June 7, 2019

The makeup industry has grown a lot in recent years. Beauty stores are always packed with people buying a new product hoping it will fulfill their wishes. While many keep buying more beauty products, not many realize where most of what they are buying comes from. 
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June 7, 2019

Every year for as long ago as most people can remember, on the final day of the school year, the students in the VIIs to the XIIIs gather in the Ball Yard for the Torch Relay. Each student rounds the bases once while holding a wooden stick with paper flames that looks...

June 7, 2019

The definition of progressive education, according to Dictionary.com, is “any of various reformist educational philosophies and methodologies since the late 1800s, applied especially to elementary schools, that reject the rote recitation and strict discipline of tradit...

June 7, 2019

The end of a year comes with numerous events. Whether it is the annual torch relay or thinking about moving on to a new school, the summer months bring along lots of changes. For the XIIIs, one of the most notable of these changes is the transition to high school. Some...

June 7, 2019

At the City and Country School, teachers are called by their first names everyday. This is part of the casual environment at C&C. Although, it may one of our school’s many traditions and unique features, some teachers may not feel comfortable with this policy right now...

June 7, 2019

Donald Trump is known as a businessman, and likewise, a large part of his campaign was directed towards strengthening the economy. During his campaign Trump set many goals for himself like: “be the greatest jobs president that god ever created,” to bring back manufactu...

June 7, 2019

For people with mental disabilities, completing large standardized tests like the SAT and ACT, have always been a struggle, they do however get a break, with a varying amount of extra-time. Depending on the severity of the condition, the students will get increased amo...

June 7, 2019

Born on June 9, 1897 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Helen Marot was the clandestine partner of C&C founder, Caroline Pratt. Helen grew up as part of Philadelphia's elite society, where she received a Quaker education at the Philadelphia Friends School. Helen also atten...

June 7, 2019

With the aging Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, B.Q.E, it has begun to fall apart and break down, causing city officials to make major and significant renovations before 2026. Even though it is only 58 years, the expressway is used frequently. Students commutes are going to...

June 7, 2019

A child doing his homework.

Homework is a major part of school all around the world. Depending on the school and class, homework can be difficult and time-consuming. For some students, homework can take upwards of six hours to complete.

At C&C homework is usually given t...

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