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Students, Staff & Alumni Notes

Student Notes

Accomplishments by our students outside of AMSA
Robotics Competition

Katelyn Massey (’25) and Saisha Kolluri (‘26) competed with Marlborough High School’s VEX Robotics team (#43440X - Sharp Shooters) in the U.S. Open Robotics Championship games in Iowa March 23-25. More than 158 high school teams competed in over 100 games. Team #43440X reached the Round of 16, competing intensively with the best of the best high school teams in the nation.  photos 

Tennis Champions

Emilie LaPointe ('23) and her doubles partner, Diya Bhattacharya, a sophomore from Westborough High School, recently won the 18U Championship at Longfellow Natick Tennis Club. Congratulations Emilie!

Archery Achievements

Alexander Bruno ('25) and Jonathan Bruno ('27) each earned 2nd place finishes in Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) competition. Alexander finished in 2nd place in the JOAD U18 Male Olympic Recurve class with a score of 470 - his personal best tournament score to date. Jonathan finished in 2nd place in the JOAD U18 Male Compound class with a score of 419, also a personal best. Both are going to be competing in the JOAD Nationals in February where Alexander is looking to break into the top 50 nationally.

Staff Notes

News about our faculty and staff
Staff Notes: Ms. Murphy Presents at Conference

In early December, Ms. Murphy (History Dept.) presented at the National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, held in Philadelphia. She was selected to present a session called, "A New Facet of Republican Motherhood: New Stories of Women in the American Revolution" and a poster session called "Goodbye Memorization, Hello Application and Evaluation: Engaging Assessments for Middle School."  details/photos

Alumni Notes

News from AMSA's alumni community
2022 Grad Publishes First Novel

Amanda Denney ('22) published her first novel, Sweepings of the Street, a historical fiction novel set in 1816 London during the British Industrial Revolution. The story follows 12-year-old Sarah, who grew up on a farm, as her family is forced to move to London for work. Sarah endures many changes and struggles, confronting poverty, child labor, exploitation, grief, and more.

Learn about Sweepings of the Street here. See local TV interview of Amanda here. Don’t forget to buy the book! Various places to purchase here