South Hadley High School Student Artwork

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Students Volunteer at Ronald McDonald House

A group of students from South Hadley High School volunteered their time at the Ronald McDonald house in Springfield on Saturday. The event was organized by National Honor Society member Danielle Venne. The Ronald McDonald house provides lodging for families who have children at Springfield area hospitals. To find out more about the house, click on the link: Ronald McDonald House

Wondful Article About The Writing Center

Please click the link below to read about the Writing Center at South Hadley High School:

Writing Center Article

Friday, February 3, 2012

SHHS Student Art Exhibit

Seven SHHS students had work exhibited at the Bienniel HCC High School Art Show. HCC invited students from area schools to show their work and held a reception Thursday night to honor them. 

The piece below, "The Behavior of Birds" is by sophomore Hope Werenski. Hope was given the challenge to use only the design elements - no literal imagery - to describe flying, flirting, fighting, and feeding. She earned an Honorable Mention. 

Other students featured in this exhibit were Max Dulude, Hannah Pancione, Michaela Raschilla, Sophie Weinstein, Abby Foster, and Gabby Bouyea. The exhibit runs through February 20 in the Taber Gallery of HCC's Library Building.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

2012: Charles Mann at South Hadley High School

SHHS was honored on Tuesday with a visit from world-renowned author, journalist and historian Charles Mann, who spoke to students about how agriculture and disease have shaped history in many astonishing and far-reaching ways. Mann explained how various natural and historical phenomena, including the "little ice age" that began in the 1500s, were probably the unintended consequences human activity, specifically the westward movement of Europeans. While modern globalization is a popular topic of debate, Mann said that in his opinion, "the world has been 'flat' for about 400 years."