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The Peddie News

The student news site of Peddie School

The Peddie News

The student news site of Peddie School

The Peddie News

Teacher Spotlight: Cristina Castrillon ’07

Amanda Strapp ’26, Staff Writer April 11, 2024

Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a Peddie faculty member, coach and alumni is like? Cristina Castrillon is a psychology teacher and field hockey coach at Peddie, and her teacher spotlight...

Farewell, Mr. Quinn!

Nikita Goyal ’26, Staff Writer March 30, 2024

When one begins to think of the greatest pillars of Peddie’s society, one name comes to mind: our Head of School, Peter Quinn, or PQ for short. Whether it's waving hello to him as he zooms by on his...

10 Things Ms. Davis Can’t Live Without

Luke Chon ’26, Assignment Editor January 30, 2024

Faculty Spotlight: Mr. Dominic Zhang

Faculty Spotlight: Mr. Dominic Zhang

Matthew Luo ’25, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

This fall, Peddie welcomed Mr. Dominic Zhang as the instructor for MPS1 Core and Multivariable Calculus. Among his other obligations, Mr. Zhang is the dorm supervisor of Austen-Colgate Hall, the head boys...

Coach DAndrea in a 2023 match against Blair

Recollections and Reflections: A Conversation with Mr. D’Andrea

Sophie Winn ’26, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

I had the privilege of speaking with Mr. D’Andrea: educator, lacrosse player and coach extraordinaire. D’Andrea is a Peddie alumnus who graduated in 2001. As a student, he excelled both academically...

A Little Crunch of Munch’s Life

A Little Crunch of Munch’s Life

Charis Chien ’27, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

As you’ve roamed the halls or streets of Peddie, you might have passed by this young lady and wondered,  “Who is this? Perhaps a student in disguise?” Read more to find out how Ms. Munch, the head...

New physics teacher Dr. Rachael Klaiss hopes to demonstrate the contemporary significance of physics to Peddie students.

New Teacher Spotlight – Dr. Klaiss

Elizabeth Rao ’25, Staff Writer September 19, 2023

Out of all the exciting new teachers coming to grace the Peddie campus this year, Dr. Rachael Klaiss is one who is especially eager to teach in the physics classroom. Having just gotten her graduate degree...

Teacher Spotlight - Mr. Toste

Teacher Spotlight – Mr. Toste

Andrew Yang '25, Staff Writer September 19, 2023

Either in the History House or on the basketball courts, you may have already seen Peddie’s newest member of the history department, Mr. Toste. He joins us from the Pomfret School in Connecticut, teaches...

New Teacher Spotlight - Ms. Kelley

New Teacher Spotlight – Ms. Kelley

Julisa Lugo ’26, Assignment Editor September 19, 2023

Ms. Kelley is one of the seven newest teachers here at Peddie. Graduating from Penn State University, Ms. Kelley lived in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, for 23 years before moving to Peddie to call the upperclassmen...

An Interview With Ms. Berrettoni

Amanda Strapp ’26 April 28, 2023

Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a history teacher and faculty member at Peddie is like? Ms. Berrettoni not only teaches Modern Global History and AP European History, but also runs the...

Faculty Spotlight: Mr. Rulewich

Claire Chen ’24 April 28, 2023

One of Peddie’s greatest values is commitment to community, which every faculty member contributes to in their own various fields. For Mr. Rulewich, Director of College Counseling and Head Coach of Boys...

Connecting Peddie: Director of Alumni Relations Brian Davidson

Connecting Peddie: Director of Alumni Relations Brian Davidson

Justin Wang ’25 April 20, 2023

On January 17, Mr. Davidson greeted a Peddie alumnus at the school gates. This alum was visiting the school with his wife for the first time since he graduated in 2000. While most students may not notice...

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