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  • Nock Story Corp Featured on "The Daily Show"

    From host Mary Jacobsen:  “This week I'm delighted to talk with Eric Schildge and Jen Groskin, 8th grade English and Language Arts teachers at Nock Middle School, who will talk about the StoryCorps style community interview project they recently supervised at Nock Middle School.

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    NPS Performing Arts Festival Sponsored by IFS and the NEF

    It may have been a little overcast, but the NPS performing arts students still shone brightly!  On May 18th the NPS performing arts teachers hosted their annual festival. Performances included choral, orchestra, band, dance, and theater students.

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    Bresnahan STEM Fair

    On May 23rd the Bresnahan School hosted their annual STEM Fair. Thanks to the generous support of the PTO and many parent volunteers, STEM teacher Kristin Spinney hosted a day-long exploration of science and engineering.

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  • Molin Students Celebrate Poetry

    Thank you to the PTO for funding a visiting artist and author creativity workshop for our fourth graders. Ron and Amy Schmidt of Loose Leashes shared their creative process by leading the students in an interactive brainstorming and idea-generating session.

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    Class of '24 Celebrates their Last Day of Classes!

    Congratulations to our seniors! We look forward to celebrating your accomplishments at graduation on June 2nd at 11 AM!

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    Performing Arts Festival May 18!

    Please join us at Newburyport's Waterfront Park for a celebration of the performing arts! Students from all grades will perform throughout the day. See link for schedule. Thank you to the Institution for Savings and Newburyport Education Foundation for supporting our Festival!

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    NHS Welcomes Alan Lightman

    On April 26th, juniors at Newburyport High School had the opportunity to speak to Dr. Alan Lightman, bestselling author and MIT professor in both physics and humanities. Follow the link for more.

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    NHS iPad Lease Program Now Enrolling

    Sign up now for the NHS iPad Lease-to-Own Program! Get your student a high powered learning device at an affordable price. For students entering NHS in the fall of 2024.

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    District News

    Follow link for welcome to new Director of Pupil Services, Brad Brooks as well as a note from Superintendent Gallagher

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    2024-25 Preschool Information

    Learn about the Bresnahan Preschool Program! January 23rd at 7:00 PM. Follow link for more details

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  • 2022.23 Year in Review

    2022-23 was a great year to be a Clipper! Follow link for our 22-23 Strategic Plan Update

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School Announcements

  • Parent-Teacher Conference Sign Up

    Please sign up for conferences using this link:

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  • Tuesday, September 26, 2023                              Today is a Day 3


    Reminder that the club fair is happening today during lunch periods

     Global Scholars Club will have its first monthly meeting this Thursday, Sept 28th at 5:30 pm in the school library. This meeting is mandatory for all members of the April Cuba trip but we hope to see all members.


    Interested in learning how you can be a Global Scholar? This club is open to all students and there will be an informational meeting for new members on Oct 2nd right after school in room 045J. 


    A quick reminder to Juniors and Seniors. Today we have the University of Mass Dartmouth at 9am, the US Marine Corps at 10am, and University of New England at 12pm.  The visit will take place in the College and Career Center. Register in Naviance and see Mr. Smith for a pass. 


    Looking for a way to get community service hours? Or how about wanting to join a club to make a difference in your community, gain leadership experience, and spread the knowledge of life-saving skills, all while meeting new people and having fun with friends? The Red Cross Club is seeking new members and they need you! Not convinced yet, come to the introductory meeting next Wednesday, October 4th, at 7:40 A.M. in room 337, or come ask questions at the club table during lunch this Thursday.



    This is a quick reminder to all students that we are hosting the Greater Essex County College & Career Fair tomorrow Wednesday, September 27th from 6pm-7:30pm in the NHS Gym. All are welcome to attend.  At this time we have 113 colleges and universities registered and 19 different community partner organizations.  Please see the email from Mr. Smith with the link for the list of updated colleges and community partners attending and a list of questions to ask and be thinking about in order to prepare for the fair.  

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    Place your order directly online at:

    Ordering Window is open from:

    September 21, 2023 – January 15, 2024 at 11:59 pm

    Please order now so the process is not delayed

    Cap & Gown Package Cost (cap, gown, tassel & stole):   $28.50

    Cap & Gown & Extra Tassel Package (cap, gown, 2 tassels & stole): $34.00

    Tassel Only: $5.50


    You will receive an email once your regalia registration is complete. The email will be from BUILD A GRAD. This email order confirmation contains all the necessary details regarding  your regalia order. Your Order Number will be on this order confirmation. Students will receive their caps & gowns during NHS cap & gown pick up day-date TBD.

