The AMSA Voice

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...

A school lunch evolves and students are a lot happier

A school lunch evolves and students are a lot happier

By Nick Sousa, Staff Writer

December 17, 2014


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The scene is the same three times a day, five days a week. The hot and loud lunch room fills with hungry students. They all rush to and from the lunch line in search of a seat next to their friends. In the past, you could count on most of them looking in disgust at the lunch put on their red trays....

Corn? Welcome to the new vending machine options

Corn? Welcome to the new vending machine options

By Sam Stiller, Co-Layout Editor

December 17, 2014


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The vending machines around AMSA’s campus were dormant and lifeless during the first weeks of the new school year, and then suddenly came back to life in late September, but with newer, healthier options. Along with these healthier options, signs were placed next to the machines, explaining the...

Is the AMSA policy on colored hair much ado about nothing?

Is the AMSA policy on colored hair much ado about nothing?

By Elizabeth Goldberg, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014


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The policy is right there on page 56 of the 2014-2015 AMSA Student-Parent Handbook, in the subsection “accessories” of the dress code guidelines: “Unnaturally colored hair dye (i.e., purple, orange, green, etc.) is prohibited.” Although this rule has been included in the handbook for many...

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