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Molly Goldstein smiles big with a student of hers. Goldstein has worked with students since her senior year of high school, describing it as “passion.” She is more than excited to start working with the students of LHS. (Used with permission by Molly Goldstein)

Molly Goldstein takes the stage as new LHS drama adviser

Kelly Egan, Londonderry High School January 20, 2023

NESPA Winner: Personality Profile, 2022 The Lancer Spirit, Londonderry High School, Londonderry, NH Molly Goldstein applied to the middle school for the orchestra teaching position, and ended up...

The girls hockey team celebrates their Division 2 State Championship win on March 20th.

Girls’ hockey brings home state title

Andrew Roberts, Algonquin Regional High School January 10, 2023

NESPA Winner: Sports Story, 2022 The Harbinger, Algonquin Regional High School, Northborough, MA Girls’ hockey took down the Canton Bulldogs in a 2-1 overtime victory at TD Garden to win the Division...

Swift Stuns Fans With New “Red (Taylor’s Version)”

Swift Stuns Fans With New “Red (Taylor’s Version)”

Katie Gillis, Walpole High School January 5, 2023

NESPA Winner: Review, 2022 The Searchlight, Walpole High School, Walpole, MA Just when fans believe Taylor Swift has peaked, she continues to raise the bar, and she has done it once again with her...

Outfielder Jacoby Acevedo dawns his New England cap during celebration parade.  Acevedo had a near perfect fielding average in the LLWS while holding a .000 ERA as a pitcher.

NH represents at Little League World Series for the first time since 1987

Makenna True, Londonderry High School December 20, 2022

NESPA Winner: Sports Story, 2022 The Lancer Spirit, Londonderry High School, Londonderry, NH Each summer, close to 200,000 Little League teams compete for the chance of a lifetime: a ticket to Williamsport,...

Some of the English books for grades 9-12 laid out for distribution.
Photo: Sara Barber-Just

Students tout revisions to English curriculum to more deeply center anti-racism

Jana Murphy, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School December 15, 2022

NESPA Winner: News Story, 2022 The Graphic, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School, Amherst, MA One year before the pandemic and a renewed national cry for racial justice, the ARHS English department...

Walpole Cheerleaders Qualify for Nationals

Walpole Cheerleaders Qualify for Nationals

Maggie Mahoney, Walpole High School December 8, 2022

NESPA Winner: Sports Story, 2022 The Searchlight, Walpole High School, Walpole, MA When the fall sports season started, Walpole’s cheerleaders were eager to return to competition after a two-year...

Brian Gamble ’23 leads the pack at the Division IV NEPSTA race.

Gamble Wins Division IV NEPSAC Race, Cementing Historic Team Finish

Gator Staff, Brimmer and May School November 26, 2022

NESPA Winner: Sports Story, 2022 The Gator, Brimmer and May School, Chestnut Hill, Mass. At Saturday’s Division IV New England Prep School Track Association’s (NEPSTA) Cross Country Championship...

The Body Positivity movement has been around for years, yet why can I only find three different styles of dresses, while say a smaller girl has more than half the store to choose from? Instead of finding the ‘perfect’ one, it comes down to just finding one that fits and hasn’t been bought by someone in the school already.

Panicking over plus-size prom

Kaylie Donahue, Londonderry High School November 20, 2022

NESPA Winner: Bylined Column, 2022 The Lancer Spirit, Londonderry High School, Londonderry, NH When you’re a size 18 in a sea of zeros, the prom experience can be more than a little daunting. The...

Attendees at the rally to Stop Asian Hate in Amherst, photographed by Sophie-Zoe Schreyer.

AAPI students condemn Asian hate and describe years of microaggressions

Cynthia Xie, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School November 15, 2022

NESPA Winner: News Story, 2022 The Graphic, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School, Amherst, MA On Saturday, March 27, the Amherst Common bustled with activity as people gathered, holding signs of support...

10 things I love about ‘10 Things I Hate About You’

10 things I love about ‘10 Things I Hate About You’

Leann Jenks, Algonquin Regional High School November 10, 2022

NESPA Winner: Review, 2022 The Harbinger, Algonquin Regional High School, Northborough, MA The classic 90’s romantic comedy, “10 Things I Hate About You”, directed by Gil Junger, never fails...

Zoe Jagelski Enters Year-long German Exchange

Zoe Jagelski Enters Year-long German Exchange

Maggie Mahoney, Walpole High School November 3, 2022

NESPA Winner: Feature Story, 2022 The Searchlight, Walpole High School, Walpole, MA After living in Walpole her entire life, junior Zoe Jagelski decided she wanted to experience a new perspective...

What makes a good climber isn’t the ability to be fearless or never make mistakes. It’s to keep climbing even when you’re scared and think you can’t continue.

My Rock Climbing Journey

Amelia Bowman, Brimmer and May School October 26, 2022

NESPA Winner: Sports Story, 2022 The Gator, Brimmer and May School, Chestnut Hill, Mass. When I tell people that I do rock climbing, their first reaction is either, “Wow! That’s so cool!” or...

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