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Should Environmental Science be a Required Class?

Should Environmental Science be a Required Class?

May 14, 2020

Written by Nicholas Rubino | Edited and Published by Thomas Baker | Photos by Nicholas Rubino Picture this: a beautiful landscape filled with an array of trees, brush, and flowers as far as the eye can see. A stream flowing with newts, tadpoles, and native fish swimming to their heart's contempt....

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 explain ...

Mr. Bella Our New Science Teacher

Mr. Bella Our New Science Teacher

January 8, 2020

Written and Photo by Kristina Bergman| On January 2, 2019, the first day back from break, Assistant Principal Christopher Luther started his new position as assistant principal. This means that Science Teacher Terry Bella started his new job at Morgan as a science and biology teacher. Mr. Bella...

The Science Behind Our New Assistant Principal: Mr. Luther

December 9, 2019

Written by Maggie Guba |Photos by Maggie Guba | 2019 at Morgan has been a year of many changes. One major change has been our assistant principal. In October, former Assistant Principal Tyler Webb left Morgan to pursue a position at Wethersfield High School. Mr. Webb's exit left an open position for a ...

Welcoming Ms. V to the Morgan Team

Welcoming Ms. V to the Morgan Team

September 26, 2019

Written by Carrie Rosick |Photos by Carrie Rosick | Science teacher Eleni Vossoughi is welcomed by Morgan as the newest Chemistry and Integrated Science teacher. Ms. Vossoughi, who prefers to be called Ms. V, began her first year teaching this school year and feels as though Morgan couldn't h...

CSI: The Morgan School

CSI: The Morgan School

April 27, 2018

Written by Quinn Trahant| Photos by Quinn Trahant| Forensic Science is one of the most interesting classes available to take at Morgan. Whether you want to get involved with crime scene work or are simply looking for a fascinating experience, chemistry teacher Karen Kaestle makes this class fun and...

Ever Wondered: Why some Flowers Bloom at Night?

Ever Wondered: Why some Flowers Bloom at Night?

January 2, 2018

Taylor DiFilippo | Summer is known for its fields of wildflowers and flowering trees. All colors of pedals spread toward the sky. We have taken for granted that flowers bloom during the day, just like how summer is warm and grass grows. However, there are some flowers that defy the norm and do not ...

Ever Wondered: Why we Need Covers to Sleep?

Picture via: https://www.rd.com/health/wellness/why-we-sleep-under-blankets/

December 12, 2017

Taylor DiFilippo | Images via Atlas Obsura: Why Do We Sleep Under Blankets? Have you ever wondered why people need blankets to sleep? Even on hot summer nights when a fan or AC can’t make a dent in the heat, we still risk discomfort to remain in contact with a blanket. Why? There are two answers, one be...

High School Bowl Champs

High School Bowl Champs

May 2, 2017

Written by Logan Cummings| Photos by Aidan Moran| On Thursday, April 27, the Morgan School Bowl team achieved an amazing victory. After a 7-1 season, the team won the championships with dominating scores against the other teams. This season the High School Bowl team has been unbelievable. Morgan emerg...

Morgan Discovers Hidden Figures

Morgan Discovers Hidden Figures

February 3, 2017

Written by Emily Sordo and Ivan Villanueva | Photo via IMDb and 20th Century Fox On Friday, January 27, students enrolled in Physics or Earth and Space went on a field trip to the Marquee Cinemas in Westbrook to see the film Hidden Figures. This film is based on a true story about a team of African Ame...

Morgan Scholars Take The Stage

Morgan Scholars Take The Stage

June 6, 2016

Written by Melissa Sullivan| Photos by Maggie LaCross | On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016, The Morgan School held the underclassmen awards assembly in the Gagnon Auditorium at twelve thirty in the afternoon. Congratulations to everyone who received an award!   ...

Mrs. Waltson Joins Morgan

Mrs. Waltson Joins Morgan

October 6, 2015

Written by Meg Falcone| Photos by Meg Falcone and Amber Vuilleumier | Physics teacher Abigail Walston loves the new environment at Morgan. Mrs. Walston  taught high school science  in North Branford  for a number of years before coming to Morgan. She studied at Southern Connecticut State Univers...

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