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Jul 31

ESSO continues its legacy of work in the community despite separation.

Program from Translations
Jul 31

Senior acting ensemble mounts production of Brian Friel's "Translations" from quarantine.

Becky Moore seated at her Harkness table
Jul 31

Exeter faculty members reflect on the spring term.

Jul 31

Exeter athletes refuse to let a lost season be a total loss.

Students prep fruit fly DNA in wet lab at Exeter
Jul 29

Sanath Govindarajan ’20 maps the fruit fly genome and finds new mysteries to explore.

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Jul 27

Check out the town hall webinars and FAQs for details about the opening of school. We look forward to welcoming students back to campus.

Jul 23

Incoming ninth- and 10th-graders have been assigned Elizabeth Acevedo's novel in verse The Poet X.

Jul 17

Instructors apply learnings from crash course in distance learning during spring term.

Champion swamp white oak
Jul 7

New Hampshire Big Tree Program names 85-footer along Exeter River a winner.

Exeter campus seen from above.
Jun 29

Announcement of initiatives to institutionalize the practice of anti-racism at Exeter.

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Jun 30

A robust educational and residential experience for all students. Highlights include a staggered schedule, online learning and safety protocols. 

Photo of Eddie Perry and his dorm mates sitting on a wall at Exeter.
Jun 11

The shooting by police of the 17-year-old Black man and his imperfect Exeter experience still resonate 35 years later.

Seniors David Kim, Audrey Vanderslice and Leah Cohen
Jun 3

Exonians call for racial equity during closing assembly.

Academy Building bell tower in the late evening.
Jun 5

A letter to the Exeter community. 

Joseph Nadeau '55 meets with Theater Instructor Sarah Ream '72 and current students who contributed to his collection of essays, "I Can Still See It Now."
May 27

"I Can Still See It Now" by Joseph Nadeau '55 gathers perspectives of Academy students past and present

Exeter students wearing wreaths at graduation.
Jun 7

Visit the Graduation 2020 site to watch the ceremony, read tributes to the seniors and more. 

Zoom screen with Exeter students playing musical instruments.
May 20

The musicians of MUS500 showed off the fruits of their labor Wednesday during assembly.

Principal Bill Rawson on the Assembly Hall stage
May 6

“Exeter lives within each of us and forms around us, no matter the distance between us," said Principal Bill Rawson in a historic virtual assembly.

May 5

Lisa Cloitre '90 and her fellow Exonians tapped into their 'knowledge and goodness' to make a difference.

An image of the Academy Building on a computer screen
Apr 29

How virtual spring unfolded.

Exeter student Beatrice Burack greets Senator Amy Klobuchar at climate town hall
Apr 29

Exeter's next generation of environmentalists. 

The front page of the newly redesigned Exonian
Apr 29

The fabled publication's redesign blends classic and modern.

Apr 28

English Instructor Jason BreMiller writes about this "virtual" existence robs us of our connection to the natural world.

Dr. Zachary Gleit '83 (far left) and
Apr 28

New York City surgeon has answered the call to fight COVID-19 in the epicenter of the outbreak.

Andrew Benson diving into the pool.
Apr 28

Exonians broke multiple records during the winter season. One 59-year-old school mark still holds, but faces a serious challenger. 

Apr 21

Planners shift gears to online experience but remain committed to "educate and inspire."

Exeter campus seen from above with green leaf superimposed
Apr 22

15 facts about the school’s sustainability efforts today.

The Academy Building at Phillips Exeter Academy
Apr 13

Letter from Principal Bill Rawson ’71; P’08.

Counseling and Psychological Services team standing outside.
Apr 22

Exeter's Counseling and Psychological Services team offers tools to help. Webinars April 27 and 28. 

Apr 8

Pop-up accounts on Instagram and beyond keep the Exeter community connected.

Emma Cerrato sitting at a laptop computer
Apr 6

Emma Cerrato '20 and friends help bridge the gap of self-isolation. 

Yunseo Choi
Apr 3

Yunseo Choi '21 helped develop a website to allow people to find test sites nearest them.

Bethany Lucey on the basketball court about to score.
Mar 23

15 student-athletes from the winter season receive MVP, sportsmanship, and most improved award. 

Exonians embrace during opening days
Mar 10

From dorm traditions to tryouts, students reflect on the moment they knew Exeter was home. 

Deputy Chief Michael Munck discussing crime fiction with Exeter students.
Mar 3

Local police officer helps students uncover the truth about the crime-solving process. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Basketball Declan Porter
Mar 3

A slow start was too much to overcome for the defending Class A champs.

Phillips Exeter Academy Basketball Lucas Grandison
Feb 29

Boys basketball, boys hockey walk off with wins to highlight a theatrical winter showdown at Andover.

The Bob Ross Painting Club gets down to business at their monthly gathering.
Feb 27

The Bob Ross Painting Club creates 'happy little trees' and other works of art to handle stress. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Track Varun Oberai
Feb 19

The 86th running of the Eastern States Championships saw Big Red boast record-breaking times, a pair of titles and nation-leading time.

Phillips Exeter Academy Wrestling Tyler Morris
Feb 17

Morris puts the bow on a terrific Big Red career with an exciting run at Nationals. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Swimming Andrew Benson
Feb 17

Two more New England marks from Andrew Benson '20 highlight Exeter's strong showing at Easterns.

Members of Exeter's physics team talk through a problem during the national competition.
Feb 14

Scores of future scientists collide in international competition. 

An actor performs as part of the play "Now That We're Men".
Feb 13

Traveling play prompts reflection and discussion during Exeter stop.

Light therapy lamps are a new addition to the Class of 1945 Library.
Feb 7

Light therapy lamps in the library help fight the winter blahs.

