From the inside: New season brings reflection

Students are wearing Christmas (and Hanukkah) sweaters, holding holiday inspired red Starbucks cups and getting restless, counting the days until winter break finally arrives. As the end of December draws near, I thought it would be fitting to take a moment to reflect on 2017. When I look back at all that’s happened from last…

From the inside: Tales of being younger sister

“Oh, are you Abby’s sister?” the teacher asks. “Yes,” I reply, as I brace myself for the same spiel about what an energetic, outgoing student she was, how she was great in the school theatre shows, how she… I’m sure every younger sibling has experienced this scenario countless times, whether it is repeated by a…

Varsity Letter: Welcome to varsity, rookie

In the waning minutes of the varsity football team’s game against the Richard Montgomery Rockets on Sept 15, chances of a Patriot victory seemed slim. The Rockets, already up by five points, were deep in Patriot territory looking to put the game away with a touchdown. But when RM’s quarterback lobbed a pass to the…

From the Inside: Bringing travel home with you

Getting back into the school year from the summer warrants some reflection, I think. Looking back on junior year it was definitely tough. It was ultimately a test of stamina – how much longer you can study, how much more effort you can put into club and extracurricular activities. Because junior year was challenging and…