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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

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...

Photo of Peddie Boys Basketball Team during a huddle taken during game against Solebury School (win 90-55)

Victory at the PSIT: Peddie wins its first PSIT since 2016

James Derfner ’26, Assignment Editor March 30, 2024

In December, the Peddie Varsity Boys Basketball Team hosted the annual Peddie School Invitational Tournament (PSIT), which was celebrating its 50th anniversary. In keeping with tradition, the PSIT kicked...

Peddie’s Track Team Takes on the MAPLs

Peddie’s Track Team Takes on the MAPLs

Sophie Botwood ’25, Staff Writer March 30, 2024

This winter, the Peddie track team traveled to Mercersburg Academy to compete in the 2024 MAPL Indoor Track and Field Championships. After putting in a lot of hard work this season, both the boys and girls...

Feb 12, 2023; Glendale, Arizona, US; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates on the podium with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Exploring the Electrifying NFL Playoff Maze

Brandon Schrob ’26, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

Although it seems the 2023 NFL season has just begun, the playoffs, along with Super Bowl LVIII are quickly approaching. For those who are unfamiliar or haven't heard of the 2020 changes to the postseason...

Headmaster Peter Quinn presents the Kelley-Potter Cup to Headmaster Peter G. Curran of Blair

120th Annual Blair Day

Leena Mirchandani ’25, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2023

Filled with fervor and excitement, Peddie Falcons woke up early on Saturday, November 4, to participate in the 120th annual Blair Day. Whether competing or cheering, participating in this rivalry is a...

Falcons Prepare for Blair Day

Falcons Prepare for Blair Day

James Derfner’26, Assignment Editor October 29, 2023

As Peddie’s fall sports teams prepare to face off against Blair Academy in New Jersey’s oldest prep school rivalry, the Falcons are focused on one thing: keeping the Kelley-Potter Cup. Blair Day,...

Falcon fans cheer on their classmates during Blair Day on November 5, 2022.

120th Blair Day: Another Peddie Win?

Aakarsh Mamawala ʼ25, Web Editor October 29, 2023

On November 4, Falcons will descend upon the rural campus of Blair Academy to compete in the 120th year of New Jersey’s greatest prep school rivalry. After last year’s commanding 6-4 win featuring...

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...

Jelani Cine ’25 looks for a pass as Peddie Boys Soccer defeats George School 3-0 on September 23, 2022.

Peddie’s Fall Athletics Kick Off the Season With an Intense Preseason

James Derfner ’26, Assignment Editor September 19, 2023

The week of August 20, Peddie fall athletes from six varsity teams descended upon campus and moved into the dorms for preseason. Having won Blair Day last year, Falcons from the cross country, field hockey,...

Peddie School Invitational Tournament 2022

Bohan Zheng '24 February 23, 2023

Peddie hosted its 22nd annual Peddie School Invitational Tournament on the weekend of December 16. The Peddie Boys Varsity Basketball Team competed with seven other teams and played against Solebury, Kiski...

Peddie Boys Soccer plays Lawrenceville.

Peddie Takes on Lawrenceville on Parents’ Day 2022

Lakhi Raju '24, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

On October 15, Peddie parents from around the world came together for Parents & Family Day to experience what academic life looks like for Peddie Falcons. Parents had many opportunities to engage with...

Peddie Varsity Girls Tennis team poses after a win.

Girls’ Varsity Tennis Reigns Undefeated

Claire Chen ’24, Editor October 27, 2022

One month into the 2022 season, the Peddie Girls’ Varsity Tennis team has maintained their status as undefeated, holding an impeccable record of 13-0 as of Oct 22 against other local high schools. In...

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