Monthly Archives: February 2013

AP English: Eleven brave juniors boldly blazing forth

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by Maddy Hutchins ‘14 – In a year when the AP exam looms ominously over students’ shoulders, it would be easy to become imprisoned in drudgery in an AP English Language and Composition class; however, John Corrigan’s class of eleven … Continue reading

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Math at Pomfret: “Outstanding teachers; challenging courses”

by Harrison Chase ’13 I came to Pomfret my junior year and started off in AP Calculus (AB) with Mr. Marshall Eaton. Right away the course challenged me in ways unlike my previous math classes, combining a fast-paced review of … Continue reading

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Playwriting – There Is No Right Answer

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by Danielle Gomes Rodrigues ’14 On our first meeting I found out that Playwriting would not be my conventional class. It is held in a room with no desks, but couches instead, and there are only four students. On that … Continue reading

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To Kill the Perceived American

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by Harrison Chase ’13 – My year abroad in Italy in 2011 was a roller coaster ride of hardships and triumphs, and the first challenge I had to overcome was the task of making friends. Fitting in was harder than … Continue reading

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Independent Foreign Affairs Consultant

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by Carsten Lohan ’13 – Mr. President, Seven hundred miles from the sunny shores of Miami lies the small nation of Haiti, burdened by poverty, stricken with disease, and crippled by a recent disaster.  American involvement in Haiti has been … Continue reading

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We Must Work to Redefine Our Relationship With China

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by Shandy Chen ’13 – Since the end of the Cold War, The United States of America has been the superpower in the world. Even in a current deep economic recession, our economy remains predominant in the global market and … Continue reading

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Mathematics courses at Pomfret are challenging, exciting and fun

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by Sheryl Huang ’13 – It seems like a common assumption that Asians are supposed to be good at math nowadays. They are expected to calculate the thousands in their head within a few seconds; they are expected to attack … Continue reading

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