

After being laid off from the Ford dealership, Mr. Greene knew he wanted to find something he enjoyed more than selling cars. He liked working with people but wanted to have a bigger impact on others’ lives. He decided to apply for a position as a substitute teacher and soon learned that he loved ...

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