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News Archive

2020

  • July

    Board Games with a Purpose ISP

    Jordan Cady
    Will Ryan decided to do his Independent Senior Project (ISP) on developing board games called “Fire Bingo” and the “Chatter Wheel.” These board games are meant to help either raise awareness or help others in a particular way. The Fire Bingo game is meant to teach children about fire dangers and what to do when a fire arises, whereas the Chatter Wheel game is meant to combat loneliness for the elderly and to help them start a conversation with others....
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  • EduTech and App Development ISP

    Jordan Cady
    Aaron Agulnick decided to do his Independent Senior Project (ISP) on developing educational apps for teaching Afghan elementary students how to read and write in Pashto. Pashto is a minority language in Afghanistan. His app will show flashcards of all the letters in the Pashto alphabet for students to utilize plus learn from and much more. Aaron partnered with a little Norweigan-based company called Brighter Tomorrow, to help create this groundbreaking app....
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  • Kids Kitchen ISP

    Jordan Cady
    Caroline Hines decided to do her Independent Senior Project (ISP) on creating a digital cookbook for people under the age of 18, called “Kids Kitchen.” She wanted to create a cookbook so she could share her recipes with others but also be able to add to it throughout her life as she experiences different cultures and new places. Her cookbook includes family recipes passed down from generations, new recipes and Caroline’s own recipes she has created herself....
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  • Large-Scale Mural ISP

    Anna Welch
    Jake and Josh Ehret decided to do their Independent Senior Project (ISP) on creating three large-scale murals to be placed throughout the Derryfield campus. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, Jake and Josh had planned to paint a series of five murals across the city of Manchester, but they pivoted due to safety and business closure. The twins changed plans and decided to paint murals of Ada Lovelace and Grace Hopper to hang up on the walls of the Science and Innovation Center. Their third mural was of a cougar, which will be placed outside of the middle school....
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  • Play for Pete ISP

    Jordan Cady
    Zoe Cousineau decided to do her Independent Senior Project (ISP) on creating an online store called “Play for Pete.” This store was made in memory of Peter Miller, a well known Derryfield Soccer coach who passed away suddenly back in 2017. Coach Pete taught Zoe since middle school for her FC Stars team all the way up through her sophomore year season at Derryfield. During his time being her coach, he became an inspiration, role model and someone Zoe knew she could count on. Because of this, she wanted to do something to pay forward Coach Pete’s good deeds that he once bestowed on to her....
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  • The Art of Protest ISP

    Jordan Cady
    Julia Tilton and Rose Spiegel decided to do their Independent Senior Project (ISP) on the Art of Protest. This choice was inspired by all of the monumental protests that have arised throughout the centuries. Tilton and Spiegel focused their efforts in researching how creative expression has become intertwined with the freedom of speech and how people protest for what they believe in while utilizing their own artistic expression....
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  • Independent Senior Projects Pivot for COVID-19

    Jordan Cady
    This year’s Independent Senior Projects (ISP) were nothing short of innovative. Each project was designed and crafted with the most meaningful and creative ideas. Many seniors travelled outside of their comfort zones and embraced all the challenges that arose over the course of their ISPs.... 
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