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SWS does not strive for political diversity in applications

SWS does not strive for political diversity in applications

Ben Haber, Contributing Writer

January 4, 2019

Recently, the hypocrisy of SWS culture has been made very evident to me, and it is necessary that the students of the high school are made aware of it as well. This is my first year in SWS, and over the last few months, I have gotten to know the teachers and most of the students. Within SWS, there is ...

Review: SWS Art Show

Review: SWS Art Show

Sophia Stewart, Staff writer

June 7, 2018

As storm clouds gathered on the evening of Tuesday, May 15, art lovers assembled on the fourth floor to appreciate works of the high school’s visual artists. But this was not just art for art's sake: all proceeds from the admission fee and some from the sale of works went to Rosie’s Place, a wome...

Lounge shows celebrate SWS music and artistry

Lounge shows celebrate SWS music and artistry

Zoe Videlefsky, Staff Writer

January 7, 2017

Fairy lights line the stage. There is a brimming aura of positivity and support. The room is full of people on couches and on the floor at the School Within a School Lounge Show. The SWS Lounge Show allows students to express their creative side in an accepting environment. Students say that the show...

Mainstream and SWS must strive for harmonious relationship

Mainstream and SWS must strive for harmonious relationship

Paul Miller-Schmidt and Jillian Goldstein

October 18, 2016

School Within a School (SWS) is a program that gives students the opportunity to take classes based on a democratic pedagogy. The students in this small community take two classes with only other SWS members and participate in weekly Town Meetings, but are otherwise integrated into mainstream classes, sports...

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