Interactive technology games help teach math

Seventh grade math teacher Keith Stephanek has been organizing competitions in his classes to review math material. The students are given a worksheet and some time to complete it before the game starts. Once they are all done, Stephanek would project a powerpoint with the different answers. Students would then punch in their response on hand held interactive clickers, and then when Stephanek showed the answers, they could see whether or not they got points for their team.


Story of child soldiers in Africa moves MERHS students, staff

Invisible Children is a program that uses teens and technology to get the word out about children being abducted by Joseph Kony and the LRA army and forced to become soliders who rape and murder others. The group’s hope is to eventually stop it. Thousands of people have been called to action through their  films. Visit for more information.


Lady Hornets end the season with game against Rockport

The last basketball game of the season for the Hornet’s girls basketball team was also senior night. All the seniors had a ceremony at the end of the game.


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.