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Valedictorian Mila Barry poses at Newell Stadium on graduation day

A Candid Reflection On The Year That Wasn’t

MILA BARRY, Editor-in-chief June 17, 2021

Hi everyone! I’m so excited to be up here, and I just need to start by saying how amazing it is to see everyone - all together! Right in front of me! I really feel like it was last week that I was sitting...

Bliss

Bliss

RYAN BERGIN June 9, 2021

My image “Bliss” was one in a series of abstract photographs that I created this winter. Inspired by abstract photographer Frances Seward, the subject of my series was glass utilizing natural and artificial...

These Streets

These Streets

ELLA YOUNG June 9, 2021

It’s a smoke and mirrors kind of game Always Running out of roles to play As the spotlight fades So back to love Back to the way it was Back to the city Where I didn’t know your name This...

The Beetle Blue

The Beetle Blue

SEAN BERGIN June 9, 2021

“Ahhh, you smell that?” Paul asked me. “Smell what?” I replied. “The smell of freedom. That kind of breath you only are able to take on the last days of school. One more year and we’re finally...

District updates COVID-19 school safety protocol

District updates COVID-19 school safety protocol

MILA BARRY, Editor-in-chief May 20, 2021

COVID-19 restrictions for Gloucester schools have been loosened following the Governor’s announcement this week. The district’s rules do not exactly parallel those released by the state, however, mask,...

Updated 5/15: Tracking COVID-19

Updated 5/15: Tracking COVID-19

MILA BARRY, Editor-in-chief May 15, 2021

COVID TRACKING 19 by Mila Barry

Help make prom free!

Help make prom free!

CAROLINE MCKAY, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

GHS seniors will be having a prom, and after an unorthodox year, the Class of 2021 Student Council is hopeful this prom can be cost free. Due to Covid, typical fundraising opportunities available in past...

Updated 4/30: Tracking COVID-19

Updated 4/30: Tracking COVID-19

MILA BARRY, Editor-in-chief April 30, 2021

COVID TRACKING 19 by Mila Barry

Updated 4/16: Tracking COVID-19

Updated 4/16: Tracking COVID-19

MILA BARRY, Editor-in-chief April 16, 2021

COVID TRACKING 18 by Mila Barry

Everything you ever wondered about vaccines

Everything you ever wondered about vaccines

MILA BARRY, Editor-in-chief April 15, 2021

From internationally renowned medical discussion to neighborhood small talk, vaccines have been at the forefront of conversation over the past few months. They’ve served as a welcome distraction from...

Updated 4/9: Tracking COVID-19

Updated 4/9: Tracking COVID-19

MILA BARRY, Editor-in-chief April 9, 2021

COVID TRACKING 18 by Mila Barry

Junior Kyle Clifford, sophomore Deston Cauthers, and freshman Faith Castellucci begin the 1000m alongside an opponent from Saugus.

Fishermen cruise past outnumbered Sachems in win

NICHOLAS POULIN and ANDREW COELHO April 7, 2021

    The first home meet for GHS Track and Field resulted in a dominant victory over Saugus. Both boys and girls teams showed their dominance from start to finish, with a big win in...

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