Girls JV Basketball Fight till the Final Buzzer

On Friday January 16th, the Hornets faced the Triton Vikings. The Hornets played aggressive defense and moved the ball well on offense. Throughout the entire game, both teams battled on the offensive end keeping the score within 2 or 3 points. At one moment the Hornets would be up and at another Triton was ahead. Unfortunately in the final seconds, the Triton Vikings scored a basket putting them up by three. The girls JV team put up a great fight but fell short with the final score being 37-34. The Hornets face Pentucket at home on Monday, January 20th and Masconomet away on Friday, January 23.

 

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Returning Students Talk About College Transition

On Friday January 9th, some MERHS alumni returned to talk to current junior and seniors about the transition to college. There was a variety of questions asked and topic cover from roommates to types of college classes. This question and answer session was very informative, giving seniors a peek at what to expect when going to college next year.

The returning alumni included Fiona Davis, Vanessa Kelley, Evanthia Boiling and Lea Manzo. Depending on the question they all had different answers which were helpful to students listening because of being able to hear about different experiences. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
The returning alumni included Fiona Davis, Vanessa Kelley, Evanthia Boiling and Lea Manzo. Depending on the question they all had different answers which were helpful to students listening because of being able to hear about different experiences. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
Senior Courtney Macdougall was on the panel that asked a series of questions, alongside senior Ariana Jackson. Questions varied from asking about dorm life to how college classes are structured. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Courtney Macdougall was on the panel that asked a series of questions, alongside senior Ariana Jackson. Questions varied from asking about dorm life to how college classes are structured. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Assistant Principal Paul Murphy adds in that there is no one in college that will monitor students getting to class. The alumni strongly suggested that even if a student feels sick or tired to go to class anyway because in the end students will be better off. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
Assistant Principal Paul Murphy adds in that there is no one in college that will monitor students getting to class. The alumni strongly suggested that even if a student feels sick or tired to go to class anyway because in the end students will be better off. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.

One of the questions asked about how long it takes to become adjusted to college and the alumni answered that it took about 2-3 weeks for them to become adjusted. The alumni also talked about how it was strange to go from being around their friends all the time at college to going home and seeing their families after it being a few months. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
One of the questions asked about how long it takes to become adjusted to college and the alumni answered that it took about 2-3 weeks for them to become adjusted. The alumni also talked about how it was strange to go from being around their friends all the time at college to going home and seeing their families after it being a few months. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.

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A Cappella Night Supports the Fight Against Ebola

On Friday December 12th, there was an a cappella night that help to support the fight against Ebola and Doctors Without Borders. All the donated money went towards dealing with this epidemic and DWB. Several groups from all over Massachusetts performed such as Witch Pitch from Salem High School; the SoundWaves from MERHS; the Nightingales from Metro Boston; the Treblemakers from Georgetown High School, and many more.

 

 

The program contained important information regarding the show. As people walked in they were suggested to donate $20 per person that would go towards supporting Doctors Without Borders fight Ebola. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The program contained important information regarding the show. As people walked in they were suggested to donate $20 per person that would go towards supporting Doctors Without Borders fight Ebola. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The show began with Dr. Carl A. Soderland, MD/MPH, from Lahey Clinic talking about the Ebola epidemic and Doctors without Borders. One of the facts mentioned was that the Ebola virus originally came from animals. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The show began with Dr. Carl A. Soderland, MD/MPH, from Lahey Clinic talking about the Ebola epidemic and Doctors without Borders. One of the facts mentioned was that the Ebola virus originally came from animals. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The venue for the event took place at the First Church UCC of Ipswich. The event raised over $2000 that would go all to Doctors Without Borders. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The venue for the event took place at the First Church UCC of Ipswich. The event raised over $2000 that would go all to Doctors Without Borders. Photo Courtesy: Donna O’Neill
The SoundWaves were the second group to perform and brought tons of energy during their performance. They sang a selections of several songs including some holiday classics like “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of Year.” Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The SoundWaves were the second group to perform and brought tons of energy during their performance. They sang a selections of several songs including some holiday classics like “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of Year.” Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The a cappella group from Georgetown high school performed as well and sang several songs like “Walking On Sunshine” and “Tonight We are Young.” There were a variety of a cappella group present two professional groups from Boston, two college groups and four high school groups. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
The a cappella group from Georgetown high school performed as well and sang several songs like “Walking On Sunshine” and “Tonight We are Young.” There were a variety of a cappella group present two professional groups from Boston, two college groups and four high school groups. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.

