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First Semester is Over

By Charlotte Mbwala, Class of 2020 First semester is over, winter break is over, and now we begin the journey of the second semester. During this time, majority of us […]


Passover Seder

Passover Seder 4/19/19 This year the 9th grade class participated in a Passover Seder, hosted by Cambridge parents Mr. & Mrs. Pikman. You can read Dr. Isbell’s post on last […]


The Purpose of Tutorials

The Purpose of Tutorials From the archive: a reflection on the purpose of senior tutorials from former faculty member and tutorial director Dr. Robert Sloan Lee. 4/11/19 In order to […]


“Pieta”

“Pieta” by R.S. Thomas A reflection by Professor of English Christopher Benson. 3/5/19 When I read Jay Parini’s excellent biography, Robert Frost: A Life, he included this unforgettable quotation by Frost: […]


Why Latin?

Why Latin? By Erin Caldwell, Professor of Latin & Greek. 2/27/2019 At least once a week, someone asks me, “Why study Latin?” or “Why do you like Latin?” or “Why […]


Stinkin’ Standardized Tests

Stinkin’ Standardized Tests Dean of School Dr. John “Jay” Howell 2/15/19 Not too long ago, Dr. Wolfe and I were on a conference call with a couple of people who […]


Joey Jekel: In what ways has Cambridge formed me?

In what ways has Cambridge formed me? By Cambridge Alum Joey Jekel 12/27/18 Hello, my name is Joey Jekel. I graduated from Cambridge in 2014, at which point I headed […]


A Debauchery of the Mind

A Debauchery of the Mind By Professor of English Joshua Jeffrey 12/23/18 I hate grades. I don’t mean that I hate grading, although that might be somewhat accurate as well. […]


Why does history even matter?

Why does history even matter? by Professor of History Moryam VanOpstal 12/6/18 One of the hazards of being a teacher is having your basic life choices challenged on a regular […]


What is Declamation?

What is Declamation? Reflection by Alejandra Gonzalez, Cambridge Junior & Communication Intern. 11/12/18 What is declamation? Declamation is a tradition here at Cambridge in which all 6th through 11th graders […]