24/7 School: Punishment for actions off campus

24/7 School: Punishment for actions off campus

Joe* ’18 glanced anxiously around the grocery store, his heart racing, wary of skeptical onlookers. Taking a deep breath, he placed the vodka bottle in his shopping cart, reassuring himself that it was legal. In a foreign country where the drinking age is 16, Joe said his friends promised him that drinking would make the […]

Series of lab collaborations result in honor board cases, Prefect Council warns of consequences

After three separate cases of a total of seven students collaborating on the “conclusion” section of lab reports, Prefect Council released information on recent honor board cases to help students learn from others’ mistakes. In all cases, students received a zero on the assignment, apologized to the involved teacher and were warned that future offenses […]

Prefect Council adjusts method of disclosing Honor Board case summaries

Prefect Council began posting anonymous Honor Board case summaries on the Hub on April 18. The summaries, which will be placed on class pages under the label “Communiques,” are part of an effort to increase Honor Board transparency and allow the community to learn from each others’ mistakes, Head Prefect Cate Wolfen ’17 said. The […]

Administration meets with affinity groups to discuss diversity, slur controversy

Student members of Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club, Gender-Sexuality Awareness Club, La Femme Club and Latin-American Students Organization met with members of the faculty and administration this afternoon to discuss the recent controversy over student use of racial and homophobic slurs and how to better promote diversity on campus. After alumni shared a Facebook […]

Letter from the staff

Letter from Prefect Council: Dear Chronicle, We appreciate your efforts to bring more transparency to the admittedly mysterious Honor Board process, but unfortunately we believe the article “Honor Board” published on November 22nd, 2016 only served to muddy the waters further. As such, we feel we need to set the record straight and hopefully shed […]

Turning a blind eye to cheating

Turning a blind eye to cheating

Stacey ’16* “didn’t want to be a snitch.” In her eighth period class, the statement on the wall reads, “I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid on this assignment.” Stacey looks up at the clock to see two minutes left for the quiz when she feels the heat of a gaze from her right. […]

Prefects change Honor Board presentations

The prefects have revamped the presentation they will make to introduce sophomores to the Honor Board. On Oct. 21, prefects will begin the yearly process of familiarizing sophomores to the Honor Board–except with a  new twist. This year, the prefects plan to create a dialogue with the incoming class. “It is our job as Prefects […]

Separate Prefect Council and the Honor Board

I’ve been waiting since August to write this column. I’ve been waiting for the right time, looking for the right news peg to naturally spark what I’ve always had swirling around in my head. I haven’t found it, and, frankly, I’ve come to realize that I don’t need it. It’s time for me to make […]