At the end of the concert, all the groups and audience came together to sing ““Ooh Child, things are going to get easier…” The groups practiced this before the concert and were a part of performance that helped benefit a great cause. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
At the end of the concert, all the groups and audience came together to sing ““Ooh Child, things are going to get easier…” The groups practiced this before the concert and were a part of performance that helped benefit a great cause. Photo Courtesy: Donna O’Neill

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Athletes Attend Mandatory Winter Sports Meeting

On Thursday December 4th, all winter sport athletes came to the mandatory winter sports meeting. This meeting happens each season, to explain MIAA rules and regulations about certain topics.

 

 

As athletes and their parents entered the school, they checked this sign to see where their specific sport was located for their meeting. The meeting lasts about a half an hour to forty-five minutes, explaining important rules, and the consequences for breaking any of the rules.  Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
As athletes and their parents entered the school, they checked this sign to see where their specific sport was located for their meeting. The meeting lasts about a half an hour to forty-five minutes, explaining important rules, and the consequences for breaking any of the rules. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
During each team meeting, athletes are given this sheet of paper to sign, proving that they attended the meeting with a parent. Students who do not attend the meeting become ineligible to practice or play the next day.  Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
During each team meeting, athletes are given this sheet of paper to sign, proving that they attended the meeting with a parent. Students who do not attend the meeting become ineligible to practice or play the next day. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore Melanie Carter and Junior Kara Hersey sign the sheet that confirms that they and a parent were present at the meeting. One MIAA rule is one caught use of a substance causes the athlete to miss 25% of their season. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore Melanie Carter and Junior Kara Hersey sign the sheet that confirms that they and a parent were present at the meeting. One MIAA rule is one caught use of a substance causes the athlete to miss 25% of their season. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Each member of the Girls Basketball program received a schedule for the month of December containing practice times and game days. Occasionally coaches will give schedules ahead of time allowing their athletes to be able to plan around practice time. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Each member of the Girls Basketball program received a schedule for the month of December containing practice times and game days. Occasionally coaches will give schedules ahead of time allowing their athletes to be able to plan around practice time. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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ME Boys’ Soccer End Run in State Tournament

On November 19th, the boys varsity soccer team faced Archbishop Williams in the state semi final game. The Hornets gave a valiant effort the entire game, going into a sudden death overtime. Unfortunately, Manchester Essex did not come out with the win. The Hornets had a fantastic run in the state tournament and are the first boys team to go down in school history with making it this far in the tournament.

 

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Boys’ Soccer Are Division 4 North Champions

On November 16th, the boys’ varsity soccer team played in the Division 4 North championship game. The Hornets (7-5-6) faced St. Mary’s (15-1-2). Manchester Essex battled till the end of the game, ending in a 2-2 tie. The goals for the Hornets were scored by senior Lucas Firme and Parker Edington. The tie led to the two teams going into double overtime, each being ten minutes long and sudden death. The Hornets were still tied by the end of the second overtime, causing the teams to go into a penalty kick shoot-out. Penalty kicks for the hornets were taken by juniors George Lantz and Liam Crossen; seniors Parker Edington, Lucas Firme and Winston Feuerbach.

Sophomore goalie Marco Kaper defended the net outstandingly during the game and the shoot-out contributing significantly to his team’s victory.

In the end, the Hornets came out on top, winning 3-2 in penalty kicks. This is the first year that the boys’ soccer program has been division 4 champions. Go Hornets!

 

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Anatomy Students Dissect Chicken Wings

On November 5th, the honors anatomy class looked to further their learning of the different joints that are found in the human body. The class was put into groups and each given a chicken wing to dissect. By breaking down the chicken wing the students examine the different joints within the wing.

