Advisory strengthens bonds with group activities

On Wednesday, May 6th, high school advisory groups take advantage of the warm weather by spending their 30 minute period outside. Students play football, Frisbee, and other engaging activities to help increase group bonding. Credit: Cole Bourbon for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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Sophomore Noah Smith tosses the Frisbee to fellow classmates. High school advisory’s take place more than 10 times each year. Usually students work with advisors about academic and social issues. Credit: Cole Bourbon for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore Noah Smith tosses the Frisbee to fellow classmates. High school advisory’s take place more than 10 times each year. Usually students work with advisors about academic and social issues. Credit: Cole Bourbon for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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Junior Cassandra Gonser plays football with the rest of her advisory class. Other students enjoy the warm weather and soak up the sunshine. Credit: Cole Bourbon for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Junior Cassandra Gonser plays football with the rest of her advisory class. Other students enjoy the warm weather and soak up the sunshine. Credit: Cole Bourbon for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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Freshman girls gather in social circle during the high school advisory. Other students participated in throwing Frisbees and footballs. Credit: Cole Bourbon for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Freshman girls gather in social circle during the high school advisory. Other students participated in throwing Frisbees and footballs. Credit: Cole Bourbon for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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Sophomore boys prepare to play Apples to Apples on the football field.Credit: Cole Bourbon for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore boys prepare to play Apples to Apples on the football field.Credit: Cole Bourbon for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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Senior Class Officers discuss plans for graduation

Class advisors Mary Lumsden and Eric Magers met with senior class presidents Meghan Conway, Andy Creighton, and Devon Musgrave-Johnson to discuss upcoming plans for graduation, prom, and senior week. They are joined by class secretary Jackson Haskell, vice president Lauren Coogan, treasurer Olivia Lantz, and board member Hayley Malloy.

Senior Meghan Conway explains how they are going to have a yard sale to raise money for their class and discusses possible ways to advertise the event. The yard sale will take place on May 2nd and will be held at the high school. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Meghan Conway explains how they are going to have a yard sale to raise money for their class and discusses possible ways to advertise the event. The yard sale will take place on May 2nd and will be held at the high school. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Class advisor Eric Magers informs the officers about obtaining buses for senior week and graduation. During these meetings, the advisors and class officers work together to schedule buses and events. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Class advisor Eric Magers informs the officers about obtaining buses for senior week and graduation. During these meetings, the advisors and class officers work together to schedule buses and events. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Conway types out an email to one of the venues the class will travel to on their senior week. Senior week typically takes place on the last week of school before graduation and is started by prom. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Conway types out an email to one of the venues the class will travel to on their senior week. Senior week typically takes place on the last week of school before graduation and is started by prom. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Devon Musgrave-Johnson voices the concern of choosing a class song for the senior class and planning baccalaureate. A large amount of planning goes into graduation and baccalaureate and it can sometimes prove to be difficult to adhere to all the student’s requests. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Devon Musgrave-Johnson voices the concern of choosing a class song for the senior class and planning baccalaureate. A large amount of planning goes into graduation and baccalaureate and it can sometimes prove to be difficult to adhere to all the student’s requests. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors Andy Creighton and Meghan Conway come up with possible class songs as fellow senior Olivia Lantz listens to some of the options. Typically the graduation song is upbeat while the song for baccalaureate is slow. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors Andy Creighton and Meghan Conway come up with possible class songs as fellow senior Olivia Lantz listens to some of the options. Typically the graduation song is upbeat while the song for baccalaureate is slow. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Lantz, and board member Hayley Malloy.

 

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Juniors and seniors face off in a series of games

After meeting with their advisory groups, the junior and senior classes met in the gymnasium to compete against the other in a variety of games and events, such as a crab walking race and a staring contest. For every event each class had to find and select the two most qualified members of their class to participate in the event.

Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors Andrew Widtfeldt and Lucas Martz anticipate their thumb wrestling competition against juniors Bennett Strayton and Liam Crossen. Both Widtfeldt and Martz won earning the seniors another definitive victory. Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors Andrew Widtfeldt and Lucas Martz anticipate their thumb wrestling competition against juniors Bennett Strayton and Liam Crossen. Both Widtfeldt and Martz won earning the seniors another definitive victory. Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors Breanna Arnold and Alexandra Rice face off against juniors John Haynie and Zachary Even in a competition of who can recite the alphabet the fastest. This was quite the challenge as it isn’t difficult to skip letters in the haste to finish the alphabet. Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors Breanna Arnold and Alexandra Rice face off against juniors John Haynie and Zachary Even in a competition of who can recite the alphabet the fastest. This was quite the challenge as it isn’t difficult to skip letters in the haste to finish the alphabet. Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Math teacher Dan Lundergan explains the rules of the competition to the Senior class before the games began. Lundergan, as well as high school principal Patricia Puglisi, watched and judged each game. Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Math teacher Dan Lundergan explains the rules of the competition to the Senior class before the games began. Lundergan, as well as high school principal Patricia Puglisi, watched and judged each game. Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors Campbell Fackre and John Carter prepare to face off against juniors Henry Rohner and Anthony Lange in a crab walking race. In a few moments after the start of the race, Fackre took the victory for the seniors. Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors Campbell Fackre and John Carter prepare to face off against juniors Henry Rohner and Anthony Lange in a crab walking race. In a few moments after the start of the race, Fackre took the victory for the seniors. Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Lundergan, Puglisi, and English teacher Daniel Koughan watch senior Samantha Woodman and junior Charlie Davis’s eyes carefully to check for any blinking in this staring competition. After two long battles of eye contact, the juniors had won both. Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Lundergan, Puglisi, and English teacher Daniel Koughan watch senior Samantha Woodman and junior Charlie Davis’s eyes carefully to check for any blinking in this staring competition. After two long battles of eye contact, the juniors had won both. Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
For a final competition, each senior and junior were assigned a number and had to line up in the correct order of a number that the teacher shouted out. The seniors won each round of this battle of quick reactions and strong teamwork. Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
For a final competition, each senior and junior were assigned a number and had to line up in the correct order of a number that the teacher shouted out. The seniors won each round of this battle of quick reactions and strong teamwork. Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Alex Lehar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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NAHS Meets to Create Newest Project

Art teacher Marion Powers holds the monthly National Art Honor Society meeting. This month’s project was to create colorful and floral greeting cards with happy messages to give to the elderly in celebration of the arrival of spring. They also drew flowers on a large piece of poster paper to cut out and hang around the school.

Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students gather materials and talk with each other for inspiration before creating their posters. Many kids in NAHS say this was one of the most fun and festive projects to date. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students gather materials and talk with each other for inspiration before creating their cards and flowers. Many kids in NAHS say this was one of the most fun and festive projects to date. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors Carly Sheriff and Devon Musgrave-Johnson begin their poster together. In total, over 4 posters were created and ultimately displayed for students to look at and celebrate the excitement of spring. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors Carly Sheriff and Devon Musgrave-Johnson begin their creations together. In total, over 4 posters were created and ultimately displayed for students to look at and celebrate the excitement of spring. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Devon Musgrave-Johnson chooses which pastels to use on her poster. Students were given a choice using oil pastels, colored pencils, or markers but most wanted to use oil pastels. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Devon Musgrave-Johnson chooses which pastels to use on her flower. Students were given a choice using oil pastels, colored pencils, or markers but most wanted to use oil pastels. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Katie Glidden signs up for community service. In order to be in NAHS, each member must complete 4 additional hours of community service on top of the original amount needed to graduate. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Katie Glidden signs up for community service. In order to be in NAHS, each member must complete 4 additional hours of community service on top of the original amount needed to graduate. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Freshman Annabelle Lord-Patey talked about the kind of floral designs she planned to draw. Each table in the room created a different and unique poster. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Freshman Annabelle Lord-Patey talked about the kind of floral designs she planned to draw. Each table in the room created a many different and unique cards. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students settle into the meeting before it began. NAHS has done other projects such as making positive and vibrant cards for the elderly. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students settle into the meeting before it began. NAHS have made cards for the elderly multiple times now. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
- Powers explains the purpose of the project as she hands out materials. Students explain that NAHS is one of their favorite extracurricular activities. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Powers explains the purpose of the project as she hands out materials. Students explain that NAHS is one of their favorite extracurricular activities. Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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Red Cross hosts blood drive

On March 11th, the student council hosted the Red Cross blood drive. The drive was held in the gymnasium and had many students donate blood. 24 units of blood were collected in total.

