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Double Shift

Quincey Dern and Amelia Scharff December 10, 2020

When Zen Duruisseau ’22 wanted to earn her own money and gain a deeper sense of responsibility, she took matters into her own hands and sought out a job. She put on her suit and went to local establishments,...

MSNBC correspondent speaks to students in Directed Study: The Election

Quincey Dern and Claire Conner November 3, 2020

MSNBC correspondent and best-selling author Jacob Soboroff ’01 visited a class of Directed Study: The Election to speak with students about his profession and new book Separated: Inside an American...

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Feature: Politics On The Brain

Quincey Dern and Alec Rosenthal October 14, 2020

When Head Prefect Jonathan Cosgrove ’21, who had been pre-registered to vote for months, turned 18, he frantically reloaded his web browser to confirm his registration. Cosgrove had one thing on his...

Essex, Limerick will serve as DEI Coordinators

Quincey Dern August 27, 2020

As part of the school’s commitment to foster a more welcoming environment, Visual Arts Teacher Reb Limerick and Benefits Administrator Yutopia Essex will serve as the new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion...

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Going The Extra Mile

Tanisha Gunby August 27, 2020

When John Szijjarto '21 opened an email from College Board on Aug. 29, he was disappointed to find out that his SAT exam had been canceled for the fifth time. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, test centers...

Students sign up for the Linguistics Club, which is lead by Liana Wadhwani ’22, during activities period in Chalmers East.

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Prefects host miniature activities fair in Chalmers

Quincey Dern February 11, 2020

Prefect Council hosted an Activities Fair for new clubs to share their interests with students in Chalmers East on Monday. New clubs implemented The event featured the seven new clubs that will meet...

Chinese teacher Bin He, Spanish teacher Sephora Escarpeta-Garcia and French teacher Karine Bruno share a poem with the audience, switching off every stanza. The teachers recited the poem in the language that they teach. 

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Students showcase their talents in February Coffeehouse

Quincey Dern February 10, 2020

Students and teachers showcased their talents at the Valentine’s Day themed Coffeehouse in Chalmers East after school Monday. Language teachers share a poem Prefect Council hosted the event, where a...

Applicant families attend Multicultural Reception

Quincey Dern January 27, 2020

The Student Ambassadors Program hosted its annual Multicultural Reception on Jan. 25 in Chalmers Lounge. During the event, prospective students and their parents learned about the experiences of students...

Lauren Juzang ’20 and Lucca Dohr ’20 perform

November Coffeehouse held after October Coffeehouse was canceled due to fires

Quincey Dern November 19, 2019

Students showcased their talents in the first Coffeehouse of the year in Chalmers East after school Monday. Performers share their musical talent This Coffeehouse offered a variety of musical performances...

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Remi Patton sells her artwork in exhibition

Quincey Dern October 3, 2019

Remi Patton ’20 sold four of her paintings in the “We’ve Always Been Here” art show at the Band of Vices art gallery Sept. 14. This event marked Patton’s first time selling her pieces. Two were...

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