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
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.”
At the Thacher School students learn four key principles that guide their lives: Honor, Fairness, Kindness and Truth. These four principles form the base of a Thacher student’s growth, but even before that, students begin to define who they are and what they want to be. The time that students spend in high school are … Continue reading Your Right to Free Expression
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?
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?