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Paige McKinley in front of students in her first year at AMSA.

Destiny brings Paige McKinley to the halls of AMSA

By Tuesday Benander, Staff writer June 16, 2022

It is August 2021, just a week before AMSA’s doors are flung open for the start of the new school year. Paige McKinley learns that she has landed a position as the school's newest English teacher. That's...

With masks optional in most schools, some students continue to wear masks for a variety of reasons.

Covid, masks, and the question of whether it’s time to move on

By Tessa Donohue and Philippos Paschalides May 4, 2022

As deaths, hospitalizations, and perhaps even concern over the coronavirus and its variants have ebbed, mask restrictions have been scaled back significantly across the country over the past two months,...

A tent next to the White Building serves as an intake area, lunch area, and place for a mask break.

AMSA students return for in-person learning after more than a year

By Amanda Denney, Staff writer May 6, 2021

AMSA students returned to in-person learning on April 28 for the first time in more than 13 months.  Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley informed school districts...

Students across the country have adapted to remote learning during the coronavirus pandemic.

AMSA striving to balance learning, work, and screen time in a remote world

By Bella Bush, Staff writer March 24, 2021

Over the past seven months, AMSA students have been tasked with the extremely challenging job of learning in a fully remote setting, during a global pandemic. The unique experiment has worked in large...

A pass/fail system is compassionate, but it doesnt differentiate average work from outstanding work.

Grades in the time of coronavirus

It's a struggle to balance accountability and compassion
By Ashton Lubin, Opinion editor May 17, 2020

Amid the coronavirus pandemic and associated fallout, AMSA has adopted a pass/fail grading system for the fourth quarter, as have most Massachusetts schools, per recommendations from the Department of...

William Singer has admitted to being the ringleader of the admissions scandal.

Cheating to get into the college ‘side door’

By Lillie Zate, Features editor April 22, 2019

Over the past month, schools across the nation have been sending out their acceptance decisions, leaving most people, specifically high school seniors, on edge. To make the anxiety even worse, federal...

After more than a year of campaigning, the 2016 presidential race ends tonight.

Down to the wire

Clinton favored as Election Day finally arrives
By Coretta Granberry, Co-editor November 8, 2016

As polls opened across the country today, a number of pundits were forecasting that Democrat Hillary Clinton already had a big enough advantage in states to win at least 270 electoral votes, the threshold...

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