US Weekly Wrap-Up 01.20.23

Here is a short wrap-up from this past week—January 17 through January 20 —in the Upper School.

School was closed on Monday in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

On Tuesday, the Female Activists and Allies Club was spotlighted during Club Block. The club discussed their goals for the new year and what they hope to accomplish as a group. To read more about the Female Activists and Allies, click here.

Gym A was occupied by green screen filming on Tuesday. Students were invited to come dance, perform special tricks, or simply wave on camera for the 2023 “You Got In” video. The video, which will welcome newly admitted students and families later in the year, is directed, choreographed, and produced by students.

There were no Upper School classes on Wednesday due to winter parent teacher conferences. For more information regarding signing up for conferences, please email

On Thursday, students gathered for Advisory. As part of Dam Jam on February 3, a students vs. faculty basketball game will take place. Students were encouraged to sign up if they are interested in playing.

On Friday, students studying Chinese took a trip to the Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center. The Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center aims to promote the general welfare of Asian elders and is committed to advocating on behalf of Chinese-speaking Asian seniors. Students learned more about the Lunar New Year firsthand and practiced their language skills.

Athletics Updates:
Tuesday 1/17:
Boys JV Gray Basketball vs. LCA: W

Wednesday 1/18:
Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Berwick: W
Boys JV Gray Basketball vs. Berwick: W
Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Governors: L
Girls JV Basketball vs. Governors: W
Wrestling vs. Concord & PA
Varsity Squash vs. Brookline High

Friday 1/20:
Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Governors
Wrestling vs. Concord & Landmark

Upcoming Games
Saturday 1/21:
Fencing vs. St.John’s Prep, Brooke, BU Academy, Concord Carlisle, Int’l School of Boston, and Lexington

Sunday 1/22:
Fencing vs. BU Academy, Int’l School of Boston, Needham, Northampton
Boys Ice Hockey vs. Nashoba

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