Chemistry class conducts lab to create table salt

Chemistry students participate in a lab in order to better understand mass and mole relationships. The learning objectives include: calculating the number of mole of reactant and product in a simple chemical reaction and to investigate mass and mole relationships in reactants and products of a reaction.

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Four DECA students qualify for International Conference

DECA advisor Dean Martino and 24 students traveled to Boston on March 8, 2012 for the DECA State Career Development Conference. While at the competition, senior Ian Martin, junior Brian Gibson, junior Ellie Mortillaro, and junior Taylor Ketchum qualified for the International Career Development Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, from April 28 to May 1, 2012.

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Anatomy class dissects cow eyeballs

Science teacher Maria Burgess provided the Anatomy and Physiology class with cow eyes for a dissecting lab. The anatomy class dissected the eyeballs to see the different components that make up the structure of an eyeball. 

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National Art Honor Society makes Valentine’s Day cards for the elderly

National Art Honor Society holds their second meeting this year. National Honor Society students use their art skills to make various Valentine’s Day cards for the elderly.

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Anatomy class dissects sheep brains

Sheep brains were provided to the anatomy class for a dissecting lab. MERHS anatomy students have learned about the structures of the brain within the past couple of weeks; dissecting a brain gives an inside look on the different structures of the brain.

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DECA sponsors Highlighter Dance

DJ BeeJay Kendall from Total Control Entertainment brought a setup of black lights to create a wonderful highlighter atmosphere. Students were encouraged to wear bright clothing and use highlighters to enhance their wardrobe. DECA handed out Dew Tour merchandise, as they are promoting the well respected ski/snowboard competition. The DEW Tour will be held January 19-22 at Killington Mountain Resort.

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DECA Attends District Competition

On January 5th, 2012, Dean Martino and his DECA students boarded a bus and traveled to Crowne Plaza North Shore Hotel in Danvers, MA for their district competition. Overall 39 DECA students qualified for SCDC (State Career Development Conference).

 

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DECA Organizes the Annual Winter Semi Formal

The winter semi formal is an annual fundraiser for DECA.  Every year students get together to attend the winter wonderland themed dance.  The DJ of the night was DJ BJ, a local student from Salem State.  

 

 

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Field Hockey Ends the Season with an Awards Banquet

Field hockey gathered on November 16, 2011 for their annual post-season banquet. The night started out with an ice cream social and ended with awards. The new captains for the 2012 season include: Nicole Bradley, Kelsi Field, and Maddi Bistrong.

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Field Hockey Defeats Swampscott in First Round of State Tournament

MERHS Varsity field hockey traveled to Swampscott for the first round of the state tournament. Manchester Essex and Swampscott were tied with a minute and thirty second left. Junior Megan Jones scored with a minute and five second left of the game. The Hornets captured the victory with 3 goals to 2.

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