Since September, I have been impatiently awaiting the release of the movie “Lady Bird.” I derived an embarrassing amount of joy from watching the trailer over and over like a music video. Finally, after months of anticipation, I dragged all my friends to see it (multiple times).Read More
We need to stop sacrificing a more comprehensive literary education in the name of nostalgia for a man who died over 400 years ago.
For many Marlborough students, entering Upper School means pressure to submit college applications filled with impressive activities and a clear focus on the future. Some students have found these pressures to be a catalyst for stress and anxiety in planning summer break activities.
The Instrumental Ensemble program at Marlborough is made up of 45 students in 15 chamber groups, and our hard work is made invisible.
Non-competitive sports provide exercise, but de-emphasize those competitive features that might generate stress, like games.
I have volunteered every year since 7th grade, and as cliché as it may sound, the amazing part of volunteering is the feeling of having an impact on the greater community and making a difference—no award necessary.
Too many students and parents view the college process through the lens of others. They aren’t viewing the process as it is: a personal one.
Money should never get in the way of any student having the opportunity to take an AP course, but money is necessary to make the AP exam itself successful.
As a school community, we should try to embrace the different ways in which others contribute to conversations and focus on the value of being surrounded by people who think and interact with the world in different ways.