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A bookworm’s heaven: annual book fair

Katie Goldenberg

December 10, 2017


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This week, students and faculty dropped by the annual Middle Division & Upper Division Book Fair to peruse and purchase from shelves of gently used books and toys donated by community members. With this year’s theme of “One World, One Book,” the fair’s proceeds and leftover books will...

Students and teachers explore identity at diversity conference

Students and teachers explore identity at diversity conference

Amelia Feiner

December 10, 2017


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Six students discussed issues of race and diversity and listened to Ta-Nehisi Coates and Kimberle Crenshaw speak at the Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) while 18 teachers across the divisions served as chaperones for SDLC and attended the concurrent People of Color Conference. Both conferences...

Poet and former inmate visits school

Betsey Bennett

December 10, 2017


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Former prisoner Ian Manuel, once condemned to die in prison at the age of 13, shared his perspective on the injustice of the criminal justice system with students in the Recital Hall and in several Upper Division classes. Although Manuel is now a client of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), he was...

Advisories participate in reflections on diversity

Advisories participate in reflections on diversity

Katie Goldenberg

December 3, 2017


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Following the school-wide implications of a racist joke made at a recent SBP Assembly, students and faculty have participated in designated advisory sessions to discuss the impact of the event on the community. In an email written by Dean of Students Dr. Susan Delanty, the November 14 and 21 advisories...

Fake News Alert: Every senior takes a gap year

Aaron Snyder, Not a Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


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The college counseling office was forced to close on Tuesday after being swarmed by seniors asking if they could take a gap year. The seniors, likely inspired by Tuesday’s assembly, also wanted to know it was too late for them to apply to Colorado College. The high cost of gap years made the college...

Li (11) and Caosun (11) place at Princeton math competition

Li (11) and Caosun (11) place at Princeton math competition

Victor Dimitrov

December 3, 2017


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On November 18, the school’s Mathematics team visited Princeton to compete in the Princeton University Mathematics Competition (PUMaC). The team ranked in Division B out of Divisions A and B, and member Matthew Li (11) won third place in combinatorics, third place in number theory, and second place...

Authors speak at annual Lower Division book fair

Authors speak at annual Lower Division book fair

Spencer Kahn

December 3, 2017


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This weekend marks the return of the Lower Division book fair, which has been hosted annually for over 30 years. This year’s theme is “wild about reading.” This year the Book Fair is located in the Lower Division gymnasium, where students can browse books, participate in raffles, and showcase writing...

School creates student narrated virtual tour of campuses

Abigail Salzhauer

December 3, 2017


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Recently the school launched a new student-narrated online virtual tour featuring a variety of 360° pictures of the main campus, Lower Division, Nursery Division, and Dorr and graphics of what the new buildings will look like. Current and former student ambassadors Cameron Chavers (12), Govind Menon...

Theatre classes watch play, musical as part of curriculum

Jude Herwitz

December 3, 2017


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In a city so rich with plays and musicals, seeing real theatrical productions can make or break a theatre class, said Playwriting and Principles of Acting teacher Alexis Dahl. For this reason, she said, her class saw the play “The Wolves” Wednesday, and the History of Musical Theatre class viewed...

Class created for students on B math track

Class created for students on B math track

Jeren Wei

December 3, 2017


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Starting next year, the Math Department plans to introduce a new course called “Geometry and Problem Solving” for incoming 9th graders who were in B math in the Middle Division. Previously, these students had needed to take 8th grade Algebra 1 in 9th grade. The class serves to address concerns...

Dr. Renée Richards ‘51 receives alumni award: School recognizes doctor, athlete, and activist

Surya Gowda

December 3, 2017


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On Thursday night, Dr. Renée Richards ’51 was awarded the Alumni Association Award for Distinguished Achievement at the annual Alumni dinner at The Palace Hotel. Dr. Richards, known as Richard Raskind during her time at the school, is “being recognized for her outstanding achievements in all three...

Alumni share unique post-graduation experiences at assembly

Caroline Goldenberg

December 3, 2017


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This past Tuesday, alumni Karen Pittelman ’93, Vinson Cunningham ’02, Molly Lister Weismann ’06, Renato Rengifo ‘07, Helen Feldman ’10, Ken Zhang ’12, Gabriel Grand ’13, and Ethan Klaris ’15 returned to the school to speak about their unique experiences after graduation at the “Road...

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