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Members of the School Committee view a photograph created by Amanda Chisholm, who won a Gold Key Award as well as the national American Visions Award for her work.

Portsmouth puts spotlight on student achievement

Portsmouth puts spotlight on student achievement

PORTSMOUTH — Official business was put aside entirely — well, almost entirely — so the School Committee could recognize the district’s high-achieving students Tuesday night. Inside a crowded high school auditorium, students who excelled in the arts and music, math and sciences, sports and other fields were commended for their accomplishments this year in an hour-long

Connor Wray took this self-portrait, entitled “Infliction,” which he said was inspired by one of his favorite photographers, Kyle Thompson.

Portsmouth student captures award-winning images

PORTSMOUTH — The photograph is hard to look at. The self-portrait shows Portsmouth High School senior Connor Wray’s legs wrapped in barbwire, with what appears to be blood dripping from his lower limbs. The picture was inspired by one of Connor’s favorite artists, conceptual photographer Kyle Thompson, who created a barbwire suit for some of his

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