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Students' mental health suffers during the pandemic

Students’ mental health suffers during the pandemic

Claire Goldberg, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

“At the risk of sounding brutal, I’ve sometimes compared this year and the pandemic to the slowest moving car accident in history,” psychologist Dr. Ian Pervil said. “It’s very hard to step back...

Lost traditions from a pandemic year

COVID-19 Halts Clubs & Team Traditions
Hanna Hornfeld, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

“If I were to be a senior next year, I would have no clue what was going on,” Swim team member Jojo Mignone (9) said. “I’d just get in the pool and swim, and other than that I wouldn’t know how...

College admissions rates plummet for 2021

College admissions rates plummet for 2021

Increased applicant pools limit seniors' options
Katya Tolunsky, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

“There are students who feel like ‘Gosh, I worked hard. I spent those late, late nights studying. I did not go out with my friends every Friday. I sacrificed so much, and I’m still not going to the...

In Memoriam: A tribute to Allen Park '19

In Memoriam: A tribute to Allen Park ’19

June 10, 2021

When I joined the swim team, Allen was a really welcoming voice; he made me feel valued and included. As the season progressed, Allen consistently took time to give me tips and help coach me. He was invested...

Goodbye Glenn Sherrat

Goodbye Glenn Sherrat

Reflecting on 48 years at John Dorr Nature Laboratory
Emma Colacino, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

As director of the John Dorr Nature Laboratory, Glenn Sherratt has a hand in every part of the division, Dorr teacher Kate Kerrick said. “There’s no part of Dorr that is uncared for and unguided by...

Schackner (11) and Lee (11) win Capelluto Award

Schackner (11) and Lee (11) win Capelluto Award

Purvi Jonnalagadda, Staff Writer May 30, 2021

Simon Profile: Simon Schackner (11) won this year's Alexander Capelluto Award for his work creating a joint English elective between the school’s seniors and women in Southern Maine’s Women’s...

Slacking in the spring: How seniors slump

Slacking in the spring: How seniors slump

Liliana Greyf and Sean Lee May 30, 2021

After students returned from spring break this year, seniors began their annual “slump,” spending less time on their schoolwork and detaching from their obligations. “Four years [of high school]...

CCVA hosts first virtual all-school Service Learning Day

CCVA hosts first virtual all-school Service Learning Day

Mia Calzolaio, Staff Writer May 30, 2021

This past Saturday, the Center for Community Values and Action (CCVA) hosted the first virtual all-school Service Learning Day with the help of the Service Learning Committee. The event ran for two hours...

ACLU lawyer Chase Strangio speaks on transgender justice

ACLU lawyer Chase Strangio speaks on transgender justice

Allison Markman, Staff Writer May 30, 2021

Chase Strangio, Deputy Director for Transgender Justice with the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) LGBT & HIV Project, spoke about his career as a lawyer, the current threat state legislatures...

Willful women: HMTC presents the women of Shakespeare in a new light

Willful women: HMTC presents the women of Shakespeare in a new light

Purvi Jonnalagadda, Staff Writer May 23, 2021

The Horace Mann Theatre Company (HMTC) will give a voice to Shakespeares’ underrepresented female characters and examine their strength in “Willful Women,” which will premiere virtually tomorrow...

In the weeds: Examining students' marijuana use

In the weeds: Examining students’ marijuana use

Liliana Greyf and Mia Calzolaio May 23, 2021

Thea* (12) smoked marijuana for the first time at a friend’s house during her freshman year, and she felt as if her lungs were burning. Despite this unpleasant — and somewhat frightening — initial...

An introduction to the joy of history

An introduction to the joy of history

Thomas Grant May 23, 2021

I love writing the introductions to history papers. That’s not to say that I don’t enjoy the research component of a given topic, or the grueling search for evidence through the limitless expanse of...

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