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Newly-elected Head Prefect Jade Stanford '22 gives her runoff speech in front of the Ted Slavin field.

History-making Head Prefects elected for 2021-2022 school year

Jade Stanford ’22 and Chronicle Assistant Features Editor Quincey Dern ’22 were voted as Head Prefects for the 2021-2022 school year, announced in an email sent to students April 20. This marks the...

Prefect council hosts March Madness tournament

Natalie Cosgrove and Leo Saperstein March 27, 2021

Prefect council announced an upper school March Madness bracket tournament for the ongoing National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's basketball tournament. Students participating in the tournament...

Community Council plans for thrift shop drive

Fallon Dern February 7, 2021

Community Council’s Inaugural HW Thrift Shop Drive is just around the corner. The club announced that they will be collecting clothing over Presidents Day Weekend during Prefect Council’s on-campus...

Prefect Council announces reopening of on-campus activities

Natalie Cosgrove February 3, 2021

Prefect Council announced the reopening of on-campus activities over President Day weekend for upper school students via email Wednesday. During the fall, students had the opportunity to participate in...

A recent Prefect Council email detailed 24 specific cases, 23 of which involved cheating and academic dishonesty.

Honor board reports increases in cheating

Alec Rosenthal February 3, 2021

The Prefect Council sent a quarterly update email to upper school students about recent Honor Board cases to address academic dishonesty and remind students of the school’s academic policies Jan. 19. The...

Seniors participate in grade-wide lunch

Alex Hahn January 26, 2021

Prefect Council organized the seniors’ first online, grade-wide lunch, which was held on Jan. 26. Due to the success of the event, additional junior, sophomore, and senior grade-wide lunches were hosted...

Students invited back to campus for social activities

Sandra Koretz October 31, 2020

In an email to upper school students, Prefect Council announced that the campus will be open to students to participate in small group activities starting the week of Nov. 9. Attending these group activities...

Senior representatives discuss their political opinions during the student presidential debate hosted by Prefect Council. Credit: Tessa Augsberger/Chronicle

Prefect Council hosts student political debate

Tessa Augsberger October 26, 2020

Senior representatives participated in a political debate during Community Flex Time on Tuesday. Prefect Council hosted the debate, and history teacher Lauren Nichols '03 and former history department...

Prefect Council hosted the Activities Fair completely online due to remote learning circumstances. Credit: Alexa Druyanoff/Chronicle

Prefect Council hosts Activities Fair online

Ava Fattahi October 15, 2020

Prefect Council hosted the Activities Fair completely online this year, showcasing all of the student-hosted clubs and offering sign-ups in the week of Sept. 14 to 18. In past years, the Activities Fair...

Cleo Maloney ’21 rehearses her campaign speech on Zoom before the Head Prefect Election on May 5. Printed with permission of Cleo Maloney

Prefect Council members chosen in runoff elections amid campaign controversy

Tessa Augsberger and Sophia Musante June 4, 2020

After electing Cleo Maloney ’21 and Jonathan Cosgrove ’21 as Head Prefects on May 7, students chose their Junior and Senior Prefects following several runoff elections. Prefect Council members elected...

A plea to prefects

A plea to prefects

Julian Andreone June 4, 2020

During the election process, Prefect Council candidates are not allowed to campaign outside of designated assemblies and webinars, a necessary rule protecting the psychological well-being of students....

Prefect Council's 'The Quad' allows students to 'Zoom' into new events

Prefect Council’s ‘The Quad’ allows students to ‘Zoom’ into new events

Jaidev Pant April 30, 2020

In an email sent to the student body April 28, the school announced the creation of The Quad, a platform designed as an online hub for students to access and sign up for upper school events. Prefect Council,...

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