The Interdisciplinary Unit

by Grace Beedles As 2016 kicks off the second semester, for freshmen the interdisciplinary unit is an another challenge for these new upper school students. The History and English departments decided to teach the Odyssey and history of Ancient Greece at the same time this school year. In addition, art classes have been getting their feet wet with…

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Turkish Pen Pal Experience

by Grace Beedles For the past month or so, the freshmen class has been corresponding with Turkish pen pals. The ninth grade English teachers, Mr. Ciuni, Mr. Hatcher, and Ms. Thayer, partnered with global scholars teacher, Mr. Vogel, to establish a writing exchange with ninth graders in Turkey. Our pen pals attend the prestigious co-educational private school, Robert College, in…

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Old vs. New

by Grace Beedles Already a month into the year, Freshmen are starting to feel all the pressures of high school, especially homework and making friends. Some freshmen have been able to manage the new workload while others have struggled, raising the question: Does being a returning student or a new student affect your transition in high…

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