Phillips Exeter Academy Basketball Duncan Robinson
Feb 13

Sharpshooter earns spot to compete during NBA All-Star Weekend.

The inside of the new dome seen from the floor.
Feb 6

Grainger Observatory's newest arrival capable of seeing objects billions of light years away.

Saskia Braden '20 asks Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and Democratic candidate for president, a question during the New Hampshire Climate and Clean Energy Town Hall in Concord, N.H.
Feb 5

Saskia Braden '20, Bea Burack '21 and Sadie DiCarlo '21 represent Exeter at a forum on environmental issues. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Wrestling Christian Petry
Feb 5

Petry, Morris, Harrington win titles as Big Red gears up for New Englands.

Front page of The Exonian from Feb. 27, 1970.
Feb 27

50 years ago, Exeter's Trustees voted in favor of coeducation. 

Princeton Professor Dan-el Padilla Peralta
Feb 5

We asked him about his love of ancient languages and how they have given him “tools for resistance.”

Instructor Andrew McTammany leads a chemistry class
Feb 3

Exeter faculty create spaces for students to explore tough topics.

Phillips Exeter Academy Track Will Coogan
Jan 31

Katrina '11, Margaret '17, and Will '20 all turn in career-best performances on the track within hours of each other. 

Instructors from multiple schools meet for Harkness training
Jan 30

Practitioners share their methods at Exeter's pilot conference. 

Principal Bill Rawson speaks at Exeter event
Jan 29
Exeter campus seen from above.
May 18

Information and updates about Exeter's virtual spring term.

Chef Jason Goodenough in the kitchen of his New Orleans restaurant
Jan 27

At the table with award-winning chef Jason Goodenough ’97.

Keynote speaker Ibram X. Kendi speaks to Exeter students.
Jan 20

Exonians honor the slain civil rights leader with programming titled “Changing the Narrative.”

Ibram X. Kendi
Jan 15

Author of ‘How To Be an Antiracist’ keynotes Exeter’s celebration of the slain civil rights leader.

New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow
Jan 7

Charles M. Blow tells first assembly of new year that a free press is "the best friend a democracy can have."

Jazz dance master Nan Giordano leads class in Exeter's Dance Studio
Dec 20

Dance master from Chicago brings jazz expertise to Exeter.

Phillips Exeter Academy Girls Hockey Seo Kwak Tammy Zhu
Dec 19

Seo Kwak ’21 and Tammy Zhu '23 headed to Poland to represent their respective countries at the IIHF Women's World Championships.

A dog puppet on a table with students working in the background.
Dec 18

Theater Instructor Rob Richards taps into students' imaginations in Puppetry and Props.

Eunice Kim practicing golf
Dec 16

Strong scores on the course and in the classroom lead to All-Scholastic honor for Exeter's golf captain. 

First Amendment lawyer Greg Lukianoff address assembly Tuesday in Assembly Hall.
Dec 10

Greg Lukianoff urges Exeter to seek out dissenting views and resist restrictions on free speech.

Leah Delacruz as a prep and a senior
Dec 9

2020 classmates talk about their Exeter experience.

Close-up of the Academy Building weather vane.
Dec 4

The school we love in detail

Kirstin Valdez Quade ’98, Greg Lukianoff and Charles Blow.
Dec 3

Guest speakers at Exeter this term will include award-winning writers and trailblazing innovators.

Phillips Exeter Academy Track David Mancini
Nov 25

After setting a national record in the javelin this past summer, Mancini earned some hardware from the Quebec Athletics Federation. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Swimming Andrew Benson
Jan 2

Exeter senior student-athletes have chosen schools in the ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12, among others.

Billy Menken '20, Joy Liu '20 and Will Coogan '20 were among the students named by their coaches as most valuable players for their respective teams this fall.
Nov 20

Exeter's varsity coaches name 10 individual award-winners after successful fall season.

Members of Exeter's debate team standing outdoors.
Nov 15

Academy teams earn top marks in both public forum and parliamentary competitions.  

Lamont Poet Arthur Sze speaks with students in the Elting Room.
Nov 15

Felix Yeung ’21 sits down with the poet of “deep noticing” to discuss the writing process, the creative impacts of being bilingual, and how writing has changed Sze’s life.

Phillips Exeter Academy Volleyball Angelle Diamond
Nov 13

Big Red caps historic season with New England Class A title.

Girls volleyball game at Phillips Exeter Academy.
Nov 11

Exeter enjoys many traditions, but few match the history and passion of an Exeter-Andover fall sports showdown. 

Girls volleyball game at Phillips Exeter Academy.
Nov 9

The longest-running high school rivalry in America serves up drama and heroics in 142nd year.

Exeter alumni speak at a panel titled Exeter Salutes.
Nov 7

'Exeter Salutes' program gathers veterans to share stories of service.

Rally for Exeter during the E/A Giving Challenge
Nov 6

We won! Thanks for rallying for Exeter!

Harrison He '21 (left) and Evan Chandran '21 polish their pitch for a startup with mentor Emma Butler, a senior at Brown University, during the Emerging Entrepreneur Initiative.
Nov 4

Exeter students organize Emerging Entrepreneur Initiative to help polish bright ideas.

Phillips Exeter Academy Water Polo Andrew Sun
Oct 29

It took five overtime periods to settle a winner in their last meeting, boys varsity water polo aims to get the best of Andover again. 

Poet Richard Blanco meets with Exeter students in a classroom.
Oct 28

Poet and author Richard Blanco shares his experiences and advice about writing from life.

Exeter alumnus Michael Shafer talks with students on Assembly Hall stage.
Oct 25

Professor, foster parent and grassroots community organizer is honored.

