I Believe In Family and Culture

Alayna O'Keefe

April 26, 2016

I sit with my family gathered around the table. Someone is telling a story in English on one side of the table, and my mom translates in Greek to my yiayia (my grandmother) on the other side. And my papou (my grandfather) repe...

Senior girls powderpuff team cheering before the game begins

November 30, 2015

Senior girls and their coaches huddle together to cheer each other on before the start of the game on Saturday November 21, 2015....

SHS does community service

Alayna O'Keefe, journalist

November 29, 2015

The day before we put aside our studies to be with our families and eat endless amounts of food, students at SHS were presented with an opportunity to help out the community on the day that is known at SHS as Community Service Da...

Polacco’s princesses

November 20, 2015


Food For Thought: Swampscott High School Canned Food Drive

Ariella Nardizzi, Journalist/Photographer

November 19, 2015

With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, Swampscott High School students have been doing some giving of their own. Led by members of Interact Club, as well as club adviser and art teacher at Swampscott High, Anita Balliro, the ann...

Powderpuff day two: superheroes

November 18, 2015


Powderpuff spirit week day one

November 18, 2015


AP tests

Shannon Brawley

November 8, 2015

  Swampscott high school this school year 2015-16 has started requiring students who take AP classes to take the AP test. Some students have claimed that this requirement is unnecessary because if students are taking and...

What is VHS anyway?

November 5, 2015

VHS, or virtual high school, has been rising in popularity at Swampscott High School. However, the concept of VHS is foreign to some students. So what actually is VHS, and who should take it?   “VHS is a non-profit collaboration of ove...

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