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Uncommon Grounds

Uncommon Grounds is a Coffee shop that also sells baked goods on St. George Street, located behind Farfars. Mark Currier has been the owner of the shop since 1995, and since then has enjoyed getting to know Duxbury. The story behind this place all started when Mark was […]

Yahoo’s Hack Attacks

By Ben Acker Throughout the the last 4-5 years, thousands have been impacted by the some of the largest hacks ever, in which a group of hackers stole personal information from many Yahoo Email users. The service has stated in one of multiple E-Mails that they have sent […]

May/June Parking at DHS

Starting on Tuesday, May 30th, Juniors will be able to park in the senior parking spots. The last day of school for seniors this year is May 26th. For Juniors this May/June, there is no sign up, it’s first come first serve. Juniors will not need a Parking […]

Spring Sports Training at DHS

Spring sports training has begun at DHS and athletes from a range of sports are trying to keep in shape by training. Though the actual season starts March 20th, the training room has already become a populous place. “There’s a line out the door for sports tape after […]

Remembering Bill Paxton

On February 26th, Actor Bill Paxton passed away at the age of 61 due to complications from surgery. Paxton had a large career as an actor, having roles in such films as The Terminator, Weird Science, Aliens, Apollo 13, Titanic, and many others. Paxton also had many roles […]

Opinion: Lunch Schedule Change

As semester two begins, everyone is de-stressing now that mid-years are over. And now students are changing classes, and lunches? Yes, the lunch schedule has now changed and there are mixed feelings about it among students.  Here’s what the new schedule looks like: Some major changes include science, […]

PARCC vs. MCAS

As time pushes us closer to the 2017 testing season, rumor has it the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) will be replacing MCAS (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System) in the future. Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Hunter says PARCC will indeed be replacing MCAS in grades […]

DHS Mock Election

Election Season 2016 grows to an end, many had been urged to head to the polls and vote for our next president. This was even true in schools around the country. In many schools, mock elections have been held in order to see who students would like to […]

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize

Earlier this October, the definition of literature was redefined when Artist Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature. The 75-Year old is the first American to win the award since 1993, and is the first Musician to win the award in history. The Swedish Academy, the people […]