By: Molly Norton, Brooke Sthur, and Kacey Decker Being a senior means more to our junior class than just attending our final year of high school. We are obligated to take into account how other senior classes have gone about being the top of the food chain.
By: Molly Norton, Lea Stapinski, Daniel Fordham, and Fletcher Donohoe. Mr. Kennedy has been a teacher for 41 years. Of those 41 years, 31 were spent teaching here at Duxbury High School.
By: Molly Norton and Alex Knies As editors we don’t get to write as much. We edit. Hence the name: editors. But we decided to start a new type of article on the Dragon Flyer- editorials. These pieces are our opinions and should not be taken as facts. […]
By Hailey B. Now that it’s December, DHS students are facing bitter temperatures once again. Students also fear the return of the icy pathway to school, and are struggling to find their balance. Senior Abby L. said, “I literally slipped four times on the walk over. The parking […]
Applying to college is quite possibly the most difficult task we as students will encounter in our high school career. We work diligently all four years with the hopes of attending a respectable college and think we have it all figured out, but come senior year the college […]
By Ella R. Seniors around the school find themselves distressed as college deadlines approach. Senior Averey M. said, “On a scale from one to ten, my stress level is like an 8 out of ten.” Many students share similar sentiments. So why does the college application process cause […]
Longtime history teacher at DHS, Mr. Bagshaw, is teaching a new course involving a tie between sports and history. This new elective, better explained as a history of sports in society, covers a variety of topics ranging from Olympic events to the role of sports in ethics. The […]
This year, Duxbury High has instituted an “iLab” period for students. This is essentially a free period for students to do homework. Maggie K, a junior at Duxbury High, revealed her thoughts about how beneficial iLab has been to her schedule, freeing up time for activities beyond homework. […]
By Jillian H. On Wednesday, May 4th, the Duxburrow Outdoor Learning Area officially opened, complete with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, walking tours, and various presentations. The outdoor classroom, named after the old path it encompasses, aims to provide Duxbury students with historic and ecological learning opportunities. “An outdoor classroom […]
By: Nicole N. DHS Sojourning In Spain DHS students have been given the opportunity to travel across the world. Over April break, 15 junior and senior Spanish students and their teachers, Mrs. Jackson and Mrs. Aliberti, will be staying in Madrid, the capital city of Spain. They left […]
By: Nicole N. Students worldwide have always faced issues with focusing in class. From becoming bored to getting distracted, there are many methods students can use to crush their dilemmas of being unable to concentrate in class. Whether if it is caused by something else or if it […]
By: Will D How to turn your spare change into an investment portfolio? Acorns is a new smartphone app that helps people get more experience investing with small amount of money.
By: Molly N. This spring, the seniors are up to something. At Duxbury High School they are doing projects to benefit the community. The project is run by Mrs. Peterson and Mrs. Alange and they sort through them to ensure the project is beneficial to our community.
By Jillian H. Time and Tides will not give up its quest for support. Last advisory, the entire junior class packed the presentation hall to learn about the hopeful program. Interest was high, but many students left the meeting with a still shaky understanding of the program. Echoing […]
by Alex K As of next year, seniors will choose between new English electives and AP English. There is now an abundance of English electives to pick. From Creative Writing to Stories of Survival, these electives will replace Senior English and count towards English credit.
By: Nicole N. For three years, Mrs. Robertson has been teaching students American Sign Language at DHS. Mrs. Robertson’s interest in ASL began when she was in college. “ I decided to take a summer course at Gallaudet University,” Mrs. Robertson said. “There, I met my now husband, […]
By: Will D Hoverboards are the hottest new toys on the market! This holiday season, the demand for these new toys is on fire.
By: Jillian H. For two nights and three days, D.C. met Duxbury. On Sunday, November 15th, thirty-eight students and four teacher-chaperones boarded a flight to Washington, D.C. Despite having only a few days, the extended Holocaust field trip was able to fit in a great deal of the […]
By: Jillian H. Recently, administration has met to develop a new senior course for next year. Time and Tides, an interdisciplinary course named after prominent parts of the community, is described as a Montessori school within a school.
By: Jay W. A new wave of technology meets a new wave of supervision. An application, LanSchool, has been launched to improve and manage the classroom.