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Trustees Approve Building Of Second Ice Hockey Rink

Amidst the festivities and celebrations marking Phillips Academy’s 225th Anniversary, the Board of Trustees convened for their annual spring term meeting to approve the operating budget for the fiscal year 2004, authorize the construction of a second ice sheet at the Ted Harrison Hockey Rink, and continue support for the International Academic Partnership (IAP). After…

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Abbot Scholar Polenz Discusses Free Speech

Speaking in front of an audience of students and faculty in the School Room of Abbot Hall, Jonathan Polenz ’03 delivered his Abbot Scholar presentation entitled, “A History of Free Speech at Phillips Academy: The Bernard Allen Case.” The presentation was the result of Polenz’s extensive research on the Bernard Allen case and how it…

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Heaphy Shares Life Story With Community at ASM

Urging students to gain respect for themselves by showing compassion towards others, Mr. Dennis Heaphy, one of the country’s leading advocates for people with disabilities, spoke to the Phillips Academy community at Wednesday’s All-School Meeting (ASM). Mr. Heaphy, a quadriplegic who holds positions on the boards of multiple non-profit organizations for the advancement of low-income…

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McCaslin Lectures On Bible Interpretations

Presenting the first in a series of three Brace Center Faculty Fellow lectures, Chair of the Philosophy and Religious Studies Department Susan McCaslin spoke to an audience gathered on Tuesday evening in the School Room of Abbot Hall. Ms. McCaslin’s talk examined gender and cultural issues as they pertained to the Bible and how these…

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Chase Announces Decision to Keep Saturday Classes

Responding to discussions with the Pace of Life and Faculty Advisory Committees, Head of School Barbara Landis Chase notified the Phillips Academy community via an e-mail on Tuesday that she plans to keep the current policy on the controversial topic of Saturday classes “constant for the foreseeable future.” In her announcement, Mrs. Chase stated that…

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