Students work on a math problem together around a Harkness table.
Oct 23

Exeter’s custom-made math curriculum fosters understanding through problem-solving. (Try your hand with our embedded math quiz.)

Two students on the roof of Love Gym at Phillips Exeter Academy.
Oct 29

Students lead galactic efforts on campus and beyond.

Andrew Yang and Tom Steyer on the campaign trail
Oct 23

A crowded field of candidates for president of the United States has thinned, but two Exeter alums relatively new to politics are still in the running. 

Exeter crew hits the Squamscott River for early-season training.
Oct 23

Strong performances highlight Big Red's weekend at the world's largest regatta. 

Suan Lee and Angele Yang seated next to Dr. James Romm
Oct 23

We asked the Bard College professor about changes in the classics community, why he loves dead languages, and what he’d ask an ancient Greek if he met one on the street.  

Alexa Caldwell's History 410 class
Oct 22

Instructor Alexa Caldwell's History 410 class travels back in time to analyze pivotal moments in the formative years of the United States.

collage of Exeter athletics images current and historic
Oct 10

America’s oldest high school sports feud began in 1878. 

Film producer Evan Hayes chats with Exeter students
Oct 10

Academy Award-winning producer returns to campus to share wisdom with students.

Phillips Exeter Academy Volleybal Mia Glinn
Oct 8

Perfection! As girls varsity volleyball inches towards the midway point to the season, there have yet to be any blemishes on their record. 

Curtis Thomas '09 returned to campus to work with Exeter's dance company in the Goel Center for Theater and Dance.
Oct 1

Curtis Thomas '09 returns to help Exeter's Fall Dance Company "find moments of float."

Phillips Exeter Academy Soccer Jake Gehron
Sep 30

Big Red's explosive duo consistently finds the back of the net to lead the charge in Exeter's win streak. 

Liam Ahern '22 reads during Banned Book Night
Sep 27

Liam Ahern '22 reads from James Baldwin's Go Tell It on the Mountain during Banned Book Night. 

A group of Student Listeners takes a break from team building activities
Sep 24

Student Listeners convene to understand how to offer support, lend an ear.

Phillips Exeter Academy Football Aise Pream
Sep 23

Exeter Football grabs first win of 2019 to highlight a great week for Big Red.

Counseling and Psychological Services team standing outside.
Sep 20

Exeter's Counseling and Psychological Services team evolves to best support our students.

Exeter football players tackle an Andover player.
Nov 8

Join us on Nov. 9 for the next installment of a feud that dates to the 19th century. Games streamed at Exeter Live.

Math Instructor Jeff Ibbotson leads a Harkness discussion in the Goel Center
Sep 17

Harkness demonstration for new students takes center stage.

Members of the class of 2023 work together to overcome an obstacle during orientation activities at Brown Center
Sep 16

The newest Exonians make connections, build community in their adopted home.

Exeter student running cross country.
Sep 16

A strong start for boys and girls cross country highlights a big week for Big Red athletics.

Principal Bill Rawson
Sep 6

Principal urges students to "engage our differences" as 239th school year begins at Exeter.

Exeter students greet each other outside of Wentworth Hall
Sep 5

Wentworth Hall proctors and dorm faculty lend helping hands as students return to campus.

Members of the class of 2021 race go-karts of their own making during Class Activity Day at Alnoba in Kensington.
Sep 5

Exeter students gather by class year to reconnect with old friends and make some new ones.

Julie Livingston '84, a historian, anthropologist and MacArthur Fellow, will address assembly on Oct. 18.
Aug 28

Alums, writers, leaders to share life experiences, messages of purpose with Exeter community.

Teachers seated at a Harkness table.
Aug 26

New faculty start with a Harkness conversation with experienced instructors.

Kadeine Peterson (left), an instructor of science at Phillips Exeter Academy, paddles in Hudson Bay.
Aug 20

Exeter Science Instructor Kadeine Peterson digs into the impact of climate change along Hudson Bay.

Exeter student Angela Zhang  in the front of the Academy Building
Aug 5

Incoming prep Angela Zhang '23 brings valuable lessons from Exeter Summer program into fall term. 

Writer Richard Blanco holding a book.
Aug 8

Incoming ninth-graders are reading Richard Blanco's memoir The Prince of los Cocuyos ahead of the new academic year.

Exeter Summer filmmaking students on Star Island
Jul 31

ACCESS EXETER students get the red carpet treatment at their films’ premiere.

Evan Anderman leads students on a photography tour of campus
Jul 26

As part of Climate Action Day programming, students photographed the systems that keep Exeter's campus running.

Morgan Dudley
Jul 25
Hammy Bissell stands before a map of the United States
Jul 25

The engagingly compassionate vision of H. Hamilton Bissell '29 endures today. 

Exeter Varsity crew captains christening the A. Morin shell named for an Exeter alum
Jul 26

New A. Morin 2000 shell bears a winning designation.

An athletic trainer helping an Exeter athlete in the Bravo Room
Jul 25

Bravo Family gift offers athletes care right at the field.

Poet and English instructor Willie Perdomo
Jul 29

A conversation with poet and English Instructor Willie Perdomo. 

Janet Taylor Lisle and her husband Dick Lisle sit in on Exeter English class
Jul 24

A fortuitous visit from author Janet Taylor Lisle brings expert perspective to senior English class.

Students look at the chalkboard in Religion Instructor Peter Vorkink's class.
Jul 26

Students and alumni mentors decode ethics in the Digital Age.

Exeter students Khine Win, Orion Bloomfield and Steven Gao, founders of peaCTF 2019
Jul 23

Academy's first student-created 'capture the flag' competition draws 1,000 hackers from around the globe.

Exeter Summer students work on projects in Detective Fiction class.
Jul 24

Exeter Summer students learn that listening and observation are keys to great writing.

