The Buccaneer

So Many Meetings, So Little Time

Spencer Mattes, Staff Writer

July 14, 2020

On Monday, March 2, there was a National Honor Society meeting in the auditorium. Coincidentally, there was also a S.A.V.E. meeting in room 108 at the exact same time. This created a conflict for many students, as many of the...

Class of 2020: A Reflection

Nathan Rosen, Co-Editor in Chief

June 16, 2020

In the fall of 2016, we, the class of 2020, entered into the halls of Mepham for the first time. Now, as June of 2020 approaches, we are walking through our living rooms for the millionth time. Not the ending any one of us envisioned....

Human Lockdown = Environmental Freedom

Julia Collins, Staff Writer

June 16, 2020

Covid-19 has tragically impacted our world in many ways but the environment and wildlife are actually benefiting from the quarantine. Despite the tragedy and toll on human lives, the pandemic provided the environment with a greatly...

A Remote Farewell

Rory King, Co-Editor in Chief

June 16, 2020

I always expected the end of my senior year to feel different. This definitely feels different. Ending this way is not ideal in the slightest, and it’s very unfortunate that there won’t be any traditional graduation or prom....

One For the History Books

Kailynn Wilson, Staff Writer

June 16, 2020

2020 has definitely been a year like no other. Schools, businesses, and restaurants have been closed down across the globe. COVID-19 has had a huge impact on schools, causing many of them to switch to online or remote learning....

What Is the Best Way to Communicate?

Hannah Bickom, Staff Writer

June 16, 2020

In today's world, technology runs the show. Even before we were all forced to quickly find ways to stay in contact with each other, our world was connected by technology and the internet in a way which has never been seen before...

New York State Enacts A New Plastic Bag Ban

Melanie Senra, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

At this point, it's already basic knowledge that New York is enforcing a new plastic bag law after Mar 1st, 2020. Grocery stores can no longer provide plastic bags for free. If a customer asks for plastic bags they will need...

New Years Resolutions

Kailynn Wilson & Samantha Spencer, Staff Writers

April 3, 2020

As 2019 comes to an end and the new year begins, many people tend to make New Year's Resolutions. New Year’s Resolutions are promises an individual makes to themself to continue good practices, change their behavior, accomplish...

Should The SATs Matter?

Rory King, Co-Editor In Chief

March 4, 2020

“We are SAT/ACT optional” is a sentence that can be increasingly heard on the campus tours of many colleges across the country. The SAT exam is synonymous with the college application process, and thus the apparent phasing...

How Do You Do It All?

Courtney Blom, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

After the conclusion of regents and midterm week, many students probably realized that their study skills were the key to their success. Although some people may decide to fly by the seat of their pants and wing it, study habits...

Are You Stressed Out?

Julia Collins, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

A recent survey by the American Psychological Association found that teens are more stressed than any other age group. Of course we’re stressed. We have so many things to worry about – fitting in, high school, college, friends,...

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...

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