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by Sara D'Appolonia
The seniors have graduated, final exams are just hours away, and summer vacation is so close you can smell it! Yet some YHS athletes are still out there on the field, vying for state championships; others have wrapped up successful seasons.


by Miranda Clarke
Hand completing a multiple choice exam.
In the midst of AP test season, Miranda Clarke casts a critical eye on the motives, practices, and history of the College Board- the organization behind both Advanced Placement and the SAT tests. 


by Connor Tull
Freshman Connor Tull interviews Blair Currier, Director of
 School Nutrition, to find out more about the district's innovative, mindful approach to feeding hungry students. 



by Sara D'Appolonia
Junior Sara D'Appolonia canvases the winter sports captains to find out how things are going out there on the court, on the ice, on the slopes, and in the pool. As usual, YHS athletes are having a lot of success!




by Sara D'Appolonia
Junior Sara D'Appolonia, journalist and key member of the girls state championship team, reflects back on November, 5th- a day of soccer dominance that will live on forever in YHS athletic lore.

by The Clippings Editorial Board
Abby Hamilton won the Class B State Championship on November 5th in Belfast. On Saturday, November 12th, the senior traveled to the New England championships in Rhode Island and picked up a top-10 finish! In between great races, Abby found time to correspond with the Clippings.



by Teddy Norton
There are few anglers in southern Maine as committed to the cause as YHS freshman Teddy Norton. Lucky for the rest of us, Teddy's not afraid to share his fishing adventures! 


by Zoe Hardel
Straight out of Colby College, Ms. Carrigan joins the YHS social studies department. 











by Anna Wiebus & Cate Ralph
Juniors Anna Wiebus and Cate Ralph look to the stars and offer readers a vision of what's in store for YHS students.


by Zoe Hardel
Moving two exits south on 295 from Freeport High School, Mr. Nolan joins the YHS English department.



by Miranda Clarke
Inspiring English teacher, disc jockey, debate moderator, YHS Leadership Team member, Bowdoin alum. Mr Brian Kim adds a new title to the list: grad student. Mr. Kim is headed to the rolling hills of Charlottesville, Virginia, to pursue his PhD.




by Michael McNeil
Freshman Michael McNeil profiles a group of YHS sophomores who've decided to stand up and stare down those pesky, invasive European green crabs. In doing so, they've made soft shell clams their cause.


by Miranda Clarke
Christmas is here! Junior Miranda Clarke looks beyond the halls of Yarmouth High School and outside our state and national borders to size up how countries throughout the world celebrate Christmas. From Japan to Finland, the Ukraine to Venezuela, Clarke tracks down the sentimental and quirky details the define the holiday in various cultures. 


by Miranda Clarke
With Thanksgiving nearly upon us, junior Miranda Clarke canvassed the building to find out what YHS community members are thankful for this year. 


by The Clippings Editorial Board
Junior Luke Laverdiere reigned supreme in the Class B Cross Country State Championship race on Saturday in Belfast. In the wake of his dominant performance, Luke sat down for a Q & A with The Clippings editorial board.





by Sara D'Appolonia
In an effort to ascertain just how dominant Yarmouth athletics have been this fall, junior Sara D'Appolonia checks in with the various team captains.


by Zoe Hardel
Fresh from the hallowed halls of the University of New Hampshire, Mr. Hendricks joins the YHS music department. 


by Miranda Clarke
Junior Miranda Clarke offers expert insights into managing the all-too-regular glut of work that students face.








by Zoe Hardel
Mrs. Anderson joins the YHS faculty from Morse High School in Bath.









by Michael McNeil
For some students, the summer vacation brings with it heartache and disappointment. Days spent relaxing lakeside? An enriching work experience? Time spent with the family? Wastes of time all. Fortunately, rising sophomore Michael McNeil has an eye on the 2017-18 school year and the new array of courses being offered at YHS. Get fired up for the first day of school!


by Miranda Clarke
YHS prom-goers celebrated together at the Portland Masonic Lodge on Saturday, May 20th. 








by Miranda Clarke
Junior Miranda Clarke probes the practicality of midterms in this day and age. She weighs the differences between varied disciplines and classes and sees good outcomes in some places and superfluity in others. 



by Henry Venden
It's upon us. Super Bowl weekend. Junior Henry Venden sizes up the Patriots and Falcons and lays down his predictions for this Sunday's game. Will Matt Ryan and playmaker Julio Jones run roughshod over the Pats defense? Will the Pats use their balanced attack to move the ball? Find out what Henry thinks.


by Anna Wiebus & Cate Ralph
From November 16th through the 19th, the Yarmouth Playmakers put on Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. With an array of stirring performances and mind-blowing costumes and set design, this year's musical won't soon be forgotten.




by Sam Marjerison
In the spirit of Brandon Stanton's "Humans of New York," sophomore Sam Marjerison has a version dedicated to YHS's "humans." His first subject? Sammy Potter.





by Isabelle King
After a five-year sojourn to central Maine, Ms. Bongard retakes the assistant principal reins at YHS. 









by Michael McNeil
With a later start time pushing everything at YHS back by 20 minutes, freshman Michael McNeil surveys community-reaction.


by Zoe Hardel
Mrs. Stiles returns to the classroom after a stint in the "real world" of engineering to join the YHS math department.








by Zoe Hardel

Mrs Navarro joins the foreign language department this fall from Bonny Eagle Middle School.