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Students Put On Chicago

Students Put On Chicago

By Kyra Li (III) This year, on February 20, 21, and 22, Pingry’s Drama and Music Departments, under the direction of Mr. Alan Van Antwerp, performed Chicago, the longest-running American musical in Broadway history. With its show-stopping music by John...

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Cal Mahoney (V) Wins LeBow

Cal Mahoney (V) Wins LeBow

By Zoe Wang (IV) On February 21, 2020, six finalists took part in the annual Lebow Oratorical Competition. The competition was created by classmates of Dr. Robert H. Lebow ‘58 in honor of his passion for public speaking. Dr. Lebow used public speaking...

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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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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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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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Community Unites for Annual MLK Day of Service

Community Unites for Annual MLK Day of Service

By Brian Li (IV) On Monday, January 21, Pingry hosted its eighth annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. In the morning, students, family members, and faculty volunteered for various organizations, including Cancer Support Community, The...

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Pingry Boys’ Athletics Highlights

Pingry Boys’ Athletics Highlights

By Hugh Zhang (V) Following successful seasons across the board last winter, Pingry boys’ athletics have raised the bar even higher this year. Outstanding accomplishments from all teams continue to demonstrate Big Blue’s athletic excellence, and Pingry is poised to...

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