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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.

‘Unaccompanied Minors’ perform, bond on February tour

‘Unaccompanied Minors’ perform, bond on February tour

By Sydney Stone
April 22, 2016
Filed under NEWS

The Unaccompanied Minors traveled to San Francisco and Denver over five days for their "February tour," as Music director and choir teacher Kate Burns calls it. Read More »...

Latinists ‘Seize the Day’ at 2016 State Convention

Latinists ‘Seize the Day’ at 2016 State Convention

By Cat Oriel
April 14, 2016
Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

Eleven Archer Latinists attended the California Junior Classical League (CaJCL) Convention at Woodbridge High School in Irvine, California, on March 25 and 26. The convention is an annual event that attracts thousands of students from across California to celebrate Roman and Greek culture. Read...

Iman Mohammed ’18 discovers new approach to mathematics

Iman Mohammed ’18 discovers new approach to mathematics

By Carina Oriel
March 20, 2016
Filed under NEWS

While sitting in Math Department Chair Erika Amaya's pre-calculus class, sophomore Iman Mohammed stared blank faced at the whiteboard as Amaya found polynomials with irrational conjugate roots. Read More »...

Diversity Club discusses ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement with community

Diversity Club discusses ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement with community

By Isabelle Kantz
March 18, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Diversity Club co-President Ava-Rose Beech '16 facilitated a discussion for students and faculty members to share their personal thoughts regarding the controversy between the "Black Lives Matter" and "All Lives Matter" movements on Wednesday, March 2. Many students agreed that the "All Lives...

Students chosen to exhibit artwork at Marlborough Invitational Art Show

Students chosen to exhibit artwork at Marlborough Invitational Art Show

By Anika Bhavnani
March 18, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Ten Archer upper school students were chosen to showcase their work at Marlborough's Invitational Art Show. The pieces range in different mediums, from ceramics to sculpture to photography to collages. Read More »...

Musical guests speak with, perform for Spanish classes

Musical guests speak with, perform for Spanish classes

By Sydney Stone
March 11, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Archer parent, CEO and founder of Cordoba Guitars Tim Miklaucic spoke with two Spanish classes at Archer on Friday, Feb. 12. He brought guitarist Ben Woods and flamenco dancer Arlene Hurtado with him. Spanish teacher Annie Santana organized the presentation in an effort to create a "new type of learning experience."...

Social work expert Dr. Monica Applewhite pays visit to Archer

Social work expert Dr. Monica Applewhite pays visit to Archer

By Isabelle Kantz
March 9, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Archer students and faculty all took part in a presentation on healthy relationships and boundaries led by Dr. Monica Applewhite on Tuesday, Mar. 1. Read More »...

Philanthropy Phebruary: Archer takes action

Philanthropy Phebruary: Archer takes action

By Ella Tollman
March 4, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Last month, the Archer School for Girls participated in Philanthropy Phebruary, teaching girls how to become philanthropists in their own communities. Girls dug through their closets, finding ways they could give back to their communities and those in need. "There is so much need, and we ha...

‘FabLab TV’ launches new show at Archer

‘FabLab TV’ launches new show at Archer

By Sarah Wagner
March 4, 2016
Filed under NEWS

A chorus of “wow” sounded through the Dining Hall as Head of School Elizabeth English announced that "FabLab TV" would launch their new show at Archer. “The rest of this week is going to be a lot of fun, a little crazy and very exciting,” English said during a brief Upper School meet...

Down vest sparks debate amongst students

Down vest sparks debate amongst students

By Anika Bhavnani
March 4, 2016
Filed under NEWS

The newest addition to the Archer uniform has sparked controversy amongst the student body. Read More »

First annual ‘Color Wars’ brightens Archer spirit

First annual ‘Color Wars’ brightens Archer spirit

By Cybele Zhang, Sports Editor
February 26, 2016
Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

The Archer campus is normally covered in evergreen, white and grey, but on Friday, Feb. 19, the campus filled with every color of the rainbow for Color Wars. Read More »...

Middle Schoolers celebrate Grandparents and Special Friends Day

Middle Schoolers celebrate Grandparents and Special Friends Day

By Anika Bhavnani
February 23, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Middle schoolers and their guests roamed the halls of Archer on Friday, Feb. 12, for the annual Grandparents and Special Friends Day. Read More »...

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