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English Instructor Willie Perdomo Reads from his Work

April 23, 2014 Academy Library, Kaplanoff Periodicals Room

Author of "The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon" and "Smoking Lovely" reads at the Academy Library on April 23.   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Hosts Lamont Poet W. S. Di Piero

April 30, 2014   |  7:30 p.m. |   Academy Building Assembly Hall

A celebrated poet, essayist, art critic and translator, Di Piero is professor emeritus of English at Stanford University. His works of poetry include Tombo, Nitro Nights, City Dog and Chinese Apples: New and Selected Poems. He will read from his works on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.   More...

Shinri Kamei '12 and her Team Win 1st Overall in Dartmouth Ventures Entrepreneurship Contest

April 21, 2014

Born from a Dartmouth engineering class project, the new business venture, Tray Bien, takes off.    More...

Upper Ellen Xiang Wins Strong in All-Girls National Chess Championship

April 16, 2014

Xiang brings home a win in the Girls Under-18 category, using a 'quiet opening' and a simple strategy.   More...
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PEA's Dr. Chris Thurber Offers Summer Camp Packing Tips on FoxCT Morning Show

April 14, 2014

Dr. Thurber's book, The Summer Camp Handbook and website www.campspirit.com provide a laundry list of useful and realistic overnight camp advice, helpful to both parents and camp goers. Thurber's tips include: choosing the right camp, better ways to pack your trunk, and a letter writing kit to help fight homesickness.    More...

'At Phillips Exeter, a World of Religious Diversity,' from The New York Times

April 11, 2014

"A Friday at the Phillips Church is a multicultural adventure. You could — and I did — spend the whole day eating, praying, studying and discussing life's big questions, as seen from a variety of world traditions," writes Mark Oppenheimer.   More...
The New York Times

Graduation Exercises 2014

April 10, 2014 EVENT 

Four days of events culminating on Sunday, June 8 at 10:30 a.m.   More...

Art Department Open Studios

April 9, 2014

3-D printing, artists working in the studio, delicious color wheel cookies, great fashion everywhere.    More...

Three PEA Alums Power Brown Crew

April 7, 2014

Brown's varsity first crew with 2 PEA alums takes on defending national champion Washington.   More...

Ceramic Artist Ayumi Horie Visits Campus

April 7, 2014

Slide talk at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.    More...

School Library Month Photo Project

April 1, 2014

April is National School Library Month. To mark the occasion, the Academy Library will take a photo each day of library happenings.    More...
Academy Library Blog

PEA's March to Madness!

March 31, 2014

PEA alums participate in basketball tournament action.   More...

Robinson '13 Named D3 Basketball Rookie of the Year

March 25, 2014

Basketball stand out plays for Williams College.   More...

Cristina Bravi '10 Hockey All-American

March 24, 2014

 Bravi '10 was recently honored as a CCM Division III Women's Ice Hockey All-American.   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy's Lamont Gallery Presents "A Whole New Game: Sports & Games in Art"

March 24, 2014 - May 3, 2014 Lamont Gallery

Exhibition celebrates how sports and games are interpreted by contemporary artists. Opening Reception: Friday, March 28, 6:30-8 p.m.; Gallery Talk: Saturday, March 29, 10 a.m.



Katrina Coogan '11 Takes Fifth in 3,000m at NCAA T&F Indoor Championships

March 15, 2014

Alum Katrina Coogan finishes 7th in the women's 3,000m at NCAA T&F Indoor Championships.

Dana Tung '15 Wins New Hampshire Gold Key Scholastic Art Award for Documentary Film

March 10, 2014

A visit to an orphanage in Swaziland, South Africa, offered Dana an opportunity to met and document the people and places she experienced during her two-week trip.   More...

Adjunct Music Instructor Mark Andrew Cleveland Performs Title Role in "Elijah"

March 9, 2014

"A bravura display of Cleveland's technical and musical prowess," writes Cashman Kerr Prince in the Boston Musical Intelligencer.    More...

Follow Along as Students Blog From Rome

March 7, 2014

The Rome Study Tour started off with a good omen and the fortune continues. Travel vicariously with the 16 students as they document their discoveries.    More...
PEA Rome Study Tour 2014

Phillips Exeter Academy's Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra Perform at The Music Hall

March 06, 2014   |  7:30 p.m. |   The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH

Phillips Exeter Academy's Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra will make their debut performance at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, NH, on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. With an exciting new program of choral and orchestral music, the PEA ensembles welcome the Seacoast community to this free classical concert.   More...

Phillips Exeter Upper Ranks High on U.S. Team, World Youth Chess Championship

March 5, 2014

Ellen Xiang places first in U.S. Girls under 16 team, and 26th in the Girls Under 16 category    More...

Courses of Instruction 2014-2015

March 4, 2014

Exeter offers 400+ courses across 18 subject areas   More...
Courses of Instruction 2014-2015

2014 Concert Series: Choir and Orchestra Concert

February 27, 2014

Concert Choir, Symphony Orchestra, Symphonia and Glee Club perform February 27, 2014. 7 p.m. Phillips Church. Free and open to the public.   More...
Community Calendar

English Instructor David Weber Publishes "The Claim of the Personal: Narratives and Reflections in a Time of Exposition" in Independent School Magazine

February 26, 2014

"It is the job of both teacher and class to urge the writer toward good — but also, and probably first of all, toward truth, which includes self-description with a high degree of objectivity," writes Weber.   More...
Independent School Magazine

Roger Shen '17 Performs Mozart with Northbrook Symphony

February 25, 2014

Roger Shen '17 performs Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major (K. 488). "It's scary but it's awesome," said Shen, who grew up in Northbrook and started studying piano at age 7. From the Northbrook Star.   More...
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PEA BV Hockey Ties Andover in Intense Game

February 22, 2014

"Tonight was an important game for us," says forward Kevin Neiley '14 whose goal tied the game. "We're the kind of team that will get up early and dominate...That was a hot Andover team that has been playing extremely well." Read ESPN Boston's game recap.   More...

