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  • A Mess in Marawi
  • Special Olympics at Pingree
  • Brenda Berkman Visits Pingree
  • Crisis in Myanmar
  • Crisis in Puerto Rico
  • A Tribute to John Glessner
  • A Mess in Marawi

    A Mess in Marawi

    Julianna Aguja, News Editor

    November 17, 2017

    The Philippine Government has recently announced that the city of Marawi has been recaptured from ISIS militant forces. Marawi, a major city on the island of Mindanao, was under Islamic militant control for over 5-months and was the battleground for a vicious war between the Filipino military and ISIS....

  • Special Olympics at Pingree

    Special Olympics at Pingree

    Alexa Goldstein, Guest Writer

    October 30, 2017

    On October 15, 2017, Pingree hosted the Special Olympics, setting up the athletic fields in such a way as to make four smaller fields on the two center ones. The main sport of the Special Olympics was soccer, which is the only sport played at the tournament.  As always, it was a huge success! It was n...

  • Brenda Berkman Visits Pingree

    Brenda Berkman Visits Pingree

    Nicole Capozzi, Arts & Life Editor

    October 30, 2017

    On October 31, a fascinating woman named Brenda Berkman will be coming to Pingree to speak to the community.  Berkman was one of the first female firefighters in New York City, after opening a lawsuit against an unfair physical test which seemed to have been designed specifically to keep women out ...

  • Crisis in Myanmar

    Crisis in Myanmar

    Julianna Aguja, News Editor

    October 13, 2017

    Myanmar, a Buddhist-majority country in Southeast Asia, has recently come under fire for its persecution of the Rohingya people, a stateless ethnic group that has had roots in Myanmar for over a millennium. The Rohingya people are a diverse mix of Muslims and Hindus living in the Rakhine State of Myanmar....

    Rohingya migrants sit on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman sea on May 14, 2015. The boat crammed with scores of Rohingya migrants -- including many young children -- was found drifting in Thai waters on May 14, according to an AFP reporter at the scene, with passengers saying several people had died over the last few days. AFP PHOTO / Christophe ARCHAMBAULT (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Crisis in Puerto Rico

    Crisis in Puerto Rico

    Julianna Aguja, News Editor

    October 13, 2017

    Over the past few weeks, we have all seen the devastating effects of hurricanes in the United States. After Harvey and Irma, Americans all over the country know how dangerous and impactful these storms can be. Towns have been wiped off the map, dozens have been killed and millions of dollars have go...

  • A Tribute to John Glessner

    A Tribute to John Glessner

    Nicole Capozzi, Sports Editor

    October 2, 2017

    This past summer, Pingree lost an important member of its community, Mr. John Glessner, who taught history here for many years.  Although he may have seemed gruff to some Pingree students who were never lucky enough to take one of Mr. Glessner’s classes or have the opportunity to speak with him, ...

A Mess in Marawi

Julianna Aguja, News Editor

November 17, 2017No Comments

The Philippine Government has recently announced that the city of Marawi has been recaptured from ISIS militant forces. Marawi, a major city on the island of Mindanao, was under Islamic militant control for over 5-months and w...

Libby LeStage and Nicole Capozzi

November 17, 2017No Comments

During assembly on November ninth, Katie Koestner visited the school to discuss online safety.  She posed various scenarios to the group, asking students to raise their hands to see what students knew about various laws regardi...

Women Win: Sacking Sexism in Saudi Arabia

Nicole Capozzi, Opinions Editor

November 17, 2017No Comments

In the past month, there has been fairly frequent mention of Saudi Arabian women gaining more rights.  This increase in rights has been mainly a result of the actions of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Prince Mohammad bin Sal...

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Running Into the Record Record Books

Sophie Jeffery, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017No Comments

For the first time in 40 years, an American woman has been crowned the champion of the New York City marathon. As a 2-time Olympic marathon competitor (2012 and 2016), and the Olympic silver medalist in the 10,000 meter ra...

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Citizenship Test Turmoil

Libby LeStage, Arts & Life Editor

November 17, 2017No Comments

The path to citizenship in the United States can be long and difficult, and includes months of preparing and studying that all lead up to one of the final steps: the naturalization test. One aspect of the natural...

Nix These Names

November 17, 2017

Writing Her-story

Writing Her-story

November 17, 2017

Honing in on Homework

November 17, 2017

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  • Haunted Halloween Happenings

    It is finally feeling like fall, and with fall comes Halloween! Halloween is the favorite holiday of many Pingree students, and the festivities surrou...

  • Objecting to Defamation

    Two weeks ago, Pingree was lucky enough to watch Todd Logan’s play, “Defamation”. This play served as a place to discuss and debate aspects of r...

  • Scared to Sleep

    My dad enters the room where I’m watching the movie, sees a group of kids scraping layers of bright red blood off the walls of a bathroom, then turn...

  • Kids Klimb to the Top

    Kids Klimb to the Top

  • Easy Home Decor: Succulents

    Easy Home Decor: Succulents

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