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Students shatter door, threaten senior tradition

Chloe Taft, Editor in Chief | May 18, 2024

The front doors of the Upper School (US) may not be as famous as Lorenzo Ghiberti’s ordained, golden panels in Florence, Italy, or the controversial floating door that saved only Rose in “Titanic,” or even the doors on which Martin Luther pinned his 95 theses. But on Friday, March 1, the school’s front doors became more infamous than any other. One of the glass doors was shattered by two seniors,...

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Alumni awards highlight achievement and impact

Ryan Clay, Staff Writer | May 17, 2024

At an all-school assembly on March 6, four Upper School (US) alumni were recognized for their achievements beyond the school’s halls. Stuart Cable ’71, Bill Rodriguez ’81, Des Potier ’99, and Lizzy Kidder ’06 were awarded the BB&N Medal, the Distinguished Alumni Award, the Lewis Bryant Award, and the Distinguished Young Alumni Award, respectively. –Ryan Clay ’26 Stuart Cable ’71 Stuart...

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Womens History Month - Knights in Conversation
Women's History Month - Knights in Conversation
Vanguard Editorial Board May 19, 2024

March marks Women's History Month, a time of reflection, conversations, and empowerment for women across the Upper School(US) and beyond. To celebrate, The Vanguard brought together three student leaders of female affinity spaces:...

Petropoulos Senior Art Show displays student talent
Petropoulos Senior Art Show displays student talent
Christine Tao, Staff Writer • May 18, 2024

Vibrant hues adorned the walls and pedestals of the Upper School (US) Gallery, including ceramic depictions of nature, photographs of family,...

Here’s something to harp on: Olivia Lee chosen for the National Youth Orchestra
Here’s something to harp on: Olivia Lee chosen for the National Youth Orchestra
Sonja Peetz-Larsen, Arts Editor • May 17, 2024

When she’s not spending her spare time on the squash court or practicing taekwondo, Olivia Lee ’25 can be found with a harp in hand, serenading...

‘Filling in the gaps:’ Amplify Muslim Voices hosts second annual Iftar

Recent Off Campus Stories

Josh Levy P ’14 ’16 ’20 aids in shutting down commercial sex ring

May 17, 2024

Just two miles from the Upper School campus, in Watertown’s Arsenal Yards, one location in an interstate...

¡Celebramos! Latin and Hispanic community unites at Noche Española

May 17, 2024

Entering the Community Room on April 3, one thing was clear: it was Noche Española, also known as Spanish...

United at last: Will Benjamin ’25 meets pen pal of nine years in Malawi

September 6, 2023

With the rapid rise of digital communication, hand- written letters may seem antiquated. Will Benjamin...

Girls’ Varsity Hockey skates past injuries to success

Recent Sports Stories

Young alumni jump over records and slash through competition

May 18, 2024

The phrase student-athlete is not unfamiliar to many Upper School (US) students, who seek to balance...

May 11, 2024

   The Upper School (US) Boys’ Varsity Fencing team (BVF) stood proudly with glistening gold medals...

Spring Sports Recap 2023
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