Why Don’t I Have Any Time?

By Julien Luebbers ’19 As the first few weeks back at school come and go, almost every student has been facing an extreme shift towards a more regimented schedule.  In my recent weeks, I have more specifically noticed the school’s apparent inability to give students free time. From breakfast check-in to classes to sports to…

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Heartbreak: A Chronology

This writer has chosen to remain anonymous. The sun is still in hiding, perhaps it is still in prayer. Enveloped in the bending melodies of the rolling mountains, it is smug with hope, with the rhythm of dawn. My body begs for rest, for the safe ignorance of unconsciousness. My mind has not stopped. The…

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Your Right to Free Expression

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…

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Rethinking College

With college acceptances trickling in for Thacher seniors, and juniors beginning to start the process, college related stress is skyrocketing among the upperclassmen. This stress is sparked by an increasing national competition and decreasing acceptance rates, that have now prompted students and parents alike to force themselves to find consolation in not reaching for that…

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Embrace the Holiday Spirit

The results from the first 100 responses to the Thacher Holiday Survey are in! First of all, apologies for not being clear that the holiday survey was for the Thacher Notes holiday traditions article that you are currently reading. The results, unfortunately, are skewed due to Survey Monkey’s inability to notify the user of the…

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