Each student was given a lab manual that had the instructions for each activity the students performed. The lab manual also gives an overview of the information the students read about previously in the textbook. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Each student was given a lab manual that had the instructions for each activity the students performed. The lab manual also gives an overview of the information the students read about previously in the textbook. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The class was put into groups of two or three and each were given a large chicken wing to take a closer look at the different. The students were given a set of tools to help them cut into the chicken wing, such as a scapula, a pair of scissors and some tweezers. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The class was put into groups of two or three and each were given a large chicken wing to take a closer look at the different. The students were given a set of tools to help them cut into the chicken wing, such as a scapula, a pair of scissors and some tweezers. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students begin to dissect the chicken wing by first removing the skin, which eliminate a barrier, making it easier to get to the joints they will be identifying.  All of the labs the students have done have been very hands on, which has allowed the students to further understand the topic they are learning about. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students begin to dissect the chicken wing by first removing the skin, which eliminate a barrier, making it easier to get to the joints they will be identifying. All of the labs the students have done have been very hands on, which has allowed the students to further understand the topic they are learning about. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
In one of the chicken wings, the students were able to find and identify a tendon, the white portion, attached to a muscle, the beige portion. Tendons in the human body connect muscles to bones while ligaments connect bone to bones at joints. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
In one of the chicken wings, the students were able to find and identify a tendon, the white portion, attached to a muscle, the beige portion. Tendons in the human body connect muscles to bones while ligaments connect bone to bones at joints. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Louisa Beneke listens as anatomy teacher Maria Burgess shows the group where the elbow joint is located on the chicken wing. The elbow is a hinge joint, which is a type of synovial joint, where two bones come together and are separated by a joint cavity. A hinge joint acts like a one way door in which the elbow, knee and ankle joints only move along one axis, either flexing or extending. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Louisa Beneke listens as anatomy teacher Maria Burgess shows the group where the elbow joint is located on the chicken wing. The elbow is a hinge joint, which is a type of synovial joint, where two bones come together and are separated by a joint cavity. A hinge joint acts like a one way door in which the elbow, knee and ankle joints only move along one axis, either flexing or extending. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Anatomy teacher Maria Burgess holds up and moves the shoulder joint so students can examine the movement of a ball and socket joint. The ball and socket joint is a joint where the rounded spherical head of one bone fits into the socket of another bone. The shoulder and hip joints are the only ball and socket joints in the human body. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Anatomy teacher Maria Burgess holds up and moves the shoulder joint so students can examine the movement of a ball and socket joint. The ball and socket joint is a joint where the rounded spherical head of one bone fits into the socket of another bone. The shoulder and hip joints are the only ball and socket joints in the human body. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Students cut the bone in the chicken wing to examine the marrow in the marrow (medullary) cavity. In the human body, adult’s marrow cavities contain essential fat whereas in children, blood is found in the marrow cavities. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students cut the bone in the chicken wing to examine the marrow in the marrow (medullary) cavity. In the human body, adult’s marrow cavities contain essential fat whereas in children, blood is found in the marrow cavities. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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Varsity Boys Soccer Dominates in Quarterfinal Game

On Tuesday November 4th, the varsity boys’ soccer team played in their first game of the post tournament. In this first round, the Hornets faced St. Joseph’s Prep. The Hornets controlled the pace of the game and came out with a 5-0 win. Their next game is this Saturday November 8th at Chelmsford High School where they will face Lowell Catholic.

 

