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  • PDS production of “Girls Like That” explores important social issues
  • Behind the Scenes: Girls Like That, Week 7
  • Music Festival rewind
  • The 2017 hurricane season: what is happening and why
  • Movie review: Battle of the Sexes
  • Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria: interviews in PDS
  • 10th Grade Trail Cleanup
  • New schedule for 2017-2018 school year

News

PDS contributes to hurricane relief

PDS contributes to hurricane relief

Eric Leung, Copy Editor

September 25, 2017No Comments

Within weeks of each other, two powerful hurricanes - Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma - devastated the Atlantic region, primarily affecting those aroun...

PDS Model UN team brings home the win

PDS Model UN team brings home the win

Caroline Bernstein, Contributing Writer

May 18, 2017No Comments

Over the past two years, the PDS Model UN team has become a national frontrunner on the high school circuit. This past year, the club competed at thre...

Review of London Spring Break trip

Review of London Spring Break trip

Julia Chang, News Associate

May 18, 2017No Comments

Spring Break is a beloved time for all students and faculty to have a few weeks to themselves to brush off the stress of the school year. Some members o...

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Arts

PDS production of “Girls Like That” explores important social issues

PDS production of “Girls Like That” explores important social issues

Katie Jain, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2017No Comments

“S***. S****. W****. H****. S***. T****.” This was how the fall play, Girls Like That, began -- a series of demeaning slurs for female behavior, utte...

The Genius of Kara Walker

The Genius of Kara Walker

Madison Sings, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2017No Comments

New York-based artist Kara Walker is best known for her inventive representations of race, gender, and identity. To portray her message, Walker primarily u...

Music Festival rewind

Music Festival rewind

Sophie Cohen, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2017No Comments

The whole vibe of a music festival is the epitome of summer. Whether it is bringing out your most extra clothing without being judged, sampling food fro...

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Science

The 2017 hurricane season: what is happening and why

The 2017 hurricane season: what is happening and why

Madison Sings, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2017

With Hurricanes Harvey tearing up Austin, Irma leaving parts of Florida destroyed, and Maria bringing disastrous effects to Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, it is clear that...

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Photo Galleries

Spring Break trip: France

Spring Break trip: France

March 28, 2017No Comments

From March 10 to March 18, Language Department Chair Laurence Farhat, French teacher Yves Marcuard, and French teacher Edem Afemeku led a group of 17 PDS students on a spring...

Spring Break trip: London

Spring Break trip: London

March 22, 2017No Comments

“Life Along the Thames” was a one-week spring break trip from March 10 through March 18 to London, England and through the English countryside. This trip, which aimed...

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Styles

Motels and Mountains

Anisa Lateef, Styles Associate

May 17, 2017No Comments

The Qniverse is like the parking lot of a motel complex next to a monstrous mountain. People are always shuffling in and out of their rooms, even befo...

Unicorn Frappuccinos: Bittersweet?

Unicorn Frappuccinos: Bittersweet?

Arya Jha, Styles Associate

May 17, 2017No Comments

If you have never seen a unicorn, you are not likely to anytime soon. Recently, this gravely endangered species has suffered insurmountable losses as a resu...

Room 204 Beyond the Sun

Room 204 Beyond the Sun

Anisa Lateef, Styles Associate

May 17, 2017No Comments

Scientists are preparing to unveil a new universe, which has been deemed both “quieter than the library” and “like the kid playroom at Ikea.” ...

Kanye 2020 Cabinet Picks

Kanye 2020 Cabinet Picks

Vivek Kasubaga and Hadeel Eltayeb

May 17, 2017No Comments

When Kanye Omari West announced his bid for president, people were stunned by the boldness of his statements. He did not propose reform, nor did he indi...

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Sports

Injuries to star NFL players hurting teams and league’s brand

Injuries to star NFL players hurting teams and league’s brand

Andrew ElKadi, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2017No Comments

The NFL season is well under way, and the contenders are beginning to separate themselves from the rest of the league. One of the teams that looked li...

Spirit Week and the Zoo

Spirit Week and the Zoo

Emi Levine, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2017No Comments

Princeton Day School prepared for its annual Fall Weekend with Spirit Week, which started on October 10 this year. Each day, the school dressed accordi...

NFL Draft kicks off strong

NFL Draft kicks off strong

Manas Sood, Sports Editor

May 18, 2017No Comments

The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft featured several trades and a few surprising selections. The Cleveland Browns ended up with three first-round picks...

Possible Mayweather vs. McGregor fight leaves fans in anticipation

Possible Mayweather vs. McGregor fight leaves fans in anticipation

Rahul Bhandaru, Sports Associate

May 18, 2017No Comments

Two of the most well-known fighters are back at it again on social media, as American boxer Floyd Mayweather takes on Irish mixed martial artist Conor McGr...

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