On Saturday, November 6, the first-ever Cluster Cup was organized by the Student Council. Teams from each cluster participated in a dodgeball tournament.
Susie’s closed on Saturday evening. According to Jennifer Elliott, Dean of Students, the decision was made due to the “atrocious condition” Susie’s was left in after prior Saturday evenings this Fall term.
Upperclassmen will be allowed room visits once dorm meetings surrounding sexual health and healthy relationship measures are completed. Doors will be open for all visits until January 1st when seniors can close doors. Juniors and Lowers would only be permitted to visit other rooms during Friday and weekends with doors open and lights on.
Starting with Pajama Day last Friday, students participated in Spirit Week ahead of Andover/Exeter this weekend. Monday was Generations Day; Tuesday was Tourist Tuesday; Wednesday was Decades Day; Thursday was Exeter Geek Day, followed by Big Blue Day for Friday.
For Veterans’ Day on Thursday, November 11, the Office of Alumni Engagement hosted the 12th Annual Veterans Day Program and dinner on campus, inviting Lieutenant Commander Ali Ghaffari ’98 USN (Ret.) as keynote speaker.
On Friday, November 12, the Blue Key Heads will lead the Pep Rally in the Borden Memorial Gym in preparation for the Andover/Exeter Weekend alongside Drumline performance. Varsity teams will put on a routine as they prepare to compete this weekend.
Masking will be optional for Abbot Ball occurring on Saturday, November 13, as Jennifer Elliott noted in an all-school email. The event will be held in Paresky Commons at Lower Right from 9:00 pm and 11:30 pm.
Next week will be Finals Week and tryouts for certain varsity sports, with conference periods instead of classes on Monday. The test periods assigned for each day will be period 1 and 2 on Tuesday, 3 on Wednesday, 4 and 5 on Thursday, ending with period 6 and 7 on Friday.