Solidarity for sophomores

The email showed up in our inboxes. A message from President Rick Commons. But before I could even open it, screams of jubilation and laughter erupted all around silent study. Immediately, I knew what that email was about. Walking down the stairs of the library, I noticed crowd after crowd, kids running out of classrooms […]

Performing arts teacher to possibly appear on Oprah Winfrey Network

By Camille Shooshani The Oprah Winfrey Network  invited students to fill Hamilton Gym Jan. 8 in support of performing arts teacher Ted Walch, who could make an appearance on the network. The “Untitled Upper Ground Series” focuses on teachers and mentors. On Sunday, OWN will host a “spirit day” for Walch that could be included in […]

Umm…ready for this year?

By Jean Park I have always heard mixed sentiments about junior year and when the last day of sophomore year came around, I was already feeling the anxiety. I decided that this summer I would attempt to balance spending time with friends with preparing for a hectic junior year. Over the summer, I attended the […]

Administration evaluating trial Prefect Council System

By Esther Zuckerman Head of Upper School Harry Salamandra met with members of the Prefect Council as a first step in evaluating the current student government system, which was instated two years ago as a two-year trial. Salmandra also plans to meet with students of all grades and had a meeting with sophomores on Monday. […]