Opinion

Take a second look at weed

One sophomore calls it “Marijuana,” another, “Mary Jane.” A junior refers to it as “The devil’s lettuce.” I hear a Marlborough girl as young as…



Taking Responsibility for Honor

Administration: It isn’t right that so many upper school students said in our recent interviews that they don’t know what the Honor Code policy is.


Claifying the Code

What is the difference between The Understanding and the Honor Code? What does the Honor Forum do? When does it meet? Who gets chosen?



LETTER: Let’s not be hobos

As someone who has come to school looking like a hot mess more than a few times, I appreciate the practical “substance over style” attitude expressed within the Marlborough community. However, it has become too casual. We don’t look unified – we just resemble a bunch of tired girls with a mutual fetish for pleated polyester.


VIEW FROM THE TOP

Senior-seventh grade bonding is not too bad. Moans of agony echo throughout the living room. Bodies cower on the gargantuan beanbag and cushioned chairs, and as the door swings open, seniors grimace and wince like they’re vampires seeing daylight. “Seven-twelve buddy activities! Come onto the field!” We succumb.


Test calendars – do students actually use them?

To me, the test calendar seems like a myth. I am always told, look at the test calendar to find conflicts during crunch week or given the famous phrase from various teachers “you should be prepared; I put it on the test calendar.” But actually finding it and effectively using it is the real challenge.