Expens-ercise: Are pricey workouts worth it?

Expens-ercise: Are pricey workouts worth it?

As Sophia Van Iderstine ’17 gets ready for her late morning exercise class on a Saturday, she laces up her sneakers, grabs a bottle of Smart Water and heads for the door holding one more item in her hands: a pair of boxing gloves. These are the essentials for her regular class at Box ‘N […]

Corrin '16, Florent '15 named All-American, qualify for Team USA

Courtney Corrin ’16 and Alex Florent ’15 will represent Team USA at the 2015 Pan American Junior Athletic Championships thanks to record-setting performances last week at the USA Track and Field Junior National Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Corrin jumped a wind-aided 21 feet, 6.25 inches en route to winning the women’s long jump, setting a new personal […]

Gifted Teachers

Gifted Teachers

Upper School Dean Sharon Cuseo found a gift from a student sitting on her desk. It was a beautiful textile with an intricate pattern made from gorgeous materials. Cuseo wrapped it around herself like a shawl and walked around with it draped over her outfit. Several days later, when she talked to the student who […]

Students hold surprise wedding shower for science teacher

Students of chemistry teacher Nathan Cardin held a surprise wedding shower today for him and his fiancé Ben Procter in Feldman-Horn. Shannyn Schack ’16 and Alex Arreola ’15 began organizing the event three weeks ago after they learned that Cardin and Procter weren’t planning to have a wedding shower of their own. “We were like, ‘We should throw a […]

After Assault

After Assault

For months, she didn’t know anyone else who had gone through what she had. Samantha* was sexually assaulted by an acquaintance at a friend’s house after a party last April, she said. “No,” she had told her attacker during the assault. “I don’t want to, please stop, get off me.” Samantha said she thought “he […]

In Harm’s Way

In Harm’s Way

When Wendy* ’15 wants to use a razor, she has to ask her mom for one. She then has 15 minutes to use it before she has to return it. She cannot use a knife without the supervision of an adult family member, and she has to give a specific reason for why she needs […]

Talking It Over

Camden* ’15 walks over to the brown couch and sits blankly for about a minute. He observes the scenic paintings on the walls and takes note of the five tissue boxes dispersed around the room. The silence is not awkward but instead a comforting stillness. Camden engages in small talk with the kind, wiry man […]

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