News in Brief

This Week:

  1. An Abbot Independent Scholars Program information session was held on Tuesday, January 21 in Ada’s Room of Paresky Commons. The event was for students interested in pursuing an independent project during spring term. The deadline for applications is February 13 at 3:00 p.m.
  2. Winter midterms concluded on Friday, January 24. Grades and comments will be posted on Tuesday, January 28. With only approximately fifteen more weeks of school in 2020, half an academic year will have passed.

Looking Ahead:

  1. More than 100 summer program representatives will highlight programs for academic research, community service, and international travel during the 30th annual Summer Opportunities Fair. Sponsored by the Parents of Students of Phillips Academy (PSPA), it will take on Sunday, January 26 from 12:00-3:00 p.m. in the Snyder Athletic Center. 
  2. Multiple clubs will be participating in off-campus competitions during the upcoming weeks. Model United Nations will compete at Yale Model United Nations from January 23 – 26 and Harvard Model United Nations from January 30 – February 2. The VEX robotics team will compete on January 25 in North Andover. 

A Senior Soloists Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Cochran Chapel on Saturday, January 25. Alejandra Pedroza ’20 will play the bassoon, Samson Zhang ’20 will play the piano, and Chloe Webster ’20 will sing.