• About Sydney Stumpf

    Sydney Stumpf is a junior at Malden High school and in her third year of the Blue and Gold. Stumpf is now the head copy editor of the newspaper. She loves coffee and her favorite place to go is Walnut Street Cafe. Her favorite holiday is halloween because of her love for horror and dressing up. Her favorite season is fall because of the weather, and opportunities to go apple picking and pumpkin picking. She also loves astrology--she’s a Leo. Her favorite television show is Friends and her favorite movie is The Royal Tenenbaums. She got into The Blue and Gold because she was interesting in writing and becoming a better leader.

    Netflix Series Review: The OA

    by  • January 6, 2017 • Entertainment, Homepage • 0 Comments

    (Spoiler Alert!) Out of almost nowhere, Netflix released one of their newest shows, The OA, in mid-December. At first glance, you could mistake the science fiction show for Stranger Things, one of the more popular Netflix shows. The OA begins with an unknown blonde woman, later to be known as Prairie Johnson, jumping off...

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    Malden Pops Up: Local Aritsan Marketplace

    by  • January 5, 2017 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    From December 9, through the 24, Malden Arts hosted a Pop Up shop at 480 Main St. The pop-up shop consisted of pieces from local artists, in Malden and surrounding areas. Items such as jewelry, paintings, music, clothing, pottery, and candles were sold by the local artists and craftspeople. Tables were set up throughout...

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    New Teacher Profile: Gregory Simone

    by  • December 19, 2016 • Homepage, Local, New Teachers • 0 Comments

    Recently, Malden High School’s science department, gained a new chemistry teacher, Gregory Simone. Simone, at the beginning of the year, taught as a student teacher alongside MHS chemistry teacher Katherine Haskell, whom Simone credits having learned what a real “student-teacher connection” is like, as well as social and emotional aspects of teaching including the...

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    Maldenism Club Donates to Respond Inc.

    by  • December 7, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    Maldenism Club, a club relatively new to the Malden High School community, has already began making an impact, and continues to do so by collecting donations for Respond Inc., an organization focusing on helping people in domestic violence situations, which the organization calls a “serious public health issue”. The organization works out of the...

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    MHS Play Production Presents: Godspell

    by  • November 29, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    BY SYDNEY STUMPF & SABRINA MONTEIRO  The fall musical Godspell, performed by Malden High School’s Play Production class, was first created and directed by John-Michael Tebelak, who also wrote a book based on the musical. The music and new lyrics were written by Stephen Schwartz. The musical’s first performance was in 1970 and was...

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    Politics Meets Art

    by  • November 16, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    The week of Nov. 7, Joseph Luongo’s two Studio 2 honors classes exhibited some of their projects outside of the cafeterias. The projects were portraits of political figures, either serious pencil drawings or comical caricatures. The portraits were displayed just in time for the Malden High School’s parent-teacher night on Nov. 7, and the...

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    Haitian Club Donates to Haiti

    by  • November 15, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    Malden High School’s Haitian Club is taking action to help Haiti in response to the recent Hurricane Matthew that caused destruction throughout the country. Paul Degenkolb, the advisor of the club, is collecting donations. He is collecting the donations for the village Matenwa, where Malden High School has a partner school: Matenwa Community Learning...

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    New Humanities Director Abbey Dick

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

    BY CHRISTINA APPIGNANI & SYDNEY STUMPF  Abbey Dick is a well-known English teacher and Malden High School. She has been teaching here for 3 years and currently teaches English 10 CP classes and one AP Language and Composition class. Dick recently acquired a position as Humanities director of Malden Public Schools. As Humanities director,...

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    MATV Presents: Youngsheen Jhe’s Art Gallery

    by  • October 26, 2016 • Homepage • 0 Comments

    MATV has been hosting art galleries for some time now, and from now until November 4th, Korean artist Youngsheen Jhe’s artwork is going to be hanging in the establishment. On Oct. 20, MATV welcomed community members and the artist herself, to a reception for the artwork. Light refreshments were served, and guests had a...

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    New Athletics Director Charlie Conefrey

    by  • October 12, 2016 • Homepage, Local, Profiles • 0 Comments

    Malden High school welcomed many new teachers as well as leadership changes. For the Athletics Department, former Physical Education teacher Charlie Conefrey has taken a position as Athletics Director. Former Athletics Director Dan Keif took a new position at Beverley High School, leaving an open position to be filled. Conefrey was a physical education...

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    uAspire Comes to MHS

    by  • October 7, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    College application due dates are quickly approaching and Malden High School’s seniors are working hard to finish applications, applying for financial aid, as well as juggling their last year of high school. The Malden High School guidance staff introduced a new program to MHS, uAspire, hoping to assist seniors in one of the most...

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