Monthly Archives: July 2012

Since when do kids rule the roost?

If you can get past the confrontational title of Elizabeth Kolbert’s New Yorker article “Spoiled Rotten: Why Do Kids Rule the Roost?”, you will discover why this article has been generating a great deal of buzz over the last couple … Continue reading

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Relationships over Championships by Director of Athletics Alex Gallagher ’90

When you walk into the Rappaport gymnasium and look at the large Independent School League (ISL) and New England Championship banners on the walls you cannot help but be struck by the remarkable athletic success that our school has enjoyed … Continue reading

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Grab a Good Book

Looking for a good summer read? Check out these faculty-recommended books: The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton. (Recommended by Kate Ramsdell) Upper middle class New York society of the 1870s is reeling from the calamity of individual aspirations contradicting the … Continue reading

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The Incessant Echo of What We Do and Say by Dean of Students Erika Guy

In 1993 there was a very heated and public exchange between professional basketball players Karl Malone and Charles Barkley. Barkley’s assertion in a Nike ad that “I am not a role model” prompted Malone to write an essay for Sports … Continue reading

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