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Mepham’s Upcoming School Year

Courtney Blom, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

The start of the school year brings many different emotions and possibilities. Some students feel excited about the new school year and getting back into the swing of their school routines. Others feel a little disappointed about...

Next Step, Impeachment?

Rory King, Co-Editor In Chief

January 6, 2020

On Tuesday, September 24th, Nancy Pelosi formally opened an impeachment inquiry on President Donald J. Trump. Impeachment itself is the process of the legislative body calling into question the actions of the President. If a President...

A Letter to the Editors

June 28, 2019

Dear Editors, I read the most recent issue of The Buccaneer and enjoyed it very much, except for one article. I’m afraid I do not agree with the “Maintaining Diversity: Race as a Factor in College Admissions.” We canno...

Going Into Senior Year

Artina Krkuti, Staff Writer

June 28, 2019

As the year is coming to a close, I am reminded by all the preparations I need to make and by my teachers, that I am almost a senior. I am overwhelmed, but yet again excited by this since, of course, it will be my last year of...

Why Don’t We Use The Courtyard?

Courtney Blom, Staff Writer

June 28, 2019

The courtyard at Mepham is a place in the center of the school that contains benches, a greenhouse, and the benefits of the great outdoors. However, students don’t often use the courtyard as a place to relax or have lunch...

Let Me Have The Last Word

Nicole Farina, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 28, 2019

You learn a lot of things in high school: the quadratic equation, endless verb conjugations, what ‘egregious’ means, why table salt is edible, but why pure sodium should never be consumed. And you make a thousand flashcards...

The End and The Beginning

David Collins, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 28, 2019

This is the end. For about 900 of you, it is the end of just another year of high school, with 1-3 years to go. You’ll say goodbye to your teachers in June, and say hello to them again in September. You’ll say “goodbye”...

Preparing for the College Process

Artina Krkuti

May 6, 2019

I may be a junior and I know I’m only just getting started with the “college process”, but I know some seniors and they’ve told me all about the college application process, and to be honest, I’m quite nervous for it....

Independent Reading v. Whole Class

Courtney Blom

May 6, 2019

In many English classes, there has been a debate over whether students should read books with a group or do independent reading. Students have different opinions over which option benefits people’s reading process the most. ...

Maintaining Diversity: Race as a Factor in College Admissions

Sreeshty Ray

May 6, 2019

College admissions is a prime topic of interest in the minds of teenagers. Parents, schools, and students work relentlessly to piece together perfect applications in an increasingly competitive admissions process. But recently...

Cheaters Never Prosper

David Collins, Co-Editor in Chief

May 6, 2019

Applying to college is one of the most daunting tasks set before high school students nationwide. From a young age, the importance of going to a “good” college is drilled into us. Along with this, we’re told that we need...

Parking Lot Congestion

Nathan Rosen, Photography Editor

March 22, 2019

Throughout high school, I as well as many of my classmates have been looking forward to driving. The freedom it grants us, as well as how fun we see it makes it a milestone for us. Because I am getting my license very soon,...

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