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Academic Council Changes Saturday Class Starting Time

The Academic Council voted to begin Saturday classes at 8:30 a.m., a half hour later than the starting time two weeks ago. The new time was chosen because it allows “time for games as well as sleeping in,” Dean of Studies Vincent Avery said. Though Saturday classes have started at 8:50 a.m. in years past,…

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Crisis Management Team Implements Toll-Free Emergency Phone Number

Phillips Academy has implemented a toll-free telephone number to provide uninterrupted access for parents during emergencies. The number will be used when a high volume of calls overloads the local telephone service. The Crisis Management Team recommended the system after they conducted a review of emergency response procedures and resources when parents were unable to…

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Planning Committee Meets To Review School’s Priorities

The Strategic Planning Committee met for the first time earlier this month to begin its reevaluation of Phillips Academy’s overall mission and priorities for the next five years. The planning process includes the Board of Trustees, faculty members, alumni, and students, who will work together throughout the year to establish a set of directional goals…

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