Gender is something which a lot of people take for granted as a simple thing. Society judges people instantly, identifying the gender they are assumed to be based on the sex they were born as, and forms opinions of them partially based on that. For many people though, around the world and at IACS, gender isn’t as simple as people are brought up to believe. Continue reading Transgender at IACS
Adam Reilly ‘11 has had an eventful four years since leaving IACS, full of exciting new self–discoveries.
On April 11, Andrew Gibson ‘12 passed away in his apartment in Portland, ME after battling a heroin addiction for three years. However, the Andrew that was addicted to drugs is not the Andrew most people remember. Continue reading Remembering Andrew Gibson
“Wow, wow, wow.” Those were IACS Social Worker Nancy Tripp’s first words when she saw Evan Hirmer ‘11 when he visited IACS on May 5. Hirmer, who said his main high school attire was sweatpants and a T–shirt, was dressed in a full suit complete with a red dress shirt and tie. He was also sporting a goatee and had shaved off his afro.
Upon graduating IACS, Chantelle Somers ‘11 wanted to take a gap year, but due to external pressure to continue straight on to college, she took the expected route and enrolled at UMass Lowell in the fall of 2011. Continue reading Chantelle Somers – Taking Time to Listen to Her Heart
Earlier this school year, Sophomore Nicholas Passarelli was named to the 2014 Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association (MSTCA) All-Academic Cross Country Team. Continue reading Nicholas Passarelli Wins Award
“We could all be in a situation where we need help. So giving help when we don’t necessarily need it, by helping others, it is a reward for yourself,” says freshmen advisor, Paula Wetmore.
The hour of code is an event led by code.org to encourage people to try coding. The hour of code was started by code.org and is supported by Apple, Mircrosoft, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and College Board. Continue reading Hour of Code
One of the many features that made the Winter Exhibition Night such a success on December 2 was the series of live performances of Shakespeare’s Othello by the students of the Intensive Shakespeare Seminar class. Continue reading Shakespeare at Exhibition Night
On September 21, Seniors Brandon Fitzpatrick, Marc Printz and Nicholas Scarsdale marched in the revolutionary People’s Climate March in New York City, advocating for global action against climate change. With an estimated 400,000 marchers, it was the largest climate march in history, according to Huffington Post. Continue reading The Largest Climate March in History