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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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Retired History Instructor Mary Minard Dies at Age 65

Life-long Phillips Academy resident Mary Minard AA ’55 recently passed away only a year and a half after retiring as an Instructor in History and Social Science. For this former faculty child, who grew up on this campus, attended school at Abbot Academy, and taught for the Abbot and PA History departments, the ordinary was…

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Faculty Votes to Preserve Salaries and Financial Aid

The Phillips Academy faculty viewed a presentation on the results of the “Ranking of Priorities” handout at Tuesday night’s faculty meeting organized by the Faculty Working Group on Facilities and Budget. Responses to the “Priorities” survey revealed that administrators and instructors feel most strongly about protecting faculty and staff salaries, assuring the Academy’s $8.6 million…

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Crisis Management Team Tackles Backpack Hazard

Returning to PA after winter break, students learned that backpacks in Commons could no longer be dropped randomly on the floor but must be placed behind designated red taped lines, to ensure the safety of the student body in an emergency evacuation situation. Dean of Students Marlys Edwards believes, “The red lines are necessary for…

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Goldfish are the Fishes that are so Delicious

Recent studies have indicated that not only are Goldfish(tm) so Delicious, but also are the snack that smiles back. Furthermore, they come in a variety of flavors which are pleasing to both the discriminating gourmet and the casual snacker.

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