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The best gifts come from the heart, and sometimes the oven

I feel like it is my ethical duty to put a disclaimer at the beginning of this article. If you are reading this for...

Awra Amba community is an Ethiopian model of utopia

Awra Amba loosely translates to “community on a hill,” and this little Ethiopian village is a model not only for its surrounding villages, but...

Remember the ladies

“Remember the Ladies” has become one of the most famous lines Abigail Adams ever penned. More than 200 years later, Jennifer McHugh’s third grade...

Cultural Council awards 42 grants

The Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council (MVCC) celebrated the arts by holding its annual reception for the 2017 grant recipients at the Film Center on...

West Tisbury School raises money for Nicaragua

Seventh and eighth graders at the West Tisbury School recently ended their fundraising effort for the Pulsera Project, and sent a check for $580...

Pre-prom pix

Girls in ball gowns and boys in tuxes with color-coordinated bow ties invaded Polly Hill Arboretum on Saturday, May 20. It was pre-prom picture...

Island Style: CHESS-CLUB has arrived

Gabriel Nelson, a Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School junior, recently launched his clothing brand he’s calling CHESS-CLUB. He runs the company out of his...

Raising their voices

The doors were locked and the students and teachers had gone home, but there was a light in the Performing Arts wing last week...

Meet Your Maker: Oberon York

The Martha’s Vineyard Mini Maker Faire heads into its second year at the Ag Hall on May 13 at 10 am. The Faire showcases...

Meet your maker: Rob Chaunce

The Martha’s Vineyard Mini Maker Faire is going into its second year at the Ag Hall on May 13 at 10 am. The faire...

Pinkletink Pace 5k held in West Chop

The first Pinkletink Pace 5K kicked off on a dreary Saturday morning with the runners winding through West Chop in a loop that began...

Meet your maker: Sam Hoyt

The Martha’s Vineyard Mini Maker Faire is going into its second year at the Ag Hall, and opens Saturday, May 13, at 10 am....

Elizabeth Dourian takes her photography to the next level

There’s no shortage of idyllic photographs of the ocean surrounding Martha’s Vineyard. In her show, Eyes of a Bystander, high school senior Elizabeth Dourian...

Passage to India

I didn’t know heat until I came to India. I was packing for a three-week trip and thought it reasonable to slip in a...

Stuff to do over February vacation

Saturday, Feb. 25Fun and Games at MV Community Horse Center10 am-11:30 amFamily fun drop-in class for children ages 4 to 8 at MV Community...

Job Shadow Day

Martha’s Vineyard Youth Leadership Initiative’s (MVYLI) Job Shadow Day helps answer a question that strikes fear in the hearts of many a high school...

‘Guys and Dolls’ summons Lady Luck on the PAC stage

“When everyone's in the moment, it's no longer high schoolers doing lines, it’s crap shooters in the sewer or missionaries falling in love with...

Celebrate Mardi Gras, support Island Children’s School

The Big Easy will come to the Harbor View Hotel on Saturday, Feb. 18, when Island Children’s School (ICS) hosts its first annual Mardi...

Learning Outside the Classroom

When classroom walls prove too small of an environment for learning, some students at the high school step over those walls into real world...

Business Students Head for States

Business students earn state level honorsThe high school’s business club made school history last Thursday at the District 1 Massachusetts Distributive Education Clubs of...