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Six Books to Read If You Enjoyed Lady Bird

by Lulu Rasor

Junior Lulu Rasor mines Greta Gerwig's film Lady Bird for its literary cousins. She comes up with a list of six books that will satisfy your hankering for Lady Bird-like content.

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by Eliza Crowley
On the occasion of St. Valentine's Day, Eliza Crowley surveys the YHS community to find out what members of the community love.

by Miranda Clarke
On Thursday, December 7, YHS hosted a naturalization ceremony for 30 now-fellow citizens. Hosting the ceremony, an idea conceived of and executed by the school's civil rights ceremony, was shared with community members from both inside and outside the building. Senior Miranda Clarke covers the story for The Clippings.

by Anushka Canfield

Freshman Anushka Canfield provides an inside look at this year's YHS Playmaker's offering: Pippin. Get yourself prepped for the musical with Canfield's brief synopsis. No spoilers!

by Isabelle King

YHS students Anna Parker and Griffin Primeau traveled to 
Port Credit Yacht Club of Mississauga, Canada to compete in the J/24 World Championships in mid-September. Griffin sat down for interview with junior Isabelle King.

From his spring-semester perch in the office of Senator Susan Collins, Senior 
Sammy Potter offers insights into the workings of our government, Maine's senior senator, and the current presidency. 

New Staff Profile: Ms. Esty, English Teacher

Ms. Laura Esty joins the YHS English Department from Leavitt Area High School. 

by Miranda Clarke
Senior Miranda Clarke attended YHS Senior English classes' production of Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part I. After enjoying the show, she sat down with Ms. Tommaso, the play's producer/director, to learn more about the play, the production, and all of the work that went into pulling it off. 

by Miranda Clarke
Senior Miranda Clarke offers her commentary on the schedule for this mid-winter YHS tradition. Lots of good insights and thoughts from one of YHS's vets!

by Anushka Canfield
Freshman Anushka Canfield documents the synergistic efforts between the YHS Interact Club and the Yarmouth Rotary Club to bring trees to the shores of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. Anushka offers her kudos and the opportunity for readers to support the endeavor. 

by Miranda Clarke
Senior Miranda Clarke canvasses the YHS community to find out what people are grateful for.

by Amelia Watt
Freshman Amelia Watt puts George Orwell's seminal dystopian novel under the microscope. Her conclusion? The work's foreboding themes are as relevant today as they were when the novel was published nearly 70 years ago.


by Miranda Clarke
The start of the 2017 school year brings with it the arrival of new laptops and, yes, new laptop cases. Senior Miranda Clarke sought student-feedback and reports back on feelings towards the newest iteration of black nylon computer totes.

New Staff Profile: Mrs. Hang, School Nurse

Replacing long-time school nurse, Margi Moran, Mrs. Stacey Hang joins the YHS staff from Maine Medical Center.

by Miranda Clarke
Senior Miranda Clarke spent much of her summer toiling away in the garden behind Yarmouth Elementary School. There, she learned many valuable lessons about good ol' Mother nature.

by Isabelle King
Junior Isabelle King gathers her thoughts and provides insightful advice on how we can best support one another when one's teenage years present hurdles that can seem insurmountable.

by Isabelle King

Sometimes it takes a month to sort out how one feels about the arrival of a new calendar year and determine what one should resolve to do in the coming 12 months. Read Isabelle King's carefully considered advice on how to improve one's life in 2018.

by Eliza Crowley 
On America's annual day for giving thanks and eating big, Senior Eliza Crowley shares her special recipe for the perfect Thanksgiving crescent rolls. 

Inspired by the need to promote progress and innovation in a time of negativity, senior Sammy Potter has organized a day of idea-exchange with prominent Maine public servants and leaders.

Fall Sports Update: Clippers Dominating
by Sara D'Appolonia
Senior Sara D'Appolonia surveys the YHS athletic landscape and reports back. The trend? Lots of winning.

There are myriad reasons to get excited for summer: from travel and family-time to trips to the beach or journeys up to camp. Some teachers love nothing more than to find time for some pleasure reading.

Senior Sammy Potter spent the second semester of last year "page-ing" for Senator Susan Collins. He shares details of the program and his experience in D.C.