    Regalia services for NHS are provided by BALFOUR. If you need assistance please call: 1-800-683-4771 from 8:30-4:30 CST Mon-Fri or email:  or

    To better serve you, please include your name, include Newburyport High School and a short message regarding your concern and they will get back to you as soon as possible. If you call the high school in regards to your order – we will direct you to the phone number/emails above.

    Thank you!

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  • Thursday, September 21, 2023                                   Today is a Day 3


    Are you interested in a national music honors society? Did you even know there was such a thing? See Mr. Cohen in room 9, or look for a table at the club fair during lunch. 

    If you are interested in joining a community service club, come join the Leos!  There will be a SHORT informational meeting in room 328, Ms. Taggart's room on Monday 9/25 at  3:45 right after school.  


    Attention all students: Are you interested in representing your school at this Friday's pep rally? Are you looking for an opportunity to let your school spirit shine? If so, please plan to attend a brief meeting after school today in room 348, and be sure to bring ideas and excitement.



    the results of the 2026 Class Officer elections are as follows:


    President JJ Rodriguez

    Vice President Michael Mohoric

    Treasurer Maddie Jackman

    Secretary Christian Brown

    Historian Calleigh Curran

    Executive Board Samantha Morris, Drew Pavao, and recent appointments Eve LeBlanc and Meryl Amaral and Parker Schmidt


    Ms. LeBlanc is asking all Officers to meet in the Student Support Office at the end of the day today, and if possible at 7:45 tomorrow morning. Class members still interested in joining our executive board or assisting with upcoming class events are welcome to attend as well. These will be two very brief meetings to work out scheduling and upcoming dates.


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  • Tuesday, September 19 2023                     Today is a Day One


    Today we have advisory for the first half of clipper block. All students should log into enriching students to make an appointment with a teacher for the gold portion of clipper block


    The first Poetry Soup of this school year will take place this Wednesday night, gathering at 7 pm for a 7:15 start in room 118, There will be an open mike followed by our guest poet, internationally recognized spoken word artist, Cole Rodriguez, who has participated in several National Poetry Slams. Everyone is invited to come express what matters to you or just enjoy being in the audience to listen. You will definitely be inspired!


    If you are interested in being a member of the Mock Trial Team there will be a meeting right after school on Wednesday in room 228. 

    There will be an info meeting for ART CLUB at 2:50 after school in Mr. Smith's Room 11 this Wednesday. If you can't make the meeting, go visit Mr. Smith for more info (or scan the QR code on his door).

    Attention Sophomores 

    Class Officer Speeches are today during Clipper Block. If you still need to turn in any items to run for office please get them to Mrs LeBlanc ASAP. All students running for office must turn in their Nomination Form, a copy of their Speech, and fill out the Google Form.

    Please see Mrs. LeBlanc with any questions.


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  • Monday, September 18 2023

    There is a current member meeting for the National Art Honor Society today, September 18th in room 056A right after school.

    The first Poetry Soup of this school year will take place this Wednesday night, gathering at 7 pm for a 7:15 start in room 118, There will be an open mike followed by our guest poet, internationally recognized spoken word artist, Cole Rodriguez, who has participated in several National Poetry Slams. Everyone is invited to come express what matters to you or just enjoy being in the audience to listen. You will definitely be inspired!


     If you are interested in being a member of the Mock Trial Team there will be a meeting right after school Wednesday in room 228. 


    The NHS yearbook will hold its first meeting today after school in room 245. New members are welcome to attend.


    Attention Sophomores, any sophomore who is planning to run for class office, you must have your paperwork and a copy of your speech submitted to Mrs LeBlanc before lunch today.


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  • Friday, September 15, 2023 

    There is a current member meeting for the National Art Honor Society on Monday, September 18th in room 056A right after school.

    The NHS Yearbook will hold its first meeting on Monday after school in room 245

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  • Monday, September 11, 2023


    Auditions for the fall play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, are today at 3 and tomorrow at 4:30. More information can be found on the bulletin board outside of room 111. 


    The Interact Club will have its first meeting Tuesday, September 12 at 7:45 a.m. in room 330. All are welcome to attend.


    All students in the Global Citizenship Program please sign up for Ms Maconi's Gold Clipper Block for this Wednesday, September 13th. This is a mandatory meeting. Information in Google Classroom


    There will be a National Art Honor Society Meeting for current members only on Monday, Sept 18th immediately after school in room 045A. 


    The Environmental Club will hold their first meeting today at Atkinson Park at 6:00 pm weather permitting – please look for updates – on the NHS Instagram Page



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