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Predicaments in Camp Counselling

By Chase Barnes '21 There were many constants for me this summer. Begrudgingly rolling out of bed every day at 6 AM, relentless heat and humidity, crazy parents, and, of course, children. This summer, for seven weeks, I was a camp counselor at a local YMCA. Reflecting...

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Mr. Fulco, an English Teacher of Many Talents

Mr. Fulco, an English Teacher of Many Talents

By Vicky Chen '19 This fall, Mr. Richard Fulco joined the Upper School English department where he will be teaching a wide variety of students. He is teaching two sections of ninth grade English, three sections of twelfth grade World Literature, and Creative Writing...

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Drzala Takes On Appendicitis

Drzala Takes On Appendicitis

By Lauren Drzala '21 July 23, 2018 will be a day I will always remember. After finishing my lunch for the day, I began to feel sharp pains in my stomach and immediately thought - “this is very unusual for me.” Hours passed and the pain just kept getting worse. I was...

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¡Bienvenido a Doctor R. Johnson!

¡Bienvenido a Doctor R. Johnson!

By Vicky Gu '20 This fall, Dr. Ryan Johnson joins the Upper School’s Spanish Department, teaching Spanish 6 Honors and Spanish 3. Most recently, Dr. Johnson lived in South Carolina, teaching at Hilton Head Preparatory School for two years. Before that, he taught...

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The Spanish Department Welcomes Ms. Hall

The Spanish Department Welcomes Ms. Hall

By Vicky Gu '20 This year, Ms. Sara Hall joins the Middle School as a new teacher in the Spanish Department. She will teach Spanish levels 1A and 2. Before coming to Pingry, Ms. Hall taught Spanish for 9 years in Illinois and Connecticut, mostly in urban public...

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Bienvenue à Pingry, Madame Changeux!

Bienvenue à Pingry, Madame Changeux!

By Felicia Ho '19 Madame Anne Changeux joins the Middle and Upper School foreign language department to teach French 1, 2, and 4 Honors in the Upper School and French 2 in the Middle School. She is also the French coordinator for the French-American global programs....

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Insight into being a Medical Doctor

Insight into being a Medical Doctor

By Anjali Kapoor '20 I’ve always wanted to follow in my uncle’s footsteps and become a doctor. My uncle is an orthopedic surgeon with his own hospital in India and I was always mesmerized by the dozens of patients and doctors swarming the halls. While I knew that I...

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Dr. Rosen Joins the Pingry Counseling Department

By Brooke Pan '21 This fall, the Pingry Upper and Middle Schools welcome Dr. Adam Rosen to the campus’s Counseling Department. Dr. Rosen will work both in the office as a counselor and outside his office on projects to help aid the Pingry community. Dr. Rosen attended...

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Coach Braun Joins the Athletic Department

Coach Braun Joins the Athletic Department

By Ashleigh Provoost '22 This year, Coach Julia Braun joins the Pingry faculty as a fitness teacher and resident coach. She will be teaching Intro to Fitness and Fitness Education, while also coaching soccer, basketball, and lacrosse. She will be working with those...

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Notes From the Summer White House

By Caroline Santoro '19 The first time I met my boss, he was accompanied by a swarm of Secret Service agents, and I was wearing a bright red bathing suit. Given my reputation as the “ethics girl,” people react pretty strongly when they hear that for the past two...

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Dr. Chin-Shefi Joins Language Department

Dr. Chin-Shefi Joins Language Department

By Eva Schiller '21 This year, Pingry welcomed Dr. Sabrina Chin-Shefi into the Middle and Upper School Language Departments, where she will be teaching Chinese 2, Chinese 5, and Chinese 7. Eager to get more involved in the Pingry community, she has already explored...

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Physics Wing Revamped This Fall

Physics Wing Revamped This Fall

By Zach Trichas '19 With the start of the new school year, Pingry’s physics wing has been completely redone. The first floor of the wing now offers a collaborative area, with wall-mounted desks underneath the stairs. Unlike the previous stairwell, the new stairs are...

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A Truly UnBelizable Trip

A Truly UnBelizable Trip

By Grace Wang '21 I took the trip of my life this summer nowhere other than Belize. Making some of my best friends and experiencing nature in an unmatchable environment, the trip changed my life and gave me an opportunity to experience life to the fullest. I can still...

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The Juniors Go to Philly

The Juniors Go to Philly

By Brynn Weisholtz '20 On a mighty first day of class trips, the junior class explored the historical sites of Philadelphia and a renowned museum. Arriving bright and early on an unseasonably hot September morning, the junior class prepared to board coach buses and...

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Dr. Johnson Joins the Spanish Department

Dr. Johnson Joins the Spanish Department

By Brynn Weisholtz '20 Among the twenty new faculty welcomed to Pingry this year is Dr. Gillian Johnson, who hails from Hilton Head, South Carolina, where she taught at Hilton Head Preparatory School. She is a graduate of Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota,...

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Ms. Zimmerman Inspires Environmental Curiosity

Ms. Zimmerman Inspires Environmental Curiosity

By Josie Alston '21 This school year, Ms. Madeline Zimmerman joins the Middle School as a 7th and 8th grade science teacher. She will also be the assistant coach of the Middle School swimming and water polo teams. Ms. Zimmerman earned her B.S. in Environmental Studies...

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