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Phoebe Fisher ’23 Addresses The School On Earth Day

For those who do not know me my name is Phoebe Fisher, and I am a junior. I’m also the leader of the Sustainability Club. I was asked to come up here and share with you a speech about Mother Earth and Earth Day. I struggled with this topic for some time. Should I come up here and talk about all the beautiful things about nature and the environment? Or should I be the bearer of bad news, and talk about the nightmarish crisis we are in. I decided that these two ideas could be intertwined. 

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Students respond to Reframe produced by the non-profit Amplifier

This week, the Edwards Art Gallery opened with a new show featuring an innovative collective exhibition called Reframe produced by the non-profit Amplifier.  The exhibition is a collection of bold posters designed by some of today’s top artists including; Shepard Fairey, Ernesto Yerena, Noa Denmon, LMNOPI. These posters are made for various campaigns centered on human rights, environmental activism, indigenous peoples, and voting rights.

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Students in hallway on Day of Silence

On Tuesday, silence replaced the typically loud hallways and paths as members of the Holderness community participated in the national Day of Silence demonstration.  This is a student-led annual day of action where students and teachers take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing and erasure of LGBTQ+ people at schools. 

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Seniors Wells Gillette ‘22 & Matt Pollini ‘22 Lead Blood Drive

Holderness School students are rolling up their sleeves – literally – and giving back.  On Monday, the Holderness community lined up our thirteenth student-led blood drive in coordination with the American Red Cross.  This enduring partnership is immensely important as the Red Cross responds to a nation-wide blood shortage due to the pandemic and a fall season punctuated by natural disasters. 

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Dr. Martinez

Dr. Jennifer Martinez has devoted her life to studying the role of women in the ancient world. This spring, the Holderness School history teacher will bring that scholarly perspective to a speaker series held in conjunction with the internationally-acclaimed “200 Women” photography exhibition showing in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region.

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