Uplifting the Voices of Princeton Day School

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Uplifting the Voices of Princeton Day School

The Spokesman

Uplifting the Voices of Princeton Day School

The Spokesman

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This Year’s Winter Musical: The Prom

Abby Leonardi, Copy Editor April 12, 2024

On July 5, 2023, the New York Times published an article titled “It’s Getting Hard to Stage a School Play Without Political Drama.” The article explained in-depth the challenges faced by high school...

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PDS and AI: How do new AI models affect the PDS community?

Anya Gruteser, Opinions Editor April 10, 2024

With the recent surge of advancements in the field of generative artificial intelligence (AI), which has led to programs such as ChatGPT, America has been constantly debating the ethics and usability of...

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And the Winners of This Year’s Teacher Awards Goes To…

Jiayi Li, Staff Writer April 8, 2024

The annual Teacher Awards, organized by Student Council, is a fun way to show appreciation to our teachers while having a laugh. Students get to nominate their favorite teachers for certain funny titles...

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Responses to Recent Discriminatory Behavior

Em Gao, Staff Writer April 4, 2024

On February 7, an emergency Upper School gathering was held. Head of School Dr. Kelley Nicholson-Flynn and Head of Upper School Ms. Katie O'Shaughnessey addressed the recent discriminatory behavior at...

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EnAct’s Second Annual Symposium: Green Building

Michelle Xu, Online Editor April 2, 2024

Over the past three months, the Environmental Action (EnAct) club has been working tirelessly to plan and host EnAct’s second annual symposium. The symposium is a climate conference hosted by PDS students...

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Do Recent Supreme Court Decisions on Affirmative Action Impact PDS?

Andrew Thallemer, Online Editor March 27, 2024

In June 2023, the Supreme Court invalidated race-conscious admissions programs at Harvard and the University of North Carolina. Affirmative action has shaped school and college admissions for decades in...

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Colleges Returning Required Standardized Testing

Sara Nandwana, Senior Writer March 27, 2024

The ever-changing college application process just took another turn. Colleges are now going from test-optional admissions to once again requiring standardized testing,  such as the SAT and ACT. The college...

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PDS MUN: The Community Behind the Conferences

Arina Maksin, Senior Writer March 27, 2024

The PDS MUN team is an esteemed point of pride for the school community. However, there is much more to MUN than its prestige, and this was evident following its most recent conference, ILMUNC. With over...

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Recognizing LGBTQ+ Month in the PDS Community

Vera Goliyad, Contributing Writer January 8, 2024

On October 18th, the PDS Upper School met in McAneney Theater for a special gathering celebrating LGBTQ+ history month. Organized by PRIDE, this gathering featured a brief history of LGBTQ+ figures and...

Upper School APIDA Gathering (Photo/PDS Flickr)

PDS Celebrates AAPI Month

Michelle Xu, Online Features Editor May 19, 2023

On May 10, the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American affinity group (APIDA) hosted its annual celebratory gathering to uplift the voices and honor the identities of Asian Americans in the PDS community....

2023 PDS Upper School Chess Tournament

Ready, Set, Chess! The PDS Upper School Chess Tournament

Spokesman Writer April 15, 2023

At PDS, chess is a widely played activity and enjoyed by students of all grade levels. Though there are a few boards in the library, little has been done to accommodate the large popularity of chess within...

Juniors help out in the kitchen on their Day of Service (Photo/PDS Flickr)

Insight into the Junior and Senior Days of Service

Hart Nowakoski, Online Sports Editor April 15, 2023

In early March of this year, both the Juniors and Seniors held a Day of Service, during which students spent their school day volunteering for various organizations. Although this event had not occurred...

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