When I Was Seventeen: Cal Jensen CdeP 2006

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: I wasn’t a student at Thacher too long ago, so the school hasn’t changed much. I took classes … Continue reading When I Was Seventeen: Cal Jensen CdeP 2006

“A Class Struggle, Not A Race Struggle.”

With another Martin Luther King Jr. Day behind us, the Thacher community has begun to reflect on this biennial (soon to be yearly) tradition of trading classes for workshops and textbooks for discussions in the spirit of Dr. King’s penchant for activism and awareness. Jamal Joseph of Columbia University’s School of the Arts kicked off … Continue reading “A Class Struggle, Not A Race Struggle.”

Winter Tennis: The Future of Off-Season Sports?

Girls’ tennis kicked off the year with an amazing season, finishing as the runner-up for the CIF SS Division V, and the boys’ tennis team will start practice this spring. But what about this gap between the two seasons? The answer: winter tennis. The goal of this offseason opportunity is to better prepare the players … Continue reading Winter Tennis: The Future of Off-Season Sports?

Should You Wear Mucking Boots In The Dining Hall?

PRACTICALITY By: Natalie Osuna '17 You wake up at seven, head to the barns, and muck your stall. By the time you are done, your stomach is grumbling and you have two options: Walk to the Dining Hall to eat breakfast OR Walk the excruciating distance to your room (unless, of course, you live in … Continue reading Should You Wear Mucking Boots In The Dining Hall?