New Student Store Prompts Mixed Reactions

The student store on campus has undergone several significant changes this year, offering a wider selection of goods, expanding into a bigger facility and being operated by a new outside vendor. Some of these changes have provoked controversial reactions from students and faculty alike who question the presence of an outside company controlling the store … Continue reading New Student Store Prompts Mixed Reactions

When I Was Seventeen: Ms. Molly Perry and Mr. Derick Perry

When I Was 17 features Thacher faculty members of today and looks back at their own high school years. This interview series features photos and commentary to give you a glimpse into their past. Ms. Molly Twichell Perry CdeP '85 and Mr. Derick Scott Perry CdeP '83 Set the scene: M. Perry: Mr. Perry wore … Continue reading When I Was Seventeen: Ms. Molly Perry and Mr. Derick Perry

Where is Avery’s Fruit Stand?

For months, Thacher students have wondered about the disappearance of their beloved fruit stand from the pergola. Avery’s Fruit Stand disappeared last spring, but is planned to reappear next month after repairs. The famous fruit stand, filled with the dining hall’s freshest produce, has stood at the center of the pergola since it was brought … Continue reading Where is Avery’s Fruit Stand?

When I Was Seventeen: Dean of Students Ms. McMahon

When I Was 17 features Thacher faculty members of today and looks back at their own high school years. This interview series features photos and commentary to give you a glimpse into their past. Set the scene: The Beach Boys, Elton John, and the Rolling Stones were popular. I watched daytime TV like The Partridge … Continue reading When I Was Seventeen: Dean of Students Ms. McMahon

Nine Percent Waste Initiative Aims for 100 Percent Participation

On the cusp of Thacher’s busiest weekend of the year, talks of resource consumption and sustainability have spurred major changes for parents and visitors. Amidst the dance rehearsals, riding demonstrations, and class projects that have accompanied Thacher’s family weekend since it’s inception in the late 1960s - visitors will notice a distinct addition to the … Continue reading Nine Percent Waste Initiative Aims for 100 Percent Participation

Despite Challenges, Thacher Football Undefeated

This season, the Thacher Football team has met great success with each game and is currently Thacher's only undefeated team of the fall season. As of late, the team has been ranked second in California eight man football with a record of 6-0. With dedicated players and enthusiastic leadership, the team has been able to … Continue reading Despite Challenges, Thacher Football Undefeated

Nineteen Thacher Students Named National Merit Scholars

Nineteen Thacher students were recognized by the National Merit® Scholarship Program for their exceptional performance on the 2013 PSAT/NMSQT. Over 1.4 million eligible students from over 22,000 high schools took the 2013 PSAT last October as a first step in eligibility for the National Merit Scholarship Program.   In April 50,000 of the highest scorers … Continue reading Nineteen Thacher Students Named National Merit Scholars