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Second Home Culture

Allison Markman, Staff Writer May 14, 2022

Nationwide, approximately six percent of the population own more than one home, according to the American Housing Survey. In contrast, 47 percent of the school’s student body owns a second home used...

A year’s worth of words for English and history

A year’s worth of words for English and history

Neeva Patel, Staff Writer May 7, 2022

Junior research paper “I can’t imagine spending so much time on my JRP if I don’t like the topic, so I am very glad I chose a topic that I was genuinely interested in,” Amelia Resnick (11) said....

April showers bring smiles and stress to students

Sophie Rukin, Staff Writer May 7, 2022

“If you look at a tree and it no longer looks like a skeleton, but rather a full tree with nice bright leaves, then at least for me, you know it's spring,” Leonardo Giorgini (12) said. The weather...

Faculty Families Find A Home Away From Home

Sophie Rukin, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Epsteins: “I’ll just be around campus minding my own business, and someone will come up to me and say that they know something personal about my life,” science teacher George Epstein said. “I...

Reduce, reuse, recycle: Ways to promote environmentalism this Earth Day

Reduce, reuse, recycle: Ways to promote environmentalism this Earth Day

Harper Rosenberg and Sophie Rukin April 23, 2022

“Earth day, it’s this moment to a day to stop and think about the planet as a whole and how we can survive and help the Earth itself to survive,” English teacher Rebecca Bahr said.  Today is...

Members of the school community raise awareness about Ramadan

Members of the school community raise awareness about Ramadan

Sophie Rukin and Isabella Ciriello April 23, 2022

“There’s a big misconception that Ramadan is only for fasting,” Mikail Akbar (11) said. “Actually, Ramadan is much more significant than that. It’s the month of not only fasting, but it is also...

Learning to serve: An in-depth look at the CCVA’s graduation requirements

Learning to serve: An in-depth look at the CCVA’s graduation requirements

Sophie Rukin and Zachary Kurtz April 9, 2022

For over two decades, until 2017, the school required all Upper Division students to fulfill a minimum of 80 hours of community service in order to graduate. Today, the school's only service-related requirement...

Nights to remember: Hosting, hookups, and homecoming hype of paid student party culture

Nights to remember: Hosting, hookups, and homecoming hype of paid student party culture

Emily Sun, Staff Writer March 5, 2022

"We were packed into a room, there was no food, there were no drinks, the DJ was terrible, the ceiling was collapsing, and a freshman broke the pool deck — I’d give it a one out of ten,” Frankie*...

High fashion, high pressure: wealth culture proliferates in students’ wardrobes

High fashion, high pressure: wealth culture proliferates in students’ wardrobes

Maeve Goldman and Kate Beckler February 23, 2022

When Christine Tao (10) was in sixth grade, she overheard a conversation between two friends in which one accused the other of wearing a fake Cartier bracelet, she said. “It was shocking that anyone,...

Behind the computer screen: the school’s technology department

Behind the computer screen: the school’s technology department

Alex Lautin and Audrey Moussazadeh February 4, 2022

In the 35 years since Director of Technology Adam Kenner started working at the school, the school has gone from operating without internet to having Wi-Fi that connects all divisions and buildings with...

Gender Presentation beyond the binary: Reflecting on Society and Self

Gender Presentation beyond the binary: Reflecting on Society and Self

Emily Sun, Staff Writer January 29, 2022

“It all started in eighth grade,” Dylan Acharjee (12) said. They always wore their hair down to their lower back until one day, they decided on a whim to tuck it under a hat so it looked like they...

Reflecting on MLK, the Man and the Day

Reflecting on MLK, the Man and the Day

Lucy Peck and Ayesha Sen January 22, 2022

“If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward,” Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said in his fight...

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