Mr. Murphy’s new rules

Taylor Schofield

November 4, 2016

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At Swampscott High School, the new principal, Robert Murphy, has adjusted the school’s policies and has enforced new rules, provoking various responses from members of the high school community. Simone Nardizzi, a 10th gra...

Interact Club helping the community

Jamie Ring

November 4, 2016

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Interact Club has started up again for the year at Swampscott High School. The club  is run by art teacher Ms.Balliro.  The objective of  Interact club is to do community service projects as a non-profit group. This club r...

Mrs. Thompson is back at Swampscott High

Damon Christie

November 4, 2016

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Mrs. Thompson, a retired English teacher at Swampscott High School, is back at Swampscott High School to cover Mrs. Flanagan’s Writing Across the Curriculum classes while she is on maternity leave.   Mr. Kohut described her s...

New English teacher, HollyBeth Murphy, opens up about career

Clara Harrington

November 4, 2016

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Last year HollyBeth Murphy was welcomed into the Swampscott community as an English and Writing Across the Curriculum teacher, substituting for Holly Flanagan, an educator at the school who left to deliver her baby in mid-Apri...

Rio Summer 2016 Olympics

Alayna O'Keefe

May 19, 2016

Filed under Features, News

Every four years people from all corners of the world come together for a celebration of life and athleticism. The Olympic Games today bring the international community together by promoting peace and unity through competitive ...

I Believe In Family and Culture

Alayna O'Keefe

April 26, 2016

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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...

Cooking Classes

Shannon Brawley

February 10, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Opinions

Swampscott High School offers a very limited number of elective classes, and an even fewer amount that have anything to do with helping students learn how to plan everyday tasks that they will need in the future, either during...

Syrian Culture Night

December 9, 2015

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Syria is a country in Western Asia, also called the Syrian Arab Republic. Recently there has been a lot of chaos, turmoil, and conflict in Syria because of a civil war. In light of recent events, a student at Swampscott High Sc...

Senior girls powderpuff team cheering before the game begins

November 30, 2015

Filed under Features, News, Sports

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

Filed under Features, News

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...

Veterans Day Assembly

Shannon Brawley

November 20, 2015

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Last Tuesday marked the first day that the Swampscott High School held an assembly to honor local veterans. At the assembly the veterans being honored included two faculty members and seven Swampscott residents, who were introduced...

Polacco’s princesses

November 20, 2015

Filed under Features, News, Sports

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