From April 28th through May 1st, IACS seniors and juniors will be displaying some of their artwork at the Brush Art Gallery in downtown Lowell. For the seniors, students Vivian Cook, Emily Gibbs, Cassidy McAuliffe, Victoria Miller, Luke Sheehan, and Kayleigh Sorrentino will show pieces from their Senior Series. In addition, juniors Hannah Abramo, Edith Collins, Chelsea Costa, Allison DiGesse, Amber Hayes, Katharine Keenan, Jessica Newcomb, Caitlin Pichette, and Phoebe Shaw will show highlights from their portfolios.
On June 10 and 11, budding artists Chelsea Costa ‘17 and Allison DiGesse ‘17 will be representing IACS in the 2016 Massachusetts Art Education Association All-State Program. These two students were the product of an extensive selection process, beginning with a school wide competition to choose the two IACS candidates.
Students were shocked and upset at the amount of snow we received on Monday March 21, but they were positively frozen waking up two weeks later to heavy snowfall on Monday April 4. To many students’ dismay, we would be going to school as planned. As much as we all wished this was another April Fool’s joke, the snowfall wasn’t funny anymore: a white blanket covered IACS, leaving students to haughtily accept their fates.
On Saturday, February 6th, Dr. Arnold announced via The Hawk that the high school staff has decided to return to a bell schedule similar to what was seen in years prior to the 2015-2016 academic year. Primarily, this entails losing G block, and classes running for 85 minutes (first period only) and 80 minutes. Long pass will last slightly longer than this year, too. This also means that advisory will once again be at a set time period every day of the week, rotating with lunch. Choice block will only occur once per week as well.
Guess what? The Winter White Semi-Formal was an overwhelming success! If you weren’t there, you should’ve been, and you would’ve been blown away by the turnout- over 150 students came, both upperclassmen and lowerclassmen strongly represented.
If you’ve been watching the news recently, you’ve probably heard a lot about ISIS attacks in the Middle East, and what the Western world is doing about it. 2016 presidential candidates debate constantly about the U.S.’s role in stopping the Islamic State, while President Obama is criticized for his lack of action. Yet these conversations lose sight of a larger issue at hand: the true victims of terrorism, the Syrian refugees.
On Wednesday October 14, 2015, the first floor hallway was unusually silent. The cause of this impossible anomaly was made clear by the signs posted on doorways everywhere across the country: TESTING IN PROGRESS. Continue reading “Students Conquer PSAT”
Spider-Man is undoubtedly one of the most popular superheroes in history. Perhaps this is because he is much more interesting than many of the similar, “cookie-cutter” superheroes who plague every aspect of modern entertainment: films, comic books, and now even television. “He’s way less boring than superman,” said Sophomore Jocelyn Brody.