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Freshmen in the Forest

Freshmen in the Forest

Freshmen took part in a Terrapin Adventure Course on Wednesday. The annual outdoor trip allows ninth graders to get to know each other outside of the classroom, build trust, and problem-solving experiences in a unique environment. Trips to outdoor destinations are...

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Teacher on the Go

Teacher on the Go

For upper school Arabic teacher Mr. Porcelli, summer studies have offered him a chance to continue his love of travel. Mr. Porcelli has been active in helping create a teacher travel grant program to allow educators at Latin to enhance their own education with various...

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Teacher on TV

Teacher on TV

Upper school Arabic teacher Joe Hamd was interviewed on Al Jazeera Arabic in a live TV broadcast around the globe. He spoke about Qatar Foundation International and teaching Arabic in the United States. He had the chance to speak about the work that QFI does to...

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Hurricane Harvey Help

Hurricane Harvey Help

Students have been working to collect useful items and donations for families hit by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Ninth grade history teacher Ms. Barroso is helping organize the fundraiser drive with a variety of upper school student volunteers. Students may bring in...

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Much More Math!

Much More Math!

Math teachers will take part in Muffins and Math for the second year in a row, starting the week of September 18.  The half-hour long bonus math sessions will include morning activities that starts at 7:20, and an afternoon session that starts at 4. Students can get...

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Victorious Volleyball

Victorious Volleyball

The one-year old Girls Varsity Volleyball team, under the leadership of Varsity coach Ms. Seid and JV coach Ms. Latham, played and won their first home match on Wednesday. The 12 member team bested Holton-Arms in three straight games, 25-23, 25-22, and 25-20. Girls...

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Convening our Community

Convening our Community

In the second annual Convocation, the students in all grades met in the gym to welcome the new school year. The Jazz Band performed, and student speakers included senior Jay Antoine, tenth grader Kimberly Montpelier, ninth grader Niko Davis and eighth grader Luca...

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Thinking About Tech

Thinking About Tech

On Tuesday students celebrated their hard work over the summer staying screen-free as part of Ms. Smith's No Tech Tuesday Challenge. In a middle and upper school assembly, 38 eighth and ninth graders were commended and rewarded for living tech-free on 11 Tuesdays. The...

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Reading and Riding

Reading and Riding

Upper School English teacher Ms. Collins visited Europe to enjoy the thrills of new knowledge and the open road. First, she attended the 19th annual International Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in Paris, France, where she took classes about...

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Back to Where it Started

Back to Where it Started

Chinese teacher and modern languages chair Chrissy Stouder Smith took part in a three week trip to Japan this summer. As a high school student, Ms. Stouder spent a year with a host family in Japan. Growing up in Indiana, the trip to Japan opened a world of opportunity...

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