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Final Presidential Candidates Discuss Plans for Upcoming Academic Year

To gain perspective on the three remaining Student Council presidential hopefuls before spring term elections, The Phillipian conducted separate interviews with Upper candidates Allegra Asplundh-Smith, Sam Levenback, and Fan Wang. The Phillipian: Why did you choose to run for school president? Allegra Asplundh-Smith: From talking to kids, from talking to teachers, from going to Student…

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Students Rate PA Faculty On Popular Internet Site

Sweeping the Phillips Academy campus by storm, a website that allows students to post anonymous opinions of faculty members has risen in popularity, as Andover earned the title of the school with the most entries this week. Currently, 169 Andover teachers and administrators are rated on RateMyTeachers.com, which permits students to evaluate faculty members in…

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Students Clinch First Place During Annual Japan Bowl

Participating in only its second annual New England Region Japan Bowl Conference, two Phillips Academy teams advanced to the national round by taking first place in the Level II and Level IV categories. Regional competitions took place nation-wide in 15 locations this past Saturday as Andover students spent Saturday competing at the Children’s Museum in…

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New England Prep Schools Share In Financial Trouble

With the recent instability of financial markets contributing to a tenuous economic situation for investors around the world, it is not surprising that some of Phillips Academy’s peer schools have experienced the same decrease in endowment income and funds that forced the Board of Trustees to make considerable cuts to the operating budget. Many other…

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