School responds to ‘blackathw’ Instagram account

School responds to ‘blackathw’ Instagram account

In light of the racial justice movement sweeping across the nation, members of the class of 2019 created Blackathw, an Instagram account highlighting the experiences of Black students on campus. After a series of discussions with Black alumni and students, upper and middle school administrators composed an anti-racism plan, which they released July 24. Director […]

Students discuss race, social movements at student activism seminar

Dean and Physical Education Teacher Jon Carroll facilitated an activism seminar for upper school students Wednesday, in which he discussed youth-influenced movements surrounding race and culture.  Carroll used historical texts and media to display the importance of institutional change incited by students, including sit-ins in the Jim Crow South and the more recent Black Lives […]

Dancers perform in celebration of Black History Month at all-school assembly

Dancers perform in celebration of Black History Month at all-school assembly

Members of the Boot Squad and dancer Zen-marah Duruisseau ’22 performed in honor of Black History Month during a special all-school assembly Feb. 5. Student dancers showcase African American culture through performances The Boot Squad, led by Chandace Apacanis ’21, showcased a traditional stepping routine, while Duruisseau performed a contemporary solo. The assembly also featured […]