Brandon Hew
Jul 18

In the latest in our series, we find Math Instructor Brandon Hew has a little work and a little play on his summer reading list. 

Students in a robotics class at Exeter Summer
Jul 1

733 students gather for five weeks of collaboration and student-centered learning.

Rachel Labes at an Exeter summer professional development conference.
Jun 28

Rachel Labes discovered Harkness at an Exeter summer professional development conference. Now she’s teaching here, and passionate about its power.

Phillips Exeter Academy English Instructor Courtney Marshall
Jul 8

The English instructor's list includes books about slavery and cooking, a happier future and Queen Bey.

Exeter summer conferences
Jun 21

Hundreds of teachers from across the country and around the globe gather on campus to learn from Exeter faculty, featured instructors and each other.

Phillips Exeter Academy Track Matthew Wabunoha
Jun 18

Strong performances by Bennett, Swett and Wabunoha, highlighted by Swett’s seventh-place finish in discus.

tom Seidenberg and Kwasi Boadi at Exeter's graduation.
Jun 20

Four who expanded programs with a worldwide focus and helped develop a more supportive residential culture.

Science Instructor Jim Dicarlo at Exeter
Jun 11

Science Instructor Jim Dicarlo shares his just-for-pleasure book list.

Phillips Exeter Academy Lacrosse Chandler Jean-Jacques
May 31

Nineteen spring season awards announced as Big Red closes the book on 2018-19. 

Exonians are currently exploring Iceland, Italy, Yellowstone, New Orleans and Germany.
Jun 5

Exeter students embrace PEA's Global Initiatives programs, from New Orleans and Yellowstone, to Iceland and Italy.

Books sporting senior bookmarks on display at the Phillips Exeter Library.
May 28

Class of 2019 offers its recommendations in Exeter's annual 'Senior Class Bookmark' tradition

Phillips Exeter Academy Track Matthew Wabunoha
May 25

Successful spring season ends with plenty of reasons to celebrate against rivals.

Kathy Nekton
May 17

Champion of the mind-body connection was a courageous voice for equality during Exeter’s burgeoning years of coeducation.

Phillips Exeter Academy Cycling Bryce Morales
May 16

Exeter cruises to their first title since the 2014 season. 

Crack Jack being served at the Goel Center
May 15

With baseball as the backdrop, on-campus events spark conversations about race, sexual identity and equality. 

The facade of the Kahn Library
May 10

The school we love in detail.

author Kim McLarin
May 8

A conversation with professor and author Kim McLarin ’82.

Will Coogan sprints to the finish line
May 8

Big Red athletes thrive in the first year of the William Boyce Thompson Field House.

Exeter students perform "Hottentodded"
May 8

As part of Exeter's MLK Day 2019 programming, students performed "Hottentotted," a play written by Charly Simpson '04 and attended workshops led by alums. 

VERTEX team members work on the robot in the Design Lab.
May 8

Exeter students feed their hunger for discovery with passion projects outside the classroom.

Exeter Principal Bill Rawson
May 6
VERTEX team at worlds competition in Detroit.
May 6

Award-winning rookie team takes Detroit competition in stride and readies for next year.

Alex Okosi '94 greets students after delivering his assembly remarks.
May 3

Alex Okosi '94 opens the celebration with lessons learned on his journey out of Africa and back again.

Assortment of vinyl records
Feb 6

Exeter Deconstructed: The school we love in detail

Addison Luce '21, Rachel Saltman '21 and Marymegan Wright '21 show off the fruits of their labor culling invasives from Southeast Land Trust property in Exeter.
Apr 26

PEA celebrates its commitment to environmental activism.

A second-grader at Main Street School raises her hand to ask a question during story time with Phillips Exeter Academy students.
Apr 30

Exeter Student Service Organization program shares tales about diversity and inclusion with young readers.

Elizabeth Alexander
Apr 22

Award-winning writer, educator and cultural advocate concludes the 2018-2019 Lamont Poetry Series.

Alumni Events
Apr 18

Register for your reunion!

Click to see a list of alumni events. 

A student and alumnus chatting
Apr 18

Panel fielded questions before meeting with students.

Exeter convenes its fifth annual Climate Action Day on Friday, April 26.
Apr 23

Exeter assembles Friday for its fifth annual Climate Action Day, renewing the community's commitment to sustainability.

Willie Perdomo reading at Phillips Exeter Academy.
Apr 11

English Instructor Willie Perdomo reads from his recently released poetry collection, “The Crazy Bunch.”

Julie Park addresses Exonians in the Forum
Apr 4

Dr. Julie Park of the University of Maryland discusses themes from her book, Race on Campus: Debunking Myths with Data.

Work by Evan Anderman '83 (from left), Lucinda Bliss, Jim Sardonis '69 and Tom Hall is on exhibit through May 18.
Apr 2

Contemporary artists raise awareness of environmental issues in paint, mixed media, sculpture and photography.

Exonians in Rome.
Apr 4

Exonians gain new perspectives and unforgettable memories through immersive programs in Germany, Italy and Spain.

Exeter students at Woods Hole
Mar 27

From the Marine Biological Laboratory on Cape Cod to the Civil War battlefields of the mid-Atlantic, groups of Exonians traveled to points along the East Coast for educational adventures.

Matt Kang at WPEA.
Apr 8

WPEA’s production manager discusses the radio station’s impact and reveals its new look.

Exeter Today
Mar 27

Turn to Exeter Today and see what’s happening now — on campus and around the world.

Click to discover Exeter Today.

Exeter students pose for a photo while exploring Havana, Cuba.
Mar 26

Exeter spring break groups travel to Cuba and Martinique for enriching experiences.

