A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Students embrace art

April 1, 2017 2:47pm | Greta Puc

“I’m using the hair dryer to dry the film faster,” explains Danielle Drewes, a student in Shannon Riley-Martin’s Photography 2 class. Drewes didn’t want to have to wait to finish developing her film in the darkroom as she finished work on a recent assignment that had students […]

Reading out the clock

January 8, 2017 7:25am | Conor Kilgore

Senior Morgan Martin reads in front of her Commons D locker just before the start of winter break. Like many of her fellow students, Morgan is wearing an ugly Christmas sweater, which has become a staple of the American holiday season in recent years. An organization partnered […]

Earning their way

November 15, 2016 9:03am | Emilee Mills

Concord High School freshman Nour Salif stocks shelves at the Ft. Eddy Road Market Basket on a recent Saturday afternoon. Salif may not love every minute of his job, in part because he doesn’t like wearing a uniform, but it has taught him “how to […]

Riding the bus

November 9, 2016 11:28am | Emily Waterhouse

Bright and early, Deerfield students who attend Concord High School get on dimly lit buses where the only sources of light are red swinging stop signs or bright screens of cell phones students pull from their pockets and backpacks. Frequent stops to pick up students begin at 6:15 […]

Team time

October 31, 2016 8:21am | Reid Ljungholm

Ronaldo Cabral, a freshman at Concord High School, heads toward classmates as they all prepare to hear instructions for their next team building activity at Memorial Field Sept. 29. Students on Team 9-5 spent the morning working through tasks that emphasized communication and collaboration. The team building day, […]

Behind the scenes at the Deerfield Fair

October 25, 2016 2:15pm | Yelena Beausoleil

Mornings come early to farmers showing livestock at the annual Deerfield Fair, New England’s oldest family fair and an event that this year celebrated its 140th anniversary. The four-day fair draws a number of Concord High School students, including some who work for their family […]

Bright lights

October 11, 2016 6:14pm | Adrian Kennedy

Becky Cistuli and Joe Viola play drums to Brett Spaulding’s version of “Amazing Grace” under a spotlight during the Homecoming pep rally Friday, Sept. 24. “It was a pretty cool experience, something I normally would have been nervous for but I wasn’t because of how cool the environment […]

Unsung heroes: Renee D’Allesandro and Mary Palm

June 14, 2016 10:56am | Samuel Habib

“Unsung Heroes” is a new series of interviews and photos of Concord High School staff members who are underappreciated. They all help the school in their own way, perhaps by cleaning bathrooms, working in the cafeteria or answering phones. Fourth in the series is a conversation with school […]

Nicholas Matte: “Senioritis is inevitable”

June 13, 2016 10:27am | Claire Neily

Transitioning from middle school to high school is hard, but spending your freshmen year in three different schools is even harder. This is what graduating senior Nicholas Matte had to face nearly four years ago. Matte began his high school experience at Pembroke Academy where he […]

Bizzy Willing: “Try new things”

June 10, 2016 11:16am | Marj Owen

As the end of senior year approaches, Bizzy Willing has been reminiscing about all sorts of things: time spent in hallways, friends soon left behind and even  love-hate relationships with teachers. ¨I will definitely remember friends, classes that were offered. That was really cool: I got to take, like, […]