The Peddie News

Head’s Day Heading in a New Direction

Sue Lee '18

September 27, 2017

The beginning of a new school year brings changes to one of Peddie’s oldest traditions, Battle of the Heads. This annual all-school field day consisting of a competition among four teams, DeGray, Seltzer, Green, and Potter,...

Devastation and Destruction: The Shattering Effects of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria

Nina Narayan '18

September 27, 2017

Harvey, a category four hurricane, devastated several parts of Texas and other coastal areas earlier this month, affecting over 450,000 people and destroying at least 150,000 homes. The storm dropped approximately twenty-seven...

South Korea’s Replacement for President

Elaine Moon ’18, Section editor

May 18, 2017

South Korea had a particularly rough year last year. As the government’s corruption was revealed, Park Geun-Hye, a former president now, went through a process of impeachment for the first time in Korean history. On March 10,...

The French Election

Nick Berlet ’18, Staff writer

May 18, 2017

In an effort to preserve the far-right movement around the globe, the National Front party of France put forth Marine Le Pen to contend in the French election against a slew of candidates ranging from far-left to centrist, most...

The Rising Concern of Electronic Cigarettes at Peddie

Sophie Furigay '18, Section editor

April 24, 2017

Electronic cigarette and vaporizer use among teens has become a concern across the United States, and within the Peddie community. Electronic cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or e-cigs are small, generally battery powered devices t...

Peddie Celebrates Martin Luther King Day

Elle Grant ’18, Section editor

February 5, 2017

The students and faculty members of the Peddie community participated in numerous workshops in honor of Martin Luther King Day on January 16. The workshops, though varied in focus and activities, were intended to help students ...

This is Not a Drill: The Most Memorable Peddie School Lockdown

Amy Zhang ’19, Staff writer

December 24, 2016

The entire Peddie campus went into lockdown after school administrators were notified by local police that a criminal suspect had entered the surrounding area at approximately 2:01pm on Thursday, December 1. The lockdown was al...

Dakota Pipeline Construction Blocked by Army Corp of Engineers

Vivian Sun ’18, Section editor

December 24, 2016

The Department of the Army stated that it would not allow the Dakota Pipeline to run half a mile from the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on December 4. Crowds of people have been in Cannon Ball, North Dakota since spring 2016 ...

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