Juniors Jack Haynie and Nathan Evans wait patiently for their turn to donate blood. Students must be 16 years or older to donate to the Red Cross. Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Juniors Jack Haynie and Nathan Evans wait patiently for their turn to donate blood. Students must be 16 years or older to donate to the Red Cross. Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
After donating blood, students sat down in the hang out area. They were given drinks and snacks to keep their blood sugar up. Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
After donating blood, students sat down in the hang out area. They were given drinks and snacks to keep their blood sugar up. Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore Robert Carter was one of the first underclassmen of the day to donate blood.  Every two seconds someone in the US needs blood. Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore Robert Carter was one of the first underclassmen of the day to donate blood. Every two seconds someone in the US needs blood. Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Members of the student council volunteered throughout the day. Some worked the front desk, while others made sure everyone was properly rested before returning back to class. Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Members of the student council volunteered throughout the day. Some worked the front desk, while others made sure everyone was properly rested before returning back to class. Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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MS class attends South Africa Presentation

International week continues as students listen while school guidance counselor, Gillian Polk, talks about her experience in South Africa. This was only 1 of the many different presentations that took place throughout the week.

Polk begins her presentation in front of a 7th grade class. She spent her time there with a South African family for over 4 months. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Polk begins her presentation in front of a 7th grade class. She spent her time there with a South African family for over 4 months. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Polk talks about her parents when they brought her to South Africa. She told the class about how afraid she was when her parents left her. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Polk talks about her parents when they brought her to South Africa. She told the class about how afraid she was when her parents left her. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students listen intently to the presentation. South Africa has a population of about 52 million people. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students listen intently to the presentation. South Africa has a population of about 52 million people. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
This slide depicted the colorful streets of South Africa. Polk said this neighborhood was known for being exceedingly bright and lively. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
This slide depicted the colorful streets of South Africa. Polk said this neighborhood was known for being exceedingly bright and lively. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students watching presentations during International Week had to take notes as the week progressed. Each class watched 4 presentations total. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students watching presentations during International Week had to take notes as the week progressed. Each class watched 4 presentations total. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
This student watches Polk as she tells about some of her experiences. South Africa has the 26th largest population of a country in the world. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
This student watches Polk as she tells about some of her experiences. South Africa has the 26th largest population of a country in the world. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
One of Polk’s topics was photos of her trip to the Soccer City Stadium. That stadium was built to house the World Cup in 2010. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
One of Polk’s topics was photos of her trip to the Soccer City Stadium. That stadium was built to house the World Cup in 2010. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Listening students finish writing their notes as Polk wraps up her presentation. All middle school presentations took place in their grade’s respective Spanish/French rooms. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Listening students finish writing their notes as Polk wraps up her presentation. All middle school presentations took place in their grade’s respective Spanish/French rooms. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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Yearbook Club Meets to Plan Layout

On February 26th, 2015, members of the Yearbook club met to work on this year’s edition of the yearbook and to discuss layout. New teacher Georgia Jarrell is the yearbook advisor.

Members of Yearbook convene in the library to begin working with the yearbook template. The club meets every Thursday after school. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
Members of Yearbook convene in the library to begin working with the yearbook template. The club meets every Thursday after school. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
Senior Courtney MacDougall browses through the progress made on the yearbook thus far. MacDougall has been a member of the club since Freshman year. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
Senior Courtney MacDougall browses through the progress made on the yearbook thus far. MacDougall has been a member of the club since Freshman year. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
Members discuss finding pictures for the sports section of the yearbook. The club uses the program Yearbook Avenue to insert pictures and to create the layout. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
Members discuss finding pictures for the sports section of the yearbook. The club uses the program Yearbook Avenue to insert pictures and to create the layout. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
Junior Hannah White and seniors Courtney MacDougall and Emily Jaworski get to work on the computers. MacDougall and Jaworksi are this year’s editors and help to lead the club. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
Junior Hannah White and seniors Courtney MacDougall and Emily Jaworski get to work on the computers. MacDougall and Jaworksi are this year’s editors and help to lead the club. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
The yearbook contains school photos of underclassmen and professional senior portraits, as well as photos of teachers and other faculty members. Each year, the yearbook is published by the company Josten’s and is then purchased by members of the student body. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
The yearbook contains school photos of underclassmen and professional senior portraits, as well as photos of teachers and other faculty members. Each year, the yearbook is published by the company Josten’s and is then purchased by members of the student body. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.

