Friday: Clash of the Classes! – by Antony Rossi

Today’s the day! The final theme for Memorial Week 2017 is the annual “Class Day” which includes the beloved “Clash of the Classes” assembly! Each class, Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, were decked out head to toe in either gray, white, blue, or red attire! Some of the most notable outfits were from Seniors, one…

Thursday: Tropical Day! – by Antony Rossi

Today marks day four of Memorial Week 2017! Today’s dress up theme was “Tropical Day” where students would dress up in clothing they would wear to the beach, the tropics, and especially Hawaii. Many brightly colored Hawaiian shirts were seen around the halls of Manchester Memorial High School earlier today as Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and…

Wednesday: Movie Day! – by Antony Rossi

Wednesday marked day three of 2017’s Memorial Week! Today’s theme was a blast: “Movie Day!” Students were dressed up in costumes of their favorite movie characters. One of the most accurate costumes today was Senior Patrick Deary as Ace Ventura. The assembly today was the best assembly I’ve experienced while I’ve been here at Memorial.…

Tuesday: Twin Day! – by Antony Rossi

Today marked day two of Memorial Week 2017 with the classic theme, “Twin Day” that we all know and love. Students and teachers alike were twinning with each other, donning their twin’s apparel in a celebration of school spirit and today’s theme! Today’s assembly included the annual “Memorial’s Got Talent” in which some very talented…

Monday: Mathletes Vs. Athletes! – by Antony Rossi

Today was the “Mathletes Vs. Athletes” theme for Memorial Week 2017! Students were seen throughout the halls of MMHS dressed as either total nerds or dressed as jocks in celebration for today’s theme. Today’s assembly included an outfit competition as always, and also some trivia style games that were a little confusing to the audience.…

The Weight of Standardized Tests – by Olivia Fink

It’s that time of year, folks— one of giving, music, good cheer and fun, but also a time of stress, inner turmoil, and tumultuous college applications flying left and right. Seniors across the nation anxiously sit at their computers, advertising themselves to their top colleges through essays, academics, and lists of activities. One significant factor…