Empowering Portraits

February 21, 2014

"Empowering Portraits" is an exhibit of large-scale work by advanced photography students. From New Hampshire.com.    More...

Artist Willie Cole Visits Exeter

February 18, 2014

To celebrate new ideas in contemporary art and Black History Month, Exeter hosts African-American artist Willie Cole. Cole will visit classes and present a talk at 1:00 p.m. on February 20th.    More...

Winter E/A Games

February 19, 2014

Exeter takes on Andover to wrap up winter season.   More...

Studs Terkel's Working Goes Up on Fisher Theater Mainstage

February 14, 2014

Working goes up February 12-16. Directed by Rob Richards with musical direction by Jean Strazdes, it features 24 characters based directly on interviews by Terkel of working men and women, and is supported by a large ensemble of singers and dancers.    More...

Big Red Bloggers

February 13, 2014

Hear what it's like to learn and live at Exeter – direct from students. Recent posts include New England winters, squash (the sport, not the vegetable!), break dancing, home-cooked meals and lots more.    More...
Big Red Bloggers

2014 Concert Series: Rhonda Larson in Concert

February 6, 2014

Phillips Exeter Academy features flutist Rhonda Larson in "One Woman, A World of Music" on February 11 at 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Gilbert Concert Series, the concert is free and open to the public.


2014 Concert Series: Faculty Recital

February 04, 2014   |  7 p.m. |   Assembly Hall

BEATLEMANIA! Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America with PEA faculty and guest artists. Free and open to the public.    More...
Community Calendar

'Empowering Portraits'

February 3, 2014

Inspired by the work of French photographer J R, PEA advanced photography students took large-scale photos of PEA employees. "Empowering Portraits" is on display in the Academy Library. Opening Reception February 9, 6:30 p.m.   More...

Paul Yoon '98 Reads from his Work

January 29, 2014

Author of Snow Hunters and Once the Shore to read in Assembly Hall, January 29 at 7 p.m.   More...
Community Calendar

2014 Concert Series: Faculty Recital

January 28, 2014

Mark Andrew Cleveland, bass, and Gregg Pauley, piano, perform Franz Schubert's Die Winterreise. Free and open to the public.   More...
Community Calendar

Lifelong Friends on Exeter Hockey Team

January 24, 2014

Spenser Young '16 and Trevor Cosgrove '16, star defensive players, talk about their friendship and the team's strong season. From Seacoastonline.

Exeter Bulletin, Winter 2014

January 24, 2014

Learn about Exeter's thriving performing arts and their planned expansion, get firsthand impressions from students at Exeter's new off-campus program in Ghana, hear what it's like to be the Lion mascot at E/A games and more.    More...
The Exeter Bulletin

Dr. Chris Thurber Discusses How Children Learn from Making Mistakes

January 17, 2014

"There is a three-way balance between protecting young people, engineering outcomes and allowing learning to happen," says Thurber.


Brandon Wang '15 and Collaborators Launch Online Tool for Crowdfunding Student Projects

January 17, 2014

"Our mission is to catalyze student-run clubs, community service and other nonprofits at schools across the country," says Wang.   More...
Boston Globe

John Blackwell Presents Team Research at American Astronomical Society

January 14, 2014

"These programs are truly inspiring to me the teachers and their students, especially," says Blackwell of his work with NITARP. "The goal is to continually inspire younger generations to enter into science and to be science-literate citizens."   More...

Lamont Gallery Presents 'Open Hearts Open Doors: Reflections on China's Past & Future'—Photographic Works by Elizabeth Gill Lui

January 17, 2014 - March 1, 2014 Lamont Art Gallery

A bright and clear heart, an open door, a house, and the title page of a book—all of these sentiments are encompassed in the translation of the title Open Hearts Open Doors. With this welcome, Elizabeth Gill Lui (P'95) invites you into a photographic journey along the streetscapes and agricultural vistas in rural villages in southeastern China.    More...

Professor Anne Fogarty Gives Haley Lecture on January 14

January 14, 2014

The talk entitled " 'A ghostly light from the street lamp': History and Memory in James Joyce's 'The Dead,' " will be held in the Academy Library's Rockefeller Hall at 7:00 p.m.     More...
Academy Library Blog

2014 Concert Series: Arcadian Winds

January 13, 2014

Woodwind quintet performs works by Poulenc, Dvorák, Ibert and Vaughan Williams. Free and open to the public.   More...
Community Calendar

Dr. Seung Kim: "Fruit Flies and Exeter – a Prolonged and Intense Love Affair"

December 19, 2013

Dr. Seung Kim '81 has helped to facilitate a collaborative study of Drosophila melanogaster between Stanford University's School of Medicine and Exeter.   More...

Exonians on Boston Opera House Stage

December 19, 2013

Exonians recently traveled to Boston to see Boston Ballet's production of The Nutcracker.   More...

PEA Basketball Player Headed to West Point

December 18, 2013

Heavirland will head to West Point after signing her commitment sheet on Nov. 22, 2013   More...

BV Soccer: 2013 Season Roundup

December 17, 2013

heck out 2013 team season highlights   More...

GV Soccer: 2013 Season Roundup

December 17, 2013

Coaches sum up the past 2013 season   More...

GV Volleyball: 2013 Season Roundup

December 17, 2013

Check out 2013 team season highlights   More...

BV Football: 2013 Season Roundup

December 16, 2013

Check out 2013 team season highlights   More...

