Deans implement new admissions policy

The deans will enact a new admissions policy starting with the class of 2018 where Single-Choice Early Action applications to Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Stanford will be treated as Early Decision applications. Under this policy, the deans will not allow a student who is accepted to one of the four schools to submit applications to […]

Trip raises drinking concerns

The school is investigating possible violations of the alcohol policy following the semester break trip to the Inauguration, Interim Head of Upper School Liz Resnick said. An alum, who was not on the trip but in Washington D.C. and visited the travelling students, confirmed to the Chronicle that there was alcohol in one of the […]

Tatted Teens

Tatted Teens

When talk show host Wendy Williams asked reality star Kim Kardashian if she had any tattoos, Kardashian responded, “Would you put a bumper sticker on a Bentley?” While some students, like Kardashian, think that tattoos deface one’s body, others see them as a form of self-expression and appreciate them for their individuality. “The Bentley will […]

Third Party Or No Party: Third Party Candidates in the Presidential Election

Third Party Or No Party: Third Party Candidates in the Presidential Election

When Asher Low ’17 found out that his favorite presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, did not win the Democratic nomination, he knew that he could not support either major party candidate. “I’m looking for a candidate and a party that has the best interests of the average American and isn’t looking out for the best interests […]

Huybrechts to retire after 28 years

Huybrechts to retire after 28 years

After 28 years at the school, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts will be retiring at the end of this year, Chair of the Board of Trustees Philip Holthouse and President Rick Commons announced in an email Friday. “Jeanne made this plan some time ago, carefully considering other transitions taking place at the school and timing […]

Consultant group to assess student, faculty diversity

Consultant group to assess student, faculty diversity

In accordance with the vision statement to have the school’s “commitment to inclusion enable every member of our community to feel an equal sense of belonging,” the administration is engaging an outside facilitator, HR Matrix, to give recommendations on how the school can improve diversity and inclusion. The facilitators will be on campus during the […]

Lola Clark ’17 steps on a bus, ready for a six-hour drive to Clemson University in South Carolina. While many of her peers are spending their spring breaks resting at home or traveling, Clark is preparing to see her 10th college in the past five days as part of a school-run tour. “I went into […]

Class of 2016 celebrates at commencement ceremony

Class of 2016 celebrates at commencement ceremony

Speeches from Salutatorian Jared Gentile ’16 and Valedictorian Joss Saltzman ’16 highlighted the class of 2016’s commencement ceremony Friday on Ted Slavin Field. Gentile used a series of jokes and his personal story of coming to the school as a new ninth grader to urge the audience members to be confident and happy in their […]

School honors students, staff at awards ceremony

School honors students, staff at awards ceremony

Valedictorian – Joss Saltzman ’16 Salutatorian – Jared Gentile ’16 Lester Medvene Award – DJ Lesh ’18 Awarded to a sophomore who contributes to the life of the school and embodies Lester Medvene’s “curiosity of mind and dedication of spirit.” Renselaer Award – Jonny Berman ’17 Given to a junior who has distinguished himself or […]

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