MS shows their musical side with Spring Concert

On a  Thursday night in late May, the middle school performed in the annual Spring Concert. The concert featured the entire middle school chorus, the middle school a capella group, and the middle school band as well. The students in these groups put in hard work both during and after school, and had extra rehersals the week prior to the concert, and it showed in their performances.

(0)

Former Boston mayor gives Memorial Day speech to MS/HS

Both the middle and high school gathered together on Friday, May 27, before the three day weekend including Memorial Day. The assembly was in the gym and included performances from the high school band, chorus, and Sound Waves. The Memorial Day address was a special appearance from the former mayor of Boston, Ray Flynn.

(0)

7th Grade uses microscopes to explore plant cells

Science teacher Paul Pennoyer’s seventh grade class is currently studying cell structure. The students used microscopes to examine plant cells and inch-worms up close. The microscopes allowed the students to see the chlorophyll in the plant cells and experience first hand what they have been studying in their text books.  

(0)

VIDEO: Class of 2014 visits Middleton Jail

Each year the freshmen visit the Essex County Correctional Facility to learn about the consequences of bad decisions. In the past, seniors would visit the jail, but the school administration decided that it would be more beneficial for students to go at a younger age.

(0)

Multitude of speakers present during International Week

A few weeks ago, the foreign language department put together International Week, where several different speakers came to present to students about different countries and their experiences in these interesting nations. During their foreign language classes, students were able to listen to these presenters in the auditorium or in classrooms.

A few weeks ago, the foreign language department put together International Week, where several different speakers came to present to students about different countries and their experiences in these interesting nations. During their foreign language classes, students were able to listen to these presenters in the auditorium or in classrooms.

(0)

Spirit Week Gallery: Thursday Subcultures

On Thursday, students dressed up in high school sub cultures. Seniors were jocks and cheerleaders, juniors were preps, sophomores were nerds, freshmen were artsy kids.

On Thursday, students dressed up in high school sub cultures. Seniors were jocks and cheerleaders, juniors were preps, sophomores were nerds, freshmen were artsy kids.

(0)

Students’ artwork displayed at Sovereign Bank

The reception will be Saturday, March 26, from 9:30 to 11:30 in the morning. Refreshments will be served and everyone is encouraged to go! The Sovereign Bank is next to The Coffee Cup, 17 Union St. in downtown Manchester.

At the beginning of March, art teacher Marion Powers set up an art exhibit at Sovereign Bank in downtown Manchester. The exhibit features work from both middle school and high school students, and has impressed customers who go to the bank. Marion Powers signed up for the spot at the bank two years ago because of limited space and availability. The exhibit will be set up for all of March, and at the end of the month, there will be a reception at the bank held to show off our school’s artwork. The reception will be Saturday, March 26, from 9:30 to 11:30 in the morning. Refreshments will be served and everyone is encouraged to go! The Sovereign Bank is next to The Coffee Cup, 17 Union St. in downtown Manchester.

Some of the students’ whose work is on display, and the teacher who submitted the work:

Samantha Nieberle  – Ms. Epp
Rachel Jones – Ms. Epp
 Alex Clarke – Ms. Epp
 Lila Hughes – Ms. Epp
 Ryan Reed – Ms. Epp
 Christine Walder – Ms. Epp
 Katie Cochand – Ms. Epp
 Jodie DeWitt – Ms. Epp
 Amy Fraser – Ms. Epp
 Emily Arntsen – Ms. Epp
 Sean Halloran – Ms. Epp
 Chloe Gothie – Ms. Epp
 Mina Hostage – Ms. Epp
 Molly Crehan  Grade 8 – Ms. Powers
 Patrick Byrne Grade 8 – Ms. Powers
 Cole Spenser Grade 8 – Ms. Powers
 Julia Whitten Grade 8 – Ms. Powers
 Lauren Coogan Grade 8 – Ms. Powers
 Jackie O Grade 8 – Ms. Powers
 Craig Carter Grade 8 – Ms. Powers
 Melissa Moore  – Ms. Powers
 Abby Biggar  – Ms. Powers
 Michael Chlemecky – Ms. Powers
 Eastan Ehlers  – Ms. Powers
 Anna Heffernan  – Ms. Powers
 Isadora Decker – Lucke  – Ms. Powers
Jamie Rynkowski  – Ms. Powers
 Sarah Lewicki – Ms. Powers

(0)

Honors physics students participate in pulley lab

Students in the lab worked in groups to find the mechanical advantage of the pulleys that they assembled. Students in the lab had to measure the distance of the pulley rope pulled in order to solve certain problems in the lab.

(0)

Green Team hosts ‘Zero Waste Challenge Day’

The Green Team held a Zero Waste Challenge Day on Feb. 17. Students were given resusable bags to put their trash into during the day. The goal of the challenge was to throw away as little as possible and try to recycle more waste.

The Green Team held a Zero Waste Challenge Day on Feb. 17. Students were given resusable bags to put their trash into during the day. The goal of the challenge was to throw away as little as possible and try to recycle more waste.

(0)

Manchester and Essex battered by multiple storms

The Manchester Essex Regional School district has lost five days of instruction to snow this year. With storms hitting the area almost every week since the new year, both communities are feeling overwhelmed by the weather.

The last round of storms were on Wednesday February 2 and Thursday February 3.  Students were released half an hour early on Wednesday and school was cancelled on Thursday.

During last week’s twin storms, MEMO photojournalists documented the impact on both towns.

(0)