AP tests

Shannon Brawley

November 8, 2015

Filed under Features, News

  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

Filed under Features, News

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...

Is homework becoming too much?

October 28, 2015

Filed under News

    Students at Swampscott High School are stressed with the amount of homework they are receiving overnight. This problem is happening all school year long and is causing many students to have anxiety, stress,...

Are Students At SHS Happy?

October 21, 2015

Filed under News

Do you feel happy when you come to school everyday? Recently, I have seen a lack in positive attitude about coming to school, ranging from twitter to conversations I hear in the hallway (myself included). I wanted to see if t...

Swampscott Soccer Seniors

Swampscott Soccer Seniors

October 20, 2015

Are the new Athletic Policies at SHS too strict?

Dante Ceccarelli, Blueprint Reporter

October 15, 2015

Filed under Features, News, Uncategorized

  Have the new athletic policies at Swampscott High School become too strict? Some believe that the policies constructed by the new Athletic Director seem too harsh for student-athletes attending the high school. The...

Credit Overload

Shannon Brawley

October 13, 2015

Filed under News

Over the last two of years the amount of credits required to graduate has increased by 20 percent, From 100-120 credits, this change was made in efforts to make Swampscott High School a more competitive and ambitious looking school,...

What Swims in Swampscott waters?

Andrew Richardson, Journalist

October 13, 2015

Filed under News

Swampscott - A small seaside town located on the northshore of Massachusetts; known for it’s  bountifully rich coastal waters, is called home for thousands of different marine species varying on the time year.   ...

How Much is too Much?

Jake Roberts, Jester

October 8, 2015

Filed under Features, News

  Swampscott Public Schools user fees too expensive or good price? Swampscott user fees are expensive and can be unreasonably priced for families with more than one child. But is this price considered expensive everywhere y...

Is senior summer homework becoming a burden?

Alayna O'Keefe

October 8, 2015

Filed under Features, News

Senior year at Swampscott High School: both an exciting and stressful part of a prospective college student’s life. The summer before school starts calls for extensive preparation  for the year ahead. Some seniors have ar...

Is National Honor Society Selection Fair?

Shama Varghese, Journalist

April 27, 2015

Filed under News

On Wednesday, March eleventh, parents of 29 students watched with pride as their children received recognition for their accomplishments. The National Honors Society recognizes the best and brightest pupils for their “leadership,...

Rise and Shine: Does School Start Too Early?

Kaitlin Snyderman, Reporter

April 10, 2015

Filed under News

By Kaitlin Snyderman In August of 2014, The American Academy of Pediatrics released a study that recommends that schools start no earlier than 8:30 a.m. Despite the science behind the recommended change, many American high...

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