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“Follow all the rivers and roads that are necessary”

In the inaugural chapel speech of 2014, School President Rachel Godfrey spoke of her personal journey to happiness and ended with words of advice (“lessons from my mother, SpongeBob, and Oprah”) about the power of love, laughter, and friendship. . … Continue reading

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Project: Pomfret First Week of Thrills and Chills

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By Olivia Leachman ’16 As Project: Pomfret finally begins, anticipation and excitement overwhelm the community. Twenty-nine unique groups have begun meeting, creating smiling faces throughout each building. Centennial glistens like the soft snowflakes dwindling upon its roof, ready to partake … Continue reading

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A community of ‘bravehearts’ begins the academic year

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School Chaplain Bobby Fisher’s inaugural chapel touches on the power and importance of bravery Bravery was in the air earlier this week when the school community gathered for the first chapel of the academic year. New English teacher Bridget Tsemo … Continue reading

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Pomfret is my “Sugar Mountain” – Senior Chapel Speech

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by Seth Fargnoli ’13 – There’s no easy way to do this. To move on from somewhere that has meant something to you for an amount of time, and to head out to the unknown. Originally from Providence, Rhode Island, … Continue reading

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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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Remember the Great Parts – Senior Chapel Speech

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by Jeremy “Remy” Hatfield ’13 – “Do not let the end be the end, do not dwell on the fact that it is over, but remember the great parts of when it was.” Good morning Pomfret, I am Jeremy Hatfield, … Continue reading

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Field Hockey winning season a reflection of Pomfret pride

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by Lindsay Barber ’13 – In the fall of 2009, I first stepped onto the old grass field hockey field, prepared for varsity tryouts.  I was a freshman, and overly eager to show the coach, Mrs. Jones, that I was … Continue reading

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Community Service Garden Experience Not Just a Summer Job

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by Genevieve LaBeef ’15 – This past summer, I had the opportunity to work. This wasn’t just any old job; in fact it was only a few steps away from my own home. That’s right. I spent a majority of … Continue reading

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Experiences at Pomfret Help with Work Abroad

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by Dylan Grigg ’13 – I have always had a passion for travel. With my family I have taken trips all over Europe, Canada, and, most often, the United States. I’ve fallen in love with the Spanish culture, the Italian … Continue reading

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Exposing Young Runners to Veteran Experience

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by Rachel Frenkil, Spanish teacher and head coach girls’ cross-country – This past weekend, members of the Pomfret girls’ cross country team headed over to Manchester, CT to watch a college race. My goal, as a new head coach with … Continue reading

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