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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

SCH,  When I set out to revive The Campus Lantern, one of my first goals was to eventually give the community something tangible, something we can all hold and enjoy. Now it’s finally here, our first...

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The dress code mess: outdated and expensive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...

Photo by @julialehmanphoto on Instagram

Future of under the lights games looks dim

Julien Friedland, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

On October 27 and 28, SCH sports teams clashed with various opponents in back-to-back night games, dubbed “Under The Lights.” It was the first time a night game had occurred at SCH since 2019. To make...

A pumpkin chai latte from Chestnut Hill Coffee, where the author works, waits to be enjoyed.

Seasonal drink epidemic arrives

Aanika Bhatt, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

As soon as the end of August approaches, all of America goes into a frenzy about the one thing they have been anticipating since last year: seasonal drinks. Every day through fall and winter, I lose count...

Shhh … Keep quiet about these things and avoid oversharing

Shhh … Keep quiet about these things and avoid oversharing

Jenna Al-Hadi '24, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

It seems in recent years there has been a rise in oversharing. Perhaps because of our generation's excessive use of social media or a thirst for validation and attention.  We’ve all done it before,...

Many menorahs brought to SCH’s family Hanukkah party shined bright.

Conflict brings discomfort and unity to Jewish community

Jake Warren '25, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

Since October, the conflict between Israel and Hamas has dominated headlines. Thousands of people have taken to the streets to call for peace, while many more people have been active on social media condemning...

The new ping pong table is in the junior commons!

Ping pong returns to the junior commons

Nolan McShane '25, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

When the 2023 school year began, the class of 2025 couldn’t wait to fully inherit the ping pong table in the junior commons on the third floor of the inn. When they showed up, however, the ping table...

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