The Spokesman

Ms. Lasevich discusses immigrant experience

Ryan Donnelly, Features Editor

April 14, 2016

"If America didn't exist, where would I go?” Upper School math teacher Alexandra (Alex) Lasevich asked. An immigrant from the Soviet Union, she described the character of America in these few, simple, yet poignant words: "Th...

Junior goes without phone and lives to tell the tale

Cat Stephens, Contributing Writer

March 13, 2016

For this issue’s Try-It, I went without my phone (a part of my own heart and soul) and other means of technological communication for what I thought would be a mere three days. The Spokesman gave me the option to use my phone...

Unique teaching styles help students thrive in the classroom

Sofia Bae, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

What differentiates good teachers from great ones? A complete understanding of the subject they teach? An ability to return tests and papers quickly? A willingness to sit down with individual students to go over things not understood...

Should senior project guidelines be changed?

Maria Tkacz, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

Senior projects have always been, and continue to remain, a signature part of Princeton Day School experience. Every year, seniors undertake a unique projects to be completed during the spring, pursuing what could be considered...

Getting fresh with the freshmen

Flynn Gorman, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2015

Embarking on a new experience can be challenging on many levels, as the 100 freshmen have just joined the Upper School this fall can confirm. 40 of them are completely new to PDS, and the school has tried to prepare them for what...

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