Sharon Geyer makes the elements elementary

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by Sharon Geyer, faculty – Lewis dot diagrams are a staple of any chemistry course. The diagrams are an easy way to represent a molecule that shows the chemical bonds and the lone electron pairs. I really enjoy teaching this … Continue reading

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Financial Wisdom for Young Adults

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by Arthur Diaz, faculty – Studies have shown that more than three-quarters of all college students and young adults have never received any formal guidance or instruction on managing money or saving for the future. s a result, it’s not … Continue reading

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“Four years of high school in three words: resiliency, discovery, and triumph”

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by Naja Lewis ’13 – Resiliency I remember being an eager freshman, believing I was ready to begin my experiences as a high schooler from watching many seasons of Degrassi or Zoey 101. Let’s just say, I had pretty high … Continue reading

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“One of my favorite things about Pomfret School is Relay For Life.”

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by Alyson Chase ’13 – Approximately 12,549,000 people in the United States are living with a cancer diagnosis. Many of these people have been through chemo, invasive treatments, surgeries, lost their hair, and have still lost their life. My grandmother … Continue reading

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70lbs of Books – “ . . . to be remembered is an honor . . . ”

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by Chip Lamb (faculty) – In a few weeks we will break our routine and gather as a school. We will sit down and eat together and enjoy each other’s company over a dinner that is made just for us. … 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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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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