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PA Students Lead Nationwide Math Competition Field

After completing the fifth round of tests this Wednesday, Phillips Academy still retains its lead in the New England Mathematics League Competition. Andover scored 30 points in the latest round and is now tied for first place in the nation, with a perfect score of 90. The math competition is a nationwide contest to distinguish…

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Trustee Oscar Tang ’56 Sponsors Summer Faculty Trip to China

Having fled war-torn China as a child, Phillips Academy Charter Trustee Oscar Tang ’56 has achieved phenomenal success in the business world and become the school’s largest alumnus contributor. Mr. Tang has donated more than $15 million to the school over the last several years and sponsored a summer trip to China for 17 faculty…

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Voters Select Asplundh-Smith, Levenback, Wang As Final Student Council Presidential Hopefuls

After weeks of heated campaigning by the six remaining candidates in the race to succeed Kanyi Maqubela ’03 as Phillips Academy Student Council president, the student body cast its final ballots of the winter term this past Wednesday, narrowing the pool to three finalists. Allegra Asplundh-Smith ’04, Sam Levenback ’04, and Fan Wang ’04 advanced…

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PA and Andover High Share Tenuous Relationship

The following comes from an investigative report written for the English Department’s Journalism elective. Phillips Academy students visited Andover High School for a day and polled students and faculty. Both Andover High School (AHS) and Phillips Academy (PA) have made attempts at fostering a healthy relationship via various academic and extracurricular programs. Although some members…

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Journalist Polk Speaks On Notable Female Explorers

Speaking on women’s accomplishments in the field of exploration, photojournalist and author Mildred Polk addressed students and faculty during Wednesday’s All-School Meeting. The mother of Elisabeth Polk-Bauman ’04, Ms. Polk visited campus as part of Women’s Forum Winter Weekend. Since her graduation from Harvard University with a degree in Anthropology, Ms. Polk has traveled on…

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