The Crowd Gap: Girls and Boys Sports at Thacher

December 3, 2016, was a busy day for a large portion of the Thacher community. There were three soccer games, as well as three back-to-back basketball games.  With big wins for most of the games, it was a joyous occasion, with huge crowds turning up for the varsity boys’ game Two days laters, tri-varsity captain, … Continue reading The Crowd Gap: Girls and Boys Sports at Thacher

Dorm Room Personality Quiz

By Daisy Lawrence '20 Dorm Room Personality Quiz Before formal room inspection, you are most likely seen: a) Doing whatever your heart desires because your room is always clean. b) Straightening up c) Employing your friends to help you make your room look presentable. d) Putting away clean laundry. You clean your sheets:  a) Every two weeks. … Continue reading Dorm Room Personality Quiz

Madonna’s Candy Corn, Tent Sales, and Crying on the Floor: Peggy Orenstein Weighs In

Recently, Thacher had the privilege of hosting celebrated author and journalist Peggy Orenstein as a visiting educator. Ms. Orenstein is the author of critically acclaimed New York Times bestsellers Girls and Sex, Cinderella Ate My Daughter, and Waiting for Daisy, and is also a contributor to various publications such as Time, the Atlantic, the LA … Continue reading Madonna’s Candy Corn, Tent Sales, and Crying on the Floor: Peggy Orenstein Weighs In

“Will you go to winter formal with me?”

Winter Formal is a fun and exciting Thacher tradition characterized by student attempts at witty, public, and most of all, entertaining asks. Here’s a quick wrap-up of some of Winter formal: 2016’s quirkiest inquiries as based on student opinion. Sam Richardson’s ‘17 ask was a popular favorite. He took his freshman prefectees up to The … Continue reading “Will you go to winter formal with me?”