The Student News Site of Archmere Academy

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The Student News Site of Archmere Academy

The Green Arch

The Student News Site of Archmere Academy

The Green Arch

Afghanistan and America - A Multigenerational Conflict?
Afghanistan and America - A Multigenerational Conflict?
Jessica Lattanzi ‘23, Co-Editor-in-Chief • November 23, 2021

The unrest in Afghanistan has been a topic of interest amongst major news sources since President Biden’s decision to withdraw American troops in late October. Despite all...

Vaccines: FDA Approval and Booster Shots
Vaccines: FDA Approval and Booster Shots
Ruby Merenda '24, Staff Reporter • November 23, 2021

The world has lived with Covid-19 for about 2 years. Scientists worked tirelessly to develop a vaccine until one was made available to the public in December of 2020. This...

Archmere Rolls Out New Schedule: Students weigh in on new elements added to the school day 
Archmere Rolls Out New Schedule: Students weigh in on new elements added to the school day 
Natalie Gildea ‘23, Co-Editor-in-Chief • November 22, 2021

This year, the Archmere administration has introduced a new class schedule to readjust from COVID-19 restrictions placed on the school day last year. Throughout the past few...

Houses destroyed by tornado in Mullica Hill, New Jersey
Hurricane Ida’s Affects Local Communities, Serves as Warning
Elizabeth Maher '24, Staff Reporter • November 20, 2021

At the beginning of the 2021 school year, the local Philadelphia metropolitan area was slammed by Hurricane Ida. Moving northwards after hitting Louisiana as a category 4...

Junior Maile Gutsche, who is involved in Mastersingers, practicing her vocals in the Patio with her coach.
The Helena Raskob Institute, A Place of Opportunity For One and All Musicians
Grace Chen '24, Shripraba Narayanan '25, and Sophia Chen '24 November 20, 2021

There is now a new Archmere music program! The Helena Raskob Arts Institute is currently available to all Archmere students and hopes to have a performance as early as November....

Students at the 2021 Hoco Dance
Back to School: COVID Edition
Emma Heitzenroder ‘22, Staff Reporter • November 20, 2021

After an unexpected and very different school year in 2020-2021, Archmere Academy has returned with a brand new schedule in 2021-2022. "Although we are beginning the year...

Biden Boring News
Biden "Boring" News
Jessica Lattanzi, Opinions Editor • May 20, 2021

A few months ago, Americans seemed to be addicted to the news. Increasingly surreal melodramas of election anxiety, fraudulent voting, a violent insurrection, impending impeachment,...

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Opinion
Kicking off the Year With “Fresh” Sage Dining Additions
Kicking off the Year With “Fresh” Sage Dining Additions
Amanda Treston ‘22, Opinion's Editor • November 21, 2021

Sage Dining- Amanda Treston  Every year, Archmere students gather excitedly on the first day of school to get a peek at  the new editions to the Archmere cafeteria, run...

Courtesy: DeepMind
Artificial Intelligence’s Existential Threat And What We Can Do About It
Alexander Chen, Staff Reporter • March 6, 2021

In the spring of 2016, DeepMind Technologies, a British artificial intelligence company under Google, shocked the world when its AlphaGo robot beat 18-time world champion...

Why Archmere Should Start Class at 9 am
Why Archmere Should Start Class at 9 am
Simi Edeki ