The Spectrum

Examining gender disparities in the classroom

Examining gender disparities in the classroom

Caroline Hardy, Student Life Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under INDEPTH

“If someone is taking Honors Physics and Honors Math, and I’m taking AP English and AP Euro, I feel like I’m not challenging myself as much as they are” explains Abby Tutterow ‘20. When asked if the gender identity of the other student would matter, Tutterow pauses, then answers, “somewhat...

Personalizing English curriculum

Caroline Hardy, Student Life Editor

December 2, 2018


Filed under INDEPTH

On the first day of school, Spanish teacher Jon Dicus asked his students how many of them had read a book, in any language, for pleasure over the summer. Only two students raised their hands. Due to limited time, as well as lack of interest, pleasure reading of an actual book has become foreign to ...

Decoding Brett Kavanaugh hearing verdict

Decoding Brett Kavanaugh hearing verdict

Caroline Hardy, Student Life Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

When Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, a research psychologist in Northern California,  accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in high school, his likely approval became uncertain. The accusation came in the middle of a tumultuous shift in American society, where sexual assault...

Theater productions announced

Theater productions announced

Caroline Hardy, Student Life Editor

September 9, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, TOP STORIES

The Upper School Fall Play and Spring Musical were announced to be Rumors, and Fiddler on the Roof to the Upper School Thespians by theater director Diane Landis on Wednesday, September 5, during TASC. Rumors, a farcical play written by playwright Neil Simon, will be performed in November with a...

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