Nicco Mele, Author, Internet Pioneer and Political Strategist, to Discuss the Unintended Consequences of Radical Connectivity

December 9, 2013   |  7 p.m. |   Academy Building Assembly Hall

One of America's leading forecasters of business, politics and culture, Mele is author of The End of Big: How the Internet Makes David the New Goliath, will give an evening discussion on the unintended consequences of radical connectivity.    More...

NEPSAC GV Soccer All-Star

December 3, 2013

Danielle Sim '14 was named to the NEPSAC Class A All-Star girls soccer team for the fall 2013 season.   More...

Zach Hodges '11, Star Defensive End at Harvard, Profiled on NPR's 'Only A Game'

December 2, 2013

"It's hard not to like Zach Hodges," says NPR's "Only A Game."   More...
Only a Game

Two BV Soccer Players Nominated as NEPSAC All-Stars

December 2, 2013

Two PEA players named to the NEPSAC all-star games.   More...

Kevin Sun '16 Qualifies for National Math Contest 'Who Wants to Be a Mathematician'

December 2, 2013

Selected from more than 2,000 students. Competition to take place January 16, 2014 in Baltimore.   More...
American Mathematical Society

"Harkness Math" by Exeter Math Instructors Karen Geary and Sami Atif

November 22, 2013

"Teachers delivering content, on either traditional or innovative platforms, miss the mark," write the authors. Follow along with a Harkness math class as it solves a problem from Exeter's problem sets, with students delivering the content through collaboration and discovery.   More...
Independent Teacher Magazine

Boys XC Are New England Champs!

November 14, 2013

BV cross-country takes 1st at New Englands held at St. Paul's   More...

Crew Coach Sally Morris Speaks at USRowing Youth Coaches Symposium November 15-17

November 11, 2013

Morris joins other top youth coaches from around the country to discuss issues relating to youth coaching.    More...

Homecoming Weekend Sports Recap

November 11, 2013

Homecoming weekend was great fun for BIG RED fans. Here's a summary of game results.   More...

Frankenstein Playwright and Director Discuss the Upcoming Main Stage Production

November 5, 2013

Hear Austin Tichenor's hilarious podcast recorded with Theater Instructor Rob Richards. It's all about the upcoming production of Frankenstein, which was written by Tichenor. Frankenstein goes up on Fisher Theater main stage on November 15. Don't miss it!   More...
Reduced Shakespeare Company

Phillips Exeter Academy Hosts Lamont Poet Michael Collier

November 06, 2013   |  7:30 p.m. |   Assembly Hall

Public reading will be held in the Assembly Hall, located on the second floor of the Academy Building on Front Street. The event is free.   More...

"Catalyst: Work from Community-Based Arts Centers" at Lamont Gallery

November 04, 2013 - December 13, 2013 Lamont Art Gallery

Opening Reception: Friday, November 8, 2013, 6:30-8 p.m.   More...

Exeter Bulletin, Fall 2013

October 23, 2013

Read about Exonians exploring the world before college, an alumna who switched from global CEO to RV driver and brought books to underserved youth throughout the U.S., a Harkness outreach project in Chicago, Exeter's basketball MVP who's become a rugby superstar on her own time.   More...
The Exeter Bulletin

Phillips Exeter Academy Hosts Sustainability Film, Chasing Ice

October 18, 2013

Sustainability Film Series continues with Chasing Ice on Friday, October 18, 2013, 7 p.m. The film will be shown in the Forum, Phelps Academy Center on Tan Lane. The showing is free and open to the public.   More...

"The Amazing Life and Work of Louis Kahn," a Talk by Wendy Lesser

October 18, 2013

Wednesday, October 23 at 7 p.m. in Rockefeller Hall   More...
Academy Library

Exeter Family Weekend

October 11, 2013

October 11-14, 2013. Save the date!    More...

Gilbert Concert Series Welcomes New York Polyphony

October 15, 2013

Vocal ensemble New York Polyphony performs Missa Charles Darwin by Gregory W. Brown '93 and other works. Public concert on Friday, October 18, 2013, at 7 p.m. in the Academy Library.   More...

Coach Hudson Joins St. Lawrence U. Athletic Hall of Fame

October 10, 2013

Hudson, a St. Lawrence alumnus, joins the Hall of Fame Class of 2013.   More...

Stanford University Professor Seung Kim '81 Discusses Latest Findings Toward Curing Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer

October 07, 2013   |  7 p.m. |   Phelps Academy Center, Forum

Monday, October 7, 2013, at 7 p.m. in Phelps Academy Center's Forum, third floor. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.    More...

Fox News 25 Interviews Lamont Health Counselor Dr. Chris Thurber on Symptoms, Treatments of Homesickness

October 2, 2013

Dr. Thurber says it's normal for students to experience feelings of homesickness and parents should be aware of the symptoms.
FOX 25

Julie Livingston '84 Named a 2013 MacArthur Fellow

September 25, 2013

"Genius grant" awarded to medical historian who explores health care in Botswana   More...

Fiona McFarlane, Past Bennett Fellow, Publishes "The Night Guest"

September 21, 2013

Worked on manuscript during her PEA fellowship from 2008-2009   More...
The Age

Prep Takes Fast Track To Top Of Triathlon Mountain

September 17, 2013

New PEA athlete has triathlete success   More...
Scarsdale Daily Voice

Opening Assembly Starts Off Exeter's 233rd Year

September 6, 2013

Watch Opening Assembly on PEA's live stream channel   More...

Phillips Exeter Employees Take Part in Community Service Day

August 30, 2013

Hundreds of employees travel to three Seacoast locations   More...

Library Launches New Website

August 28, 2013 Class of 1945 Library

Upgraded features include online chat, new informational pages and tabbed search boxes to make finding relevant information fast   More...

Harvard Adds Seventh-Best Lacrosse Recruiting Class for 2014

August 26, 2013

Colin Delea '13 and Matt Ryan '13 join the team   More...

New Faculty

August 22, 2013

Three-day orientation introduces new faculty to Exeter   More...

