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Constant Change: As I overcame my fear of farewells

Constant Change: As I overcame my fear of farewells

Oishee Misra

May 23, 2019

’ve never been the best at goodbyes. I don’t even need to do a deep soul search to explain my aversion, because frankly, it’s pretty straightforward: I don’t like change. And yes, I know I’ve spent this entire year talking about change — how change is good, how change allows us to grow...

Recap of 2017’s Farewell Rally

Recap of 2017’s Farewell Rally

Michelle Wong

May 25, 2017

  veryone in the gym collectively held their breath, waiting for the seniors to rip through the flimsy yellow poster keeping them in the gym lobby. Only, they didn’t. The gym was quiet for the first and last time during the Farewell Rally on Friday, May 19, and the song playing in the bac...

Highlights of the 2016 farewell rally

Highlights of the 2016 farewell rally

Aanchal Garg

May 21, 2016

he farewell rally. The last time the class of 2016 would tear through the poster and crowd up onto the gym bleachers, screaming at the top of their lungs and forming a sea of purple and gold by waving their pom-poms. The last time competing in the rally games, shouting the 15-second cheer and singing the...

Winter Ball and Farewell Dance run risk of being cut

Winter Ball and Farewell Dance run risk of being cut

Gisella Joma

September 25, 2011

  Winter Ball and the Farewell dance are on the brink of final elimination. Due to low attendance, administration discussed the removal of both dances for the 2011-2012 school year. The Farewell dance had a combination of low attendance—less than 300 people attended last year—and it also...