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Senior commons decorated for Christmas; Alex Rider 18 celebrating with friends when she got into college
Alumna Feature: Miss Alex Rider '18
Victoria Florez '28, Staff Writer

“The only place more familiar to me than Montrose is my own home”. These words were said by a new but not-so-new teacher at Montrose, Miss Alex Rider. Although she is new as a teacher here, this is not her first year at Montrose. Miss Rider was actually a student at Montrose, from 2011 to 2018 (she was a seven year survivor!). After graduating from Montrose in 2018, she graduated from Hillsdale College in May 2022. It was at Montrose that she found her love for English, philosophy, and history. In college she “ended up pursuing a degree in...

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Known as the “needed balm of society,” forgiveness can heal relationships broken by society.
The Power of Forgiveness
Kate Novack '24, Co-Assistant Editor In-Chief

If you asked any of my classmates in our Theology/ Philosophy 11 any questions relating to justice, happiness, or human flourishing, I’m sure that they would respond with a resounding exclamation of joy and willingness to answer. On Wednesday, November 9th, I had the pleasure of attending a Life Compass program that brought the ancient concepts we are exploring in Theology to life. Professor Tyler VanderWeele educated us on the power of forgiveness and its impact on not only our lives but on the overall nation. When Mrs. Elrod introduced the speaker,...

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The cast of Clue prepare for their Nov. 18 and 19 performances.
Clue At Montrose
Lucy DeMeo '24, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor

Mystery, comedy, excitement, suspense – the cast and crew of this year’s upper school play has been working hard to deliver it all.  Based on the movie, which itself is based off the classic board game, Clue is a thrilling parody of mystery stories. At the start of the play there is thunder, lightning, dogs bark, and a colorful cast of quirky characters arrive for dinner at Boddy Manor. As the night progresses, however, the strangers come to suspect that something more dangerous – perhaps even deadly – may be afoot. What will happen...

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Known as the “needed balm of society,” forgiveness can heal relationships broken by society.
The Power of Forgiveness
Kate Novack '24, Co-Assistant Editor In-Chief • November 18, 2022
One of the two groups of juniors touring the House of Seven Gables, with the views of Salem Harbor behind.
A Wonderful Trip to Salem
Kristina Klauzinski '24, Co-Sports Editor • November 11, 2022
The wonderful woman I call my mom, with me at the 2022 Mother-Daughter Brunch. 
Credit: Mrs. Petruzziello, P ‘24
Honoring our Maverick Mothers
Kate Novack '24, Co-Assistant Editor in Chief • November 3, 2022
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Halloween at Montrose is full of traditions, from the haunted hallway to the costume contest, our mavericks have spirit!
Halloween at Montrose
Kristina Klauzinski '24, Co-Sports Editor • November 1, 2022
Middle schoolers model Montroses current uniform.
On the Current Uniform Question
Elisabeth Smith '28, Staff Writer • October 24, 2022
Did you know that candy corn used to be called chicken feed? You probably shouldnt feed it to your chickens, however, since 10% of it is crayon wax!
Candy Corn: Popularity, Pros, and Cons
Lilly-Rose Madani '27, Staff Writer • October 18, 2022
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Senior commons decorated for Christmas; Alex Rider 18 celebrating with friends when she got into college
Alumna Feature: Miss Alex Rider '18
Victoria Florez '28, Staff Writer • November 18, 2022
Known as the “needed balm of society,” forgiveness can heal relationships broken by society.
The Power of Forgiveness
Kate Novack '24, Co-Assistant Editor In-Chief • November 18, 2022
The Irish Round Tower was an amazing way to learn about Irish culture and see something that could be in Ireland without having to leave the country.
The Irish Round Tower of Milford
Elisabeth Smith '28, Staff Writer • November 13, 2022
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The cast of Clue prepare for their Nov. 18 and 19 performances.
Clue At Montrose
Lucy DeMeo '24, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor • November 13, 2022
In Faith in the Future, Louis acknowledges the challenges of life, while keeping a positive tone. He advises us to take it one day at a time.
Louis Tomlinson's New Album
Isabela Pap , Co-Creative Writing Editor • November 13, 2022
Dare I say better than the queen of lyricism herself, Miss Taylor Swift… this is Phoebe Bridgers.
Listen to Phoebe Bridgers right now!
Elyza Tuan '23, Editor-in-Chief • October 31, 2022
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The Irish Round Tower was an amazing way to learn about Irish culture and see something that could be in Ireland without having to leave the country.
The Irish Round Tower of Milford
Elisabeth Smith '28, Staff Writer • November 13, 2022
Sometimes the best way to overcome sorrow is to find your happiest memories and hold them tight.
Book Recommendation: Summerlost
Francesca Wilkey '29, Contributing Writer • October 31, 2022
My one hope has left me/I have but nothing left, only to sit here/Waiting/Hoping
An Abandoned Umbrella's Story
Elisabeth Smith '28, Staff Writer • October 31, 2022
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