The Picador

Honor Code: The Morality of Lying

Jullia Tran '18, Writer

February 28, 2017

From listening to bedtime stories to the teachings in religions, in some way or another, we are introduced to the negative consequences of lying. And here at Holderness School, we have our own reminder of the tale Pinocchio - the Hon...

Let Them Have Intervis!

Let Them Have Intervis!

February 27, 2017

To The Rescue of Man’s Best Friend

February 27, 2017

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” -Mahatma Gandhi   My dog’s name is Enzo Ricardo Gonzales, or just Enzo if you’re not feeling the fu...

Should TGIF Be a Thing at Holderness?

Sarah Berube '18, Editor

February 27, 2017

When was the last time you said Thank God it’s Friday? If you attend Holderness School, then it might have been years ago during a time with no Saturday classes. Even with the sleep-in until 9 a.m., teachers and students know...

New Nation Hungry for Peace

Brooke Hayes '17, Editor

February 27, 2017

We are so incredibly lucky to live in the environment we do, and I preface this article by stating that because I really believe it. We don’t deal with the wanting of necessity -- we are provided an education, there’s food at...

Is the Leadership System The Best it Can Be?

Katie Campbell '17, Editor

February 27, 2017

The leadership system has been in place since the 1950s at Holderness. Overall, there has been little change. We added the Leadership Council this year, and in years past there were other changes that did not stick -- class rep...

Procrastination Station: Why It’s Better to Procrastinate

Erica Ashby '18, Editor

February 27, 2017

Our alarms ring in the early morning and a list of daily tasks grows whether we like it or not: finish pantry before study hall, write a 1000 word paper by block three, tune skis, write a friend a birthday card, plan a present...

The March to Equality

Liesl Magnus '17, Editor

February 3, 2017

The day after Donald Trump placed his hand on the Bible on the capitol steps and was sworn in as America’s 45th president, millions of people of every ethnicity and identity gathered across the world to march for equality f...


Katy Campbell '17, Editor

February 3, 2017

What are Overheards you might ask. Well, they are little snippets of conversation that me and my friends have, quite literally overheard, during the past couple of weeks. They usually provoke many laughs and have been a very pop...