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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...

One of these people has probably made you late to class.

One of these people has probably made you late to class.

Jill Mazzola and Emma Desrosiers October 20, 2022

NESPA Winner: Bylined Column & Artwork/cartoon, 2022 The Lancer Spirit, Londonderry High School, Londonderry, NH Walk. Stop. Go around. Stop to gawk in shock. Bump. Trip. Sigh. Walk again. Forget...


School nurses responsibilities have increased following the return to school during the pandemic.

School nurses lean on each other to get by

Brynn Sullivan, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School October 15, 2022

NESPA Winner: Feature Story, 2022 The Graphic, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School, Amherst, MA Robbin Suprenant is a school nurse at ARHS and the nurse manager for the ARPS district and nurse Mary...

Seniors Kristina Callahan, and Lindsey Stone cheer with the rest of the cheerleaders during the football game on Oct. 22.

Cheer adapts to mascot change, encourages crowd to do the same

Riya Mahanta, Algonquin Regional High School October 10, 2022

NESPA Winner: Sports Story, 2022 The Harbinger, Algonquin Regional High School, Northborough, MA This season, the cheerleading team has modified many of their cheers due to the mascot change. The decision...

Walpole Schools Reduce COVID-19 Restrictions

Walpole Schools Reduce COVID-19 Restrictions

Katie Gillis, Walpole High School October 5, 2022

NESPA Winner: News Story, 2022 The Searchlight, Walpole High School, Walpole, MA After nearly two years of health protocols and mask mandates, the COVID-19 pandemic seems never-ending. However, in...

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...

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