The AMSA Voice

With students learning remotely for more than a year, traditional school seems like a distant past.

Students search for ‘normal’ in a time of quarantine

By Grace Bleakney, Staff writer March 24, 2021

The high school experience requires grit, determination, and lots of effort in order to succeed. The pinnacle, of course, is senior year, which includes banquets, sports nights, school dances, pep rallies,...

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a common destination for AMSA graduates.

Seniors face a college application process filled with unknowns

By Kirsten Evans, Staff writer February 25, 2021

Finding and applying to the right college is a fundamental part of senior year, but with the ongoing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, current students have had to adapt. From choosing the college of their...

AMSA's Quiz Bowl team has competed in a tournament sponsored by WGBH for years, including here in 2015.

AMSA clubs adapt and survive in remote setting

By Amanda Denney, Staff writer February 25, 2021

With Covid-19 dominating all aspects of American life, clubs at AMSA were also forced to transition from in-person participation to a remote model, with meetings taking place over Zoom and the occasional...

President Trump has been accused of inciting supporters to riot Wednesday.

The fallout from Trump’s role in Capitol riot

By Amanda Denney, Staff writer January 7, 2021

President Donald J. Trump arguably incited a riot at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday when he urged his supporters to “walk down to the Capitol” and “cheer on” members of Congress as they met to certify...

Gov. Charlie Baker has received consistent approval ratings of higher than 80 percent during the coronavirus pandemic.

What leadership looks like in times of crisis

By Broderick Sartor, Co-editor May 17, 2020

In these unprecedented times, the leaders of the country, at all levels, have been put under extreme pressure to keep the economy and social systems afloat while saving as many lives as possible.  But...

AMSA adopted a new bell schedule shortening the day and passing time between classes.

Pros outweigh the cons with AMSA’s new schedule

By Connor Woodsmall, Co-editor February 7, 2020

When rumors of shortening AMSA’s school day began to swirl last year, the questions came flying -- from everywhere. “There was initial concern from both the parent and student sides,” Vice Principal...

Nearly two thirds of AMSA students say they are politically engaged.

AMSA students are invested in the politics of impeachment

By Rahul Harve, Features editor February 5, 2020

Dec. 18, 2019. A monumental day in American politics. For the third time in history, a sitting president was impeached by the House of Representatives. The Democrats, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep....

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