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Blizzard Prompts Sykes to Call Off Tuesday Classes

In response to the 20 inches of snow that fell on Andover in the “Blizzard of 2003,” the Phillips Academy administration cancelled all classes on Tuesday and declared a “snow say.” Although a snow say last occurred two years ago, this is only the third such day at Andover in 22 years. After several hours…

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Model UN Takes Awards At Georgetown Conference

Journeying to the 40th annual North American Invitational Model United Nations Conference (NAIMUN) in Washington, DC, this past weekend, approximately 50 members of Phillips Academy’s Model United Nations club (PAMUN) left campus for the weekend and took home numerous prizes for their work in sessions of mock -political and legal debate. The conference, organized by…

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Presidential Race Narrowed To Six Upper Candidates

Voters narrowed the number of Student Council presidential hopefuls from ten to six in Wednesday’s second round of voting in Commons. The remaining Upper candidates are Allegra Asplundh-Smith, Sam DuPont, Sam Levenback, Will Scharf, Aaron Stroble, and Fan Wang. These students will continue to broadcast their plans for school-wide change in hopes of becoming one…

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Students and Faculty Attend Anti-War Rally

Trekking to New York City this past weekend, several Phillips Academy students and faculty joined thousands of activists in protesting the Bush administration’s proposed offensive against Iraq. Although the school did not sponsor any official transportation or organization for those wishing to participate in the event, students joined the Sweet Honey Society, a coalition dedicated…

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Phillips and Andover High Maintain Distant Relations

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. With its manicured lawns, quaint New England shops and an average home price of over $400,000, Andover fits the image of a perfect upper-class suburb. Teenagers…

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