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Upper School students are required to take rapid tests twice each week. Photo illustration by Edan Zinn

Quarantined Students Face Make-Up Work

Kate Hirschen, Brimmer and May School September 26, 2022

NESPA Winner: News Story, 2022 The Gator, Brimmer and May School, Chestnut Hill, Mass. With concurrent learning on Zoom no longer offered at the School and local cases of COVID-19 rising due to...

Recently, Florida government passes a bill that will prohibit the discussion of sexuality and gender identity

Saying ‘gay’ won’t make your children gay

Audrey DeAngelis, Londonderry High School September 20, 2022

NESPA Winner: Bylined Column, 2022 The Lancer Spirit, Londonderry High School, Londonderry, NH Primary school-aged children are at one of the most impressionable ages. These young students are...

Lucio Perez, with his daughter Lucy and his wife Dora, at a birthday party held for him during his many years of sanctuary inside First Church.
Photo: First Congregational Church

Lucio Perez, finally released after years in sanctuary, tells his story

Clara Lopez and Mildred Orellana September 15, 2022

NESPA Winner: Feature Story, 2022 The Graphic, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School, Amherst, MA After three and a half years, in March of 2021, Lucio Perez finally left sanctuary at Amherst’s First...

Holbrook Connection To Our Darkest Day

Holbrook Connection To Our Darkest Day

Joseph McLaughlin, Holbrook Middle-High School September 10, 2022

NESPA Winner: Feature Story, 2022 Code Blue News, Holbrook Middle-High School, Holbrook, MA https://youtu.be/oXMtqwYtpEM   Read the full story here.

L-R: Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Guitterez, Marilyn Cooper, and Carol Lawrence from the original Broadway cast sing “I Feel Pretty” (1957).

Op-Ed: Remembering Stephen Sondheim

Marlie Kass, Brimmer and May School August 26, 2022

NESPA Winner: Bylined Column, 2022 The Gator, Brimmer and May School, Chestnut Hill, Mass. As I checked my social media feed last Friday, I read the news that Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim had...

Editors Sathvik Manam and Josh Truesdale test out the equipment available in the Studio. Sathvik used this area to create his podcast, Talking Peanuts, which had three episodes earlier this school year.

Podcasting studio is LHS’s hidden gem

Josh Truesdale, Londonderry High School August 20, 2022

NESPA Winner: Feature Story, 2022 The Lancer Spirit, Londonderry High School, Londonderry, NH Green screens, Mac computers, editing software, filming equipment, and so much more. It’s nothing new...

Advice from a senior

Advice from a senior

Nakos Maroudas, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School August 15, 2022

NESPA Winner: Editorial, 2022 The Graphic, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School, Amherst, MA I rarely feel like a senior. For me, and the rest of the class of 2022, the pandemic stole the latter half...

To Foster Perseverance, Look To The Past

To Foster Perseverance, Look To The Past

Natalie Kozhemiakin, Brimmer and May School July 26, 2022

NESPA Winner: Bylined Column, 2022 The Gator, Brimmer and May School, Chestnut Hill, Mass. Before realization set in, the lights illuminating the German sky felt like Christmas to young Christa Hollinger. “It...

Masks up, cases down. It’s that simple.

Masks up, cases down. It’s that simple.

Lancer Spirit Editorial Board, Londonderry High School July 20, 2022

NESPA Winner: Editorial, 2022 The Lancer Spirit, Londonderry High School, Londonderry, NH Last week, about 100 community members congregated on the sidewalk in front of the school to protest the...

The authors own experience, plus exposure to the ideas of Dr. Ibram X Kendi, inspired him to reconsider tracking.
Photo: commons.wikimedia.org

The time to end tracking is now

Sachin Khashu, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School July 15, 2022

NESPA Winner: Editorial, 2022 The Graphic, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School, Amherst, MA When I walked into the science classroom where I would serve as a teaching assistant on the first day of...

Hybrid at the High School

Hybrid at the High School

Hannah Sullivan, Nashoba Regional High School July 5, 2022

NESPA Winner: Feature Story, 2022 The Regional, Nashoba Regional High School, Bolton, MA As of March 1st, Nashoba has transitioned from fully remote classes to a new hybrid model. While students...

Three main takeaways from the 1/18 school committee meeting

Three main takeaways from the 1/18 school committee meeting

Sophia Keang, Westford Academy June 30, 2022

NESPA Winner: News Story, 2022 W.A. Ghostwriter, Westford Academy, Westford, MA The WPS School Committee discussed a potential district-wide holiday on Diwali, more positions for staff at WPS, and...

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