November 2014



School Should Repeal Misguided Ban on Shorts

On the morning before the last day of first quarter, Marlborough students and employees received an email informing them that the next day students would be able to leave their uniforms behind and dress up (or not) for the first free dress day of the year.



Lost In Thought: The Forgotten Art of Fun

About a year ago, I found a book in my house called Parlour Pastimes: A repertoire of acting charades, fire-side games, enigmas, riddles, charades, conundrums, arithmetical and mechanical puzzles, parlour magic, etc., etc. The name pretty much captures the tone and contents of the book.



Malala Receives Nobel Peace Prize

Leader of an international movement for girls’ education and author of her autobiography, I Am Malala, Malala Yousafzai added the Nobel Peace Prize to her long list of accomplishments on Friday, Oct. 10.