Exeter Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra students in London
Mar 26

Members of Exeter's Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra hop the pond for a series of memorable performances during spring break.

Exonians in India.
Mar 26

From the city to the country, Exonians explore the vibrant and varied sights and sounds of the subcontinent. 

Kaylee Bennett running at Exeter.
Mar 22

Big Red announces team awards, league awards, and national place winners after historic winter season. 

PEA winning team at Young Physicists Tournament 2019.
Mar 22

‘You’re talking about a topic you love,’ says a team member summarizing PEA’s repeat performance at global competition.

Students at Phillips Exeter Academy
Mar 20

So many options, so many opportunities ... so many (gulp) questions. Don't worry: Our experts have the answers.

Exeter College Counselors: Sherry Hernandez, Cary Einhaus and Betsy Dolan.
Mar 21

The key to picking the college that’s right for you is to focus on who you are, say Exeter’s veteran college counselors.

Exeter students hanging out in a dorm
Oct 21

Hear how being connected with one dorm for your entire time at Exeter makes dorm living unique, inclusive and fun. 

A group of Exeter students in Capetown, South Africa
Mar 12

South Africa trip builds reconciliation, wildlife and water conservation into curriculum.

Bella Alvarez received six medals, including four golds for poetry and short story entries, in the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
Mar 13

The honorees combined for 31 medals in the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Exeter students pose for a photo while exploring Havana, Cuba.
Mar 13

Dozens of Exonians venture across the country and around the world to experience the people, places and history.

Claudia Putnam
May 15

A poet, novelist and former Bennett Fellow explores the meanings in a stag’s death.

Exeter summer students sitting around a harkness table during math class
Feb 23

ACCESS EXETER students dive into Harkness with an 'uncontaminated enthusiasm for learning.'

Emmett Shell (middle) leads a Harkness class of adults.
May 16

Senior Emmett Shell’s ‘contemporary politics’ teaches adults the art of Harkness dialogue.

Jason BreMiller is an instructor of English.
Sep 11

English Instructor Jason BreMiller shares the magic he experienced around the table during new-student training.

An Exeter student moving into her dorm room at Exeter.
Aug 28

Exeter is awesome. It's even more awesome with the right stuff.

Humu Braimah '19 is a proctor in Merrill Hall.
Sep 13

For nearly 900 Exeter students, boarding is a big part of boarding school.

Bobby Murray '18 and Kenny Pich '18 met in the training room at Love Gym last fall, quickly discovering a shared love for creating music.
Jun 13

From 'Ice Cream Man' to 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,' Bobby Murray '18 and Kenny Pich '18 were the creators of one of the year's most welcome diversions.  

The Academy Center has been renamed for founder Elizabeth Phillips.
Oct 2

History shares few details about the founder's wife, but her contributions to Phillips Exeter Academy are everlasting.

Educators hold a discussion around the Harkness table during the 2018 Exeter Harkness Institute.
Jul 11

A professor-turned-pupil looks back on his week at Exeter Humanities Institute.

Ben Harrison sits in front of his decorated dorm room wall
May 23

Ben Harrison '18 tricked out his Peabody single with personal touches.

Exeter Business Club members at an FBLA competition
Jul 13

Exeter Business Club tests its corporate aptitude around the country, then brings entrepreneurial spirit back to campus.

Elizabeth Kostina '20 was a driving force behind Exeter's first TEDx event.
Nov 27

Elizabeth Kostina '20 reveals the inspiration for — and trepidation around — developing Exeter's inaugural event with the internet's iconic idea-sharing brand.

Heidi Dumont, Melinda Leonard and Michael Como.
Aug 9

A passion for authenticity, quality and variety drive our menus, say the managers of Exeter’s dining halls. 

Digital Humanities class on spring break trip.
May 28

Empathy deepens relevance for students researching the Civil War in a new Exeter Innovates course.

A group of Exeter students standing in front of the ocean in Maui
Mar 7

Exonians explore volcanos, glimpse rare species and engage with homesteaders on immersive learning trip.

Vinjay Vale helped found Exeter's Puzzle Hunt with the goal of pulling together people with diverse interests and talents.
Jun 6

Picking the very impressive brain of Puzzle Hunt founder Vinjai Vale ’18.

Ainsley Fahey, Tiggy Valen and Caroline Boudreau
Jun 13

Ainsley Fahey ’13 found herself as a DJ of “Cloud 9,” her upbeat radio program. The show’s reunion reprise evoked joy, camaraderie and new insights.

Dr. Cameron Wake
May 24

Social justice and science go hand in hand at Exeter’s day of environmental learning and action.

Maya Forbes '86
May 8

A conversation with screenwriter Maya Forbes ’86.

Two students confer about a math problem at a Harkness table.
Dec 13

Math instructor and Exeter Mathematics Institute Director Laura Marshall decodes our distinctive math program.

Exeter graduate James Lin a member of the winning team at the 59th International Mathematical Olympiad holding a US flag
Jul 17

James Lin's perfect score extends Exeter's tradition of success at the International Mathematical Olympiad.

Exonians in San Francisco.
Jul 27

Exonians meet with company leaders at Facebook and Google, and discover regional impacts of tech growth.

Exeter students volunteer for a workshop during Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Dec 17

Exeter's director of equity and inclusion offers updates on the Academy's progress.

Adedolapo Adedokun's senior project spotlights students of color.
Jun 11

Celebrating Exeter's diversity through the lens of Adedolapo Adedokun’s Senior Project, Colored Seeds.

Exonians visit New Orleans.
Aug 30

Exonians help out in communities hit hard by Katrina and explore the history and culture of New Orleans.
 

Students walking along the paths with Dr. Mather
Oct 10

We asked NASA’s senior project scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope about scientific ethics, how he approaches risk and what he would say to an alien.

