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Andover Video Owner Zappala Dies, Prompting Close of Downtown Store

When Phillips Academy students visit Andover Video for the first time this fall, everything will probably seem just business as usual: the lower level will still house the new releases, and videos will still cost $3.50 per day. The difference, however, will be that owner Bill Zappala, a Lynnfield, MA, native who founded the store…

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Orientation Activities Begin As New Students Arrive at Andover

During the weekend prior to the start of school, students new to Phillips Academy participated in two days of Orientation activities, including a tour of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Library and an overview of the online resources available for students. The Orientation will continue into the second weekend of school, featuring activities such as a…

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Addison Director Weinberg to Take Charge at Whitney

Adam Weinberg, director of the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy, has spent his career putting the spotlight on art, but this summer he found himself in the limelight. In early August, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City selected Mr. Weinberg as its next director and thus ended what…

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Gelb Center Nearly Complete After Summer Construction

Over the summer, workers completed several construction projects on the Phillips Academy campus, including the exterior of the new Richard L. Gelb Science Center. Nearly all of the Gelb’s site work, as well as interior systems, cabinets, flooring, and millwork are also complete. However, the interior must be finished before the building opens its doors…

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Abbot Scholar Thomas ’03 Discusses ‘Digital Divide’

Discussing the use of technology and its availability among different social groups both across the United States and at Phillips Academy, Abbot Scholar Itiah Thomas ’03 delivered her presentation “The Digital Divide: A Social Divide?” on Tuesday in the School Room. Thomas concentrated her presentation on the availability of computer access with regard to race,…

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