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AP European History Students Circumnavigate the Globe

AP European History Students Circumnavigate the Globe

January 8, 2014 •
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It’s been a while since we posted a classroom snapshot, but here’s something exciting that happened in AP Euro History class: Students were tasked with circumnavigating the globe as they studied the Era of "New World Encounters." Students used latitude and longitude to chart a path around... Read more »

Connections To The Past

Connections To The Past

December 4, 2013 •
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Alicia Lee, Ken Lippo, and Dianna Crawford work on an Antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction timeline in Mrs. Banas and Ms. Lister's American Studies class. Check back again soon for more classroom snapshots!

 

Students Visit Downtown Memorials And Monuments

Students Visit Downtown Memorials And Monuments

June 16, 2013 •
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The US History classes are designing memorials/monuments as part of the last common core task of the year. Students took a walking tour of various memorials/monuments in the downtown Manchester area. They sketched the work and then discussed in class the positives and negatives of the work. Students... Read more »

Smore Than Just Another Science Class!

Smore Than Just Another Science Class!

May 30, 2013 •
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Students in Mrs. McCormick’s physical science class created “solar cookers” and brought them into the main quad to heat up marshmallows and make smores on Thursday morning. They tested various factors of the solar cooker or the water container... Read more »

Macbeth vs. Lady Macbeth: Who “Wears The Pants”?

Macbeth vs. Lady Macbeth: Who “Wears The Pants”?

May 30, 2013 •
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In several of Ms. Lacey's Sophomore English classes, students explored gender roles in the characters of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. Instead... Read more »

Poet Naomi Ayala Visits MHS

Poet Naomi Ayala Visits MHS

May 20, 2013 •
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Karen Lapuk’s ELL class at MHS was visited by the poet Naomi Ayala. Students had the opportunity to listen to her share poems that she wrote about her personal life. One poem about her growing up in Puerto Rico was presented in a way that evoked emotion with which students connected. Students wrote... Read more »

Interior Design Students Putting On Finishing Touches

Interior Design Students Putting On Finishing Touches

May 17, 2013 •
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Interior Designers in Mrs. Daitch's class jotted down their thoughts on how to finish the year strong. It is so tempting to be outside and enjoy the weather this time of year, but we know we have to keep going to reach our goals. Check out this link to see what tips they have compiled -- you might... Read more »

“Poetry Board” Project Highlights Creativity, Collaboration

“Poetry Board” Project Highlights Creativity, Collaboration

May 7, 2013 •
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Students in Ms. Clancy's honors language arts classes were assigned a "poetry board" project recently. They had to design the board, find poems, and write original poetry that would showcase the theme they had to pick. The students ran the show: they had to delegate, collaborate, and compromise in... Read more »

Students Perform Scenes From Homer’s “Odyssey”

Students Perform Scenes From Homer’s “Odyssey”

May 4, 2013 •
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Students on Freshmen Team Epsilon recently completed a reenactment of Homer's "Odyssey" in social studies.  The epic poem follows Odysseus on his 10-year journey home after the fall of Troy. Because it took so long, everyone thought he died, which made things difficult for his wife Penelope and son... Read more »

Water You Know: Manchester Reservoirs Are Focus Of Study

Water You Know: Manchester Reservoirs Are Focus Of Study

April 30, 2013 •
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As part of an interdisciplinary unit, students in Mrs. McCormick's and Ms. Guild's period 7 class are modeling the changing levels of Manchester reservoirs due to precipitation, evaporation and use based on actual data.... Read more »