Reward yourself, take a break

Mission accomplished. The SAT is over, and I’m relieved. It is Saturday, March 13, and I have emerged from five hours of circles, triangles, graphs and vocabulary words I wish I could use relatively unscathed. The weekend hours eclipsed by practice tests have paid off because I feel confident about my performance. After all the […]

FAC considers IB courses

By Esther Zuckerman The Faculty Academic Committee has begun to look into the possible addition of International Baccalaureate courses to the upper school curriculum over the next few years, upper school FAC Chair Kent Nealis said. “The program is very well respected by U.S. colleges and universities,” Nealis said. “We are always sensitive to how […]

Math teacher places 2nd on 'Jeopardy'

By Cathi Choi While in the studio awaiting his chance to answer Alex Trebek, math teacher William Thill realized “Jeopardy” involved a lot of luck. “When you get to the show and watch other games, you start to recognize that it’s such a game of luck and inches,” Thill said. “Any one of those three […]