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  • Mandatory Senior Convocation on February 22nd!

  • The Wonders of Chinese Week

    The Wonders of Chinese Week

    Dominicque Pacella, Writing Coach

    February 6, 2017

    Each year the Chinese Club hosts a number of events and festivities ranging from egg roll sales to ping pong tournaments to spark the Chinese New Year into action. This year, Cheng Mei Rothschild and the Chinese Club welcomed Dr. Michael Kowalski, a Florida licensed acupuncture physician and fou...

  • Coach Bush and Coach Denmark’s Last Spike

    Coach Bush and Coach Denmark’s Last Spike

    Gabriela Landolfo, Calendar Editor

    February 1, 2017

    At a varsity volleyball meeting held on Monday, January 30th, both Coach Bush and Coach Denmark announced that they will be stepping down as upper school varsity volleyball coaches for the upcoming season next fall. Coach Bush has dedicated the last 31 years to serving the Bolles community as the...

  • The Death of a Medium

    The Death of a Medium

    Duncan Evans, Coffeehouse Promoter

    January 27, 2017

    Today is a sad day for fans of the VHS medium, however none of them exist, so a generally good day for everyone. The Bolles School has officially purged itself of the ineffective medium, and sent the foul films to a shallow grave/landfill. Bolles has been gathering its 1000+ tapes for around 40 years, h...

  • Journey of College Bound Athletes

    Journey of College Bound Athletes

    Ann Maris Walton, PR Editor

    December 14, 2016

    Signing to play a collegiate sport can be both exciting and a relief. When Assistant Athletic Director Kelly Stevenson signed to play basketball at Jacksonville University (and later the University of Florida), she remembers her signing day as “one of the best days of my life because I knew I was ab...

Inauguration in the Nation and on Campus: Are Celebrities Justified in Protesting the Inauguration?

Inauguration in the Nation and on Campus: Are Celebrities Justified in Protesting the Inauguration?

Andrew Culver, Contributing Writer

On January 20th, most Bolles students were devoting their focus towards doing well on their science exams. However, millions of people had their eyes on Washington as Donald Trump, now the 45th President of the United States, was inaugurated....

January 24, 2017

Hometown Democracy

Hometown Democracy

Journey Wise, Online Editor

As the presidential inauguration draws near, many active citizens are wondering how they can participate in politics in their own backyards. While some are traveling to Washington D.C. to participate in the Women’s March or perhaps, lob...

January 9, 2017

Grandparents and Gold Medals

Grandparents and Gold Medals

November 22, 2016

Despite only having a two-day week, Bolles stayed busy with both a swarm of grandparents and an olympic gold medalist visited our campus. On Monday, we hosted a reception for Grandparent...

Talking Cars: Political Bumper Stickers in the 2016 Election

Talking Cars: Political Bumper Stickers in the 2016 Election

November 8, 2016

We see them everyday. We roll our eyes. We internally cheer. But do we think about they say about our campus? Bumper stickers take confidence. People have to decide whether the candidate ...

Teachers’ First Elections

Teachers’ First Elections

November 8, 2016

More Than Just Clouds in the Sky – Blue Angels Return

More Than Just Clouds in the Sky – Blue Angels Return

November 6, 2016

This weekend, the Blue Angels returned to Jacksonville Beach for the Annual Sea and Sky Air Spectacular. The air show was free to all who could attend, and lasted from 10 a.m. to...

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Student Life

The Baker’s Dozen at Bolles

March 31, 2017

The Bolles School was delighted with the performance of Yale University's a cappella group Baker’s Dozen.  With a comical introduction, in which members ...

Fun at the Farmer’s Market

March 10, 2017

March 10th, 2017  welcomed the Farmer’s market to the Bolles Upper School campus. Many came to sell local goods and students were granted the abili...

National Women’s History Month

March 2, 2017

If your first period class reads the announcements, you probably already know that March is National Women’s History Month. The month was designated...

Chess Board Receives Positive Feedback

Chess Board Receives Positive Feedback

February 27, 2017

 Recently, the Bolles School installed a life-size chess board in the grass area outside the library, in front of Schultz Hall. A wide variety of student...

The Real Reason for Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2017

It’s no secret that Bolles loves Valentine's Day. From the annual boarder donut sale to the Valentine-themed treats from the parent association, love is...

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A Short Rant About the Election

November 8, 2016

I am so tired of seeing Hillary for Prison bumper stickers. I am so tired of being forced to stomach a candidate who threatens the very democratic nature of American politics. One thing...

To Kneel or Not To Kneel

To Kneel or Not To Kneel

November 8, 2016

Student athletes who kneel during the national anthem may be breaking school rules, but student athletes in Florida who kneel may be breaking Florida law.   If you’re a privat...

Is this Rite of Passage Right? Questioning Senior First Day Dress

October 18, 2016

On the first day of school, the seniors roll in, super cool in all-black, rockin’ their tiaras and their Foster Grants. The outfits proclaim status. We. Are. Senior. Hear. Us....

Black is the Traditional Black: In Defense of First Day Senior Outfits

October 18, 2016

When you think of the color black, you probably think of death, darkness, or fear of the unknown. Despite its negative meanings, the color black also symbolizes power, elegance, and...

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Record-Breaking Relays

Quincy Green, Contributing Writer

On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017, The Bolles School hosted the annual Bolles Relay Track Meet. It was a record breaking day for the Lady Bulldogs. The Bolles girls 4x1600 relay team ran the fastest time in FHSAA history, while th...

March 31, 2017

Off to the Races!

Ann Maris Walton, PR Editor

Track season has begun, and it’s a fast one...literally. Already this season juniors Caitlin Collier, Nia Guine, and Monet Bishop have broken school records. This Friday, March 3rd starting at 2 p.m. the Bolles Trac...

March 2, 2017

LAX is Back

Ann Maris Walton, PR Editor

The Bolles Varsity Girl’s Lacrosse Team has kicked off their season with a 3-1 record. Tonight, February 22nd, the Bulldogs will take on the Episcopal Eagles at The Episcopal School of Jacksonville. This year, the team is work...

February 27, 2017

Bonding Over Basketball

Claire Cywes, Contributing Writer

Although the Bolles girls varsity basketball team lost their game in the regional semifinals to Fernandina, their memories of the team and of the season still stand strong and happy. Hollin Hakimian (‘19), a shooting guard, sa...

February 15, 2017

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