A Gender Neutral Dress Code

By Malena Solin '20   Upon receiving Thacher’s 2018-2019 Student/Parent Handbook, many community members were surprised to see significant differences in the “Appearance and Dress” section. The handbook notes that the School will not “reinforce or increase marginalization or oppression” of either gender identity or gender expression, revising the dress code to be gender neutral … Continue reading A Gender Neutral Dress Code

Pollos Locos

The well-anticipated arrival for the chickens is back!   With a fresh new squad of the Pollos Locos, the chickens this year are here to storm the playing field. With hot team lineup of 24 small chickens, these birds assure terror alongside prosperity with their rule, pledging for a new era of no fowl play. … Continue reading Pollos Locos

Pidduck Special: An Interview with our New Head’s Family

Armed with questions and anxious to interview the new Head’s family for the first time, I ventured over to Mr. and Mrs. Pidduck’s residence as the sun set after formal and the “pink moment” descended. Immediately upon entering the house and settling down in the living room with the Pidducks, I felt at ease. The … Continue reading Pidduck Special: An Interview with our New Head’s Family

Deconstructing Binaries: Thacher’s Shift Toward Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Before the Thacher community departed for their Fall Extra Day Trips this past August, many noticed a change in the Commons that caused a buzz among the student body: the signs reading “Men” and “Women” on the bathroom doors had been removed, new head-to-toe stalls were being installed, and urinals had been pulled out of … Continue reading Deconstructing Binaries: Thacher’s Shift Toward Gender Neutral Bathrooms