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Spirit Week 5/30-6/2

Spirit Week 5/30-6/2

May 24, 2017

Written by Daniel Radka| Next week Student Council is promoting a spirit week after we get back from the long Memorial Day weekend.   Patriot Day 5/30: Wear red, white, and blue! Wednesday 5/31: Hawaiian Shirt Day Foreshadow summer with a bold, flowery outfit! Thursday 6/1:  Color Wars...

New Year, New Government, New Plans

New Year, New Government, New Plans

May 19, 2017

Written by Daniel Radka| Student Council elections were held on May 16, 2017, to determine the representatives for the 2017-2018 school year. Only three of the sixteen possible positions were opposed, some of the lowest participation levels seen in years. Only the Sophomore class had opponents for its...

Budget Referendum: May 24

Budget Referendum: May 24

May 12, 2017

Written by Daniel Radka| Yesterday, the Town of Clinton held a budget referendum for the town budget, education budget, and a proposal to bond $7,000,000 for infrastructure purposes. Only the bonding proposal passed. The other two budgets failed. Both budgets will be reviewed and further cuts will be m...

AP-reparation

AP-reparation

May 10, 2017

Written by Daniel Radka| Starting this week, schools across the country are preparing students in Advanced Placement courses for AP tests. If a student takes an AP class, they often have the option to pay to take the AP test for the class. If they receive a certain score (1-5), colleges may accept their...

Budget Referendum: May 10th

Voting stickers are displayed Sept. 8 at the Bangs Community Center in Amherst during the state primary election. SARAH CROSBY/Gazette Staff

May 9, 2017

Written by Daniel Radka| Tomorrow, May 10, there is a budget referendum in the town of Clinton. There are two separate budgets up for a vote: the town budget and the education budget. If either budget does not pass, in two weeks, there will be another vote on an updated budget. In order to vote,...

Closeup: Washington, D.C.

Closeup: Washington, D.C.

April 27, 2017

Written by Daniel Radka| Photographs from Political Club students| Washington, D.C. can be considered the epicenter of modern democracy, an epicenter that eleven Morgan students visited over April Break. These students from the Morgan Political Club participated in the Closeup Program, a nonprofit org...

A New Look at the Newseum

A New Look at the Newseum

April 17, 2017

Written by Daniel Radka| Photographs by Caleb Adams-Hull| The Newseum is a new museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. that was created to document the First Amendment freedoms of the Constitution of the United States. It features many prolific and famous examples of First Amendment freedoms. These include the armbands worn by...

French Exchange Students

Ms. Martino's room

April 4, 2017

Written by Daniel Radka and Alyssa LeMay | Photographs by Alyssa LeMay| This week, nine students from Lycee L'Olivier in Marseille, France stayed with Morgan students. After spending twelve hours traveling from Marseille to New York City, the French students happily assimilated into the Morgan community....

Bonjour les élèves de Lycée L’Olivier!

Bonjour les élèves de Lycée L'Olivier!

March 29, 2017

Written by Daniel Radka| On March 31, nine students from Marseille, France will be traveling to Clinton to stay with Morgan families. The trip is being coordinated with Westbrook Highschool. This will be the fourth year students from France will be coming to Westbrook, but this is the first time Morgan...

Support Morgan Fencing: Morgan Invitational JV Tournament Saturday, Feb. 18

Support Morgan Fencing: Morgan Invitational JV Tournament Saturday, Feb. 18

February 16, 2017

Written by Dan Radka and Kitty Shortt | Photographs by Isabella Recine | This Saturday, February 18, the Morgan Fencing team is hosting an invitational JV Foil tournament at The Morgan School. Eleven schools from around the state will be attending. The purpose of the tournament is to raise support...

Morgan Diplomats

Morgan Diplomats

February 15, 2017

Written by Daniel Radka| Photographs by Jim Messina| On January 17,  four students from Morgan went to Yale for  Model United Nations. They spent the weekend immersed in Yale, New Haven, and eighteen hours of committee sessions.  Sophomore Ella Franzoni, Sophomore Dan Radka, Freshman Sarah Auletta, and J...

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