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  • Cranes of Tessa Davis

    Cranes of Tessa Davis

    Cecilia Joseph, Editor-in-Chief

    September 18, 2018

    Since July, Tessa Davis ‘21 has been creasing paper squares into the shape of birds. Where she sits in PreCalculus, a pile of cranes sits beside her. In Art, she is folding them. During Study Hall she continues.   They vary in size and color, the smallest just the length of a pinky nail. ...

    After folding, Tessa uses a dry-erase marker to update her crane-count inside the jar's lid. Here, it reads "127".

    Lucas Silva

  • Freshmen Field Day

    Freshmen Field Day

    Ceci Joseph, Editor-in-Chief

    September 13, 2018

    Wednesday, September 5, Student Foundation hosted an event to strengthen the bond between freshmen and seniors. They met first during lunch in the Murray Center and planned outside activities for seventh period. During the lunch catered by Zoey’s Kitchen, StuFu leaders created teams Red and Blue....

    Greyson Singer '22 participates in egg race. Photo by Patrick Close '20

    Patrick Close

  • Science Bowl Team Optimistic Even After Loss

    Science Bowl Team Optimistic Even After Loss

    Emily Ware, Staff Writer

    February 13, 2018

    Aryan Gotur ‘21 slapped at the buzzer so vigorously that his glasses nearly fell from his face. But the buzz first came from his opponent's table, and so too did the correct answer. He sighed, then quickly refocused; before the judge could finish asking a question about chemical bonds, Aryan’s b...

  • Dressed to Impress: Oscar de la Renta Exhibit at MFAH

    Dressed to Impress: Oscar de la Renta Exhibit at MFAH

    Juan Fueyo-Gomez, Editor-in-chief

    January 30, 2018

    Credit: Lives of Style “Who wants to go see a bunch of dresses on mannequins?” That was my first reaction to the Oscar De a Renta exhibit at the Museum of Fine Art. I thought that dresses were meant to seen in action, worn by the person for which De la Renta intended. I figured that such an exhibit ...

Cranes of Tessa Davis
Freshmen Field Day
Science Bowl Team Optimistic Even After Loss
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Dressed to Impress: Oscar de la Renta Exhibit at MFAH
A Peek Behind a Poker Face

A Peek Behind a Poker Face

January 22, 2018

I finally saw a good movie. One that had me glued to the edge of my seat, crying, and laughing all within the scope of three hours. The movie...

A Dark and Stormy Poll

A Dark and Stormy Poll

November 1, 2017

According to one student, there are two types of people in the world: those who dress up for Halloween, and adults. If you're rolling your...

The Origins of Halloween

The Origins of Halloween

October 31, 2017

Check out this link to view an infographic, created by Nicole Rajtak, on the story on the origins of Halloween. https://create.piktochart.com/output/25467495-origins-of-halloween  

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6 Words or Less: College Applications
6 Words or Less: Sophomores and the ACT

6 Words or Less: Sophomores and the ACT

February 14, 2017

6 Words or Less: Midterms

6 Words or Less: Midterms

December 5, 2016

6 Words or Less: Thanksgiving Break

6 Words or Less: Thanksgiving Break

November 18, 2016

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Cranes of Tessa Davis

Student Spotlight: José D’Oliveira

October 4, 2017

Irene Fueyo ‘19 interviewed José D’Oliveira, who is an international student from France in the...

Student Spotlight: Julia Coelho

September 25, 2017

The Turf’s Amartya Sinha sat down with Julia Coelho, an international student in the junior girls’...

Senior Takes Trip to the Holy Land

Senior Takes Trip to the Holy Land

September 21, 2016

Turf staff writer James Finley sat down with STE Senior Edmund Carroll to learn about Carroll's summer...

Yulou Zhou Admitted Into Stanford Class of 2020

Yulou Zhou Admitted Into Stanford Class of 2020

April 8, 2016

At first, he did not believe it. When senior Yulou Zhou found out online on March 25 that Stanford...

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St. Thomas' Episcopal School Online Newspaper
St. Thomas' Episcopal School Online Newspaper