Middle school holds food drive

Students of the Manchester Essex Middle School collect foods such as canned goods to donate to charity. The organization receiving the food is Beverly Bootstraps.

 

 

 

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Seventh Graders hold quiz bowl

Seventh grade teachers hold a quiz bowl for their students. The students answer questions regarding the holiday season, as well as other topics.

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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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Environmental Science class travels to Conomo Point

Students in Mr. Banister-Marx’s Environmental Science class took a short field trip to Conomo Point to take measurements on water salinity and plant species. Phragmites australis, or the Common Reed, is an invasive species that can only survive in areas with certain levels of salinity.

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GALLERY: Seniors dress up for Halloween

As a senior class privilage, the class of 2013 dresses up in costumes to celebrate Halloween.

 

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Students Calculate Sugar Percentage In Soda

Students of Keith Gray’s Chemistry class worked on a lab that showed how much sugar is in everyday sodas.

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Group of turkeys settles on school ground

A rafter (group) of wild turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) takes up residence on the Manchester Essex Middle/ High School campus. The rafter consists of two hens and three juveniles.

 

 

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Junior chemists measure density of water

In the second week of school, chemistry teacher Keith Gray instructed his students how to measure the density of water and metals.

 

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