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  • May 10Breaking: Jenn Babin appointed as Dean of Students. Story to follow.

  • April 24Gretchen Warner appointed interim upper school director 2017-2018. Stay tuned for further coverage.

Recent NEWS Stories

Students present ‘inspiring’ projects at annual STEM Symposium

Students present ‘inspiring’ projects at annual STEM Symposium

May 23, 2017

Inspiring, creative, passionate — this is how sophomore Lola Wolf would describe...

Archer hosts annual Humanities Honors Symposium, celebrates ‘hard work and passion’

Archer hosts annual Humanities Honors Symposium, celebrates ‘hard work and passion’

May 18, 2017

Androgyny, consumerism, "Cabaret" and reality television were just a few of the various topics...

Archer day trip to Mexico was ‘incredible experience’ full of ‘self-growth,’ organizer says

Archer day trip to Mexico was ‘incredible experience’ full of ‘self-growth,’ organizer says

May 17, 2017

"You don't have to travel all the way across the world to make a really big...

Goodbye Archer, Hello College: seniors prepare for graduation

Goodbye Archer, Hello College: seniors prepare for graduation

May 16, 2017

After a long year of college applications, essays and standardized testing,...

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Recent FEATURES Stories

Archer Maypole tradition weaves together past, present

Archer Maypole tradition weaves together past, present

May 23, 2017

Archer's annual Moving Up Day marks the final day of the school year, welcomes summer and celebrates...

Alumnae share Archer’s impact on college experience

Alumnae share Archer’s impact on college experience

May 16, 2017

Inspired by the Class of 2017 celebrating their college decisions and hanging their pennants, the Oracle...

Food and the self: Changing attitudes towards eating disorders

Food and the self: Changing attitudes towards eating disorders

May 11, 2017

Teenagers fear the stigma of being overweight, yet this pressure can lead to eating disorders, which...

Breaking the stigma: mental health on campus and in the culture

Breaking the stigma: mental health on campus and in the culture

May 10, 2017

One in five. Twenty percent. Theoretically, nearly 100 Archer students. That's how many adolescents,...

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Recent SPORTS Stories

‘Trust’ helps varsity softball win league, move on to CIF playoff

‘Trust’ helps varsity softball win league, move on to CIF playoff

May 23, 2017

For varsity softball, it was a season of broken school records, bus-ride jam sessions and many victories. The team has enjoyed enormous succ...

Athletes celebrates ‘amazing’ 2017 Sports Awards Banquet

Athletes celebrates ‘amazing’ 2017 Sports Awards Banquet

May 19, 2017

After a year of hard work, commitment and teamwork, the Archer Athletics communi...

Varsity swim makes Archer history at League Championship, CIFs

Varsity swim makes Archer history at League Championship, CIFs

May 18, 2017

This year's varsity swim season was one for the record books. On May 5, the...

Archer Athletics discusses Under Armour sponsorship, encourages student input

Archer Athletics discusses Under Armour sponsorship, encourages student input

May 16, 2017

When athletes show up to the court, track, field or pool, Archer Athletics wants...

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Recent CULTURE Stories

Middle school performs ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ ‘appeals to all ages,’ director says

Middle school performs ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ ‘appeals to all ages,’ director says

May 22, 2017

Lions, tigers and bears — oh my! This is one of the many famous lines that was performed at the...

Meghan Marshall captures ‘Goddesses of 2017’ for senior photography exhibit

Meghan Marshall captures ‘Goddesses of 2017’ for senior photography exhibit

May 19, 2017

Seventy girls, one grade, the Class of 2017 — Meghan Marshall '17 opened her senior art show, entitled...

Kristen Mundy, Elizabeth Zinman display senior art showcases

Kristen Mundy, Elizabeth Zinman display senior art showcases

May 18, 2017

Fairytale and Spring Break — on Tuesday, May 5, Kristen Mundy '17 displayed her ceramic works in "Forest...

Seniors display photography, paintings, pottery

Seniors display photography, paintings, pottery

May 16, 2017

Ingrid Sant and Halle Jacobs The Eastern Star Gallery was recently occupied by seniors Ingrid Sant an...

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Op-Ed: Government budgets cuts threaten preservation of federal land, diversity of species

Op-Ed: Government budgets cuts threaten preservation of federal land, diversity of species

By Cybele Zhang, Sports Editor

Last month, Donald Trump received his first paycheck as President of the United States. Rather than collecting the $78,333 first installment of his salary, Trump pledged t...

May 17, 20172 Comments

  • Op-Ed: Plastic water bottles are destroying our health, planet May 17, 2017
  • Letter from the Editor: Wrapping up the year May 16, 2017
  • Op-Ed: Native American mascotry creates detrimental atmosphere for all races May 6, 2017

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Column: Thank you, Archer

Column: Thank you, Archer

By Isabel Adler, Columnist

Dear Archer, I’m writing this to you because, as much as it hurts to say it, this is my last week of high school. While the rest of the school is buzzing with excitemen...

May 16, 20172 Comments

  • Column: My ode to feminism April 26, 2017
  • Column: Massively Complicated Pomo-ments April 21, 2017
  • Column: The Dish on Pescetarianism April 17, 2017

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