AP Environmental students perform age structure lab

During the week of May 19, the students in Erica Everett’s AP Environmental science class ventured into the nearby cemetery to receive data regarding the ages in which individuals passed away to help them construct an age structure.

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Authors speak to middle school students

On April 29th, authors John Rocco and Jay Primiano spoke to middle school students about their new book titled, “Swim that Rock”.

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Authors Rocco and Primiano were dressed in fishing gear throughout the presentation. The book that they were presenting about is Primiano’s first novel that he has authored. Photo courtesy of: Caroline Hunt Epp for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
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Authors Rocco and Primiano show pictures from real-life fishing experiences to the audience. Rocco is a writer, author, and illustrator who has illustrated Rick Riordan’s books as well as his own. Photo courtesy of: Caroline Hunt Epp for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
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Authors speak to the audience about the pictures projected on the screen. Primiano and Rocco have been best friends since the 1980s, but “Swim that Rock,” is the first book they have written together. Photo courtesy of: Caroline Hunt Epp for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
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A picture of Narragansett Bay is projected for the audience to see. The authors made their presentation engaging by making many elements in the book come to life by using maps, props, and pictures. Photo courtesy of: Caroline Hunt Epp for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
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Librarian Sue Krause watches with the middle school students as the authors speak about their lives and their book. The students have the opportunity to hear many different authors in person because of Krause who gets them to visit this school. Photo courtesy of: Caroline Hunt Epp for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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Authors Rocco and Primiano use props during their presentation to keep the audience engaged. The authors used different extras such as fishing crates and buckets. Photo courtesy of: Caroline Hunt Epp for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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Girls’ varsity lacrosse team defeats Marblehead in season opener

On April 1, the girls’ varsity lacrosse team beat Marblehead by two
goals in their first game of the season.

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Girls’ basketball program celebrates at awards banquet

On March17th, members of the girl’s basketball
program at Manchester Essex came together for one last time to receive awards
and congratulatory speeches from their coaches.

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AP Environmental Science students venture on fieldtrip

On March 20, the students of Erica Everett’s AP
Environmental Science class went on a field trip that consisted of visiting
several places including Endicott College and the Gloucester sewage treatment
plant.

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PE Classes Relax with Yoga

Physical Education teacher Tom Durfee teaches middle school students some basic yoga.

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Students produce salt water

On February 28th, students in Chemistry teacher Keith Gray’s
chemistry class participated in a lab in which they made salt water from a
reaction involving hydrochloric acid and sodium hydrogen carbonate. The
following week they conducted another lab involving sodium hydroxide and
hydrochloric acid. After completing the second lab, the students were required
to compare the two.

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Varsity Boys Basketball Defeated in Semi Finals

Students from Manchester Essex cheer for the hornets. All of the students were encouraged to wear white and green to show school spirit. Credit: Fraley Morton for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students from Manchester Essex cheer for the hornets. All of the students were encouraged to wear white and green to show school spirit. Credit: Fraley Morton for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Hornet player runs down the line to give his teammate a handshake while being introduced. Before the game glow sticks were handed out to fans to wave while in the blackout. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Hornet player runs down the line to give his teammate a handshake while being introduced. Before the game glow sticks were handed out to fans to wave while in the blackout. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Petey Morton gives senior teammate Jack Freed a high five after making a free throw. Throughout the game the hornets cheered each other on and showed sportsmanship. Credit: Fraley Morton for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Petey Morton gives senior teammate Jack Freed a high five after making a free throw. Throughout the game the hornets cheered each other on and showed sportsmanship. Credit: Fraley Morton for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
During the game, hornets players gather around Shields to listen to his game tips. This is Shield’s second year as the head coach of the boys basketball game. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
During the game, hornets players gather around Shields to listen to his game tips. This is Shield’s second year as the head coach of the boys basketball game. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Jack Freed gives the referees a handshake after the game. Both teams congratulated each other after the game for their successes in the tournament. Credit: Fraley Morton for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Jack Freed gives the referees a handshake after the game. Both teams congratulated each other after the game for their successes in the tournament. Credit: Fraley Morton for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Petey Morton gives a St. Clement player a hug after the game. This year’s hornets team consisted of ten seniors. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Petey Morton gives a St. Clement player a hug after the game. This year’s hornets team consisted of ten seniors. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

On Tuesday March 3rd the boys varsity basketball team played their last game of the season versus St. Clement. The final score of the game was 53 to 48. If the boys had won, they would have gone to the final of the North division four tournament.

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Varsity boys basketball coach Brian Shields talks to his athletes while they are on the bench before the game. Both teams, St. Clement and Manchester Essex, traveled to Whittier High School in order to have a neutral location. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

 

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Varsity boys members line up to high five their teammates when they walk on to the court. Each player is introduced with their name, position, and height. Credit: Fraley Morton for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
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Before the game the gymnasium lights were turned off to introduce the starters. The blackout provided for something different and exciting to start off the playoff game. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
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The players gather around their Shields to listen to his instructions. Before the game Shields talks to his athletes to get them excited and motivated for the game. Credit: Fraley Morton for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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Hornets players stand around the key to wait for a St. Clement player to shoot his free throws. Both teams were very consistent regarding their free throw shots. Credit: Olivia Lantz for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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Girls’ varsity basketball team prepares for senior night

On February 10, the girls’ varsity basketball team defeated Ipswich in
their last home game of the year. It was also senior night. The lower classmen
had the job of preparing for the night festivities and making it special for
their graduating teammates.

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Chemistry students present PowerPoints on elements

During the school week of January 6th, students in Keith
Gray’s chemistry classes presented PowerPoints on elements from the periodic
table to their classmates.

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