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Historically, eligible voters 18-24 have the lowest turnout.

Young voters can play a big role in this presidential election

Turnout will be the key
By Maddie Marin, Staff writer March 8, 2024

The majority of current AMSA seniors and even some juniors will be able to vote in the upcoming presidential election. Their history teachers are hopeful that they will put their years of learning to use,...

Dr. Sarah Mortimer posed with freshmen Xen Clayton and Caroline Walczak as Shadow Day began.

‘Shadow Day’: walking a mile in students’ shoes

By Gianna Mann and Tuesday Benander April 24, 2023

AMSA students have undoubtedly wondered, at one time or another through their years at the school, what it would be like if teachers walked a mile in their shoes. The thought might be at its most intense...

AMSA will have its first executive director from outside the school in seven years.

AMSA officially names new executive director

By Emily Woodsmall, A&E editor March 22, 2023

Dr. Lisa Mobley, currently principal of King Philip Regional High School in Wrentham, was officially named AMSA's next executive director on Friday, after she agreed to contract terms with the school's...

AMSA will have its first executive director from outside the school in seven years.

AMSA BoT meets to discuss and vote on executive director options

By Emily Woodsmall, A&E editor March 2, 2023

AMSA's Board of Trustees announced a special meeting for 6 p.m. Thursday, the primary purpose of which is to discuss and vote on a new executive director for the school. The finalists for the position...

Paige McKinley in front of students in her first year at AMSA.

Destiny brings Paige McKinley to the halls of AMSA

By Tuesday Benander, Staff writer June 16, 2022

It is August 2021, just a week before AMSA’s doors are flung open for the start of the new school year. Paige McKinley learns that she has landed a position as the school's newest English teacher. That's...

With masks optional in most schools, some students continue to wear masks for a variety of reasons.

Covid, masks, and the question of whether it’s time to move on

By Tessa Donohue and Philippos Paschalides May 4, 2022

As deaths, hospitalizations, and perhaps even concern over the coronavirus and its variants have ebbed, mask restrictions have been scaled back significantly across the country over the past two months,...

A tent next to the White Building serves as an intake area, lunch area, and place for a mask break.

AMSA students return for in-person learning after more than a year

By Amanda Denney, Staff writer May 6, 2021

AMSA students returned to in-person learning on April 28 for the first time in more than 13 months.  Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley informed school districts...

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