Students in English class at Phillips Exeter Academy
Feb 13

A senior English class follows a winding path to understanding.

"Visit Bird Land" sign at the "Welcome to Bird Land" exhibit in Lamont Gallery
Jul 23

Lauren Josef’s Upper School design class flies the coop for a visit to “Welcome to Bird Land” at Lamont Gallery.

Caleb Richmond '21 with host Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek
Nov 1

What's it like to compete on "Jeopardy!"? Caleb Richmond '21 tells all.

Exeter students at the MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node.
Jan 14

During an intensive two-week summer session at the MIT Innovation Academy in Hong Kong, students build and pitch products that solve real-world problems.
 

Exonians Blane Zhu, Anne Brandes, Ginny Little and Mai Hoang (left to right) stand with poet Jill McDonough.
Jun 26

The Lamont Younger Poets Prize program expands the Exeter tradition of excellence in writing.

Nate Sassoon
Dec 5

Nate Sassoon’s playful approach to music making has taken him to Paris, Vienna, Oxford and beyond.

Exeter students singing at the annual Holiday Concert
Dec 24

In this season of giving, we celebrate the thousands of Exonians who are giving of themselves to help others.

Dacha (left) and Sava Thurber have been playing violin since the age of 3.
Jan 24

The Thurber brothers take their passion for the violin around the globe.

Fine Arts Quartet Master Class at Phillips Exeter Academy
Mar 5

Internationally acclaimed Fine Arts Quartet shares chamber music expertise during master class in The Bowld.

Phillips Exeter Academy Swimming Andrew Benson
Mar 5

New England champions crowned, records broken as boys and girls swimming complete season at Eastern States and Interschols. 

Exeter basketball player dunking a ball
Mar 5

Top-seeded Exeter captures fourth crown in the last seven seasons. 

Bryan Stevenson at Exeter
Feb 27

The MacArthur Fellow and Equal Justice Initiative founder outlined his four-pronged approach 

Wizard of Oz performed at Phillips Exeter Academy.
Feb 27

New theater's space and resources make understudy, hip hop dance productions possible.

Exeter faculty member speaking to students.
Feb 26

Brooks Moriarty ’87 has accepted a two-year appointment to oversee student life on campus.

Phillips Exeter Academy Boys Hockey
Feb 23

It was loud, it was fun and it was successful as Exeter put a stamp on winter sports by beating rival Andover.

Exeter and Andover sprinters from 1952 competing in an indoor track meet
Feb 21

Three times annually, athletes from the two schools meet to reaffirm red is superior to blue. 

Goel Center at Phillips Exeter Academy
Feb 8

A celebration worthy of the building's great beauty and promise.

Phillips Exeter Wrestling Tyler Morris 2018-19
Feb 11

Big Red wrestling continues to be a force in Class A. 

Exeter alum Andrew Yang addresses the assembly at Exeter
Feb 8

Andrew Yang '92 spoke at assembly about why he has mounted a longshot campaign for the White House.

A visitor views Gillian Laub's photographs on display at the Lamont Gallery.
Feb 6

“Southern Rites” exhibition at the Lamont Gallery sparks dialogue about racism, inclusion and equity.

Principal Bill Rawson
Feb 6

How do we ensure an equitable Exeter experience for every member of our community, no matter their background or identity? 

English Instructor Tyler Caldwell is serving as the first coordinator for the fledgling Ninth Grade Program, intended to help preps acclimate to life at Exeter.
Jan 31

English Instructor Tyler Caldwell steers the fledgling Ninth Grade Program, helping preps acclimate to life at Exeter. 

Novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen speaking with students in the library at Exeter
Jan 29

Viet Thanh Nguyen offers a sobering assessment of the "American Dream" during a two-day visit to campus.

Will Coogan '20 running outdoors at Exeter
Jan 28

Will Coogan '20 has run one of the fastest miles in America. Now, he's taking his speed to the sport's biggest stages.

Bill Rawson shakes hands with Trustee Tony Downer in Exeter's Assembly Hall.
Jan 25

Trustees call Rawson an 'extraordinary individual to lead our community forward.' 

Jed Breen '19 stands beside his senior project — a tiny house he built by hand.
Jan 23

Jed Breen ’19 spent months on a senior project he can live in.

MLK Day 2019
Jan 18

Exonians investigate “Gen Z Activism” with a series of events honoring the slain civil rights leader. Click the arrow to hear students reflect on the day's programming. 

Phillips Exeter Swimming Jared Zhang
Dec 18

Four Exonians compete with top swimmers from around the U.S. in senior and junior events.

Phillips Exeter Cross Country Gia Pisano
Nov 19

Big Red coaches select 13 award winners to cap a successful fall season. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Girls Soccer
Nov 10

The annual Exeter-Andover clashes produce usual drama, but Big Red girls cross country steals spotlight with second New England title in three seasons. 

William Boyce Thompson
Nov 8

William Boyce Thompson’s time at Exeter was brief, but his legacy is everlasting.

Interim Principal Bill Rawson.
Nov 6

A conversation with Interim Principal Bill Rawson ’71.

Wizard of Oz performed at Phillips Exeter Academy.
Nov 8

The form and function of The David E. and Stacey L. Goel Center for Theater and Dance.

Allan Gilmour
Oct 26

LGBTQ rights advocate and former Ford Motor Company executive is honored for his work on behalf of inclusion.

Phillips Exeter Academy Crew
Oct 19

Boys and girls crew will compete in the 54th annual Head of the Charles Regatta, the largest international regatta in the world. 

Someone holds an iPad while looking over fincancial documents.
Nov 1

Direct rollovers from qualifying retirement accounts can be a great philanthropic choice if you’re seeking tax relief and impact. 

table top with hands signing papers.
Jul 1

Boost your retirement income and support Exeter. It’s easy with new annuity rates launched July 1, 2018. 

