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Coming out conservative: being Republican at Archer

Coming out conservative: being Republican at Archer

Sydney Stone May 30, 2016 Comments Off on Coming out conservative: being Republican at Archer

Cameron Thompson ’18 has never fully expressed her political opinions in class at Archer

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Redefining ‘Girl’: Archer, Seattle Girls’ School address transgender students

Redefining ‘Girl’: Archer, Seattle Girls’ School address transgender students

Logan Connors May 27, 2016 Comments Off on Redefining ‘Girl’: Archer, Seattle Girls’ School address transgender students

As celebrities such as Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox speak out about transgender inclusiveness, this cultural conversation creates a dilemma for single-sex schools: How should all-girls schools deal with transgender applicants and students who transition

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Measuring ambition in “Ambitious, Joyful Learning”

Measuring ambition in “Ambitious, Joyful Learning”

Anika Bhavnani May 27, 2016 Comments Off on Measuring ambition in “Ambitious, Joyful Learning”

Walking around Archer, watching girls running from class to class and meeting to meeting, it’s easy to see how busy Archer girls are. Archer’s motto is “Ambitious, Joyful Learning,” but is busy the same as

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Hair color blues: examining Archer’s hair color policy

Hair color blues: examining Archer’s hair color policy

Sarah Wagner May 26, 2016 Comments Off on Hair color blues: examining Archer’s hair color policy

During the last week of her sophomore year, Sara Seaman ’16 walked through Archer’s hallways covering her blue hair with a headscarf. She had dyed her hair blue in anticipation for summer vacation, but

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LAUSD’s first African-American female superintendent talks goals, motivation behind district leadership

LAUSD’s first African-American female superintendent talks goals, motivation behind district leadership

Eloise Rollins-Fife May 20, 2016 Comments Off on LAUSD’s first African-American female superintendent talks goals, motivation behind district leadership

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is the second largest district in the country. According to its website, the district educates over 640,000 students, incorporates 720 square miles and serves around 30 neighborhoods. Its racial

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Wernick, Goldberg make change outside Archer community

Wernick, Goldberg make change outside Archer community

Nelly Rouzroch May 20, 2016 Comments Off on Wernick, Goldberg make change outside Archer community

From working with special needs students to founding an organization to help children affected by natural disasters, two Archer students are especially dedicated to making a difference outside of Archer’s walls

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Going beyond statistics: Archer diversity conversations on the rise

Going beyond statistics: Archer diversity conversations on the rise

Shelby Mumford May 18, 2016 Comments Off on Going beyond statistics: Archer diversity conversations on the rise

 When it comes to diversity on the campus of a private, independent school, The Archer School for Girls is above the national enrollment rate of students of color. Dean of Students Travis Nesbitt says

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Finding a PAL: connecting middle and upper school students

Finding a PAL: connecting middle and upper school students

Shelby Mumford May 18, 2016 Comments Off on Finding a PAL: connecting middle and upper school students

For an Archer middle schooler, the symbolism of changing from a khaki to gray skirt can be a daunting threshold to cross; however, it doesn’t have to be with the help of the Peer Advisory

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Becoming bilingual: Archer teachers share tips on language learning

Becoming bilingual: Archer teachers share tips on language learning

Chloe Davenport May 17, 2016 Comments Off on Becoming bilingual: Archer teachers share tips on language learning

Hola, bonjour, ni hao. These three phrases mean hello in Spanish, French and Chinese respectively. 

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Socioeconomic status in our community

Socioeconomic status in our community

Ella Tollman May 9, 2016 Comments Off on Socioeconomic status in our community

Shoes, houses, bags, jobs, clothes and cars are just some of the items associated with socioeconomic status. But in the Archer community, the conversation regarding the subject is ongoing

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