NHS Chief Advocate Updates - 2/27/2023


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The staff of the NHS Chief Advocate, which consists of 23 reporters and seven editors, continues to cover all aspects of the Nonnewaug community. Here’s a recap of some of our students’ best work over the past few weeks. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more regular updates and additional features.

Our top six stories are below -- click here to see our entire February news digest, including many more news, sports, ag/FFA, and feature stories.

Top Six Stories

“Nonnewaug’s ‘Golden Era’ Team Returns” by Samantha Conti and Allysa Calabrese – Nonnewaug recently celebrated the 1971 and 1973 boys basketball teams that reached state championship games.

“Cole: AI and Writing as a Product of Living” by Zoie Cole – While AI’s writing capabilities are all the buzz, Zoie Cole argues that the art of writing is the essence of humanity.

“Stewart: It’s Easy to Complain About Refs, But We Shouldn’t” by Ben Stewart – Moaning about officials is a sports tradition, but senior basketball player Ben Stewart notes the negative side effects of complaining about refs.

“Comerford: Mechanics Students Graduate with Knowledge in Potential Careers” by Kevin Comerford – Nonnewaug’s ag mechanics students, including our Kevin Comerford, see the real-world value in the skills they learn.

“Experiment ‘23: Seniors Withstand Constant Changes at Nonnewaug” by Madelynn Orosz – As the Class of 2023 closes in on its final few months at Nonnewaug, seniors reflect on their roller-coaster ride.

“Calabrese: Commuting the Secret Sauce for Keeping Costs Low” by Allysa Calabrese – Although some seniors think commuting to college deprives students of the full college experience, Allysa Calabrese says commuting is a great cost-saving option while sacrificing little.

For many more stories, click here to see our entire February news digest. Thanks, as always, for your support of the Chief Advocate and our student journalists!