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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

Student leaders welcome new falcons to the nest during the first Peddie On Campus Orientation (POCO) in two years.

Returning to school during COVID

Claire Chen '25, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

After nearly two years of online school, Peddie has returned to a fully on-campus education for the 2021-2022 school year. Simultaneously prioritizing a sense of community and safety, some of Peddie’s...

The Lion King on Broadway

The Lion King on Broadway

Sukhroop Singh ‘24, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

On October 17, Peddie students took a trip to New York’s Minskoff Theatre to attend a showing of “The Lion King” on Broadway. Based on the 1994 Disney feature film, the story of “The Lion King,”...

Lyla June portrait taken from Dream Warriors Management.

Lyla June’s Visit to Peddie

Zoe Chao '23, Junior Co-Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2021

Peddie welcomed Indigenous activist, scholar, and musician, Lyla June, to Friday chapel last April. In addition to presenting her speech,  “Indigenous Stewardship Practices: Protecting Indigenous Sovereignty...

COVID In Winter

COVID In Winter

Erika Egliskis '23, Staff Writer November 22, 2020

Winter term at Peddie poses a big challenge for students who already have had a difficult time adjusting to schedule changes and a hybrid online/in-person school system this fall due to Covid-19. For the...

Spotlight During Covid-19: A New Faculty Member, Estefani Hernandez

Abbey Jordan '23, Staff Writer October 4, 2020
The summer of 2020 was different than anyone anticipated. For some, this meant binging a new Netflix series or taking online classes. For others, like Estefani Hernandez, a new member of the Peddie English Department, the catastrophic event presented a fresh start and a new opportunity. 
Spotlight During Covid-19: An International Remote Student, Lisa Kogawa

Spotlight During Covid-19: An International Remote Student, Lisa Kogawa

Seohyung Lee, Staff Writer October 4, 2020
Covid-19 caused unexpected and unwelcome changes to Peddie just as spring break began.
Spotlight During Covid-19: A Remote Day Student, Emily Yang

Spotlight During Covid-19: A Remote Day Student, Emily Yang

Rachel Thomas '21, Senior Co-Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2020
Despite these uncertain times, Peddie is working extremely hard to recreate the community that defines it. Through a hybrid schedule, many students are able to come back on campus. Even students who cannot or choose not to come on campus are able to connect with the community through virtual learning. One such remote learner is Emily Yang ’21.
Spotlight During Covid-19: A Hybrid International Boarder, Erika Egliskis

Spotlight During Covid-19: A Hybrid International Boarder, Erika Egliskis

Zoe Chao '23, Staff Writer October 4, 2020
With the pandemic striking headlines and attacking cities, Peddie students around the world altered their plans over the summer. 70% of all Falcons are back on campus, including a sprinkling of international students. Erika Egliskis ’23 is one of them.
Spotlight During Covid-19: A Hybrid Day Student, Isha Bhandaru

Spotlight During Covid-19: A Hybrid Day Student, Isha Bhandaru

Elizabeth Hu '21, Senior Co-Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2020
This summer was certainly unprecedented, as the nation experienced an outbreak of Covid-19, forcing everyone to stay at home and take other necessary safety precautions. Seeing the situation was not improving in the fall, Peddie developed a reopening plan to allow students back on campus while maintaining social distancing and other measures to ensure the safety of the community. Students have a choice of studying remotely or in a hybrid mode, alternating between remote and on-campus weeks. 
Amnesty International: Indigenous Covid-19 Rights

Amnesty International: Indigenous Covid-19 Rights

Yulia Gu '21, Campus News Editor October 4, 2020
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Native American populations, especially those living on tribal lands (about twenty-two percent of the Native population according to the US Census Bureau), have been disproportionately impacted by the virus (American Medical Association). Chronic disease and underfunding of Indigenous healthcare is putting Indigenous folx at higher risk of poor outcomes.
Georgian Response to COVID-19

Georgian Response to COVID-19

Stuart Baker '21, Staff Writer May 4, 2020
Georgia’s response to the novel Coronavirus received national attention amid Governor Brian Kemp’s controversial decision to allow non-essential businesses to resume basic operations.
Editorial: US vs Other Countries COVID-19 Response

Editorial: US vs Other Countries COVID-19 Response

Rachel Thomas, Junior Co-Editor-in-Chief May 4, 2020
People are dying every day because of the decisions this country makes. It is crucial that the nation be united and not let Covid-19 tear it apart.
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