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The Oracle

The student news site of The Archer School for Girls

The Oracle

The student news site of The Archer School for Girls

The Oracle

uniors Letizia Oetker, Azel Al-Kadiri and Margaret Morris sit in a hallway before class studying for an upcoming biology test.
SHOWCASE
Commentary: My first full year of in-person high school 
By Greta Irvine, News Editor • 1 hour ago

The rumor is true: junior year is a hard year. How could it not be? Grades are vital for college, AP courses are introduced into schedules, ACT and SAT prep begins and extracurricular activities become a future necessity for college applications.  But,...

Thea Leimone and her family all participate in a Q&A hosted by the Athletic Leadership Council. Lemoine discussed how swimming has effected her life and what she is looking forward to during college.
Senior Thea Leimone signs letter of intent to swim for Columbia University
By Rose Sarner, Culture Editor • 1 hour ago

Eleven years. Eleven years of waking up at 4:50 a.m. to jump in the pool before a long day of school, to missing social events with her friends....

Seniors sit in the Blackbox Theatre as they wait for a video of college advice from Archer graduates during a surprise celebration. The celebration during US-FLX block also included Sprinkles cupcakes donated by the Archer Parent’s Association.
Words of wisdom: Seniors celebrate first wave of application deadlines
By Thea Leimone, Features Editor • November 18, 2021

As winter break nears, Nov. 1 and 15 have officially passed, and so have the first milestones of college application deadlines. To celebrate...

Marissa Gendy (22) and the senior class cheers for the commencement of the Founders Day and Senior Recognition Ceremony with Head of School Elizabeth English’s speech. “Well, in the immortal words of Taylor Swift, I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling 22,” English said.
Dream come true: Archer celebrates annual Founder's Day and Senior Recognition Ceremony
By Maia Alvarez and Jullie Cach November 16, 2021

"Hello, dream come true. Hello Archer." This was the opening remark of co-founder Dr. Diana Meehan, celebrating Archer's 26 years of education...

Shayla Covington (26) films Julia Ong (26) and Skylar Roberts (26) posing in the lighting studio. On Nov. 17, they filmed their cooking show segment Flop Chef for the middle school broadcast.
Eighth grade film and TV elective captures 'lighthearted spirit' of middle school through broadcast
By Audrey Chang , Staff Reporter • November 29, 2021

The eighth grade film and TV elective is made up of 10 students who, every year, produce the middle school broadcast. The broadcast highlights...

The delicious Kimchi Quesadilla with spicy Korean hot sauce. I perfect blend of the cheesy Mexican classic, and the refreshing Korean household staple.
Column: Down to Kogi town
November 15, 2021
Thea Leimone and her family all participate in a Q&A hosted by the Athletic Leadership Council. Lemoine discussed how swimming has effected her life and what she is looking forward to during college.
Senior Thea Leimone signs letter of intent to swim for Columbia University
By Rose Sarner, Culture Editor • 1 hour ago

Eleven years. Eleven years of waking up at 4:50 a.m. to jump in the pool before a long day of school, to missing social events with her friends....

Vaughan, Tiffany and Reno Anoai smile after Vaughan officially signed her letter of intent to play at Georgetown University. According to Marissa Gendy, fellow senior, Vaughan has worked so hard, and will do incredible things in the future.
Senior Vaughan Anoa'i signs letter of intent, commits to play Division I volleyball at Georgetown University
By Chloe Fidler, Voices Editor • November 29, 2021

After countless hours, practices and games, senior Vaughan Anoa'i verbally committed to play Division I volleyball at Georgetown University on...

We live in a society where women arent allowed to age gracefully and love who they please. So, instead of the cougar, its time we discuss the manthers of the world who are treated so differently.
Column: The man, the myth, the manther
By Azel Al-Kadiri, Columnist • November 29, 2021

“You said if we had been closer in age maybe it would have been fine." Calling all Swifties, she’s done it again. In her new extended...

This graphic illustrates a conversation between two people, and how the verbal affirmation of a thank you or gratitude, in general, can transcend relationships and impact the lives of others. By saying thank you and actively demonstrating kindness, we are able to show those around us that we acknowledge their efforts and care for them deeply.
Column: The power of a thank you
By Marissa Gendy, Columnist • November 13, 2021

A large part of my identity is based on the way I view the world around me. At a young age, I learned the importance of reading others: their...

uniors Letizia Oetker, Azel Al-Kadiri and Margaret Morris sit in a hallway before class studying for an upcoming biology test.
Commentary: My first full year of in-person high school 
By Greta Irvine, News Editor • 1 hour ago

The rumor is true: junior year is a hard year. How could it not be? Grades are vital for college, AP courses are introduced into schedules,...

The left image shows Rose Sarner posing in front of Belwood Bakery in the cul de sac across from Archer where customers can order food from an outside widow. The right image shows Greta Irvine drinking an iced matcha in front of the storefront of Clark Street, a new addition to Brentwood that offers indoor and outdoor seating. 
Clark Street vs. Belwood
November 29, 2021

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, here is a helpful list of gifts to get for your loved ones this holiday season.
Gift guide: What to bring to the Thanksgiving table
By London Sinclair, Senior Reporter • November 3, 2021

Leaves changing colors, a brisk chill in the air, tights under skirts and tall black boots — fall is coming. With the holidays on the horizon...

Season 2, Ep 1: Inside the Walls of Archer with Samantha Hazell-O'Brien
By London Sinclair, Senior Reporter • November 16, 2021

Welcome to season two of The Scoop! For this episode, we are showcasing Archer’s new Dean of Student Life, Equity and Inclusion, Samantha Hazell-O’Brien....

The Scoop S1 Ep 6 - Colonialism, Capitalism and Carbon Emissions
By London Sinclair, Senior Reporter • June 3, 2021

In this episode, we discuss three C’s — colonialism, capitalism and carbon emissions with Bess Frierson (‘22) and how they each contribute...