• About Alysha McDevitt

    This year is sophomore Alysha McDevitt's first year in the Blue and Gold class. English teacher Sean Walsh had suggested that she joined because of her fondness of writing. This past summer McDevitt had travelled to New York City where she pursued her passion for photography in taking many pictures of the city. Along with photography she enjoys listening to music and reading. The Harry Potter series are both her favorite book and movies series. This year McDevitt is looking forward to her English class and what Blue and Gold has to offer.

    Robert Hondor & His Fencing

    by  • March 27, 2017 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    Malden High School student and international fencer, junior Robert Hondor, started fencing when he was quite young because his father, a former Romanian fencer and currently his fencing coach. Hondor has travelled to many different states and countries for fencing tournaments, constantly challenging himself and furthering his abilities. In fencing, there are three types...

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    Boston Marathon 2017

    by  • February 16, 2017 • Local • 1 Comment

    In the 2016 Boston Marathon, Kerri Floramo decided that she would run in an effort to raise money for ALS research. She raised $7,000 with the help of her friends and coworkers. She is running the Marathon again this year, hoping to raise more money for the research, and will be running for the...

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    City Council Meeting 12/6

    by  • December 9, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    On Tuesday, December 6,  the City Council met at the Senior Center in Malden. Prior to the Council meeting, the Waterfront Access Committee, Rules and Ordinance Committee, Finance Committee all met to discuss varying occurrences around the city. The meeting began with a recess, due to technical difficulties, which hindered the meeting from being...

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    Why Local Politics Matter Too

    by  • November 9, 2016 • 2016 Presidential Election, Local, Local Opinions, National, North American News, Opinion, Political Opinions, World • 0 Comments

    Government officials and city workers are always highlighting the importance of political activity and staying involved in your community. They claim that every voice is heard and that they are working in the benefit of the people and the city. However, when there are no voices to be heard, who should the government listen...

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    Previewing Danny’s Run

    by  • October 31, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    A year ago, Malden lost a friend, a son, a student, and a teammate. Josue “Danny” Quispe was a dear person to many, and to carry on his legacy, his family is hosting “Danny’s Run” in his name. This charity race will take place on sunday, November 13, 2016, at the Pine Banks park....

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    Ballot Questions To Be Voted On

    by  • October 27, 2016 • Homepage, World • 0 Comments

    Elections are right around the corner, and as frightening as that may be, it is important to stay informed– by facts, not by biased media coverage. Not only are the presidential elections coming up; voters will be voting on ballot questions as well. Of the 19 proposed ballot questions, only four of them will...

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    School Council Meeting 10/13

    by  • October 14, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    The Malden High School Council met at the high school on October 13 to discuss the school data. Principal Edward Lombardi briefed the Council on a variety of topics: how MCAS is scored, how those scores impact the school, and pitched a number of ideas that might help increase scores. Lombardi stated that “knowing...

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    School Committee Meeting 6-8

    by  • June 10, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    The School Committee met June 8 for the eighth time to discuss the continued budget cuts. The last meeting had resulted in a leftover $550,000 to be cut. At the end of this meeting, the budget was set at another $266,500 to be cut. As usual, the meeting began by allowing public comments. The...

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    School Committee Meeting 6/1

    by  • June 1, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    On May 31, the school committee met to continue the discussion of budget cuts. The city has been trying to create a balanced budget since December of 2015. To start the meeting, any willing person was allowed 3-5 minutes to state their opinions on the topic. In the public comments, a number of concerns...

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