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Construction of Gelb Science Center Continues During Break

Though the snow may have blanketed the Phillips Academy campus over break, the two feet of snow did not hinder the Office of the Physical Plant (OPP) from making progress on the numerous construction projects currently underway. The winter term has ushered in new stages in planning and development of the Richard L. Gelb Science…

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OAR Shifts Focus, Hires Young Alumni Director Savino

Looking to forge stronger ties with young alumni, the Phillips Academy Office of Academy Resources (OAR) has hired Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs Jenny Savino to lead Young Alumni Programs in hopes of maintaining connections with recent graduates attending college. Ms. Savino hopes to develop stronger programs for mentoring and career networking and wants to…

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Chase Enjoys Sabbatical at U.C. Berkeley

Spending time studying in a picturesque beachside city with friends and family may not sound like the typical job description of a Phillips Academy Head of School. These activities, however, have become the major focus of Head of School Barbara Chase’s daily routine since she began her sabbatical in the fall. Mrs. Chase is enjoying…

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Faculty Vote For More Lenient PA Sports Program

Shortly after winter vacation commenced, the Phillips Academy faculty “voted to vote” on an amended athletic requirement. The vote, which occurred on December 17, signals an encouraging victory for the student body. The results of the faculty vote show that they agree with the opinion held by most students that the requirement should be made…

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Dalton Promotes Book On Book TV and C-SPAN 2

As part of a two-month, nationwide publicity campaign for the recently published Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, Phillips Academy Instructor in History and Social Science Kathleen Dalton appeared before a national television audience in a Barnes and Noble Booksellers branch in Walnut Creek, California, in last weekend’s Book TV and C-SPAN2 broadcast of a December…

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