Yearbook head Georgia Jarrell and seniors Courtney MacDougall and Emily Jaworski discuss the technicalities of the yearbook’s layout. This is Jarrell’s first year as head of Yearbook and her first year as a foreign language teacher at Manchester Essex. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
Yearbook head Georgia Jarrell and seniors Courtney MacDougall and Emily Jaworski discuss the technicalities of the yearbook’s layout. This is Jarrell’s first year as head of Yearbook and her first year as a foreign language teacher at Manchester Essex. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.

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Drama Festival Hosts Tech Week

This past week, the Manchester Essex Drama Department has had seven different school come and do there tech hour for the Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild’s Drama Festival. All of the schools came back to compete this past Saturday. A tech hour is when each different school comes to the prelims host site and spikes their stage and practices there lighting cues in the booth.  At the end of the day, Peabody Veterans High School, Beverly High School and Manchester Essex High School were chosen to move onto the semifinal round.

 

Wakefield High School practices scenes from their one act play. They did the play entitled, The Crucible Acts III & IV. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Wakefield High School practices scenes from their one act play. They did the play entitled, The Crucible Acts III & IV. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Wakefield performed at 9:00 AM on Saturday. The traditional play is based on the Salem Witch Trials.. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Wakefield performed at 9:00 AM on Saturday. The traditional play is based on the Salem Witch Trials.. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Wakefield practices a scene in a classroom. Though Wakefield did The Crucible, they have added a twist. It is common for schools to modify or add twists to the classics. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Wakefield practices a scene in a classroom. Though Wakefield did The Crucible, they have added a twist. It is common for schools to modify or add twists to the classics. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Manchester Essex Drama Club used costumes that have either been passed down from previous shows or purchased. Since the characters in the show mirror animals, the cast had the task of incorporating the animals into their costumes.  They performed at 10:00 on Saturday. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Manchester Essex Drama Club used costumes that have either been passed down from previous shows or purchased. Since the characters in the show mirror animals, the cast had the task of incorporating the animals into their costumes. They performed at 10:00 on Saturday. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
One of the actresses practices her scene in one of the many coffins. Since Boston College High School an all-boys school, the METG gives them permission to accept girls into their cast from other schools. They performed at 11:15 on Saturday. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
One of the actresses practices her scene in one of the many coffins. Since Boston College High School an all-boys school, the METG gives them permission to accept girls into their cast from other schools. They performed at 11:15 on Saturday. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Boston College High School practices some of their scenes. They competed with an original one act play entitled, Once Upon A Midnight. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Boston College High School practices some of their scenes. They competed with an original one act play entitled, Once Upon A Midnight. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The members of Peabody Veterans High School rehearse the opening scene of their play. They competed with a play called Eurydice. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The members of Peabody Veterans High School rehearse the opening scene of their play. They competed with a play called Eurydice. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Peabody Veterans uses lighting effects and sound effects to add to their performance. At the end of the Drama Festival, awards in sound and lighting were given out. Peabody was one of the three schools chosen to move on to the semifinal round. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Peabody Veterans uses lighting effects and sound effects to add to their performance. At the end of the Drama Festival, awards in sound and lighting were given out. Peabody was one of the three schools chosen to move on to the semifinal round. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Peabody uses set pieces made by the technical crew. Including a rain machine.  They performed at 12:15 on Saturday. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Peabody uses set pieces made by the technical crew. Including a rain machine. They performed at 12:15 on Saturday. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Woburn High School performed an original play entitled My Sunshine. The play contained adult content such as depression, teen suicide, parental death, underage drinking, drug use and profanity. They performed at 4:30 on Saturday. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Woburn High School performed an original play entitled My Sunshine. The play contained adult content such as depression, teen suicide, parental death, underage drinking, drug use and profanity. They performed at 4:30 on Saturday. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Beverly High School performed a play entitled Skinflints & Scoundrels. They performed at 3:00 on Saturday. Beverly was also chosen to move onto the semifinal round.  Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Beverly High School performed a play entitled Skinflints & Scoundrels. They performed at 3:00 on Saturday. Beverly was also chosen to move onto the semifinal round. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Essex Technical High School performed a classic entitled, Almost Maine. The cast recently had to change their show due to technicalities. They performed at 2:00 on Saturday.  Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Essex Technical High School performed a classic entitled, Almost Maine. The cast recently had to change their show due to technicalities. They performed at 2:00 on Saturday. Credit: Courtney MacDougall for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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Prom Trunk Show Attracts Students

Last Friday, February 27, the Manchester Community Center hosted different boutiques and services displaying various prom related items such as dresses, tuxedos, jewelry, hair, and makeup.

