Catch up on the biggest stories in Moorestown this week.
MHS held an assembly honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., and MFS journalists snagged an array of awards. Catch up on everything from the past week in the Weekly Roundup.
MHS assembly encourages students to ‘pursue your dreams and pay it forward. ”
The resounding theme of the recent assembly was embrace what makes you different and use it to do good. Ashrit Verma, junior class officer, opened the assembly by discussing the importance of service.
“The truth is we cannot help everyone, but everyone can help someone,” Verma said.
MFS journalists earn 16 accolades for student journalism
Moorestown Friends School student journalists nabbed 16 accolades this winter for their work on “WordsWorth,” the Upper School news network. The publication’s editor-in-chief, Andrew Rowan said there was a palpable sense of excitement as they watched the the Garden State Scholastic Press Association live tweet the nominations.
“It’s always nice to get the word out to the community about the original story, and it’s sort of like icing on the cake to be honored [for it] elsewhere,” Rowan said.