Annual service includes all faiths

   By Joyce Kim The annual Christmas Convocation: Service of Nine Lessons and Carols was held in St. Saviour’s Chapel on Dec. 13. Although this was a Christian service, members of all faiths were welcome to attend. The service has been conducted in St. Saviour’s Chapel for decades, even before the merger of Harvard […]

Show to honor former teacher

  By Jordan Freisleben Former Visual Arts teacher Carl Wilson will be honored posthumously in February in an exhibition in Feldman-Horn gallery featuring his work. Wilson, who founded the art department at Harvard School, taught at the two schools for 36 years before retiring in June 2006. He died in January 2008. “He used to […]

Cross country girls run to state championship

  By Austin Block and Mary-Rose Fissinger Queen’s iconic “We are the Champions” blared through speakers set up in the lounge. Two pillars of red, white, and black balloons flanked the stage. School President Thomas C. Hudnut waited on the stage, students crowded the room, and the girls’ cross country team walked up to receive […]

Seniors lunch with parents

By Alexia Boyarsky and A.J. Calabrese The mood seemed aquatic at this year’s Senior Father-Son luncheon. The smell of the ocean permeated the outdoor patio of the upper Bel-Air Bay Club as seniors and their dads stood in line for hamburgers. Simultaneously, but halfway across town, the senior girls and their mothers convened at the […]

Hudnut announced Oreman as valedictorian

By Alexia Boyarsky Josh Oreman ’09 will give the valedictory speech at the senior Commencement ceremony on June 5. Oreman was announced as the valedictorian at the Cum Laude assembly on May 18. He was not able to be present at the assembly due to a training camp he is attending for the National Physics Olympiad. Fifty-eight seniors […]

TMI: too much intimacy

By Derek Schlom Georgia ’11 * and her boyfriend feel no shame engaging in public displays of affection at school (“Why would we do it if it were embarrassing?” Georgia said). But President Thomas C. Hudnut apparently finds the behavior inappropriate. The duo, who has been dating for five months, was recently sitting at a […]

Documentarian urges students to ask 'who we might be'

By Mary Rose Fissinger Oscar nominated documentarian Ken Burns inquired of the student body, “Who are we?” on Tuesday March 17. That is the question he strives to address and answer through his films, which have gained recognition around the world. Burns was the 8th annual speaker in the Lindaud Abbott Brown Family Distinguished speaker […]

School adjusts as endowment drops

By Allegra Tepper his summer President Thomas C. Hudnut wrote one of his first letters of the school year to the parent body, as he does every year as part of his pre-school ritual. However, this summer, Hudnut had new variables to keep in mind, as the economy’s downward spiral was only beginning. “In this […]

Zwemer wins 'loyalty' award

By Alexia Boyarsky History teacher Eric Zwemer received the Carolyn and Marion Hays Award for loyalty and dedication to the school at the faculty meeting last Wednesday. The award is named after former teacher and Harvard School assistant headmaster Marion Chandler Hays. Zwemer was chosen for his “consideration of the interests of others” which “characterizes […]

AP, Honors chemistry teacher leaves school after 25 years

By Cathi Choi Chemistry teacher Stephen Marsden wrote famously fast responses to student e-mails. But to e-mails for this article with questions about why he left the school, Marsden wrote no response. “He was amazing in terms of responding to e-mails, which completely influenced me,” Marsden’s former collegue Chris Dartt said. “I’m sure he would […]