School News

Return of Winter Sports

Return of Winter Sports

Hansen Zhang (III) After two weeks of Winter Break, a remote-learning week, a week-long delay in school activities, and plenty of asynchronous workouts, Pingry athletes are ready to return to the fields, courts, mats, and slopes. The Squash, Basketball, Ski, Hockey,...

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Two Roads Diverged

By Zala Bhan (IV) I took part in Pingry’s “What is a Nation?” virtual Global program in December 2020, which specifically explored the history of Croatia, Bosnia, and Serbia, which emerged in the aftermath of the Yugoslav Wars. Yugoslavia existed in the Balkans region...

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Dr. Glaude Reflects on Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Glaude Reflects on Martin Luther King Jr.

By Anjola Olawoye (IV) Over 700 members of the Pingry community tuned into the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly virtually. Throughout the years, this esteemed Pingry  tradition has hosted various speakers, performances, and even skits to honor King’s...

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Pingry Processes the Capitol Riots

Pingry Processes the Capitol Riots

By Sophia Lewis (V) On January 6, supporters of President Donald Trump gathered in Washington, D.C., to protest the Congressional certification of the 2020 presidential election. Following the rally, a group of rioters stormed the Capitol Building. Four rioters and...

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Club Spotlight: Humanities Center

Club Spotlight: Humanities Center

By Emily Shen (V) It is that time of year again: the Humanities Center is now open! As the School continues to experiment with Pingry Anywhere, students are looking for the best ways to seek academic help outside of class. Although beneficial, it can be difficult and...

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Club Spotlight: Competitive Programming Club

By Evan Wen (IV) This year, the Competitive Programming Club was formed to introduce Pingry computer science students to competitive programming. In competitive programming, participants are given problems that they must solve by writing programs. The club primarily...

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The Show Does Indeed Go On

By Sophia Lewis (V) This year, the Pingry Drama Department put on a successful Fall production, albeit in a different format due to COVID-19. Almost, Maine, by John Cariani, was picked for this year because of its format of nine small vignettes, which allowed for...

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Club Spotlight: Pingry Credit Union

By Brian Li (V) The Pingry Credit Union is a student-founded and student-run club that aims to increase and promote financial wellness throughout the Pingry community. As Club President Jason Lefkort (VI) describes, “financial wellness” has different meanings for...

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Club Spotlight: Pingry Allyship Collective

By Brooke Pan (VI) Following the burgeoning civil rights movement over the past several months, seniors Monica Chan (VI) and Luc Francis (VI) are carrying the momentum into the Pingry community with a new student-based group. The Pingry Allyship Collective (PAC) has...

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Pingry Discontinues AFS Program

By Ashleigh Provoost (IV) After fifty years of hosting foreign exchange students, Pingry decided to cancel its AFS (American Field Service) program for future years. This news comes alongside the fact that, over Spring Break, the current AFS program was understandably called off due to COVID-19.

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Pingry Returns to Remote School

Pingry’s Transition to Online Learning

Image by Andrew Wong (IV)
By Emily Shen (IV):
Since the conclusion of Spring Break, Pingry students and faculty members have adopted remote learning in order to follow the state-mandated social distancing guidelines. By now, they have finished their first two weeks online. Although this transition has not been easy, members of the Pingry community are working hard to resume the quest for knowledge as they try to find peace during this time of uncertainty.

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