Showing posts from April, 2023

The Winners Have Been Announced!

The ARCLight Student Film Festival has ended. The ballots have been cast. The winners have been announced. Go over to the ARCLight Student Film Festival site to see the complete list. The film with the most awards went to The Hole , a beautiful animated film from Poland, directed by Piotr Ka┼║mierczak. Hosted by JHHS senior, Ally Steger, the entire festival is available to watch on YouTube .  

The 2023 ARCLight Student Film Festival is Here!

Today is the day! Stream the ARCLight Student Film Festival below -- stream starts at 6:30, and the show begins at 7pm (Central). Download a program here . Plus, follow us on Instagram , Twitter and Facebook as well. 

ARCLight Podcast - S2E5 - I'm Grace

  Episode 5 has dropped. Meet Grace Mosher. She is a Freshman at John Hersey High School. In 2nd grade, she was diagnosed with Alopecia. This is her story. You can listen to the podcast in your favorite podcast app. However, this is also a video podcast. Watch below or on Spotify. If you would like more information about alopecia, visit the following sites:  National Alopecia Areata Foundation ( )  Children's Alopecia project ( )  All music in this podcast was licensed through Audioblocks and Envato Elements.

Celebrating our LGBTQ+ Community in April

Since Pride Month falls in June, we at Hersey have been celebrating our LGBTQ+ Community every April. In addition to the music that is playing in the hallways, you can find a selection of books with LGBTQ+ characters and themes.  This years books can be found on the shelf behind the circulation desk. Plus, learn more about them here .  Here are some resources identified by the JHHS IDEA Team: GLSEN (Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network) The Trevor Project Defining the terms in LGBTQ+/The Queer Alphabet A Guide to Being an Ally to Transgender & Non-Binary Youth The Gender Unicorn

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