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He Does Polo, the Game, Not Logo

July 24, 2019 5:49pm |

By Eunice Lai, Summer Times Staff Writer Challenge. Responsibility. Perseverance. These are the three words Pablo Fernández De Córdova, 15, from Main Street dorm used to describe the exciting, but dangerous game of polo that is his passion. “Polo is a very interesting sport.” Pablo said. “It’s dangerous so I like it.” If you don’t know what polo is, it’s a horseback-mounted team sport which requires focus and discipline. Each team consists of fo…

Have No Fear: Stage Fright, By Design

July 24, 2019 5:42pm |

By Isabel Povey, Summer Times Staff Writer Next week, on Friday, July 26th at 7 p.m. in the Actor’s Lab Theater in the Goel building, the Exeter Summer Theater Company will be sharing an original play the students wrote themselves, called ”No Fear”.  The show is a series of improv scenes all connecting back to the overarching theme of fear. The students in the theater program worked tirelessly to create the entire show in a way that would effectively address a multitude of d…

What We’re Reading

July 24, 2019 5:36pm |

By Ann Young, Summer Times Staff Writer During their free time this summer, many students like to take advantage of a chance to catch up on their reading. Walking into the library or bookstore to find a new book to read can be a daunting task if you’re not sure what you’re looking for. Luckily, some Exeter Summer students were able to recommend books they have been enjoying. Recommendations for middle and high schoolers were also offered by an employee at Water Street Bookstore. …

PEA Soccer: On a Roll

July 24, 2019 5:34pm |

By Enno Behrens, Summer Times Staff Writer Two games, one great comeback and one great defeat for the Exeter Summer Soccer Team last week and this.  The first match was on Monday, July 15, against the Exeter Regular Session Soccer Team. Already in the first minute it became clear that this opponent was way stronger than the Exeter High School Team, against whom the Summer Team had played the last two matches. As they are having daily training sessions during regular session they w…

Around the World, on Stage and Plate

July 24, 2019 4:06pm |

Week Two Photos

July 17, 2019 5:35pm |

Dreams of PEA Summer: High Expectations

July 10, 2019 8:50pm |

By Fred Fink, Summer Times Staff Writer By the time you read this, ten days of our thirty-three-day short Summer session will be already over. To get inside how students from all over the world experienced their first week, six students were interviewed. Why did they enroll in this summer program? Alex Hoyt responded, "I thought it would be a good experience because I want to do something career-wise related to computer science, so I think this course would be a good idea to test and …

A Picture-Perfect Summer

August 2, 2018 4:01pm | Lucas Schroeder

The 100th year of Exeter Summer has come to a close. Five weeks went by quickly! Here's a quick recap video from this summer. Video Produced by Lucas Schroeder. Photos by Ralph Blumenthal. [embed][/embed]…

Why I Love Exeter

August 1, 2018 7:43pm | Ali Niaz Malik

So, I finally I arrived at Exeter Academy on July 1st, ready to be part of the 100th summer session with a group of lucky people from around the world. I was looking forward to the diversity Exeter provides its students. When I went on a tour of the best schools in the world back in 2016, Exeter was by far my favorite and I knew I wanted to go there, especially because of the library as it was so amazing. I was concerned that being away from home would make me feel homesick and I often pondered…

What We Miss: A Bath

August 1, 2018 7:38pm | Magda Lockemann

Missing something, or someone?  That’s an emotion every Exeter Summer student probably already experienced in the past few weeks. With the end of the Summer program, the students start missing things from Exeter but when they came here they missed their family, friends and their home. During the last four weeks everyone started getting used to the environment in Exeter but now with the end of the programm coming closer probably every student has something that he or she wants to do imme…