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Two Schools of Thought

Two Schools of Thought

April 23, 2020

Written by Logan Cummings|Photos by Logan Cummings and Leo Woods| Recently, I debated with senior Caleb Vath, a good friend of mine. We discussed the purpose of education, and how we may reform the current system in order to meet the needs of the students. In our discussion, we thoroughly ex...

Jules + Thom: Colour, Coffee, and Goodies

Jules + Thom: Colour, Coffee, and Goodies

March 12, 2020

Written by Logan Cummings|Photos from Logan Cummings and via @julesandthomshop on Instagram| In case you’ve grown old of the usual Dunkin and Starbucks runs, there’s a local coffee shop open for business on Glenwood Road. Jules + Thom, a colorful coffee shop located in the same plaza as Bella...

The Morgan Art Club

The Morgan Art Club

March 6, 2020

Written by Shelby Stamp| Photos by Shelby Stamp| The Art Club is made for everyone of any skill even someone who has never done art before. Senior Kerryanne Longyear and many of her friends host the Art Club with art teacher Jessica Leiss's permission. The club meets Mondays in the art room after school until 3:00. There are fun activities in the clu...

Electing Electives

Electing Electives

March 3, 2020

Written by Jillian Mclean and Kylie Isleib Semester 2 has just started, which means students have settled into their final classes for the year. Students will be selecting their courses for the 2020-2021 school year in the next two weeks. At Morgan, there are a plethora of electives for students t...

The Cummings Brothers: The Good and the Bad

The Cummings Brothers: The Good and the Bad

February 13, 2020

Written by Logan Cummings and Alex Cummings|Filmed by Logan Cummings and Alex Cummings| https://youtu.be/qbn2TJX0Dzc After interviewing students and staff members, we were able to get a good sense of where The Morgan School thrives and where it can use some improvement. It’s clear that studen...

From Part-Time To Full-Time: Jessica Leiss

From Part-Time To Full-Time: Jessica Leiss

September 18, 2019

Written By: Kiara Suarez | Photos Taken By Kiara Suarez| Mrs. Leiss Art teacher Jessica Leiss has been teaching at the Morgan School for three years now. Previously she was part-time at the Morgan School and Pierson. With the recent closing of Pierson, she now teaches full-time at Morgan. Mrs. Leiss went...

Natural Candles and Natural Minds (Co.)

Natural Candles and Natural Minds (Co.)

June 11, 2019

Written by Meghan Denison |Photos by Meghan Denison | This past semester I had the pleasure of helping a friend with her senior project. She came to me with a small idea but one that we accomplished. It turns out that natural candles are very successful. Senior Ashley Allen attends Valley Regional H...

Coming Soon: Creative Art Expo

Coming Soon: Creative Art Expo

May 14, 2019

Written by Meghan Denison | Come to our school's third annual Creative Art Expo on Wednesday, May 15th from 6-8pm in the upper and lower hubs. There will be art of all different shapes, sizes, and media at the expo. Students will be showcasing their work in photography, video production, drawing...

Two Morgan Musicians Perform in Statewide Ensemble

All-state Ballroom

May 6, 2019

Written by Max Hurtubise| Every year, all band and chorus students are given the opportunity to audition for a variety of Connecticut Music Educators Association festivals. The first of these festivals is the regional performance, which combines students from schools in Connecticut's southern quarter. A...

Roses Win Regional Cupcake Wars

Roses Win Regional Cupcake Wars

May 1, 2019

Written By Nori Lopez| Photos by Nori Lopez and Jenna Boylen| This year's regional cupcake wars took place on Friday, April 26, 2019. Bacon Academy, Haddam Killingworth High School, Valley Regional High School and Morgan students participated. Seniors Heather Zimmerman, Katie Schremp, and ju...

Carrot Cupcakes Win Cupcake Wars

Carrot Cupcakes Win Cupcake Wars

April 10, 2019

Written by Nori Lopez| Photos by Nori Lopez and Susan Murphy| This year new consumer science teacher Susan Murphy hosted The Morgan School annual cupcake wars continuing the tradition of retired consumer science teacher Joanne Nunan. All of her cooking classes participated in the competition. This year the judging was held on March 26th and M...

4 Students 6 Photos Recognized at Scholastics

4 Students 6 Photos Recognized at Scholastics

March 15, 2019

Written by Meghan Denison |Photos by Meghan Denison and Mrs. Mularski| The Scholastic Art and Writing Competition is a regional and national competition for high school students with budding creative talents. Students can compete in categories such as writing, painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, fash...

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