A Farewell to the Mercury

Well EWG, this is it: my final story for the Mercury. One last hurrah before concluding my career as a journalist for this publication. As I’m writing this, several questions swirl around in my head, such as how to sum up three years worth of feelings in one, simple article. Then, it dawned on me. The fact that one, simple […]

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Where Are They Now?: Ryan Dennegan

A few, short weeks ago, EWG’s class of 2024 was officially graduated; and around 130 students moved on to the next chapter of their lives. Every year at graduation, the classic questions about the future resurface, such as: what professions those students may hold years from now, if they’ll start families of their own, and what they will accomplish. While […]

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Retiree Recap: Mrs. Dennegan

Greetings and welcome to the last, but certainly not least, installment in the Retiree Recap series this year. Today, we will be giving center stage to a very special teaching assistant, otherwise known as a TA, who has been at EWG for 23 years: Mrs. Dennegan. Throughout her years of service here at EWG, Mrs. Dennegan has worked with a […]

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Retiree Recap: Madame Nothnagle

Bonjour and welcome to yet another installment in the “Retiree Recap” series. That’s right, today we’re taking a multi-cultural dive into the hard work of retiring French teacher: Madame Nothnagle. As the senior high’s one and only French teacher, Madame Nothnagle has contributed so much to our highschool community. Not only does she teach a variety of levels of the […]

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Retiree Recap: Mrs. Landy

Here at the senior high, as with any high school, we are no stranger to people moving on to the next chapter of their lives. Each and every year, around 130 students graduate from our school to move on to bigger and better things. However, today we will be exploring a different, yet equally important, milestone: retirement. Sit back and […]

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Retiree Recap: Mrs. Millar

“Inspirational, caring, and supportive.” These are all words used by one of her students to describe Mrs. Millar. Continue reading this edition of Retiree Recap to discover her impact on EWG. As a science teacher, Mrs. Millar has instructed students in a variety of classes from biology to animal science. Beyond the traditional classroom, she additionally runs several clubs including […]

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Paths To Success: The Art Pathway

Art. According to Oxford Languages, this word is defined as “the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form”. While this doesn’t seem extraordinary, from the marvel of the Sistine Chapel to the icon of the Mona Lisa, the impact of art on culture and the world is undeniable. However, all aspiring artists have […]

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Retiree Recap: Mrs. Wilmot

Greetings dear readers, and welcome to our brand new series: Retiree Recap. In this series, we will be illuminating the dedication and achievements of recently retired and retiring EWG faculty. I could think of no better person to kick off this new series that long time EWG teacher: Mrs. Wilmot. Mrs. Wilmot has been a member of the EWG school […]

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RI Model Legislature- What is it?

The Rhode Island Model Legislature– a drab name for a fascinating organization. The RI Model Legislature essentially does what an actual legislature does: drafts bills, holds committee meetings, and votes on legislation. Thus, teaching students about the workings of government. The Rhode Island Model Legislature has been doing this since 1946, making it the oldest legislative simulation in the country. […]

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A Reflection On School Dances

Prom. This past Friday, EWG students participated in this annual, longstanding tradition. However, is our current system of school dances truly optimal? Or, is it a party crasher? Here at Exeter-West Greenwich High School we have a total of two dances a year: Homecoming, which is open to all grades, and Prom, which is exclusive to the junior and senior […]

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