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The Peddie News

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The Peddie News

The student news site of Peddie School

The Peddie News

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Blue and Gold Games: Peddie’s exciting kickoff to the school year

Sophie Botwood ’25, Staff Writer September 19, 2023

On Saturday, September 2, students and faculty participated in Peddie’s Blue and Gold Games. Each person was assigned a team, either blue or gold, and had the opportunity to sign up for events, such...

Beginning Our Labors Anew: Zhao Li Family Fitness & Exercise Center

Beginning Our Labors Anew: Zhao Li Family Fitness & Exercise Center

Aakarsh Mamawala '25, Web Editor September 19, 2023

Despite the various spaces that each Peddie team utilizes, all athletes share one common space: the Fitness Center. Starting in November, the space will undergo heavy renovations to prepare and revamp...

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POCO: Peddie’s Ultimate Welcome Tradition for New Students

Amanda Strapp ’26, Staff Writer September 19, 2023

Peddie On Campus Orientation, widely referred to as POCO, is one of Peddie’s greatest traditions to kick off the school year. New students participate in interactive games, scavenger hunts, campus tours...

New Freshman Interviews: Navigating the Nest at Peddie

Stephanie Oh ’26, Staff Writer September 19, 2023

Nearly two weeks ago, Peddie welcomed its freshman class to the nest. Although most returning students could now easily describe Peddie as their second home, they will most likely agree that freshman year,...

Austen Colgate Dorm Renovations

Luke Chon ’26, Assignment Editor September 19, 2023

This past summer, one of Peddie’s oldest dormitories on campus, Austen Colgate, or AC for short, was renovated. The renovation included the implementation of new air conditioning units along with a remodeling...

Omigod! Peddie’s Perfectly Pink Production of Legally Blonde

Dalina Cao ’24 April 28, 2023

Hot pink decked the stage's floor and walls, complementing the soft pastel pinks of the various props. A neon pink sign with the name “Elle” shone over the top of the stage. From February 16 to 19,...

Peddie Fund Week and Loyalty Day: Uniting Students and Alumni to Celebrate the Impact of Giving

Leena Mirchandani ’25 April 28, 2023

Blue and gold everywhere, postcard writing competitions and extra school spirit: the quintessential markers that Peddie Fund Week is here. Monday, April 24 - Thursday, April 27, 2023, is dedicated to celebrating...

Update on the Russia-Ukraine War

James Derfner '26 April 20, 2023

Nearly one year ago, on February 24, 2022, Russia launched a planned invasion of Ukraine with hopes of gaining control of the neighboring Eastern European nation. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Moscow’s...

Super Bowl LVII

James Derfner ’26 April 20, 2023

On February 12, 2023, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles faced off for Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Aside from one controversial holding call with only two...

Peddie Tip-Off Tournament

Luke Chon ’26 April 20, 2023

Beginning on Friday, December 2, Peddie hosted its 7th annual Tip-Off Tournament. The Peddie Girls Varsity Basketball Team competed in three games against Kimberton Waldorf, St. Benedicts, and Wilbraham...

Lunar New Year Celebration by the Taeguk Club

Isabella Lam ’26 April 20, 2023

Upon returning from the long weekend, the Taeguk Club, Peddie’s Korean Culture Club, hosted a Lunar New Year celebration on Sunday, February 5. Lunar New Year is the New Year following the Korean...

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Flushing

Elizabeth Rao’25 April 20, 2023

For the first time since the pandemic, Peddie students were able to celebrate Chinese New Year in New York City in January. Students from the Chinese Program and Chinese heritage students boarded the buses...

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