Mathematics Instructor Kevin Bartkovich Publishes Article in Mathematics Teacher Magazine

August 15, 2013

The EPA's switch in rating fuel efficiency from miles per gallon to gallons per hundred miles with the 2013 model-year cars leads to interesting and relevant mathematics with real-world connections.   More...
Mathematics Teacher Magazine

Interview with PEA Dance Instructor Sarah Duclos

August 10, 2013

Making Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet "come alive" with dance   More...

Parents' Handbook 2013-2014

August 7, 2013

Provides useful information for parents of students at Exeter   More...
Parents' Handbook 2013-2014

The E Book 2013-2014

August 7, 2013

Serves as a guide and sets a standard for Exeter students   More...
The E Book 2013-2014

Summer at Stanford

August 1, 2013

Learn about Exonian summer experiences at Big Red Bloggers, including this post from Elle '14 who's working on diabetes research in the Stanford lab of Dr. Seung Kim '81    More...
Big Red Bloggers

Paul Lei '15 Wins 2013 Massachusetts Junior Amateur Golf Championship

July 31, 2013

"I have been playing this tournament for years and always tried to win but this is the first time that the dream came true," says Lei.   More...

Blogging from Japan

July 31, 2013

Follow the experiences of two Exonians over the next few weeks as they study at Japan's Riken Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science outside Tokyo. The only two high school students admitted to the summer internship program, the boys will work alongside undergraduate and graduate students from major universities in China, Japan and Korea.     More...
PEA Riken Internship

Library to Launch New Website

July 30, 2013

The Library will be launching a new website for fall term. Check it out!   More...

2013 Orientation & Registration Schedule

July 30, 2013

Orientation & Registration 2013 for New and Returning Students   More...
Orientation Schedule

Ray Li '13 and Alex Song '15 Garner Silver and Gold Respectively at the International Mathematical Olympiad

July 29, 2013

The 3rd IMO gold for Song in as many years. Team USA, with Li, placed 3rd overall. Team Canada, with Song, placed 11th.    More...

'10 Mind-bending Libraries from Around the World'

July 24, 2013

Exeter's library ranks number 2 in Fox News' list   More...
Fox News

Exeter Bulletin, Summer 2013

July 24, 2013

Read all about graduation, get "Inside the Shell" with Exeter crew, hear from students and faculty who traveled to Israel and India, and discover how Exeter's weekly faculty, staff and emeriti Book Club fosters connections.      More...
Exeter Bulletin

Dance Instructors Allison Duke and Sarah Duclos Perform in "Romeo & Julet"

July 21, 2013

Seven Stages Shakespeare Company production opens July 21 at Portsmouth's Prescott Park, and continues until August 31. "This will be 'Romeo and Juliet' like you've never seen it before," writes Jeanné McCartin.   More...

Benjamin Cohen '15 Makes the USRowing Junior Worlds Development Team

July 17, 2013

Cohen is one of 12 men to make the team. "The goal of this opportunity is to take the 'next fastest' athletes who did not make the 2013 U.S. Junior National Team this year, but show great promise and provide them with international training and racing experience," says USRowing. The team will train in Spain.   More...

"Flux" by Lamont Gallery Director Lauren O'Neal

July 17, 2013 - July 27, 2013

Artist-in-Residence exhibit at the Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA   More...
Nave Gallery

Nikhil Chuchra '14 Makes USRowing High Performance Team

July 10, 2013

Chuchra is one of 19 junior men selected to compete at the 2013 USRowing Club National Championships on Cooper River, July 10-14, 2013, in Camden, N.J.   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy's Library Summer Concert Series Presents the Tony Carelli Quintet

July 17, 2013   |  7 p.m. |   The Class of 1945 Library Rockefeller Hall

Academy Library's Summer Concert Series features an exciting jazz performance by the Tony Carelli Quintet   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Launches Library Summer Concert Series

June 26, 2013   |  7 p.m. |   The Class of 1945 Library Rockefeller Hall

Well-Known Pianist to Perform Works by Bach, Haydn and Rachmaninoff    More...

History Instructor Michael Golay Publishes 'AMERICA 1933: The Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Shaping of the New Deal'

June 24, 2013

Reviews from The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Miami Herald, the Star Tribune and more   More...

Lamont Gallery and Gallery Manager Receive Publication Award from the New England Museum Association

June 24, 2013

Lamont Gallery and Gallery Manager/Project Director Sara Zela awarded First Place in the 2013 NEMA Publication Awards Competition for exhibit invitation to Joyce Tenneson, Selected Works: 2002–2011   More...

Making the Exeter Experience Possible

June 17, 2013

As you watch this beautiful short film, think of the school we love and what makes it extraordinary.   More...

Varsity Golf: 2013 Season Roundup

June 13, 2013

Coaches sum up the past 2013 season   More...

BV A Tennis: 2013 Season Roundup

June 13, 2013

Coaches sum up the past 2013 season   More...

BV Crew: 2013 Season Roundup

June 12, 2013

Coaches sum up the past 2013 season   More...

GV Crew: 2013 Season Roundup

June 12, 2013

Coaches sum up the past 2013 season   More...

GV Softball: 2013 Season Roundup

June 11, 2013

Coaches sum up the past 2013 season   More...

BV Lacrosse: 2013 Season Roundup

June 11, 2013

Coaches sum up the past 2013 season   More...

BV Baseball: 2013 Season Roundup

June 10, 2013

Coaches sum up the past 2013 season   More...

USAMO Winners Honored in Washington, D.C.

June 10, 2013

Ravi Jagadeesan '14, Pakawut Jiradilok '13, Ray Li '13 and Alex Song '15 travel to Washington, D.C. with coach and PEA Math Instructor Zuming Feng    More...
Mathematical Association of America

GV Lacrosse: 2013 Season Roundup

June 10, 2013

Coaches sum up the past 2013 season   More...

