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Emma Carrapichosa hits the ball.

Gloucester Outlasts Masco in First NEC Clash Of Season

ALEENA BROWN, Sports Writer April 9, 2024

The Gloucester Fishermen softball team rose to their first NEC win of the season, passing the Masconomet Chieftans in a 13-9 win in extra innings. The Fishermen were led offensively by junior Tasara...

Drawing by Cyan Clements

Total solar eclipse returns: Here’s what you need to know.

SANTANA FARIA, Staff Writer April 8, 2024

As you walk through town this afternoon, you’re likely to see people clad in glasses  flooding the streets with expressions of awe. The reason? A total solar eclipse, which is expected to begin in Massachusetts...

Boys Hockey Team poses for photo on Senior Night.

Winter Sports Wrap Up

ALEENA BROWN, Sports Writer April 5, 2024

David Enos poses for the camera in a new, eco-friendly suit.

From barefoot to billionaire: Enos finds his fortune in climate science

SOFIA ORLANDO, Editor in Chief April 1, 2024

Beloved GHS science teacher David Enos has traded his Tevas for Teslas, as he makes a shocking announcement to the GHS community: he has developed key technology to use in the fight against climate change,...

Cyan Clements artistic rendition of their and Sofia Orlandos endeavors.

The great donut adventure

SOFIA ORLANDO and CYAN CLEMENTS March 20, 2024

When thinking of classic breakfast pastries, what comes to mind? Croissants, danishes, cinnamon rolls? All are great choices, however one stands above the rest for reasons of both delectability and iconicness:...

Contract negotiations begin for GTA and School Committee

Contract negotiations begin for GTA and School Committee

SOFIA ORLANDO, Editor in Chief March 12, 2024

On March 11, the Gloucester Teachers Association began their contract negotiations with the School Committee, and educators from across the district and North Shore rallied to show their support. This...

Brett Cunningham celebrates after scoring a goal.

Gloucester swims laps around Walpole

ALEENA BROWN, Sports Writer March 1, 2024

There was no stopping a healthy and determined Fishermen hockey team last night, who put on an electric show for over 1,000 fans in Dorothy Talbot Rink. With a rowdy crowd and fire under their skates,...

Art by Sophia Montello

The significance of Leap Day

ASHLEE SCOLA, Staff Writer February 29, 2024

Once every four years, the world is graced with an extra day on its calendar– February 29th, also known as Leap Day. This seemingly ordinary addition holds significance, not just for adjusting our calendars...

Seniors on GHS varsity boys hockey team pose for senior night photo.

GHS hockey takes down Swampscott on senior night

ALEENA BROWN, Sports Writer February 27, 2024

The GHS boys hockey team finished their regular season in style, overpowering Swampscott in a 5-0 win. The Fishermen goals were scored by Brett Cunningham (2), Chris Karvelas, Giacomo Martell, and Will...

Artist Ava Orlandos depiction of multiple Lenten symbols.

A brief history of Lent

SOFIA ORLANDO, Editor in Chief February 15, 2024

In lieu of Usher’s halftime performance and Travis Kelce’s temper tantrum, this year’s Superbowl presented the public with yet another year of less than logical ads. From the ever-present Ford F1-50...

Art by Sophia Montello.

Jazz showcase to play at Shalin Liu

FiNNEGAN LEVER, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

On Thursday, February 15, a jazz workshop presented by Rockport Music will be showcasing their talents and musicality at the Shalin Liu Performance Center.  The jazz workshop is part of the jazz outreach...

Canva creation by Julia Warde.

Local Love: Where to shop for Valentine’s Gifts in Gloucester

ASHLEE SCOLA, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

It’s Valen-time to start looking for gifts for your loved ones, and what better way to shop than local?  Gloucester is home to several diverse small businesses who are ready to help with all your holiday...

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