Spellbound

The middle school held its annual spelling bee last week during the half day. Students competed in heated rounds to show their capacity to spell and pronounce complicated words with numerous silent and non-phonetic letters.  Eighth grader Adelaide Pfeiffer saved the...

Dozens of Content Students

Several classes of ninth graders visited Ford’s Theatre on Thursday to see the play Twelve Angry Men. The play is very familiar to students, who read the text in ninth grade and also saw the school play this year. The Reginald Rose play deals with a court case...
Big Apple Comes to Us

Big Apple Comes to Us

Fifth graders are celebrating the Big Apple for the introduction to the book The Night Tourist by Katherine Marsh. The story deals with a young boy’s Odyssey through Grand Central to learn about the city’s Underworld.  They will celebrate the city that...
New Year Celebration

New Year Celebration

Students will honor Chinese New Year with an assembly on Wednesday in the upper school. Junior Shaun Xiao, an exchange student, from Dong Guan, will speak at the assembly as will Chinese and government teacher Lawrence Liu.  They will discuss heritage and identity...
Beauty in the Eyes of the Beholders

Beauty in the Eyes of the Beholders

Mr. Clausen’s Honors Humanities classes went to the National Gallery on Tuesday.  The class is starting with Barnett Newman’s “Stations of the Cross” in the East Tower and then spending the rest of the day looking at pieces in both the East and...