Lamont Gallery Hosts "Super/Visual: The Annual Senior Art Show" with Additional Events, Including "Super Slam!" Poetry Evening and Fashion Show & Talk

May 16, 2013 - June 8, 2013 Lamont Art Gallery, Frederick R. Mayer Art Center on Tan Lane

Academy Welcomes Community to Student Artist Events   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Earns National "Green Ribbon Schools" Award

June 3, 2013

Only School Nominated by the NH Department of Education to Receive Award      More...

Spring Dance Concert 2013

May 31, 2013 - June 2, 2013

Watch selections from the Spring Dance Company Concert featuring work by faculty, students and guest choreographers Helena Melone and Myra Jones Romain '74.    More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Senior Albert Chu Named 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar

May 30, 2013

Demonstrating outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship and contribution to his community, Chu was one of 141 American high school seniors named a 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar.    More...

Exeter's Middle School Math Competition, Run by Exeter's Math Club, Gives Young Students Confidence

May 27, 2013

Recent winner in the MATHCOUNTS competition tells how Exeter's math competition got him started on the road to national competitions.
The Lexington Minuteman

Exeter Does It Again at NEIRA: 3 Grand Final Golds, 1 Silver and Girls 1st-Place Team Point Trophy

May 27, 2013

"Excellent racing by all crews in a league that is getting tougher each year with new programs from large high schools added to NEIRA," says Sally Morris, girls crew coach.  "Seeing both B1 and G1 on the award dock was a real treat, only occurring once before in 2008."   More...

Library Celebrates Children's Book Week

May 23, 2013

Kindergartners from the Harris Family Children's Center visit the Academy Library for a tour and story hour   More...
Library Blog

Phillips Exeter Students Earn National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

May 22, 2013

Ruslan Lucero '13, June Han '15 and Catherine Zhu '15 receive national honors in the 2013 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition. Watch a live webcast from Carnegie Hall of the National Awards Ceremony, 6 pm on May 31 at www.artandwriting.org/carnegiewebcast2013/.   More...

Exeter Lacrosse with Two Under Armour All-America Players

May 22, 2013

Seniors Chris Keating and Matt Ryan will be on the 2013 Under Armour All-America roster   More...

Exeter Honors Susan Herney with the 2013 Founder's Day Award

May 17, 2013

For more than 40 years, Herney led cultural shifts at the Academy that improved the standing of women and guided Exeter's transition from an austere institution to a nurturing school that sought to educate and prepare the whole student.

Watch a live webcast of the 2013 Founder's Day Assembly on May 17.


History Instructor Michael Golay Publishes Book About Depression-Era America

May 10, 2013

America 1933:The Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, Eleanor Roosevelt and the Shaping of the New Deal, is the story of Lorena Hickok's exhaustive reporting in 1933-34 for Harry Hopkins at the Federal Emergency Relief Administration   More...
Concord Monitor

Senior Albert Chu is named a 2013 Presidential Scholar

May 6, 2013

141 students received the award, from more than 3,300 who qualified based on  "outstanding performance on the College Board SAT and ACT exams, and through nominations made by Chief State School Officers or the National YoungArts Foundation's nationwide YoungArts™ competition."   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Hosts Talk with Urban Farmer, Freelance Journalist Novella Carpenter

May 14, 2013   |  7 p.m.  |   Mayer Auditorium, Academy Building

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 7 p.m. in the Mayer Auditorium   More...

PEA Hosts 2013 Bennett Fellow Molly E. Bashaw Reading

May 07, 2013   |  7 p.m. |   Kaplanoff Periodicals Room, Academy Library

PEA Hosts 2013 Bennett Fellow Molly E. Bashaw Reading

PEA Is Green Ribbon School

April 30, 2013

PEA is among the 14 inaugural honorees of the District Sustainability Award and the 64 schools announced as 2013 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools   More...

Seniors Albert Chu, Brandon Kaplowitz and Ethan Payne Are Semifinalists for the Presidential Scholars Program

April 29, 2013

Program established in 1964 to honor "some of our nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors."   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Senior Named to Perform in Carnegie Hall's First National Youth Orchestra

April 25, 2013

Lead bassoonist to attend musical residency in New York and international tour of musical capitals

The Exeter Bulletin, Spring 2013

April 24, 2013

Discover how Exonians are building community around diverse faiths. Learn about the effort and reward behind the performing arts at Exeter. Enjoy the tales of Mike Lynch '72, recently named Massachusetts Sportscaster of the Year for the 16th time, and more.   More...

PEA's "Luminous Terrain: The Art of the White Mountains" Exhibit Inspires An Artist's Talk and Earth Week Eco-Fashion Photography Show

April 22, 2013 - April 26, 2013 Lamont Art Gallery

Painter Erik Koeppel will discuss painting techniques Thursday, April 25, from 10:35-11:35 a.m. and again from 11:40 a.m.-12:50 p.m. in the Lamont Gallery.   More...

Phillips Exeter Hosts Talk with Harvard University Economist N. Gregory Mankiw

April 25, 2013   |  7-8:30 p.m. |   Assembly Hall

Former Bush Administration Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers to Speak on "The Fiscal Challenges Ahead" during Evening Event    More...

A Major League Surprise Visitor to Practice

April 15, 2013

Fuld thrills baseball team with surprise visit to practice   More...

See Video from the Winter Dance Concert

April 15, 2013

Pieces choreographed by students   More...
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Phillips Exeter Academy Hosts Lamont Poet Frank Bidart

April 24, 2013   |  7:30 p.m. |   Assembly Hall


Chris Thurber, Academy Student Assistant Program Coordinator and Counselor, Co-Authors Report on Homesickness in University Students

April 9, 2013

The article discusses the many risk factors of homesickness for university students   More...

