Varney Departs From MacDuffie to Pursue Education

Mohammed Abbasi, Social Media Editor

June 5, 2020

Science Teacher Joseph Varney will be one of the faculty and staff members departing from the MacDuffie School at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. He will pursue an education at the University of Connecticut School of Dental...

Boudreau to Retire From Administrative Position After 20 Years at MacDuffie 

Alison Jackson, Co-Editor in Chief

June 5, 2020

After serving the MacDuffie community for two decades, Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Head of School Pat Boudreau will enter retirement at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Although Boudreau is disappointed that s...

Ruiz Moves Closer to Family, Departs From MacDuffie

Ian Hua, Co-Editor in Chief

June 5, 2020

Assistant Head of School David Ruiz will not be returning to MacDuffie in the fall of 2020. In July, he will begin working as the Dean of Student Life at Hebron Academy in Hebron, Maine.  Ruiz and his wife, Nelida Torres-Ruiz, are m...

The Process of Re-opening for Students Around the World

Athis Osathapan, Senior Staff Writer

May 30, 2020

With 2.73 out of the 6.16 million confirmed to have the virus recovered (as of May 30), private businesses and public areas are beginning to reopen as the worst of the pandemic passes and the number of new cases declines around the w...

Vaping Concerns at MacDuffie

Alison Jackson, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2020

“It’s more dangerous than we thought.” “It’s a national issue, especially in our youth.” “There’s all sorts of ways it affects brain development, we just don’t know.” These words from members of MacDuffie’s...

2019 Prom a Success

Dima Aboukasm, Social Media Editor

May 29, 2019

On Saturday May 13, about 80 students attended MacDuffie’s casino-themed prom. It was held at La Notte, a venue in East Windsor, Connecticut, beginning at 7:00 PM and lasting until 10:00 PM with music, dancing, and dinner....

Poetry Month at MacDuffie

Sophie Sharp, Senior Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

In past years, April at MacDuffie has passed by with fairly small mentions to its alter ego: National Poetry Month. Reading poems in assembly was mostly the limit of involvement as poetry flew under the radar of many students. This ...