Long Estate Donates $2M to Endowment

Nancy Long, the former assistant to Head of School Barbara Wagner, recently donated two million dollars to the school in her will. The money will go to the endowment portion of the Leadership in Learning Campaign, where it will be used to support the teaching fund and financial aid.

Julia Excels at Ryman

As numerous student artists win recognition in the prestigious Spotlight and Art Center awards, sophomore Julia continues to benefit from the honor she won a year ago: a fully paid admission to the highly competitive Ryman Arts Program at the USC Roski School of Fine Arts.

Ashtynn Sets Long Jump Record

Ashtynn ’09 jumped a personal and school record of 19 feet 6 inches in long jump at the Culver City invitational on March 21, breaking her previous record of 19 feet.

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.

Emily Wins Photojournalism Contest

Emily ’10, winner of this issue’s photojournalism contest took a picture of Charlie, the youngest climber on the US team and brother of Emily, climbs the semifinals route at the Junior World Championship for Sports Climbing in Sydney, Australia, August 2008.

Best-Selling Author Tells Story Behind Novel About Anorexia

For someone who hated “The Scarlet Letter” in both high school and college and has an issue with creative writing professors, Julie Halse Anderson, best-selling author of “Speak”and her newly released book “Wintergirls,” continues her writing career with another fiction masterpiece.