A passing of the Dungeon Master torch

I It’s the end of a three-year journey— eight elaborate maps of the different layers of a mysterious castle, each the size of a classroom table, are dramatically unveiled one by one. The final confrontation against the evil vampire Strahd is going to be an intense...

Art and artists: can and should we separate them?

A t the first dance of the school year, a song begins to play and the room goes quiet. It happens slowly, starting at the center of the room and spreading to the edges. The song opens with heavy bass, mournful synth, and brooding lyrics. People sit down, cross-legged...

Taking Flight: the journey to college

I n the fall of 2016, a dozen members of the Upper School’s founding class gathered in Emily Ross’s (‘17) living room to talk strategy. Their task? Establishing—and hopefully demystifying—the postsecondary culture for a community that had never experienced one. The...

Features