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The Peddie News

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The Peddie News

The student news site of Peddie School

The Peddie News

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...

Girls or boys? Who has more influence over Peddie?

Patricia Koo ’27, Staff Writer March 30, 2024

We know our school as the “Peddie School of Excellence,” a coed preparatory boarding and day high school in Hightstown, New Jersey, but it wasn't always like this. In 1864, when our school was founded,...

WeSoar Co-Chair Interview

WeSoar Co-Chair Interview

Claire Chen ’24, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2024

Interview with WeSoar Co-Chair Johára Tucker ’00: Editor-in-Chief Claire Chen ’24 asks WeSoar Co-Chair Johara Tucker ’00 about Peddie’s Women Network, launched in 2022 to provide women of Peddie...

Megan Sweeney

Ace Analysts take on Wharton School’s Global High School Investment Competition

Leena Mirchandani ʼ25, Junior Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2024

This winter, juniors Andy Wang, Ethan Yang, Ethan Jin, Philip Han, Eric Huang, William Hu, and Lue Fang took on Wharton School’s Global High School Investment Competition for the third year in a row....

10 Things Ms. Davis Can’t Live Without

Luke Chon ’26, Assignment Editor January 30, 2024

Picture from Peddie Flickr

From Onions to Ogres: The Freshman Musical was a Layered Experience

Sophie Wang ’25, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

The Freshman Musical is a long-standing tradition at Peddie, bringing students, staff and family together to enjoy a hilarious and exciting experience presented by talented freshmen. It’s a big event...

Good Eats Since 1864: Peddie Food Service

Good Eats Since 1864: Peddie Food Service

Sree Lakkamraju ’25, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

I told my parents I wanted to be a Falcon after I came to visit campus in July. When they asked me why, I said, “The dining hall. For some reason, it reminds me of Harry Potter, and the lake is pretty....

The film’s leads, Coriolanus Snow (Tom Blyth) and Lucy Gray Baird (Rachel Zegler). Picture: DiscussingFilm

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes — a worthy heir to The Hunger Games’s legacy, or another weak prequel?

Chloe Yang ’27, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

* This review is about the MOVIE ADAPTATION of The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, not the book it is based on. The review is spoiler-free in the context of The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. General...

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...

Math Fellow Sofia Cervantes ʼ26 (Left) at Monday Night Math Center

Program Spotlight: Math Fellows

Chloé Cheng ʼ27, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Students in all math classes — from Algebra I to Multivariable Calculus — eagerly await the day they can go to the Math Center and sort out all their mathematical woes. Mr. Buchner, Mrs. Montgomery...

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...

Peddie Varsity Football Team Captains and Head Coach interviewed with The Peddie News after a recent practice. From left: Isaac Saffold ’24 (PG), Joseph Forbes ’24 (PG), James (Merritt) Fisher ’25, Head Coach Anthony Fontana and Eric Cho ’25

Varsity Football Blair Day Edition: Interview with the Captains and Head Coach

Sree Lakkamraju ’25, Staff Writer October 29, 2023

Peddie’s rivalry with Blair is one of the oldest school rivalries in the country. As every Falcon and Buc knows, Peddie and Blair have faced off every fall since 1903, except in 1944 when a polio outbreak...

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