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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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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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CommServ Office Sponsors Former Lawrence Teacher for Speaker Series

Speaking at an event sponsored by the Community Service Office, Mr. Steven Crowley recalled his experiences as a teacher at the Lawrence middle school that performed the worst of any in Massachusetts, with 95% of its 1,200 students failing the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS). A Harvard graduate whose teaching experiences range from affluent suburban…

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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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Ten Faculty Receive Kenan Grants to Pursue Interests

Continuing a long tradition of supporting Phillips Academy faculty in their individual academic endeavors, the Kenan Charitable Trust Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual grants for the upcoming year. The grants, which amount to $42,500, were awarded to ten faculty members this year. According to Andover Kenan Trust coordinator Instructor in Russian Dr….

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