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Dear SCH,

Dear SCH,

Griffy Whitman '25, Inaugural Editor-in-Chief May 24, 2024

Dear SCH,  The final online edition of the year is upon us, but don’t worry— The Campus Lantern is not going anywhere.  The Lantern is too big, too bright to turn off now. Sixty-three upper...

Dear SCH,

Dear SCH,

Griffy Whitman, Inaugural Editor-in-Chief April 25, 2024

Welcome to the April online edition of The Campus Lantern!  This is a shorter issue, but as always, it’s jam-packed with content from everywhere in our upper school. Read on to find stories of our...

SCHool Politics

Bird Parry '24, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

Few things at SCH are as commonly discussed, or more divisive, than politics. Whether dropping into a classroom, strolling through the library, or observing the lunchroom, you won’t struggle to find...

Charles B. Chas Landreth and Griffy Whitman 25 review the most recent print edition of The Lantern. Photo courtesy of Melissa Brown 87

Illuminating the Past: Landreth family leads a legacy of lantern carriers

Griffy Whitman '25, Inaugural Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2024

Even though this is the “inaugural year” of the student newspaper at SCH, The Campus Lantern is a revived student newspaper, and we’ve actually existed since being founded in 1927.  Charles Landreth,...

Guitarist, Bowie and Lennon collaborator, visits SCH

Finn Cooper '26, Staff Writer March 17, 2024

Famous Puerto Rican guitarist Carlos Alomar visited with Laureilie, Hilltones, and the upper and middle school jazz bands.    Mr. Alomar has worked with David Bowie and John Lennon on multiple...

Dear SCH,

Griffy Whitman '25, Inaugural Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2024

There are upwards of thirty stories in this third edition of The Campus Lantern! The scope of the content in this online issue is remarkable, and represents a glimpse of nearly everything going on in our...

A heater in Sra. Dionne’s room in The Inn produces immense amounts of heat.

Upper school temperatures swing from hot to cold

Have you ever found yourself sweating in class when you were just sitting there? Or walked into the science building and felt like you were in an ice box? Only at SCH can it be a freezing twenty degree...

The Campus Lanterns new logo (left) beside its original logo (right)

The Campus Lantern chooses a new logo!

Griffy Whitman '25, Inaugural Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2023

Junior Anderson Swanger’s updated, revived version of The Campus Lantern’s old logo won the contest with 85 votes, 29.1% of the 292 students who helped select a winner!  The new logo includes SCH’s...

Letter from the editor

Griffy Whitman '25, Inaugural Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2023

Dear SCH,    The final online edition of the year is upon us, but don’t worry— The Campus Lantern is not going anywhere.    The Lantern is too big, too bright to turn off now....

The current, complete SCH Academy Upper School dress code.

The dress code mess: outdated and expensive

Damian Melzer-Surkan '26, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

To start, it is very important to understand that the dress code conversation is not a binary issue. There are many different opinions ranging from having no dress code of any kind to having a strict school...

Teaching AI increases students’ creativity

Michael Lee, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

Many people think of AI as a tool to cheat on work effortlessly. However, in this day and age it is imperative that AI be actively taught as an accelerator of creativity and ideas. AI’s endless versatility...

From left: Ms. Maria, Coach Ed, Ms. Norma

Unrecognized faculty form SCH’s athletic backbone

Danny Reagan, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

The players go on the field in fifty minutes. The training room is full and athletes from various sports need treatment. Ms. Norma and Maria rush around the room with wrap, tape, and heat hoping to get...

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