The student news site of Peddie School

The Peddie News

The student news site of Peddie School

The Peddie News

The student news site of Peddie School

The Peddie News

Spring Break Trip to Costa Rica

Spring Break Trip to Costa Rica

Sophie Botwood ’25, Staff Writer April 30, 2024

This March, 21 students and four teachers flew to Costa Rica to learn about the culture and spend time at a sea turtle conservation center. There has been talk all over campus about how successful this...

Beautiful Shanghai City!

Peddie Spring Break Trip Highlight: Visiting China and EFZ!

Chloe Yang '27, Staff Writer April 30, 2024

You may know through emails, teachers, friends or Chapel talks that Peddie was able to organize two trips over spring break: one to Costa Rica and one to China. Both of these trips were immersive cultural...

Alan Michaels

Peddie Musicians Take on New Orleans 

Leena Mirchandani ’25, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2024

For this spring long weekend, over sixty Peddie students and six faculty members immersed themselves in the vibrant culture of the French Quarter Jazz Festival. Students started their travels on Friday,...

Peddie Flickr

New Security System – Fobs

Maggie Gladkowski ’26, Staff Writer April 30, 2024

Starting spring term, all members across Peddie’s campus began following a new security system in which all buildings are only accessible via fobs. This change was made with reflection and in conversation...

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Getting Ready For “Peter and The Starcatcher”: Why You Should Watch It

Stephanie Oh '26, Staff Writer April 30, 2024

In addition to AP exams, prom and commencement, an event to look forward to in May is Peddie’s spring play. Just like additional events in the spring term, the preparation process for the spring play...

Jerry Liu and Nancy Xue: The Math Olympiad Competition

Nikita Goyal '26, Staff Writer April 30, 2024

The Peddie School is home to brilliant students, all adept at various subjects! However, some especially excel, as shown by Jerry Liu ’26 and Nancy Xue ’25, who both competed and succeeded in the American...

Winter Term DEI Day 2024 : Age Experience

Izzy Naso ’26, Staff Writer April 11, 2024

On Wednesday, February 7, 2024, Peddie came together to participate in the Winter Term Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Day, which focused on age experience. This topic was examined through self...

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...

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,...

Ocean Breeze Invitational

Ocean Breeze Invitational

Luke Chon ’26, Assignment Editor March 30, 2024

This past month, the Peddie varsity track and field team traveled to Staten Island, New York, to compete in the 2024 Ocean Breeze Invitational. As one of the largest youth meets in the country, this was...

Should Peddie Have Snow Days?

Stephanie Oh ’26, Staff Writer March 30, 2024

Peddie woke up to a snowy campus three times this winter term. While most people enjoyed the beautiful view outside their windows, people also complained about having to bring out their winter wardrobe...

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