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Spotlight on McKay’s UWYV Champion Sarah Carnabucci

Fun fact! Did you know that our UWYV Champion at McKay swam with sharks? I am finding out our Champions are inspiring in unexpected ways! Learn more about her in this interview with McKay Arts Academy Middle School’s UWYV Champion, Sarah Carnabucci. She shares those shark pics, talks about her journey as a Champion, and […]

Spotlight On Samoset’s Youth Venture Champion Francine Meigs

As we continue to practice social distancing during the COVID-19 Pandemic, I am reaching out to a few of our Youth Venture Champions to see how and what they are doing. The following is my interview with Samoset Middle School’s Youth Venture Champion, Francine Meigs. Spotlight On Samoset’s Youth Venture Champion Francine Meigs How long […]

Longsjo Youth Venture Team Pays It Forward

Organizing, cleaning, baking, reading, blogging and if I am being honest, playing games on my phone – a lot. These are the things that I am filling my days with. I am home, just like many of you who are reading this, due to the Covid-19 emergency in Massachusetts. I often think about my Youth […]

Expect Great Things from This Samoset Youth Venture Team

Youth Venture was buzzing along as usual at Samoset. In the blink of an eye, we went from our first day together on October 18, 2019, to my most recent visit on March 6, 2020, when teams were gearing up for the Spring Showcase.  Covid-19 Causes School Closures Then, just like that, everything came to […]

Changing the Curriculum Changes Lives

by Magdalen Bresee, Portrait of a Graduate – student journalist What is the purpose of high school? No doubt many high school students wonder this as they strive to find connections in their courses to their individual lives. Perhaps the best way to address this question is to examine the current curriculum and deduce meaning […]