Sophomore Expectations

By Aarathi Sahadevan Congratulations Class of 2016! After learning the ropes of the upper school, experimenting with our interests, and being teased by upperclassmen (all in jest, of course), we have finally moved up from the bottom of the food chain. Now, we just have to make it through sophomore year and we will be on our way to…

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Junior Expectations

As a junior, there’s one easy answer to the question, “What do you expect this year?” Stress. We are about to embark on our hardest year of high school, at one of the most challenging school in the country. One thing I continually remind myself is that people survive; the current seniors have made it through their junior…

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Senior Expectations

By Danielle Scharf As we start the new year, the seniors are getting down to business with college application after college application. They enjoy spending time with Mr. Parsons because he definitely makes the process less scary. In addition to these college apps and the hours and hours of nightly homework, most seniors are either playing a sport…

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Two Responses to the Controversial Suzy Lee Weiss

By now, many HB seniors have been accepted into the colleges of their dreams. Unfortunately, not all can be accepted into their first choice school, especially when it comes to the prestigious, top-of-the-line Ivy League. Suzy Lee Weiss, a senior at Taylor Allderdice High School in Pennsylvania, was not accepted into any of the Ivy…

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Upper School Trips

  Highlights:  Nicaragua – Visit a volcano and an original coffee farm. Africa – Either going to be in Senegal or Ghana….homestays in villages and there are giraffes in this part of Africa. Bahamas – Live on a 50-foot sail boat and snorkel in underwater Caribbean caves. Iceland –  Get to walk on real glaciers…

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