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Friends or Pastimes?

Acacia Kennedy and Andrew Madi

May 29, 2020

Among the panic and stress, students find themselves at home and unaware of what to do. Boredom has taken over. Many have run out of activities to keep them occupied. They fail to find friends to talk they reach out to o...

Elementary School, Remote Learning

Alexa Napolitano, Staff Writer

May 27, 2020

As the school year comes to an end, parents, students, and teachers reflect on the remote learning experience. For middle school and high school students, the online switch was fairly simple due to the routine use of sites suc...

Growing Through DECA

Madison Huckman, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

DECA, a career development club that prepares students for real life, has been a home for many students who consider this the stepping stone to finding their career. Through the exploration of Marketing and finance, and the practice o...

COVID-19 and the Effects on the Pinkerton Community

Andrew Larkin, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to be a health threat, many businesses are being forced to shut down due to either lack of customers or risk of infecting staff. Many states have deemed certain fields of business “non-essential” and have fo...

Students and Teachers Come Together During Unprecedented Times

Madison Huckman, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

The Coronavirus has forced everything to change across the country, including the town of Derry. PA has shut down leading to a new experience for all: remote learning. This is a program designed to continue the education of st...

Center Stage

Aleksandra Carney, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Pinkerton’s Advanced Theatre Making students’ production of Everybody was awarded Best Production at the NHETG Regional Festival held at Concord High school on Saturday, March 7. Although many of their competitors had put...

Behind Closed Doors

Julianna Manrique and Aleksandra Carney

February 20, 2020

After the conclusion of midterms, students were shocked to discover new signs posted in the English and science building bathrooms declaring that all doors must remain open. This change would be the first of several to prevent...

Local Artists Join Efforts to Help Class of 2021

Madison Huckman, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Families and friends gathered to enjoy live music and food in support of the class of 2021. On Friday, Jan. 24 the junior class office presented Bridgestock, a non-profit, student led fundraiser for the junior prom. Local band...

PA Journalists Attend Annual Conference

Madison Huckman, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

On October, 1, 2019, student journalists from Pinkerton Academy and Dover High joined the Oyster River High School journalism students for the annual Student Journalism Workshop, sponsored by the Nackey Loeb Foundation and...

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