Candidate Statement: Ashley Sacks '14

1. For what position are you running? I am running for the position of Junior Prefect. 2. What makes you feel that you are qualified for the position? Please describe any leadership experiences you’ve had, if applicable.  I am qualified for this position for many reasons, but most importantly, because I have served as a […]

Complaint prompts review of election

By Daniel Rothberg Administrators investigated concerns that last year’s Senior Prefect election results were tainted due to the fact that the electronic ballot was briefly inaccessible to students during voting, Head of Upper School Harry Salamandra said. After exploring the issue, administrators reached the conclusion that the results of the election were valid. “After speaking […]

Steiner makes nwe fuel

By Ester Khatchatryan Alex Steiner ’09 made biodiesel fuel with particular emphasis on the effects of temperature on biodiesel, the nation’s fastest growing alternative fuel industry according to the National Biodiesel Board. “I started researching biodiesel because I was interested in doing an alternative energy research project and wanted to be able to do a project […]

FAC votes to ban cell phone use

By Lucy Jackson The Faculty Academic Committee passed a proposal last Tuesday banning student cell phone use during the school day, said Head of Upper School Harry Salamandra, who sits in on FAC meetings. The proposal, if approved by Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts, will go into effect next year, he said. “We did discuss […]

Listen to the majority

By Ashley Halkett Our school prides itself on integrating students into the system, allowing students to get involved, telling us that it is, in fact, our school. Take the Honor Board, for example. Though students are not completely in charge of it by any means, it makes them players in an important process and respectfully […]