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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.
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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...

As a Russian-American, I Stand with Ukraine

As a Russian-American, I Stand with Ukraine

Natalie Kozhemiakin, Brimmer and May School June 26, 2022

NESPA Winner: Bylined Column, 2022 The Gator, Brimmer and May School, Chestnut Hill, Mass. As the war between Russia and Ukraine escalates by the hour, the world is watching in anticipation. Sights...

For decades, administrators have come in and out Brookline’s town hall. In the past seven years, Brookline has had six superintendents. This revolving door of leadership undermines substantial equity work.

Years of initiatives fail to address racial disparities in Brookline schools

Sofia Hauser, Brookline High School March 13, 2022

NESPA Winner: Localizing, 2021 The Sagamore, Brookline High School, Brookline, Mass. The first day of high school brings a potent mix of fear and anticipation. The towering columns framing the main...

The Fragile Femme: Self-expression in fashion

The Fragile Femme: Self-expression in fashion

Jordan Liss-Riordan, Brookline High School March 13, 2022

NESPA Winner: Localizing, 2021 The Sagamore, Brookline High School, Brookline, Mass. Every day I shove my way through the long, crowded halls of the high school, and I sometimes feel like I am entering...

Set Design Co-Head, Junior Alex Reineke, and Freshman Maggie OConnell paint a set for ARHS production of Suessical the Musical.

Behind the scenes of “Seussical”

Claire Bai and Brianna Tang February 17, 2022

NESPA Winner: Localizing, 2021 The Harbinger, Algonquin Regional High School, Northborough, Mass. With upbeat music, lively dance routines and vibrant set designs, the auditorium will come alive...

Student elections adapt to COVID-19

Student elections adapt to COVID-19

Jacob Zalis, Newton North High School February 17, 2022

NESPA Winner: Localizing, 2021 The Newtonite, Newton North High School, Newton, Mass. All four grades will be having class elections for student body presidents and vice presidents, as well as the...

Students, alumnae and faculty have been involved in conversations regarding the impact of race on students experiences at Algonquin.

Breaking a ‘Culture of Silence’

NESPA Winner: Feature Writing, 2021 The Harbinger, Algonquin Regional High School, Northborough, Mass.   "In towns like Southborough, insidious racism is like oxygen in the air. It may stand...

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