BV Ice Hockey: 2013 Season Roundup

April 8, 2013

Check out 2013 team season highlights   More...

Albert Kim '14 Wins Best Individual Paper in NH National History Day Competition

April 8, 2013

Kim now eligible to present at the National History Day event in Washington D.C. in June   More...
Union Leader

BV Basketball: 2013 Season Roundup

April 8, 2013

Check out 2013 team season highlights   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Welcomes Author, Award-Winning Columnist for The New York Times, Nicholas D. Kristof

April 22, 2013   |  7 p.m. |   Assembly Hall

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner to lecture on "Reporting the Truths of the World"

GV Ice Hockey: 2013 Season Roundup

April 5, 2013

Coaches sum up the past 2013 season   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Hosts Robbins Memorial Symposium on Youth Activism in the Middle East

April 07, 2013 - April 8, 2013 Phelps Academy Center Forum

This year's theme is, "Everyday Heroes: Youth Activism in the Middle East"

Phillips Exeter Academy Hosts Spring Sustainability Film Series

April 12, 2013 - May 3, 2013   |  7 p.m.  |   Phelps Academy Center Forum

A valiant fight to save the Salmo salar and the earth's future could be potentially saved by a clothesline   More...

GV Swimming & Diving: 2013 Season Roundup

April 3, 2013

Coaches sum up the past 2013 season   More...

Tilton Named NEPSAC Basketball Coach of the Year; Players Recognized

April 3, 2013

Tilton and players receive awards for 2013 NEPSAC season   More...

Dennehy's long run at PEA winding down

April 1, 2013

"I could keep doing this," says Dennehy who will retire after 42 years as coach and physical education teacher. "I just think it's time for a younger person to have the same chance I had."   More...

BV Wrestling: 2013 Season Roundup

March 26, 2013

Coaches sum up the past 2013 season   More...

PEA Sports Fans Celebrate Winter Tournament Success

March 26, 2013

Winter post-season play kicks off   More...

PEA Senior Uses Musical Talent to Connect With Brother

March 18, 2013

More than six years ago, PEA senior Chelsea Kim and her family discovered her violin playing as a way to teach her younger brother Daniel to learn how to communicate and show emotions.   More...
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Alum Zorrilla '06 Coxswain for Oxford in 2013 Boat Race

March 18, 2013

PEA alum named Oxford coxswain in 2013 race


Alum Bartelstein '09 Plays Out Basketball Dream at Michigan

March 13, 2013

Bartelstein closes out an unlikely basketball career at Michigan.   More...

Boys Basketball Makes History

March 11, 2013

First place finish in Class A tournament was a team effort   More...

Violinist Chelsea Kim '13 Performs on Radio's 'From the Top'

March 8, 2013

Recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, from 'From the Top"   More...
From the Top

Phillips Exeter Academy's Lamont Gallery presents "Luminous Terrain: The Art of the White Mountains"

March 25, 2013 - May 4, 2013 Event 

Opening March 25, the exhibit features more than 40 paintings of New Hampshire and the White Mountains' landscapes from Hudson River School artists. Reception on March 29, 2013, 6:30-8 p.m.    More...

Boys Basketball Wins New England Championship

March 5, 2013

Strong season finishes with New England trophy for boys basketball   More...

Exeter Captures the Class A Crown in NEPSAC Basketball

March 4, 2013

Read about Exeter's 58-47 win against Choate Rosemary Hall, and the story of the team's success from ESPN Boston
ESPN Boston

Winter Dance Company Concert 2013 Showcases Student Choreography and Giselle

March 01, 2013 - March 2, 2013

A mixed-repertoire performance, showcasing original choreography by both students and guest choreographers. Giselle, Act II, staged by dance faculty, closes the program. Watch video selections.

Watch Exeter's Win Against Milton in the Opening Tournament Game

February 27, 2013

BV hockey vs. Milton on Feb. 27, 2013   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Students Win Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

February 14, 2013

 Senior Marlow M. Mizer's painting of lillies and irises was among a variety of prized portfolios.   More...

Impending Storm News

February 7, 2013

Message from Principal Hassan   More...

PEA Senior Nicholas Storozynski Shares His Views on the U.S. Ending Its Embargo on Cuba

January 28, 2013

Platform for Youth's Global View First Discovered on Huffington Post Teen

The Exeter Bulletin, Winter 2013

January 25, 2013

See the new old face of Phillips Hall, hear from the craftsman making the next generation of Harkness tables, meet six alumnae entrepreneurs, learn about Exeter's global initiatives and much more.    More...
Exeter Bulletin

Phillips Hall Renovations Earn Excellence in Architecture Design Award

January 25, 2013

Instructional building's latest improvements retain the original 1930's look and feel of Phillips Hall while offering the benefits of a state-of-the-art mechanical system

English Instructor Matt Miller's "Club Icarus" Published

January 23, 2013

"This book will appeal to sons and fathers, to parents and children, to those tired of poetry that makes no sense, to those who think lyric poetry is dead, to those who think the narrative poem is stale, to those who think that poetry has sealed itself off from the living world, and to those who appreciate the vernacular as the language of living and the act of living as something worth putting into language." [from the book jacket]   More...
University of North Texas Press

Phillips Exeter Hosts Talk with Attorney Matthew D. McGill '92

January 29, 2013   |  7 p.m. |   Assembly Hall

Alumnus known for successful Supreme Court litigation, including the historic decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010), allowing corporations to contribute to political elections    More...

Sportscasters Interview Coach, Discuss Basketball Team's Outlook

January 17, 2013

Listen to basketball's Coach Jay Tilton interview   More...

