News – Kimberly Kien – Memorial Haunted House

On Thursday October 26th, student council will be hosting their annual haunted from 6:00 pm to 8:30pm at Memorial High School. Children from around the neighborhood come into the school where they trick-or-treat asking for candy from students in various classrooms. After all the candy, the students will join the kids in a series of…

Memorial Takes on the PSATs! – by Hamza Shahzad

The National Merit Scholarship is a prestigious award that high school juniors for exceptional achievement in the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT). To be more specific, the scholarship is only awarded to the top half percent of the state’s seniors. Last year, Gresham Connors took the PSAT and scored in the 99th percentile for New…

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…

The NH Scholastic Art Awards – by Kim Kien

Ever heard of the Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards? If not, then you’re missing out! This program was created to recognize the creative talents of teens our age. Teenagers can enter for a chance to win scholarships, a chance to have their works displayed or published, and also the chance to be recognized for an…