Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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
Friday, February 3, 2012
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
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."