Interim Principal Bill Rawson '71; P'08 applauds the student body during opening assembly Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.
Sep 7

Exeter Interim Principal Bill Rawson '71; P'08 delivers inspirational message to ring in the 2018-19 school year.

Megan Bird of Citizen Schools.
Jul 30

Megan Bird ’99 and Brooks Tingle ’83 educate outside the box and take learning from the classroom to the executive suite.

Bill Becklean (right).
Jul 30

Bill Becklean '54 honors Exeter with his Olympic rowing medal.

Pursuing Publication
Jul 30

Two '90s alumni discuss their recent books.

Peter Stein aboard La Perla.
Jul 30

Peter Stein '00 and Jim Tselikis '03 return to their seaside roots to embark on new businesses on the open waters.

Linda Luca receives the Founder's Day Award.
Jul 30

Service with a smile.

Exeter Alum David Eddy
Jul 30

David Eddy '59 turned a mathematical eye to health care. 

Composer Gregory Brown ’93
Jul 30

Gregory Brown '93 debuts two original works at Exeter. 

Members of the 2017-18 Center for the Study of Boys’ and Girls’ Lives group before their presentation to the research consortium's conference at the University of Pennsylvania.
May 30

Exeter teams with the Center for the Study of Boys’ and Girls’ Lives to give students the tools and opportunity to study central elements of the student experience.

Phillips Exeter Golf Harry Saunders
May 24

Standout performances from Eunice Kim ’21, Michaela Phan ’19 and Harry Saunders ’18.

Exeter's Interim principal Bill Rawson
May 21

Former trustee will lead Academy during search for 16th principal.

Maggie Hock Phillips Exeter Track and Field
May 21

Girls place second and boys earn fifth at Interschols this weekend.

Phillips Exeter Academy Cycling Bryce Morales
May 18

Big Red caps league circuit in impressive fashion.

Thompson Field House
May 9

Exeter’s new field house opens and home meets return.

Stephen Crabtree
May 9

Stephen Crabtree ’42 inspires a new financial aid fund.

Phillips Exeter Volleyball New England Champions
May 14

Big Red volleyball continues dominant run. 

Exeter Summer
May 9

Exeter Summer celebrates its 100th year by making sure nothing ever gets old.

Photo of Kathy Hannun and James Quazi
May 9

A  conversation with Kathy Hannun ’05 and James Quazi ’98.

Exonians perform in "The Liar" in Fisher Theater
May 9

Honoring the building that first elevated the arts at Exeter.

"The Whole Truth with David Eisenhower"
May 9

Historian David Eisenhower '66 makes room on TV for respectful debate of today's issues.

Gregory Mankiw, Professor of Economics at Harvard University, with James Lin ’18.
Apr 17

Eight students represent Exeter at highly competitive daylong match.

Phillips Exeter Academy Wrestling Kevin Lyskawa
Mar 22

Big Red coaches announce team award winners to cap outstanding winter season. 

Avery Clowes ’20 and William Menken ’20 with medals from the NHSEE 2018 Expo.
Mar 21

Five take top spots at the NH Science and Engineering Expo.

Phillips Exeter Academy Swimming Andrew Benson
Mar 5

Boys and girls swimming capped their respective seasons in impressive fashion with top performances at Interschols. 

Phillips Exeter Boys Hockey Garrett Foster
Feb 26

After terrific regular season efforts, both the boys basketball and boys hockey team will start their hunt for a championship on Wednesday evening. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Boys Basketball Zach Stenglein
Feb 24

E/A Weekend thrills with three overtime games and a record-breaking performance. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Track Maggie Hock '19
Feb 23

Big Red continues an impressive season with strong performances at the Eastern States Championships. 

Exeter Wrestling Tyler Morris
Feb 10

Big Red continues successful tradition in Class A, takes home fourth straight title in a nail-biter. 

Rebecca Nevitt swimming around the island of Manhattan in 2015.
Feb 5

Swimmer Nevitt swims the English Channel and sets her sights on the next goal

Book cover lined up in a row.
Feb 5

We asked some of our faculty and staff what titles they're most looking forward to reading (or listening to, or watching) outside of their classrooms and offices in the new year. 

 

Boy using the laser cutter.
Feb 5

Scene and heard.

Exeter Bulletin
Feb 5

As America lurched through 1968, Exeter looked within.

Pills in a spoon.
Jan 31

If a product sounds to good to be true, it probably is

Students in a new Bioethics course get hands-on experience with gene editing in the CRISPR lab.
Feb 5

Our interdisciplinary classes engage students in hands-on learning and creative problem-solving.

Field House
Jan 27

State-of-the-art facility welcomes wrestling, track, tennis and more.

Exeter Thanksgiving trip to Hawaii
Dec 14

Nearly three dozen students took advantage of rewarding experiential travel opportunities during the break. 

Magisha Thohir, Menat Bahnasy, and Maya Kim after receiving their first place trophy.
Nov 29

Exonians tackle mental health care for refugee children, earning a first-place win at the UNH Social Venture Innovation Challenge in November. 

Exeter alumni help fold the American flag in the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery.
Nov 17

Alumni travel to major battle sites, memorials and cemeteries in France and Belgium with Emeritus History Instructor Jack Herney as their guide. 

A street view of the theater district in the London's West End.
Nov 16

The play's the thing for a group of alumni who traveled to England with Exeter Expeditions. 

Exonians with birding expert and Biology Instructor Chris Matlack in front of a waterfall in Costa Rica.
Nov 10

Through small group travel tours led by PEA faculty who are experts in their fields, Exeter Expeditions offers alumni the chance to engage in Harkness-style learning across the globe.  

