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News Notes

Joe Lennon Phillips, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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McDonald's Tests Out McVegan Burger FINLAND (NEW YORK POST) — McDonald’s is now testing out a soy vegan burger in Finland, and they’re also trying to change the way they are raising Chickens. For some time, compa...

Boy Scouts Include Girls

Margo Silliman, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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Recently, the Boy Scouts of America have experienced a decline in membership. As a result, they’ve opened up their program to a more diverse group of boys, choosing to accept openly gay and transgender Scouts over the past few...

Divided We Stand: Internal Divisions Plague the Major Parties in the USA

Stephanie Stiles, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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Left, Right, Liberal, Conservative, Democrat, Republican; the two major political parties in our country can be called multiple names that suggest opposite key ideologies. However, divisions persist even within the parties themselves,...

The Freedom Run: BHS Hosts a 5k Run in Commemoration of James Foley

Lily Mathieu, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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On Nov. 19, nearly ninety runners and walkers gathered at Barnstable High School’s cross country course for an uplifting 5k fundraiser. Nauset High School student Sarah Foley and Barnstable High School’s Emma Garrity were...

Percentages Replace Class Rank

Hanna Marchesseault, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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  If you’re a high schooler, you’ve more than likely heard of class rank. If you’re a high schooler planning on attending college, class rank is constantly in the back of your mind as you go through the four years...

Social and Emotional Learning: A New System to Help Students Coming to BHS

Andrew Botolino, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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Social and emotional learning is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel...

Mold Madness: Rainy Fall Causes Fungus to Grow in BHS Classrooms

Hanna Marchesseault, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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Mold has become the topic of discussion within the past few months at BHS. Because of the amount of rain that fell this past Fall, some parts of the school’s roof leaked, which provided the perfect growing environment for mold. Brooke...

Keep Calm & Compost: BHS Seniors Reduce Carbon Footprint

Mackenzie Connor, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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  Now more than ever, environmental issues have been at the forefront of American concerns.What actions were the Barnstable community taking to provide a healthier environment? Seniors Allison Carter and Camryn Roberts-Capak...

The Ultimate Thank You: Veterans Day at Barnstable Town Hall

Skylar Bowman, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

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November 11th, Veterans Day, is classically known to Americans as a day to give thanks to Veterans that have served the United States, but on this Veterans Day, a town hall event reached beyond that. It invited average ci...

Class Committees Speak For Students

Maeve Bedenkop, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

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Do you know the group representing your ideas; the people in charge of making fundraisers and dances happen for your class? The 2019 and 2018 class committees are student run groups responsible for planning events for the junior...

Amazon Buys Whole Foods

Andrew Botolino, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

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Amazon is not satisfied with their domination of online shopping. Now, they have set sight on the food and grocery industry, purchasing Whole Foods, one of the leaders in organic and natural groceries, and on August 28, Whole...

Hot Button: Could North Korean Missles Reach the East Coast?

Lilly Mathieu, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

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It is only 6,602 miles, the stretch from the North Korean coast to the city of Boston, Massachusetts. 6,602 miles is approximately 100 miles greater than the North Korean ballistic missile’s maximum range. Teachers and students...

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