When we venture out of town, if we go onto college, or move away, we will face the ‘real world.’ Duxbury has been a haven for most of us, so here are some tips for keeping yourself safe out there.
by Hailey B. **SPOILER ALERT** Thirteen Reasons Why is a Netflix series that was released March 31st, 2017. In the show, high schooler Hannah Baker commits suicide. Before, she records thirteen tapes- each tape being a reason why.The Netflix series has been gaining negative attention in the news for […]
By: Kacey Decker On April 20th, 2017, former tight end of the New England Patriots, Aaron Hernandez, was found dead in his Massachusetts prison cell. Hernandez was on trial for two counts of murder in 2012 and was charged with a life sentence for the murder of Odin […]
By Daniel F. Colds have been popping up around the school recently. Many people have gotten colds and some of contracted bronchitis. Nurse Mrs. Malone said, “It’s common this time of year, especially with change of seasons.” There are a variety of symptoms for the common cold. These […]
By Lizzy Creamer Of the many health trends floating around, mindfulness is the one that seems to be sticking. Google defines Mindfulness as “a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as […]
By: Brooke S As generations cycle through, there seems to be things that become more popular than others, one of those being healthy lifestyles. Anyone that babysits for a young family can agree that when you open their fridge, it’s filled with organic juices, non-dairy products and an […]
by Hailey B. Featured image courtesy of Marilyn Quilty Now that the term is ending, most DHS students are looking forward to kicking back and recharging. But student athletes consider exercise a part of their relaxation routine. Despite fall sports like soccer and field hockey coming to […]
The “Artificial Pancreas” By Fletcher Donohoe The MiniMed 670g is an “artificial pancreas” which is a new technology that aims to help treat type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is a condition that keeps the body from regulating its blood sugar levels. It is often referred to as […]
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 […]
Illness Update By Fletcher Donohoe With October coming to a close, the school year will once again bring about illnesses for students to receive. From the common cold to the Zika virus, illnesses will soon be infecting people around us. These are a few of the most common […]
By: Molly N. Wednesday September 21st was the date of The town of Duxbury’s last F.A.C.T.S. meeting.
By: Molly N. According to the National Alliance of Mental Health website, “Approximately 1 in 5 youth aged 13–18 (21.4%) experiences a severe mental disorder at some point during their life. For children aged 8–15, the estimate is 13%. Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, […]
By: Molly N. Within the hallways of DHS, students are surrounded by each other for three minutes between each class. In these brief few minutes, how do the behaviors of students impact other? Many students and teachers notice a lack of happy faces throughout the hallways. Chemistry […]
By Jay W. Once again, the month that most high schoolers dread has arrived. While March hosts plenty of fun-filled school activities, it is also one of the longest months on the school calendar with only one and a half days off this month. Students shared their thoughts […]
By Julia F Will students stop buying iced coffee during the cold months of winter, or will they risk frost bite to enjoy their ice cold beverages? The Trail of Tears becomes a much colder experience because of the unbearable icy drinks in hand. Many DHS students that […]