A dance off for for the ages

Damon Christie

February 15, 2017

  Every year the Swampscott High School Dance Team hosts a fundraiser show called “Dancing With the Staff’, where the faculty at Swampscott High pairs up with the Dance Team girls to face off in an epic dance off. ...

The vacation before vacation

Damon Christie

February 14, 2017

In recent days, Swampscott and other local towns were hit by large storms that canceled school for a three days--two before the weekend, and one snow day after. It is quite unusual for people to do nothing with their time off...

A New Club Emerges from the Shadows of SHS

Damon Christie

February 6, 2017

Mrs. Knowles, the vice principal of Swampscott High School, has begun a new club to help the community of Swampscott called Tech Ninjas.   The Tech Ninja movement, as said by Mrs. Knowles, is “the beginning of a tech help ...

Mr. Franklin’s doors of gratitude

Caroline Munnelly

January 23, 2017

Mr. Franklin, of the English department at Swampscott High School, has been dedicating his time to bringing attention to the importance of mindfulness in the classroom environment and is now looking at a school wide movement of po...

Danielle Strauss leads another great parade

Damon Christie, Newswriter

January 4, 2017

For the second year in a row, Danielle Strauss ran the Holiday Parade that goes around Swampscott, on December 10th.   Danielle Strauss, the recreation director of the town of Swampscott, has been honored to put on this pa...

SHS Winter Concert

Caroline Munnelly

December 8, 2016

Next Thursday, December 15th, the Swampscott High School band and chorus will hold their annual winter concert, which will showcase the immense talent at SHS and will be held at the Swampscott High School auditorium at 7 p.m.. ...

Trump presidency brings fear to immigrants

Alex Berube

November 28, 2016

For many people living in America today, a major fear has now become a reality- President-elect Donald J. Trump will take office in January of 2017 as 45th President of the United States, and  it looks as though millions of ill...

Multiple factors lead to increased traffic

Ethan Friedman

November 15, 2016

October 31, 2016 From late August to November traffic has increased at Swampscott High School. Multiple factors have caused buildup of cars near the high school. There has been an increased struggle to get to the building on time ...

Mr. Murphy’s new rules

Taylor Schofield

November 4, 2016

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

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

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

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...

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