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Juniors and Seniors Rock the Night Away at Prom

Juniors and Seniors Rock the Night Away at Prom

By Brynn Weisholtz '20 On Thursday, April 19, the annual Prom was held at the Stone House at Stirling Ridge in Warren for the fourth year in a row. From 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, juniors, seniors, and chaperones alike danced the night away in what was described as a night...

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Class of 2018 College Placement

Class of 2018 College Placement

Zachary Aanstoots University of California, San Diego Arnav Agrawal Cornell University Alexy Alin-Hvidsten Washington and Lee University Naiyah Atulomah Johns Hopkins University Benjamin Barral Trinity College Ouarida Benatia Northeastern University Alice Berndt...

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The 1902 Emblem and Magistri Laudandi Emblem

The 1902 Emblem and Magistri Laudandi Emblem

The 1902 Emblem The Class of 1902 Emblem is awarded to Josephine Cummings of the Class of 2018, who, while at The Pingry School, by the efficiency and the amount of service and loyalty of attitude has done the most for the school, and who has been judged therefore by...

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Senior Awards – Class of 2018

Senior Awards – Class of 2018

Academic Awards John R. Whittemore ‘47 Biology Award   -   Jacqueline Chang, Alexandra Pyne Ernest C. Shawcross Chemistry Award   -   Jennifer Fish, Graham Matthews Physics Award   -   Jennifer Fish, Graham Matthews Science Book Award   -   Rachel Chen, Ami...

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Pingry Alumni Offer Insight on Career Day

Pingry Alumni Offer Insight on Career Day

By Ketaki Tavan On Friday, January 26, Pingry held its annual Career Day, an event during which Form V and VI students have the opportunity to speak with diverse panels of Pingry alumni to learn more about potential career options. The day began with a presentation...

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Students Celebrate Snowball at New Venue

Students Celebrate Snowball at New Venue

By Darlene Fung '19 On Saturday, January 27, Upper School students enjoyed a night filled with friends, fun, and food at Snowball, the annual winter dance. Starting at seven o’clock, students filed in through the glass doors clad in an array of formal outfits, from...

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The Addams Family Stuns Sold-Out Audiences

The Addams Family Stuns Sold-Out Audiences

By Meghan Durkin '21 On February 22, 23, and 24, Pingry’s Drama and Music Departments presented this year’s winter musical, The Addams Family, a quirky comedy written by Andrew Lippa. Following the members of the infamous clan known for their...

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Farm Team Brings Chickens to Campus

Farm Team Brings Chickens to Campus

By Ryan Fuentes (VI) After the introduction of eight chickens to campus this summer, the Farm Team has been working hard to take care of them and make coop improvements over the past several months. As they adapt to their new home and prepare for winter, the chickens...

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Davey Hosts Viewing of CODE

Davey Hosts Viewing of CODE

By Ketaki Tavan '19 On Wednesday, November 8, Namita Davey (VI) hosted a showing of the film CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap in Hauser Auditorium after school. The event was open to Upper School students and garnered over 15 attendees. The documentary, as explained on...

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Pingry Music Joins Together at Ensembles Concert

Pingry Music Joins Together at Ensembles Concert

By Grace Wang (III) During the week before Thanksgiving break, four of the school’s musical groups performed in this year’s Ensembles Concert. The concert consisted of the strings ensemble, the Buttondowns, the Balladeers, and the jazz band. The concert took place in...

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Veterans Day Assembly Inspires Courage

Veterans Day Assembly Inspires Courage

By Allison Lee '20 On November 11, the Upper School had the honor of hosting Sergeant Jason Foster for this year’s Veterans Day assembly. Ryan Willsey (VI), founder of Pingry’s Wounded Warrior Project Club, introduced Foster as the speaker for the assembly. Foster is...

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Buttondowns Serenade at Annual Assembly

Buttondowns Serenade at Annual Assembly

By Eva Schiller '21 On November 21, students and faculty members took a break from their busy school day to enjoy the Buttondowns Assembly, a highly anticipated annual event presented by the Buttondowns, Pingry’s all-male acapella group led by president Jonathan Huang...

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Powderpuff Games Raises Awareness for Breast Cancer

Powderpuff Games Raises Awareness for Breast Cancer

By Brooke Murphy '18 On October 27, juniors and seniors gathered on the turf for the annual Powderpuff Games. The event was organized by S.M.A.C., the “Student Movement Against Cancer” club, and students competed in two different events. First, the junior boys played...

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