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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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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GALLERY: PEP Rally and Quidditch Match 2014

Last block on Friday October 3rd, the entire middle and high schools met in the gym for the annual fall Pep Rally. Athletic teams and student council representatives were recognized. The traditional student team captains versus faculty scooter race resulted in the faulty winning for the 14th year in a row. Finally, the school watched the first ever Quidditch match in which the seniors played against the underclassmen.

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GALLERY: SPIRIT WEEK WEDNESDAY– MUSIC DAY

Spirit week continued with students dressing up as different genres of music. Each class is competing against the others for the most school spirit.

Seniors – Heavy Metal
Juniors – Rap/Hip Hop
Sophomores – Country
Freshmen – Reggae

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GALLERY: SPIRIT WEEK TUESDAY– TWIN DAY

Spirit week continued on Tuesday, with students dressing as twins. Each pair checked in at the library to earn credit for their class towards winning Spirit Week 2014.

 

 

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GALLERY: Spirit Week Monday – Decade Day

Students started off Spirit Week 2014 by dressing up in outfits from different decades. Each first block teacher tallied how many students dressed up, and at the end of the week, the grade with the most spirit will be rewarded.

MONDAY 9/29 – Decade Day
Seniors – 1920s
Juniors – 1990s
Sophomores – 1960s
Freshmen – 1980s
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SPIRIT WEEK 2014

·      MONDAY 9/29 – Decade Day
o  Seniors – 1920s
o  Juniors – 1990s
o  Sophomores – 1960s
o  Freshmen – 1980s
 
·      TUESDAY 9/30 – Twin Day
 
·      WEDNESDAY 10/1 – Music Genre Day
o  Seniors – Heavy Metal
o  Juniors – Rap/Hip Hop
o  Sophomores – Country
o  Freshmen – Reggae
 
·      THURSDAY 10/2 – Color Day
o  Seniors – Blue
o  Juniors – Black
o  Sophomores – Red
o  Freshmen – Pink
 
·      FRIDAY 10/3 – Spirit Day!
o  Wear Your Best Hornets Swag

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