The flawed treatment of athletics in society

By Anna Popnikolova, assistant editor-in-chief There’s a difference between a child who participates in Little League and a teenager who spends every single afternoon at sports practice, has no time or energy to participate in anything else, and is forced into unhealthy competition on a daily basis; between a parent signing up a child for … Continue reading The flawed treatment of athletics in society

What we should really be learning in gym class

By Natalie Mack, news editor I’ve been taking some form of a health class since about fifth grade. From then, until now, I’ve learned about puberty, eating right, the importance of exercise, how to play badminton and various other games, to stay away from drugs and alcohol, how to run a mile and many other … Continue reading What we should really be learning in gym class

If I must, I will quote Dead Poets Society

By Sarah Swenson, editor-in-chief If you are a student at Nantucket High School looking to take the most challenging, rigorous coursework you can… you’d better hope you’re a STEM kid. While NHS has 5, sometimes 6 STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) AP classes offered, for humanities, there are only 4 courses available.  The four … Continue reading If I must, I will quote Dead Poets Society