Surviving Exam Season

It’s that dreaded time of the year again. Students scramble to find crumpled quizzes from the fall trimester. Corrections are hastily turned in for those few extra points. The amount of paper in your backpack suddenly doubles as teachers hand out study guide after study guide. Silently, you curse all the times you decided that…

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Classroom Use

The haze of summer has passed, the newest snow has fallen on the mountains, and a new year is in full swing. And with a new year, inevitably, comes new rules. Or at least, an attempt to enforce rules that have previously been allowed to slide. This year though, the enforcement of the “classrooms should…

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Chef’s Table a Delight

“Let’s get there at 5:30. No, 5:20. No, 5:15. No, 5:00. Yup, let’s get there at 5:00.” These words were on the tongue of every single student as they eagerly awaited Chef’s Table: the annual dinner where Bon Appetit chefs from various other schools and colleges join the Thacher kitchen staff in order to host…

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Gymkhana 2013

A hot Saturday, sweat and grime, three flags, a barbecue, and sixty missing freshmen. You guessed it—Big Gymkhana. Starting several hours earlier than previous years, the extra time certainly did help. Up bright and early, for some even earlier than they usually get up, the freshmen headed to the field, bleary-eyed and tired, though nervousness…

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Spamalot!

From the start to the finish, for those in Thacher School’s most recent play, it has been a long haul. Students have been sacrificing their own time in order to make this production work and there is not a single member of the cast or crew who will tell you that it was easy. Unlike…

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