Why Pingry Needs to Remove AP Courses

Why Pingry Needs to Remove AP Courses

By Aneesh Karuppur (V) A few weeks ago, I got to participate in my first Pingry Career Day; I found it to be just what I expected. The alumni were engaging, knowledgeable, and insightful, and my only complaint was that I didn’t get to spend enough time with them....

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The Mental Health Stigma

The Mental Health Stigma

By Mirika Jambudi (III) Four out of five people will be affected by a mental illness or neurological disorder at some point in their lives. Whether you or a loved one is affected, the mental health crisis has touched the life of every single human, placing...

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Prorating the Priceless

Prorating the Priceless

By Noah Bergam (V) The Pingry tuition for the 2019-20 school year was $42,493. Lunch cost $1,378. Those are significant numbers in my life, numbers that, for over six years, have hovered over my head, acting as a reminder of what doesn’t go to my younger siblings each...

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Justin Li

Justin Li

Justin Li (IV) is the Layout Editor of the Pingry Record. He joined as the digital editor for the Record’s new website during his sophomore year.

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Updated AP Exams

By Brian Li (IV) With the closure of schools in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, students are unable to receive the same level of education as before. For Pingry students the changes have been especially relevant in the context of fast-paced Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

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COVID-19’s Origins

COVID-19’s Origins

By Alex Wong (I) The effects of COVID-19 are a lot clearer than the causes. It has closed schools and businesses worldwide, infected over a million people, and is seriously challenging the capacity of our healthcare systems, both here in America and abroad. But how did this happen?

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New Grading Policies

By Monica Chan (V) Schools across the country are currently navigating uncharted territory in the realm of remote learning, which inevitably brings up the question of how to adjust grading policies. Some schools have decided to adopt pass/fail evaluation, some will...

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Eva Schiller

Eva Schiller

Eva Schiller ‘21 is an assistant editor for the Pingry Record. She has been writing since freshman year and editing since sophomore year. She most enjoys writing and editing opinion articles, as they add a uniquely Pingry perspective to the paper.

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Aneesh Karuppur

Aneesh Karuppur

Aneesh Karuppur ’21 is a Copy Editor for the Record. He joined the staff in his sophomore year. He writes a regular Tech Column and contributes commentary on how the school can better the student experience.

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Big Fish Refuted

By Noah Bergam (V)   Lights. Silence. 390 seconds of glory.      Ever since I first watched in sixth grade, I knew I wanted to do LeBow.     From the win of Katie Coyne ‘16 to the two-year reign of Rachel Chen ‘18 to the...

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Pingry Honors Dr. King’s Legacy at Assembly

By Anjola Olawoye (III) On Friday, January 17, the Pingry community held an assembly to honor and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This is an annual event, in which the Short Hills and Basking Ridge campuses show their appreciation through poetry,...

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The Community Celebrates Black History Month

By Maile Winterbottom (V) The Pingry community gathered together to celebrate Black History Month in a moving assembly on Friday, February 7th. There were singing performances, videos, poems, and even a fashion show. The assembly kicked off with a video about the...

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Variety of Performances in Lunar New Year Assembly

By Dean Koenig (V) The annual Lunar New Year assembly on January 24 commenced as Middle School Chinese 1B students performed the celebratory Chinese Dragon Dance. The students raised and lowered the body of the long, red dragon figure around the auditorium. As one of...

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Karuppur Scrutinizes the Spicy Stuff in Tech

By Aneesh Karuppur (V) Welcome back to another edition of The Pingry Record Tech Column! Let’s see how the new decade started off in the world of technology. But first, a brief update on Pingry’s wonderful Student Technology Committee (STC). STC’s various groups are...

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Upper School Snowballs into Dance

By Martha Lewand (VI) On February 1, Upper School students attended the annual Snowball Dance at The Westin Governor Morris in Morristown, NJ. Students spent the night dancing, having fun with their peers, and enjoying dinner while a small group of...

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