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Rachel Sobel '23 catches a lacrosse ball.

Spring Sports Lifts Students’ Sprits

Kate Hirschen, Writer May 6, 2021
In a year with few interscholastic sports, the start of the spring athletics season has cheered many up on campus.
Prom will be held on the field to accommodate social distancing guidelines.

School to Modify Prom for Safety

Natalie Kozhemiakin, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2021
The School has implemented several changes, including holding the event outside, to protect attendees.
Upper School History Teacher Ted Barker-Hook gives a lesson on The New York Times.

Curriculum Modified During COVID-19

Nico Jaffer, Writer April 27, 2021
Educators have had to adapt to various challenges during COVID-19, including teaching in-person and concurrently.
Students gathered at lunch on Tuesday to discuss the trial.

Chauvin Verdict Prompts Community Discussion

Grace Papas, Executive Editor April 27, 2021
Emotions were running high during the discussion as the community awaited the historic verdict.
Upper School Greenline Director Max Holman plays the piano during rehearsal.

Faculty Profile: Music Teacher Max Holman

Charles McLaughlin, Writer April 23, 2021
Middle and Upper School Music Teacher Max Holman joins the School this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vicki Trinh organizes COVID-19 test samples.

Staff Profile: School Nurse Vicki Trinh

Brian Gamble, Senior Writer April 22, 2021
Nurse Trinh joins the Health and Wellness Team this year, facilitating weekly COVID-19 tests and working in the Lower School.
Photo illustration courtesy of

Christian, Neudel Reflect on Chauvin Guilty Verdict

Natalie Kozhemiakin, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2021
"Don’t confuse this with justice, but accountability is a step forward," says the Director of Equity and Inclusion.
Photo illustration by Edan Zinn '23.

Q&A: Get To Know Upper School Senate Candidates

Edan Zinn, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2021
Elections will occur later this month for Upper School Senate positions for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Gator file photo.

Community Members Reflect on Pandemic

Nico Jaffer, Writer April 12, 2021
While safety protocols are still being enforced, campus is starting to return to normal.
Students use Sora to access eBooks from their devices. Photo illustration by Edan Zinn '23.

Library Moves Online During COVID-19

Kate Hirschen, Writer April 7, 2021
Since books cannot be physically borrowed, the School's website now includes links to new online resources.
In Upper School classrooms, students sit at desks six feet apart.

School Moves To Full-Time In-Person Learning

Marlie Kass, Writer April 5, 2021
For the first time in over a year, campus is open five days a week for Upper School classes.
Gator Announces Next Year's Leadership

Gator Announces Next Year’s Leadership

Gator Editorial Board March 31, 2021
The publication will be lead by the youngest and most award-winning student journalists in the newsroom's history.
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