Uplifting the Voices of Princeton Day School

The Spokesman

Uplifting the Voices of Princeton Day School

The Spokesman

Uplifting the Voices of Princeton Day School

The Spokesman


PDS Students on Winning Teams at HackBAC Social Entrepreneurship

Luke Nolte, Contributing Writer May 19, 2024

Hackathons. Not all are created equal, but maybe are more so when they’re promoting justice and equity. HackBAC is an event that pushes teams to the limit to come up with functional solutions that promote...

(Artwork/Vera Goliyad 25)

Ending the PDS English Journey with the Senior Reading and Writing Intensive

Em Gao, Staff Writer May 16, 2024

Established seven years ago, the senior reading and writing intensive is a student's final English course during their PDS career. As seniors prepare to say their goodbyes, they produce their last high...

(Artwork/Kayla Zhang 24)

Simmering Spices Art Collective

Sophia Simms, Staff Writer May 8, 2024

This summer, Sanjana Thakur will curate an art exhibit representing the educational system seen through the lenses of girls of color. It will take place from July 12 through July 16 in partnership with...

(Photo/Courtney White)

Global Studies Filled with Camaraderie and Learning

Andrew Thallemer, Online Editor April 24, 2024

Two groups of Princeton Day students were fortunate enough this past March to continue learning in far-off locales, namely Rome and Eleuthera Island. These overseas programs are enrichment learning experiences...


PDS MUN Wins Best Large Delegation at DartMUN XVI

Michelle Xu, Online Editor April 24, 2024

This past month, the Princeton Day School Model UN team traveled to Hanover, New Hampshire to compete at their last conference of the year: Dartmouth Model United Nations (DartMUN). The team brought home...

(Artwork/Vera Goliyad ’25)

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...

(Photo/Princeton Day School)

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...


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...

(Photo/Amy Lin ’26)

From Studio to Classroom: PDS Teachers Share Artistic Journeys in Gallery Artist Talks

Tony Wang, Senior Writer March 6, 2024

The PDS faculty artist talks in the Anne Reid ‘72 Gallery offered valuable firsthand insight into the practices of experienced, professional artists. All PDS visual arts teachers came together to participate...

Unveiling Colross: Navigating the Complex History of Slavery Within PDSs Architectural Gem

Unveiling Colross: Navigating the Complex History of Slavery Within PDS’s Architectural Gem

Arun Patel, Print Copy Editor January 21, 2024

Colross–the quintessential PDS building, is a Georgian-style mansion located at the entrance of campus. Most know it as home to the Admissions, Advancement, and Alumni offices, or simply as the building...

(Artwork/Cynthia Shen 25)

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...

Pickleball Club co-Heads, sophomores Umang Sharma & Andrew Thallemer, at the 2023 Upper School Club Fair (Photo/PDS Flickr)

Pickleball Club Spotlight

Sophia Barber, Online Staff Writer December 6, 2023

Pickleball has rapidly risen in popularity recently. The sport is easy to learn and enjoyable for individuals of any skill level. Pickleball combines elements from tennis, ping pong,...

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