Library Hosts Book Fair

From the 3rd until the 7th of December, a book fair was set up in the library during school. Sponsored by The Book Shop in Beverly Farms, it featured a wide array of popular books for both the Middle and the High School.

 

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Students determine the amount of water in chemical compounds

Science teacher Keith Gray’s junior chemistry class participates in a lab to find out how much water is in certain chemical compounds called hydrates.

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Chorus and band perform at tree lighting

The tree lighting in Manchester has been a tradition for many years.  Kids of all ages enjoy the music for the high school band, high school chorus, and La Petite Coralle.

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GALLERY: Air Force Band After Burner makes an impact on ME

On Friday, November 11, the Air Force Band After Burner performed for both the Middle and the High Schools. With five of the six members playing, thirteen different songs were played. This was the third event in Humanities Week, and the first “concert” of the year.  

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The annual toy drive benefits Pathways for Children

 

Each year, the Manchester Essex Regional School District participates in a week-long holiday toy drive to donate toys to children and families through Pathways for Children. More information about the toy drive and Pathways for Children can be found on their website: http://www.pathwaysforchildren.org/

This year, more than 1000 toys were collected by the school community.

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Students meet for the first art club

On Thursday November 29th,  students met for the first art club meeting. The club welcomes all high school students interested in art.

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Guest artist teaches printmaking class gyotaku

During the week of December 3rd, art teacher Tamera Burns invited a local artist to teach her printmaking students something new. Joe Higgins brought in a gallery of his artwork for students to see as well as some fish he has used to create prints. This is a traditional Japanese form of fish printing called gyotaku. Higgins learned this art by watching videos on YouTube and says “you really can’t go wrong with a fish print”. Higgins sells his artwork out of a gallery he has in Salem, MA and teaches gyotaku to children at Boys and Girls Clubs.

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Manchester Essex Regional High School hosts A Night of Stars

The community gathered in the MERHS Auditorium for a show filled with the talents of the two communities students. The performances were a benefit for The Spaulding Trust which gives grants to MERSD projects.

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Green Team Scholars participate in Sustainability day

On November 8, 2012, Green Team Scholars participated in Sustainability Day. Scholars had the opportunity to learn about the green aspects of Manchester-Essex high school and explore the local community.

 

 

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Manchester Essex high school stages a mock election

The history department staged a mock election in all classes.  This gave the student body a chance to see what an actually election is like. The outcome of the vote resulted in Obama gaining 59.4% of the student bodies votes.

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