Waverley Entrance Construction Update

Lead News Editor Sophie Ashley & Staff Writer Houdah Daniels

Director of Operations Jim Heynderickx, among others, met with the contractors for an update on the Waverley entrance renovation project on September 11, as it passed its half-way point on the schedule. The construction remains on track and on budget, with an estimated completion date of December 3, 2018 and an estimated cost of £1.8 million. “That [completion date] also gives us a bit of a buffer,” Heynderickx said. “If [the contractors] run into one or two week delays it’s ok, because that just extends it into December break.”

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Security implements emergency closed campus

 Lead News Editor Sophie Ashley, News Editor: Print Lea George, Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Online Alexandra Gers, Editor-in-Chief Ananya Prakash

Just as high school students with open campus were starting to think about where they would go for lunch yesterday, they received a text message from ASL alerting them that there would be closed campus until further notice, effective immediately.

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Human Rights Symposium Day

Ananya Prakash Editor-in-Chief 

On May 31, the Human Rights Seminar (HRS) class hosted a Human Rights Symposium. The day began with keynote speaker Heather Barr, a senior researcher at Human Rights Watch, introducing various human rights issues ranging from the maltreatment of factory workers in Bangladesh to girls education in Afghanistan.

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Junior presented with Capital One Pay It Forward Award

Cameron Lynch (’19) received the Capital One HR Pay It Forward Award in the amount of $3,000 to fund the organization she formed to support children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. According to the National Health Service (NHS), Type 1 Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar to become too high. Lynch was nominated by her father, who works at Capital One, for the award, which recognizes people who change the community to make it a better place. Head of School Robin Appleby presented Lynch with a recognition of the award during lunch today. Continue reading “Junior presented with Capital One Pay It Forward Award”