MLK Day 2013 - "Keeping the Dream Alive: Identity and Justice in the 21st Century"

January 17, 2013 - January 18, 2013

MLK Day Celebration hosts NYU Constitutional Law Professor Kenji Yoshino '87, is this year's MLK Day keynote speaker. This year's theme: "Keeping the Dream Alive: Identity and Justice in the 21st Century."   More...

Close friends Rafferty, Robinson team up at Phillips Exeter

January 14, 2013

Local players and friends enjoy their PG season at PEA   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Hosts Sustainability Film, Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai

February 01, 2013   |  7 - 8:30 p.m. |   Academy Center Forum


Admissions Applications for Academic Year 2013-2014 Due by January 15, 2013

January 8, 2013

Check here for more information on application requirements   More...
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Video Selections from the Annual Holiday Concert

December 21, 2012

This year's annual Music Department Holiday Concert included over 250 students in 11 grand ensembles, performing at Exeter High School. The festive, family-friendly event was a timely opportunity for PEA and the local community to celebrate the new holiday season.   More...

Football Running Back Robinson Named Athlete of the Year in Boston Globe

December 17, 2012

Football's Andreas Robinson named Athlete of the Year by the Boston Globe.   More...

Message from Principal Tom Hassan on the Shootings in Newtown, CT

December 15, 2012

"In these times of great sadness, our strong community has always come together to support one another. I am confident that we will do so again through open conversation, thoughtful reflection and quiet companionship."   More...

Exeter Principal Tom Hassan Interviewed by 21st Century Learning

December 10, 2012

Principal Hassan discusses education trends and the Harkness method   More...
21st Century Learning

Hear Calais, an Exeter Senior, Talk about her Experiences at the Mountain School in Vermont

December 10, 2012

BBC News Magazine focuses on student reaction to living with technology limits   More...
BBC News Magazine

Three PEA Field Hockey All-Region Players

December 5, 2012

Three PEA field hockey players named to 2012 NFHCA High School All-Region Teams   More...

'NBC Nightly News' Interviews Michael Gary, Exeter's Director of Admissions, about his Inner City Lacrosse Program

November 29, 2012

Hear the inspiring story of how Gary is giving back to the communities he grew up in   More...

Alum Greer '09 Is National Field Hockey Player Of The Year

November 29, 2012

Three-time All-American plays for Middelbury College   More...

Trinity College Lacrosse Teams Give Back To Hartford Through Alum's Inner City Program

November 26, 2012

Director of Admissions Michael Gary launches Inner City Lacrosse program for middle schoolers in Hartford, CT, working with athletes from Trinity College, Gary's alma mater. 'I always wanted to give back to the communities that have given me so much,' says Gary, whose Inner City Lacrosse has a similar program in New Haven, CT where Gary grew up.   More...
Trinity College

BV Soccer Earns Third-in-Nation Prep School Ranking

November 26, 2012

BV Soccer earns third-in-nation prep school ranking by Elite Soccer Report after great season.

Phillips Exeter Academy Hosts Charity Concert for Hurricane Sandy Victims

November 18, 2012   |  7 p.m. |   Phillips Church

Student music clubs perform to raise awareness, donations for victims of Hurricane Sandy   More...

Exeter Defeats Rival Andover

November 11, 2012

From The Boston Globe   More...
The Boston Globe

Rival Captains Are Friends for Exeter/Andover Game

November 9, 2012

Rival captains for Exeter/Andover game are friends   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Hosts Gilbert Concert Series with Butch Thompson's Big Three

November 13, 2012   |  7 - 8 p.m. |   Phillips Church

Veteran jazz musician, Butch Thompson is best known for his 12-year term as house pianist on National Public Radio's "A Prairie Home Companion" with Garrison Keillor, with his trio as the show's house band.

"Living Legend" Oceanographer Dr. Sylvia A. Earle to Speak at Phillips Exeter Academy

November 13, 2012   |  7 - 8 p.m. |   Assembly Hall

Research scientist and Ambassador for the World's Oceans, Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, will address assembly on "Exploring The Deep Frontier"   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Students Elected as Early Members to Cum Laude Society

November 6, 2012

Sixteen Exonians have been inducted as early members to The Cum Laude Society   More...

International Games Day Comes to the Academy Library

November 3, 2012

The Academy Library joins 2,000 libraries worldwide to celebrate gaming - come join the fun   More...
Academy Library Blog

The Exeter Bulletin Fall 2012

October 24, 2012

Learn how Exonians are partnering with Stanford researchers (and a whole lot of fruit flies) to investigate diabetes treatments, read about a new summer fellowship program that helps Exonians pursue research projects, follow Harkness outreach to public schools, hear from Exonian Olympic athletes and much more.    More...
Exeter Bulletin Fall 2012

Phillips Exeter Academy's Lamont Gallery presents "Double Exposed: Photographs by Courtney Bent"

September 10, 2012 - October 20, 2012 Lamont Art Gallery

Monday, September 10 – Saturday, October 20, 2012; Artist Reception: Friday, September 14, 6:30-8 p.m.; Gallery Talk: Saturday, September 15, 10-11 a.m.


Dr. Lloyd Shapley '40 Awarded Nobel Prize in Economic Science

October 18, 2012

Congratulations to Dr. Lloyd Shapley '40, this year's Nobel Memorial Prize winner in Economic Sciences   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Hosts Gilbert Concert Series with Carnegie Hall Preview, Performed by Baritone Andrew Garland and Renowned Collaborative Pianist Warren Jones

October 30, 2012   |  7 p.m. |   Phillips Church

Duo Previews New and Adventurous Program, "The Quest: Don Quixote and Other Wanderers   More...

Science Instructor John Blackwell Chosen for NITARP 2013 Program

October 15, 2012

One of 18 teachers chosen from a highly competitive pool to work on the NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program, which brings NASA research to high school and younger students   More...

