First and Third Assembly schedule to change for upcoming school year

“First and Third Wednesday” assemblies will follow a different schedule next  school year, Assistant Head of Upper School Michelle Bracken announced at the final assembly of the year. Instead of the current schedule, where assemblies are held bimonthly, students will attend only one assembly on the first Wednesday of every month. Overseen by Community and Character […]

The Indu-sputed truth: Part 6

Administration announces 2nd and 4th Wednesday Assemblies   After the resounding success of 1st and 3rd Wednesday Assembly, the administration announced its new 2nd and 4th Wednesday Assembly. “It’s so important to us that we’re together as a diverse and inclusive community every week,” the administration said in an email. “The community bonds we nurture […]

Don't sacrifice diversity for convenience

Despite this, the Black Leadership and Culture Club maintained the tradition by bringing in Wes Moore, one of the most popular speakers in recent years. It wasn’t his race that made him a great speaker, it was his passions and the eloquence with which he expressed them, as well as the experiences which his race […]

There's no shame in sitting

Last year, the student body struggled mightily with being mature and respectful during assemblies. The problem didn’t stop there. During dance performances, plays and class meetings the glare of phone screens and whispers pervaded the mass of students supposedly listening intently to the events taking place on stage. This year, I’ve noticed that we have […]