Students Maya Heath, Lila Etter, Lauren Coogan, and Liv Lanz pick up coupons from David’s Bridal. This particular shop was giving many discounts on prom dresses to students who attended the event. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students Maya Heath, Lila Etter, Lauren Coogan, and Liv Lanz pick up coupons from David’s Bridal. This particular shop was giving many discounts on prom dresses to students who attended the event. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The MCC Teen Board sets up a raffle for various prizes such as spas, and gift cards. They pulled a name out of the jar every 30 minutes to determine a winner. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The MCC Teen Board sets up a raffle for various prizes such as spas, and gift cards. They pulled a name out of the jar every 30 minutes to determine a winner. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors from Manchester Essex look through dresses set up by David’s Bridal. The representative from David’s Bridal said they had many more styles and color to choose from at their store in Danvers. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors from Manchester Essex look through dresses set up by David’s Bridal. The representative from David’s Bridal said they had many more styles and color to choose from at their store in Danvers. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
David’s Bridal showed a rack of its most popular dresses, giving a sneak peak of what style items they have. Many students were looking at this dress, getting ideas of what to wear. Credit: Caroline Francoeur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
David’s Bridal showed a rack of its most popular dresses, giving a sneak peak of what style items they have. Many students were looking at this dress, getting ideas of what to wear. Credit: Caroline Francoeur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
More styles of dresses were on display courtesy of David’s Bridal. Most of the dresses on display had beaded detailing as well as interesting patterns. Credit: Caroline Francoeur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
More styles of dresses were on display courtesy of David’s Bridal. Most of the dresses on display had beaded detailing as well as interesting patterns. Credit: Caroline Francoeur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students from Beverly admire the displays on the Ultimate trying to match accessories with their attire for prom. Many students came to the trunk show to match accessories with their dresses that some had already bought. Credit: Caroline Francoeur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students from Beverly admire the displays on the Ultimate trying to match accessories with their attire for prom. Many students came to the trunk show to match accessories with their dresses that some had already bought. Credit: Caroline Francoeur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Jennifer’s Hair Salon sets up magazines as well as a slideshow of their various options of hairstyles. This salon offers many beauty services such as, hair, makeup and special treatment visits. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Jennifer’s Hair Salon sets up magazines as well as a slideshow of their various options of hairstyles. This salon offers many beauty services such as, hair, makeup and special treatment visits. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Along with the many exhibits of dresses, jewelry, hair, and makeup candy and snacks were also available for enjoyment. The MCC teen board helped put this together. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Along with the many exhibits of dresses, jewelry, hair, and makeup candy and snacks were also available for enjoyment. The MCC teen board helped put this together. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Ultimate, located in Peabody, promotes their bags, shoes, and dresses for prom. They had one of the largest selections at the event. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Ultimate, located in Peabody, promotes their bags, shoes, and dresses for prom. They had one of the largest selections at the event. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Jewelry sold by local businesses was on display throughout the event.   The prices for the pieces ranged anywhere from $10-$50. Credit: Caroline Francoeur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Jewelry sold by local businesses was on display throughout the event. The prices for the pieces ranged anywhere from $10-$50. Credit: Caroline Francoeur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Necklaces were set up on mannequins to attract students looking for items to accent their dresses. The jewelry was not only on display to give students ideas for prom but to also promote the businesses they were from. Credit: Caroline Francoeur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Necklaces were set up on mannequins to attract students looking for items to accent their dresses. The jewelry was not only on display to give students ideas for prom but to also promote the businesses they were from. Credit: Caroline Francoeur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Jennifer’s Salon in Magnolia shows all of their different services that relate to prom. They offer color, cuts, and style your hair as well as browse jewelry options. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Jennifer’s Salon in Magnolia shows all of their different services that relate to prom. They offer color, cuts, and style your hair as well as browse jewelry options. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

David’s Bridal advertises their various types of dresses available in their store. They carry dresses that range from different colors, shapes, and lengths. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
David’s Bridal advertises their various types of dresses available in their store. They carry dresses that range from different colors, shapes, and lengths. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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