April 10, 2009

Ninth Grader Takes Second in Shakespeare

The English-Speaking Union’s National Shakespeare Competition saw a bevy of monologues from Marlborough’s upper and middle school thespians alike: for the first time in the competition’s recent history, ninth graders were allowed to participate.

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Summer programs don’t help students get into college

Wondering what to do this summer, I shuffled through brochure after brochure of programs. I skipped over the first couple, which boasted glossy pictures of abnormally happy teens riding camels and hiking up mountains. The next few sported headlines such as “Generation Leadership” and “Push your Boundaries.”

Painted Turtle Art Fundraiser

After visiting the Painted Turtle, a camp for kids with long-term illnesses, Carter ’10 decided to organize an arts-inspired fundraiser for the camp on March 3.