At the start of the game, the players on the bench, cheered and supported their teammates from the sidelines. Teams typically carry several more players during tournament in case of injury or sickness. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Multimedia Online
At the start of the game, the players on the bench, cheered and supported their teammates from the sidelines. Teams typically carry several more players during tournament in case of injury or sickness. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Multimedia Online
Senior Parker Edington sets up for a free kick on the opposing team’s goal. The Hornets scored all 5 of their goals in the second half. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Senior Parker Edington sets up for a free kick on the opposing team’s goal. The Hornets scored all 5 of their goals in the second half. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Coach Robbie Bilsbury calls a timeout during the 17th minute in the first half. A time out allows the team to get water and change their strategy if needed. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Coach Robbie Bilsbury calls a timeout during the 17th minute in the first half. A time out allows the team to get water and change their strategy if needed. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Sophomore goalie Marco Kaper calls the ball off after a shot is attempted by the St. Joseph team. Kaper has been the goalie for the team for the past two seasons. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Sophomore goalie Marco Kaper calls the ball off after a shot is attempted by the St. Joseph team. Kaper has been the goalie for the team for the past two seasons. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Many fans come to support both teams, each hoping their team moves on to the next round. Several members of the student body as well as parents came to support the team. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Many fans come to support both teams, each hoping their team moves on to the next round. Several members of the student body as well as parents came to support the team. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Sophomore David Laforge looks to pass back when being pressured by a forward from the other team. The Hornets have very strong defensive and offensive lines that have contributed to them being extremely successful this season. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Sophomore David Laforge looks to pass back when being pressured by a forward from the other team. The Hornets have very strong defensive and offensive lines that have contributed to them being extremely successful this season. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Senior Jack Hay takes space with the ball after receiving a pass from his brother and teammate Cole Hay. Hay has been on varsity for all four high school seasons. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Senior Jack Hay takes space with the ball after receiving a pass from his brother and teammate Cole Hay. Hay has been on varsity for all four high school seasons. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Junior Liam Crossen takes a shot on St. Joseph’s goal. Throughout the game, the Hornets had several great attempts at putting the ball in the goal. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Junior Liam Crossen takes a shot on St. Joseph’s goal. Throughout the game, the Hornets had several great attempts at putting the ball in the goal. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Senior Oliver Hull receives the ball and looks to pass to a teammate on the wing to hopefully build possession up to the opposing team’s goal. The Hornets this season have played a formation with five defenders and have played it very well. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Senior Oliver Hull receives the ball and looks to pass to a teammate on the wing to hopefully build possession up to the opposing team’s goal. The Hornets this season have played a formation with five defenders and have played it very well. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
The Hornets look to cross the ball into the box in St. Joseph’s end. The Hornets dominated and were in the other teams’ end for a majority of the game. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
The Hornets look to cross the ball into the box in St. Joseph’s end. The Hornets dominated and were in the other teams’ end for a majority of the game. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Senior Parker Edington dribbles through St. Joseph’s defensive line; Edington successfully beats all of the players and puts another shot on the goal. This season has been the best season the boys’ varsity soccer program has had in several years. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online.
Senior Parker Edington dribbles through St. Joseph’s defensive line; Edington successfully beats all of the players and puts another shot on the goal. This season has been the best season the boys’ varsity soccer program has had in several years. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online.

Junior Tyler Quade attempts a bicycle kick to put the ball in the goal. The Hornets played a tremendous game and are ready to take on the next game this Saturday against Lowell Catholic. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
Junior Tyler Quade attempts a bicycle kick to put the ball in the goal. The Hornets played a tremendous game and are ready to take on the next game this Saturday against Lowell Catholic. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online

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Field Hockey Celebrates Their Seniors

On Tuesday October 21st, the varsity field hockey team had their senior night. They celebrated their seniors for their tremendous hard work and commitment to the team for the past four years. In this game they faced the Ipswich Tigers and ended the game with a tie of 0-0.

