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Why GHS should have a gardening class

Why GHS should have a gardening class

ALEXIS GEARY, Contributor June 4, 2024

Do you know where the food you eat comes from? Do you know the conditions necessary for a tomato plant to yield the best possible fruit? If you haven’t, don’t feel bad: many people haven’t. The more...

Informational posters for both scholarships, applications open now!

Wellspring offers scholarship opportunities for students

LEXI THOMAS, Staff Writer May 17, 2024

Recently announced, Wellspring House is offering two transformative scholarship opportunities that are currently accepting new applicants. The Cape Ann High School Graduate Fund and the Robert Clark Rogers...

Cyan Clements depicts Childish Gambino with the album title, in colored pencil.

Childish Gambino reworks, reestablishes, and reminds with “Atavista”

AURELIA HARRISON, Editor in Chief May 16, 2024

Released on May 13th, 2024, “Atavista”, is the surprise 6th studio album from American multi-talent Donald Glover, known musically as Childish Gambino. Technically, “Atavista” isn’t a new...

Student volunteers Brooke McNiff, Miah Cerrutti, Althea McHugh, Willow Barry, April Smith, and Victoria Lottatore at last years Arts Festival.

Student Arts Festival brings fun to Gloucester

SANTANA FARIA, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

With the end of the school year in sight, it is time for students to look back and reflect on their academic and artistic accomplishments. Undoubtedly, one of the most fun ways to do so is by attending...

Artist Cyan Clements depicts diverse readers and writers pondering tough questions about art.

“American Fiction”, “Yellowface”, and writing what you know

AURELIA HARRISON, Editor in Chief May 9, 2024

We live in an age of stories.  From BookTok to the news media to Instagram posts, we are in a digital age run by and on storytelling: the narratives and worlds we construct and live within, the structures...

Reset Button plays live at Zinefest.

From recorder to “Reset Button”: Klopotoski talks music and method

AURELIA HARRISON, Editor in Chief May 6, 2024

Long before local musician Jamie Klopotoski took up the mantle of GHS music substitute, her music career had already been flourishing. While Mr. Lundquist is away Thursdays and Fridays on medical leave,...

Cam Carroll (center) high fives teammates Ava Paone (back) and Lily Aiello (right)

Fishermen softball shuts out Witches

ALEENA BROWN, Sports Writer May 1, 2024

The Gloucester Fishermen softball team went fishing for witches last night, shutting out Salem in an 18-0 win. Senior starting pitcher, Cameron Carroll, struck out a total of 8 batters and only allowed...

The Racial Equity and Advocacy club has informational posters around GHS for anyone interested!

Racial Equity club hosts food drive

SANTANA FARIA, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

Yesterday, the Racial Equity and Advocacy club started a food drive that will run until May 16th. Students and staff looking to donate can either drop food off in the boxes that will be in the atrium and...

The official poster for the Gloucester Zine Fest.

Gloucester Zine Fest comes to Sawyer Free Library

AURELIA HARRISON, Editor in Chief April 23, 2024

On April 27th, from 11am to 3pm, The Sawyer Free Library will present a brand-new, never seen before event to the Gloucester community: Gloucester Zine Fest. An all-day celebration centered around zine...

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Power of Play is back for another day of fun

SANTANA FARIA, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

As the winter months slow to a halt, children and adults alike are eager to escape the house in search of a fun activity. This Sunday the 24th offers the perfect opportunity: the Gloucester Education Foundation’s...

Cyan Clements depicts Grande with a stylized version of the albums title.

Ariana Grande’s “eternal sunshine”: the good, the bad, and the expected

AURELIA HARRISON, Editor in Chief March 11, 2024

On March 8th, Ariana Grande released her 7th studio album, “eternal sunshine”, a 13-track pop record that takes the listener on a journey through her recent triumphs and low points, for better and...

James Sanfillipo and Riley DeHaan celebrate around the goal

GHS boys hockey’s Tourney run over with 4-2 Loss

ALEENA BROWN, Sports Writer March 6, 2024

Every promising season gets cut short eventually. The GHS boys hockey team fell this weekend in their 4-2 loss against the Newburyport Clippers.  Gloucester was led by goals from assistant captains...

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