U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey to Read at Phillips Exeter Academy

October 17, 2012   |  7:30 p.m. |   Assembly Hall

Emory University English and creative writing professor Natasha Trethewey weaves relationship, race and history into her layered and revealing poems   More...

QB DiBiaso Helps PEA to Win over Worcester

September 24, 2012

New QB DiBiaso adjusts to team   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Opens Fall Sustainability Film Series with Dirt! The Movie

September 28, 2012   |  7 p.m. |   Phelps Academy Center Forum

It's about dirt: the basic and omnipotent element brimming with living organisms and made from the same matter as the stars, planets and human beings.    More...

Opening Assembly Starts Off Exeter's 232nd Year

September 7, 2012

September 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Library Summer Concert Series Hosts "Sweet Dreams" Concert

August 01, 2012   |  7 p.m. |   Academy Center Library Rockefeller Hall

Clarinetist Christine Fell and Pianist Arlene Kies Perform Musical Selections by Tucek, Chopin and Milhaud    More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Library Summer Concert Series Hosts Cabaret Jazz Artists Phil Wilson, Jean Strazdes and Christine Fawson

July 18, 2012   |  6 p.m. |   Class of 1945 Library Rockefeller Hall

Cabaret: A Jazz Double-Feature with Jean Strazdes, soprano; Robert St. Cyr, piano; Phil Wilson Quintet with special guest Christine Fawson, on Wednesday, July 18,
6 p.m. at The Class of 1945 Library, Rockefeller Hall    More...

Ravi Jagadeesan '14, Zhuo Qun (Alex) Song '15 and David Yang '13 Gain Gold Medals at International Mathematical Olympiad 2012

July 18, 2012

Song ranks 4th, Yang 9th, Jagadeesan 33rd for individual scores; USA team finishes 3rd   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Opens Summer School, Expands Harkness Outreach in New Hampshire and Illinois

July 6, 2012

"For the third year, partners PEA and Raymond, NH School District, offer summer sessions of math and English to interested 7th, 8th and 9th-graders. This year, PEA donated two Harkness tables to Iber Homes Gove Middle and Raymond High schools."   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Library Summer Concert Series Hosts Faculty Chamber Music Concert

July 11, 2012   |  7 p.m.  |   Class of 1945 Library Rockefeller Hall

Violin, Cello and Piano Ensemble will Perform Musical Selections by Bach and Schumann    More...

PEA Goes Geothermal

June 27, 2012

Read how the Academy's installation of 49 heating and cooling wells, buried 400 feet deep, will provide a savings on energy costs of 30 percent.    More...

Pennsylvania Student Honors Former U.S. History Teacher

June 22, 2012

A few students had a Harkness happening before they were Exonians.

Phillips Exeter Academy Graduation

June 12, 2012

Graduation coverage from Seasoastonline   More...

Three Exeter Students Receive USAMO Awards

June 8, 2012

Ravi Jagadeesan '14, (Alex) Zhuo Qun Song '15 and David Yang '13 travel to Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program   More...
Mathematical Association of America

PEA's Hart at NHL's 2012 Combine

June 11, 2012

Hart's season with video   More...

GV Softball: 2012 Season Roundup

June 11, 2012

Check out 2012 team season highlights   More...

BV Lacrosse: 2012 Season Roundup

June 11, 2012

Check out 2012 team season highlights   More...

Charles T. "Chuck" Harris III '69 Receives 2012 Founder's Day Award at Phillips Exeter Academy

May 31, 2012 Academy Building Assembly Hall

Former Trustee and Instrumental Exonian Leader, Charles "Chuck" T. Harris '69 is this year's Founder's Day Award recipient   More...

Crews Take the Heat at Interschols

May 29, 2012

Crews compete at 2012 Interschols   More...

Nevada Student Honors Former Middle School Principal

May 23, 2012

Lazaro, a ninth-grader formerly of Las Vegas, NV, describes his nominee, former principal of West Prep Academy, Dr. Michael Barton, as 'a life coach.'

PEA's Hart a Top NHL Draft Prospect

May 21, 2012

Upcoming NHL draft has eye on Hart   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Hosts "Reading and Teaching Books in a Digital Age"; Talk by Haley Lecture Guest, Professor Stephen Railton

May 18, 2012

University of Virginia American Literature Professor and William Faulkner scholar to explore the historical nonverbal forms of expression found in classic American tales   More...

Phillips Exeter Academy Students Win 2012 Lamont Younger Poets Prize

May 8, 2012

A PEA ninth and 10th-grader from Exeter, NH, and two other PEA 10th-graders from Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, are all winners of this year's Lamont Younger Poets Prize.

Activist Poet Marilyn Chin to Read at Phillips Exeter Academy

May 09, 2012   |  7:30 p.m. |  

PEA's 2012 Lamont Poet will give a public reading and will meet with students   More...

Graduation Exercises Are Coming Up!

May 4, 2012

Four days of activities culminating on June 10, 2012. Here's useful information to help plan your visit   More...

Phillips Exeter Hosts Evening Talk with Best-Selling Author of "The Dressmaker of Khair Khana" and Journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

April 26, 2012   |  7:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. |  

Deputy Director of the Council on Foreign Relations' Women and Foreign Policy Program Will Speak on Latest Book and her International Work with Entrepreneurs 



Phillips Exeter Academy, Conservation Law Foundation Host The Last Mountain in 2012 Sustainability Film Series

May 04, 2012   |  7 p.m.  |   Phelps Academy Center's Forum

Film Producer Eric Grunebaum and CLF's Christophe Courchesne '98 Will Lead Audience Discussion Following Film  

Strokes of Good Fortune in Crew for PEA Senior Abbie Young

April 23, 2012

Learn about PEA rower's path to the junior World competition   More...

The Relationship School

March 22, 2012

See how an elementary school serving minority students in Crown Heights, Brooklyn is integrating Harkness into the classroom   More...
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