Category: Features

Standish Humane Society

Abandonment, abuse and boredom are all reasons animals come into the care of the Standish Humane Society. Some love their cute kitten but neglect it when it grows, others move away and leave their pet behind. For whatever reason, an animal is stranded, helpless and in need.   […]

How Creative Are the DHS Classes?

High school is supposed to be where students find their creative sides. Duxbury High School is no exception. Four polls were sent to each grade, asking whether or not they thought their grade was creative, why did they think that, and if they or someone they knew did […]

Wicked Good Cause

Cancer and extreme illness continues to turn the lives of patients and their families upside down, but this Duxbury based charity will put an end to this suffering. Wicked Good Cause is a charity that helps assist families affected by major illnesses. “Only 4% of Government funds go to […]

Six Flags: A Roller Coaster of a Trip

By: Rebecca Jones Last Friday, April 28th, Duxbury High Schools’ physics classes took four bus fulls of students to Six Flags New England. Many students described this trip as quite eventful, due to many travel complications. “The day started out pretty poor because we sat in the busses […]

Seniors Define their Legacy

by Kacey D., Hailey B., and Mike C. As the year comes to a close, seniors are reflecting back on the best moments of their year. Mr. Donovan, the assistant principal for the senior class, loved Senior Night Out and Spirit Week. He admires the sense of serving […]

A Slice of DHS: The Library

By: Jillian H., Rebecca J., and Ben A. In the transition from the old school to new, the library too underwent a great transformation. The library, which serves both middle school and high school students, is an impressive space with many resources and functions the average student may […]

Disney World: A Musical Experience

By: Rebecca Jones On March 24th, Duxbury High School’s music groups departed for Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Nearly five hundred musicians from Band, Orchestra, and Chorus, stayed at the All Star Music Resort for four nights. This quadrennial trip encompassed much excitement, thrilling rides, and musical […]

Recycling: Does DHS?

By: Molly Norton, Lia Stapinski, Fletcher Donohoe, Kacey Decker, and Michael Coletti According to a Dragon Flyer poll of 68 students, 96 percent don’t think that the school recycles. Scott Stone, a janitor, spoke about what happens to the trash around school. This DHS janitor said in fact […]

Oscars: Reaction and Review

By Daniel F. The Oscars again had people enthralled this year. While there was not any controversy like last year, there were still some exciting moments. Jimmy Kimmel hosted this year and took jabs at both Trump and Hollywood. He also continued his feud with Matt Damon, once […]

The Dakota Access Pipeline

By Daniel F. Protests have erupted at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in the Dakotas. Members of the Sioux tribe have been protesting the building of the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline. They argue that the pipeline is being built near their sacred lands and are worried about pollution […]