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Missing Jillian McLean

March 6, 2020

Written by Maggie Guba | Photos by Maggie Guba | Now that it is Friday, March 6, the winner of The Morgan PawPrint raffle has been chosen. Students had the opportunity to follow The Morgan PawPrint on WordPress as well as Instagram for the chance to win a $15 Dunkin' gift card. The winner h...

Journey to 2019 Journalism Day

Journey to 2019 Journalism Day

November 8, 2019

Written by Maggie Guba | Photos by Student Journalists | On Friday, October 25, journalism teacher Leslie Chausse's E period journalism class took a trip to Southern Connecticut State University. The reason for this field trip was to attend the 2019 Journalism Day. The event involved many students ...

Welcome, Mrs. Fox!

Mrs. Fox

October 18, 2019

Written by Sarah Williams |Photos by Sarah Williams | Another new staff member; Mrs. Fox has joined the Morgan Team. It was an opportunity that she could not pass up. Mrs. Fox Mrs. Fox is our new face at Morgan. She helps students with a variety of subjects. She comes from many places around the world including Spain, England, and Virginia. She loves ...

Carol McCarthy Visits Morgan

Carol McCarthy Visits Morgan

March 28, 2019

Written by Bella Mongillo and John Inglis | Eleven years ago, Alan Miller started a nonprofit organization called The News Literacy Project. The News Literacy Project created a virtual classroom called Checkology, a platform that teaches students about the importance of news literacy. On Tuesday, March 19th, Director of Com...

The Closing of Pierson

A brick from The Pierson School Gym

January 15, 2019

Written by Melanie Coretti and Olivia Morrissey |Interviews by Melanie Coretti and Olivia Morrissey |Photos by Melanie Coretti and Olivia Morrissey | The Pierson School building was built in 1932 and houses grades four and five. The Pierson School serves as a bridge between elementary school and mid...

Opinion: Jim Acosta and the White House

A White House staff member reaches for the microphone held by CNN's Jim Acosta as he questions U.S. President Donald Trump during a news conference following Tuesday's midterm U.S. congressional elections at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

November 30, 2018

By Emilia O'Neil|Featured Image Via  Daily Caller On November 7, 2018, Jim Acosta attended the White House Press Briefing with President Donald Trump. When asking questions that Trump did not want to answer, Acosta pressured on. In response, Trump asked him to hand off the microphone because his tur...

The Death of Jamal Khashoggi

The Death of Jamal Khashoggi

November 28, 2018

By Emilia O'Neil| On October 28, 2018, 59-year-old journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. He was going to get the papers unavailable to him in the US in order to marry his fiance. He, unfortunately, never made it out. Different people who knew Khashoggi...

Meet Connor Dowd

Meet Connor Dowd

November 13, 2018

Written by Melanie Coretti | Interviews by Olivia Morrissey | Photos by Melanie Coretti | Some students at Morgan do not know much about sophomore Connor Dowd. Connor is passionate about karate and his favorite movie series, Sharknado. Connor shared, "my hero is Fin Shepard because he is a shark sla...

Students Celebrate at Fox61 Student News Awards

Students Celebrate at Fox61 Student News Awards

June 8, 2018

Written by PawPrint Staff | On Wednesday, May 23rd, the Fox61 Student News Program held its awards ceremony at Goodwin College.  Twenty-five videos were nominated for the five scholarships awarded at the event. One of these nominated videos was Easing Stress with Therapy Dogs, a video created by...

Chamber of Commerce Seeking Student Art

Chamber of Commerce Seeking Student Art

May 15, 2018

Written by Joey Piacentini & Tony Coretti| Every July, the Clinton Chamber of Commerce sends out a Community Guidebook published by the Harbor News to all houses in town. This year the booklet size will be a full 8-1/2 x 11" magazine size. The cover will have a photo or artwork that portrays the "bette...

Is Local News Local Anymore?

Is Local News Local Anymore?

May 14, 2018

Written by James Saturno| Most of us consider local news to be an informational oasis impervious to the large-scale political agendas that so often permeate network news coverage. However, for 192 stations, 611 channels, and 89 US markets, that might not be the case. Sinclair Broadcast Group, based in Hunt Vall...

Teacher Appreciation Day

Teacher Appreciation Day

May 10, 2018

Written by Tony Coretti and Joey Piacentini | Videos by Joey Piacentini and Tony Coretti | In honor of teacher appreciation week, the Morgan PawPrint made a video displaying Morgan students' favorite memories. [wpvideo vqC9sudU]  

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