Curt Perry ’69, Kelly Teevan ’69, George Bain ’69 and Joe Bain ’41 at Exeter Leadership Weekend.
Oct 27

Bain is forging bonds, link by link.

Members of Exeter's Chamber Orchestra perform with A Far Cry
Oct 31

Grammy-nominated string orchestra A Far Cry and Exeter’s Chamber Orchestra join forces on rehearsals and a transcendent concert.

Zachary Iscol ’97 Receives the 2017 John Phillips Award for Helping American Veterans Reclaim Their Minds and Lives
Oct 29

Combat-decorated former Marine Corps officer was honored for his efforts to help veterans gain access to quality mental health care and employment.

Antonia Unger works with her capstone project team.
Aug 1

Students in the Charles J. Hamm ’55 Leadership Program take on the world.

The Bowld at Phillips Exeter Academy
Oct 27

The Class of 1959 Music Center Addition makes an impact in its first year.

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Oct 27

A visit to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota inspires changes in the classroom.

Exeter students in the field house.
Oct 27

Construction of the new field house and The Goel Center for Theater and Dance enters the home stretch.

Dan Hummel leads his group of preps in an orientation activity at the Browne Center.
Oct 27

How a new orientation program is helping the Exeter community more fully embrace Harkness learning and living.

Dino Frederique at Lamont Gallery
Sep 18

A new exhibition by M. Sharkey explores, and challenges, notions of identity.

A street view of the theater district in the London's West End.
Aug 3

Through small group travel tours led by PEA faculty who are experts in their fields, Exeter Expeditions offers alumni the chance to engage in Harkness-style learning across the globe.  

#iamExeter
May 15

Check out our social media hub, where we take the daily pulse of the Exeter community – on campus and beyond. The hub gathers the best posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram from Exonians present and past.

Yellowstone
Sep 7

Exonians gain valuable hands-on lessons in ecology, entrepreneurship, service, writing and more. 

Exeter student planting tree seedling.
Apr 10

Exeter practices what it preaches about sustainability.

Jessica Zhao talking with a child.
Aug 3

For the past fifty years, Exeter Student Service Organization (ESSO) has helped Exonians translate non sibi from theory into practice.

James Lin
Jul 26

Lin’s Team USA places fourth; Qi Qi ’17 lands bronze on the Canadian team

Aimeclaire Roche
Jul 7

For a West Coast pilot of the popular EHI teachers conference, PEA partners with The Bishop’s School in La Jolla, where Aimeclaire Roche ’87 is busy expanding the Harkness footprint.

Family group at Exeter Family Weekend
Oct 11

Our annual Family Weekend is here. Find the full schedule. 

Jon Sakata, one of the "Clew" artists.
May 1

Four PEA faculty members and a Boston-based painter explore sensory perception and meaning in "Clew: A Rich and Rewarding Disorientation."

A girl stands in a spotlight while looking down at her cell phone.
May 1

Social media has transformed the way we interact with the world. See what Nancy Jo Sales '82, author of American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers (2016), and several Exeter students have to say about the risks and rewards of social networking.

U.S. team European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad
Apr 14

James Lin ‘18, Alec Sun ’17 and Yuan (Yannick) Yao ‘17 land perfect individual and team scores at AMC 12.

Maker Fest at Phillips Exeter Academy
Apr 10

Students use design thinking principles to create real-world products in a two-day maker event.

On his Montana ranch, Jeff Laszlo '74 (center, cowboy hat) hosts PEA science instructors (left to right) Erik Janicki, Townley Chisholm, Betsy Stevens, Michele Chapman, Anne Rankin '92, Chris Matlack and Sydnee Goddard.
Feb 6

Seven teachers travel west to experience the world’s first national park, Yellowstone.

Exeter student Christian Flores
Feb 6

This is the first in a series of Bulletin articles that provides space for various members of our community to engage in ongoing conversations about identity, empathy and acceptance.

 

Social innovation students Melissa Lu, Maya Pierce, Kat Cucullo and Joanna Papadakis at Exeter
Feb 6

Faculty and students are incorporating social innovation and design thinking into coursework and extracurricular endeavors.

Kim Seung
Nov 7

How an ongoing collaboration between Exeter biology classes and Stanford researchers is impacting the world of science.

Farming fruit flies for science
Nov 2

Exonians practice experimental science in one alum's research laboratory at Stanford.

Exeter students smiling at a clothing market in Ghana
Jan 2

Exonians embark on PEA’s first term-abroad program in Africa.

Exeter musicians with a group of students in Vietnam
Mar 17

'I have never heard a group of teenagers reach such a standard,' writes a concertgoer. 'It was of London concert hall standard.'

Landscape in Brazil taken by an Exeter faculty member
Oct 27

A call for change, one conversation at a time.

Exeter Physical Education Instructor Olutoyin Augustus-Ikwuakor with students at the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery Alabama
Feb 1

PEA co-learning trip tackles social justice issues in Alabama.

Students sitting on the Malecón looking over the Havana harbor during their spring break in Cuba
Aug 3

Reflections on a historic first trip.

Exeter spring 2016 Washington interns in the rotunda of the senate office building
Aug 12

The Washington Intern Program at 50.

Artist Will Cotton talks to students in an Exeter art studio.
Feb 23

Candy-inspired artist will discuss his paintings, photography, sculpture and stage designs, including collaborations with actress Elle Fanning, singer-songwriter Katy Perry and fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi.

Cory Arcangel
Oct 24

Post-conceptual artist gives a public talk and works with students during his residency at Exeter.

William Wegman poster
Apr 24

Award-winning artist spends a daylong residency at Exeter, working with students on photography, design and portfolio projects.