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A spotlight on eating disorders and help

A spotlight on eating disorders and help

By Elizabeth Goldberg, Staff Writer

March 15, 2015


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“I had no idea.” That was the theme of the National Eating Disorders Association’s NEDAwareness Week 2015. In the last week of February, NEDA publicized a wealth of educational materials dealing with eating disorders in an effort to heighten understanding. Using the Twitter hashtag #NEDAwareness...

Policy change allows students to color their hair

Policy change allows students to color their hair

By Anagha Indic, Co-Editor

March 8, 2015


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AMSA administrators posted an announcement on the school’s website Tuesday that the hair dye policy that sparked controversy in the fall has subsequently been revised. It was a short announcement that read simply: “The Student-Parent handbook has been revised removing hair color restrictions that...

AMSA to remain without a principal

AMSA to remain without a principal

By Anagha Indic, Co-Editor

March 1, 2015


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AMSA interim Executive Director Dr. Mary Ann DeMello announced on Saturday afternoon that she will not be hiring Dr. Christopher Lord or Joshua Romano, the two finalists for the school’s vacant principal position. In an email to the school community titled “Principal Update,” Dr. DeMello informed...

Twists and turns lead Dr. Christopher Lord to AMSA

Twists and turns lead Dr. Christopher Lord to AMSA

By Chris Ludlam, Opinion Editor

February 8, 2015


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On Friday, Dr. Christopher Lord, the second of two finalists for AMSA’s vacant principal position, spoke with parents, students, faculty, and administrators regarding his desire for the job. He met with the school community a day after Joshua Romano, the other finalist, visited the campus. Dr. Lord has been in the education field for nearly 19 years,...

Great Scott! AMSA students return from their futures to dispense advice

Great Scott! AMSA students return from their futures to dispense advice

By Rebecca Perlin, Staff Writer

February 8, 2015


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It’s no secret that the college application process is extremely long and stressful. So how incredible would it be if, as a college student with some experience under your belt, you could hop in a time machine and go back to give your high school self some advice? That is precisely what AMSA’s...

Is Romano the right fit as next AMSA leader?

Is Romano the right fit as next AMSA leader?

By Anagha Indic, Co-Editor

February 6, 2015


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On Thursday, students, teachers, and administrators had the opportunity to speak with the first of two finalists for the vacant AMSA principal position. Joshua Romano is currently principal at Murdock High School in Winchendon. As an educator for nearly 17 years, Mr. Romano started his career teaching...

Will the phone ring in the morning? That call is made well before sunrise

Will the phone ring in the morning? That call is made well before sunrise

By Anagha Indic, Co-Editor

January 18, 2015


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Get outside for the bus. Wait—say what? So cold there’s a chance of frostbite? Three feet of snow? These are the situations that students wait for, hoping for a school cancelation. But how does AMSA make that decision when the weather in New England can be so famously unpredictable? How...

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