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The Senioritis Epidemic

In Features on September 29, 2011 at 11:51 am

Andrea Valentini ’13

Most people would say that the flu is the most common illness among high school students. Many teachers, however, might beg to differ after dealing with classes full of seniors who have come down with senioritis. Senioritis spreads like wildfire, feeding on the weak and the lazy, becoming worse as time creeps on. Unlike the flu, even the worst cases of senioritis aren’t fatal; the end result is graduation. I decided to investigate this epidemic and talk to the people who are infected or are at risk. The most common symptom is procrastination. Every single person interviewed said this was one of the major issues they experienced. Other symptoms most noted by the seniors include laziness, boredom, and a general lack of caring. One student said that he found himself back talking more often and occasionally trying to find a reason to ditch class. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s A Busy Time For Seniors

In Features on September 16, 2011 at 12:43 pm

Shipman ’12

It’s hard enough getting back into the routine of going back to school after a long, warm summer; getting up early, doing homework, sports everyday, sitting inside most of the day, ect. For seniors, there’s much more on their plate with getting ready to start their college applications, especially those who are applying early action or early decision. Read the rest of this entry »

Graduation 2011

In Features on June 10, 2011 at 2:07 pm

The Hopkins Academy 347th graduation was held in the Hopkins Academy gym in the evening on June 3, 2011. The Valedictorian was Nate Bombardier and Salutatorain was Hayden Durand. Teacher Sharon Parsons addressed the graduates and Elaine Tudryn received the distinguished alumni award. The night was bittersweet as Hopkins said goodbye to the class of 2011, and the new alumni began a new chapter in their lives.  Read the rest of this entry »

Senior Memories

In Features on December 10, 2010 at 2:49 pm

Louise Hasbrouck
Years at HA: 6
Memory: Fun times with Mr. Simmons
Favorite Sport: Soccer
Favorite Video Game: COD
Top College Choice: Umass Dartmouth