A Deficit of Diversity

With 41% of its student body made up of people of color and students coming from 24 states and 12 countries, Thacher boasts an impressive record when it comes to student racial diversity. However, the statistics are a little less glamorous for its faculty. Only 19.5% of teaching staff (of which only three are full time)…

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Varsity Girl’s Tennis Wrap Up

The bleachers were quiet as Sydney De Polo ‘17 drew her racket back for a final shot, slamming the ball over the net towards her opponent—the number one singles player of Chaminade College Preparatory School. The girl missed. There was a beat of stunned silence as Sydney shook hands with her opponent, and then loud…

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Club of the Week: Spectrum

As one of the many budding clubs at Thacher, Spectrum will be showing more of itself this year. Led by Peter Ammons, Elsabet Jones, and Hayden Howard, Spectrum focuses on the gay-straight alliance as well as the flourishing gay community both inside and outside of the school. Why did you get involved in Spectrum? Hayden:…

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