The Buccaneer

Games are Helping in the Fight Against Coronavirus

Kyle Santagato, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

Over the past three weeks the Coronavirus pandemic has only seemed to get worse; however, gaming may be contributing to stopping the spread and flattening the curve. Gaming has always been a popular source of entertainment. Whethe...

New Academic Challenges

Courtney Blom, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

March 13th was the last day that the Mepham Pirates were all in one school building together. After that day, the government issued a quarantine based on the spreading coronavirus pandemic. Besides the obvious health concerns, ot...

Dealing with Change

Artina Krkuti, Staff Writer and Layout Editor

May 5, 2020

The corona virus has heightened stress and worry in students, workers, and basically everyone in the US. It certainly seems surreal that many states are closing local businesses, stores and other public places. COVID19 caused o...

NEHS Annual Author Visit

Katie Morgan, Staff Writer and Webmaster

April 4, 2020

On February 11th, Mepham’s National English Honor Society hosted its annual author visit where students are able to interact with published writers and learn about how they found success through publishing books along with th...

Shooting in Germany Raises Alarm on Far-Right Extremism

Kyle Santagato, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

This past Wednesday, Fed. 19 in Hanau, Germany, a shooting took place starting at the Midnight Shisha bar. The shooter allegedly shot about a dozen times and then drove to a second bar, the Arena Bar & Cafe, located about a mile...

Fealing Good About BOTC

Artina Krkuti, Staff Writer and Layout Editor

April 3, 2020

Battle of the Classes, the event everyone waits for. This year, it was on November 20th and the sophomore class really put their all into it. Throughout the week, the seniors and sophomores were head to head in t-shirt sales and...

Australia in Ashes

Julianna Rosenthal, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

In recent months, Australia has been plagued with raging wildfires across the continent. These catastrophic fires have destroyed national parks, habitats of Australia's unique wildlife, and thousands of homes. Wildfires are not...

11th Annual Mr. Mepham Pageant Delights Audience

Samantha Nadler, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

It’s a Thursday evening in January, and the Mepham community is filing into the auditorium and getting ready for the annual Mr. Mepham male beauty pageant. Hosted by Jack McCarthy and David Santos, the event was held on January...

Vaping is Not Safer Than Smoking

James Bickom, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

In 2007, the e-cigarette was introduced in the United States. But little did we know that this product to help people quit would end up getting thousands more addicted and leave hundreds more sick in under fifteen years. The...

Making Strides To Help Veterans

Kayla Schneider, News Editor

June 28, 2019

Community service has been required by the Bellmore Merrick Central High School District for over 20 years and this year, the AP College Board is requiring students enrolled in AP Government and Politics to engage in a civics...

TedX Take 3

Nicole Farina, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 28, 2019

On March 31, 2019, Mepham hosted its third annual TEDx event, titled Together in the Divide, which was organized by Mrs. Sirof and Mepham’s amazing TEDx team. TED’s catchphrase is “ideas worth spreading,” so it comes as no surprise ...

Feliz Despedida, Señora Morales

Sreeshty Ray, Staff Writer

June 28, 2019

Ms. Morales, a Spanish language teacher, will be retiring at the end of this year. She has been with Mepham students for over 20 years. As a student who had her freshman year, I can say that she will be missed. Ms. Morales...

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