Before the game starts the team warms up doing a variety of passing, dribbling and shooting drills to get ready for the game. The team has a new motto each year, and this year’s is “Why Not?’. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Before the game starts the team warms up doing a variety of passing, dribbling and shooting drills to get ready for the game. The team has a new motto each year, and this year’s is “Why Not?’. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Prior to this senior night game, the team made posters for each senior that had their name, number and different sayings on them. This year, the team has nine seniors who contribute to the team. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Prior to this senior night game, the team made posters for each senior that had their name, number and different sayings on them. This year, the team has nine seniors who contribute to the team. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Hayley Malloy warms up before the game, her coach shooting on her and Malloy’s task was to block the shot from going into the goal. Malloy has been the goalie for the varsity team for the past three seasons. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Hayley Malloy warms up before the game, her coach shooting on her and Malloy’s task was to block the shot from going into the goal. Malloy has been the goalie for the varsity team for the past three seasons. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The field hockey team huddles in the middle of the field to chant their famous cheer. Each year, a line is added to the cheer, making it unique. Before every game, the team recites it. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The field hockey team huddles in the middle of the field to chant their famous cheer. Each year, a line is added to the cheer, making it unique. Before every game, the team recites it. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
As the seniors are announced, the other members of the team hold a sign they made, waiting ready for the seniors to run through it. This was a very creative and fun idea, showing just how much the team appreciates their seniors. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
As the seniors are announced, the other members of the team hold a sign they made, waiting ready for the seniors to run through it. This was a very creative and fun idea, showing just how much the team appreciates their seniors. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Hornets take the field and get into their positions for the start of the game. The first time the Hornets played Ipswich they did not come out with the win and wanted their revenge in this game. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Hornets take the field and get into their positions for the start of the game. The first time the Hornets played Ipswich they did not come out with the win and wanted their revenge in this game. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Hornets defend their net as Ipswich sets up for a corner play. The Hornets throughout the game defended their net extremely well, not letting Ipswich get a goal.  Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Hornets defend their net as Ipswich sets up for a corner play. The Hornets throughout the game defended their net extremely well, not letting Ipswich get a goal. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Hornets prepare to attack Ipswich’s goal, setting up one of their set plays that will hopefully result in a goal. The team kept it in Ipswich’s end for a good portion of the first half. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Hornets prepare to attack Ipswich’s goal, setting up one of their set plays that will hopefully result in a goal. The team kept it in Ipswich’s end for a good portion of the first half. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Towards the end of the half, the Hornet’s coach calls a time out. This not only gives the players a quick breather but also allows the team to regroup and change their strategy. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Towards the end of the half, the Hornet’s coach calls a time out. This not only gives the players a quick breather but also allows the team to regroup and change their strategy. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

The first half concludes and the team runs to senior goalie Haley Malloy to congratulate her on a great half. The Hornets ended the game in a 0-0 tie. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
The first half concludes and the team runs to senior goalie Haley Malloy to congratulate her on a great half. The Hornets ended the game in a 0-0 tie. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online

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Seniors Look Deeper into the Skin

On Wednesday October 8th, Dr.Burgess’s senior honors anatomy class during E block performs a skin lab. The class had been learning about the skin and the different layers that make up the skin for the past week. The lab had several activities for the students to complete, each involving a different task.

Before the lab, each student was given a manual to help them complete each activity that the lab had them perform. This senior anatomy class section is a small class of ten students, making it a very hands on learning environment. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
Before the lab, each student was given a manual to help them complete each activity that the lab had them perform. This senior anatomy class section is a small class of ten students, making it a very hands on learning environment. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online.
Senior Eliza Logue begins the first steps for the activity that involved activating sweat glands. Students put iodine solution on the palm of their hand and the front of their forearm then placed a small square of bond paper over those areas. They then waited twenty minutes and would remove the paper slips, which displayed the sweat produced in that period of time. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Eliza Logue begins the first steps for the activity that involved activating sweat glands. Students put iodine solution on the palm of their hand and the front of their forearm then placed a small square of bond paper over those areas. They then waited twenty minutes and would remove the paper slips, which displayed the sweat produced in that period of time. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Molly McKeon keeps track of her group’s questions that follow each activity once it is completed. Each group of two was responsible for passing in a sheet of paper with their answers at the end of the lab. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Molly McKeon keeps track of her group’s questions that follow each activity once it is completed. Each group of two was responsible for passing in a sheet of paper with their answers at the end of the lab. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors Fraley Morton and Dominic Cirone perform the activity of pressing down a glass plate on the skin making it appear white. The reason the skin turns white is because the blood is pushed away from the area that has pressure on it. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors Fraley Morton and Dominic Cirone perform the activity of pressing down a glass plate on the skin making it appear white. The reason the skin turns white is because the blood is pushed away from the area that has pressure on it. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Seniors Louisa Benke and Abbey Martin complete the activity that exhibited the adaptation of touch receptors, using coins to test the how quickly the touch receptors adjust to change. The group had to keep track of how long the touch receptors sensed the coin. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Seniors Louisa Benke and Abbey Martin complete the activity that exhibited the adaptation of touch receptors, using coins to test the how quickly the touch receptors adjust to change. The group had to keep track of how long the touch receptors sensed the coin. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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