Seniors shutout juniors in powderpuff game, 12-0

By Maclaine Willett, Editor-in-Chief For the 2021 Homecoming season, girls from the NHS classes of 2022 and 2023 participated in the annual Powderpuff flag football game on Wednesday, November 3rd. Initially, it was scheduled to be on the Tuesday prior, but the game was rescheduled due to weather conditions. This event is something that has … Continue reading Seniors shutout juniors in powderpuff game, 12-0

Fridays For Future walkout raises climate awareness

By Hannah Dalton, contributing writer On Friday, October 1, 2021, the Nantucket Youth Climate Committee (NYCC) made history. The group organized and led what they hope will be the first of annual walkouts to raise awareness for climate change. As students walked out of their first block classes, they prepared to advocate for and learn … Continue reading Fridays For Future walkout raises climate awareness

National Honor Society inducts 14 new members

By Benton Killion, assistant finance director For 100 years, the National Honor Society (NHS) has allowed students of such prestige as Michelle Obama and Taylor Swift to apply for the honorable title of membership. This organization, with approximately 1 million members around the world, boasts average chapter contributions of 1,000 hours of community service, $26,000 … Continue reading National Honor Society inducts 14 new members

$17.5 million sports facilities plan faces mixed reactions

By Sarah Swenson, editor-in-chief At a select board meeting in September, the Nantucket Public School system proposed the ninth step of their “Campus Wide Master Plan”, a twelve-step plan to completely overhaul the campus with a series of improvements that began in its planning stages in 2013. They have asked the town for 16.4 of … Continue reading $17.5 million sports facilities plan faces mixed reactions

Autism Speaks: Who’s doing the talking?

By Stella Marlin Glowacki, contributing writer Autism Speaks is one of, if not the biggest, autism-focused organization out there, raising 94.5 million dollars in 2018, according to their website. But where is that money really going? Many autistic people actually advocate against supporting Autism Speaks. Every year Autism Speaks divides up their budget. In 2018 … Continue reading Autism Speaks: Who’s doing the talking?