Mightier than the sword

Seated at the piano—sometimes in her house at 2 a.m., sometimes in a practice room in bottom floor Chalmers during fourth period—Dora Palmer ’15 always makes sure her subway token is in her pocket before she starts to sing, play and write. “I’m a little bit OCD with it,” Palmer said. “It’s from Manhattan, from […]

Navigating Upper School with fractured bones

By Lara Sokoloff On a campus built essentially vertically, getting from class to class in a wheelchair or on crutches can be quite inconvenient. Students are forced to find alternative routes around school that they didn’t even know existed, often making them up to 10 minutes late to class. Jack Petok ’11 planned to attend […]

Ludden to leave to teach, compose at college level

By Adam Gold Starting next fall, a singular booming laugh will be missing from the bottom floor of Chalmers. Instrumental music teacher Dr. Paul Ludden will return to teaching college at the end of the school year after eight years on the Coldwater campus. Ludden, who conducts the Symphony and Concert orchestras and teaches music […]