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Grandparents Visit Journalism 11 on Grandparents Day

Grandparents Visit Journalism 11 on Grandparents Day

Kiran Kottapalli '18, Gabby Landry '18, Sylvia Wen '18, and Catherine Souza '18

Kiran Kottapalli ‘18 Grandparents’ Day this year was yet another success! Catherine Souza ‘18 and Gabby Landry ‘18 invited their grandparents to our Journalism 11 class. Paula and Steve Souza and Joan and Peter Levesque shared adorable memories of Catherine and great advice for us to consider as we go off to college and all of life’s other adventures. Luisa St. Peter shared reflections from her battle with leukemia, recalled the times she moved all around the country, and passed along wise insights regarding daily challenges. However, what really melted my heart were the stories ...

Ideas Worth Spreading: Two Montrosians Give TEDx Talks at Burlington High School

Ideas Worth Spreading: Two Montrosians Give TEDx Talks at Burlington High School

Ms. Kate Cusack, Journalism Teacher

On Friday, April 28, 2017, Montrose students Sarah Lepsevich ‘17 and Gabby Landry ‘18 gave talks during a TEDx conference hosted by Burlington High School. The ten speakers, whose backgrounds, ages, and personal stories varied widely, addressed the theme of “Overcoming Adversity.” Below are interviews with Sarah and Gabby. Sarah: How did you learn about and become part of this event? Nathalie Rodriguez vas Falcao ‘17  gave a TEDx talk last year, and she told me, ‘Sarah, you should really do a TEDx Talk--I think you would really enjoy it.’ I was hesitant at first, but then I...

Showcasing Excellence in Speech

Showcasing Excellence in Speech

Anna Sheehan '21, Contributing Writer

On Saturdays throughout the year, the Montrose Speech team travels to high schools in the area to perform at speech tournaments. At the tournaments, the Montrose speechies perform their pieces for a judge and fellow competitors, and then watch the other performers speak. The students come from a multitude of local schools, which makes speech a great way to meet other high school and middle school students. The Montrose speechies have bonded over tournaments and practices. It’s hard not to grow close when you spend days together for the sole purpose of competing with your public speaking skill...

Montrosians Celebrated at Laureate and Middle School Awards

Montrosians Celebrated at Laureate and Middle School Awards

Abigail Finnerty '19, Contributing Writer

The Laureate and Middle School Awards Ceremonies are Montrose traditions that award those students who demonstrate excellence in academic classes and extracurricular activities.  These ceremonies provide an opportunity to recognize superior achievement in academics, fine and performing arts, and athletics.  Congratulations to all the award recipients: you have all earned this special honor! Special congratulations to the Class of 2017’s Valedictorian Carmen Bolivar and Salutatorian Nathalie Rodrigues Vaz Falcão! Good luck to all the winners on their future endeavors—I’m sure all of you will spread your lo...

Clubs: Year in Review for Science Club and Junior Classical League

Clubs: Year in Review for Science Club and Junior Classical League

Emily Bowman '19 and Julia Convery '19, Contributing Writer and Clubs/Classes Editor

Science Club: The Fun of Experiments, Minus the Lab Reports By Emily Bowman '19 At Montrose, there are several clubs in order to satisfy the large range of interests the students of Montrose School possess. One of Montrose’s older clubs has been resurrected this year as the new Science Club!  This club is run by Mrs. Hofer, Julia Convery ‘19, and myself, Emily Bowman ‘19. The students meet every other Thursday from 3:20 to 4:00 for an exciting experiment along with a quick lesson to understand the chemical processes.   The most recent experiment that this club performed...

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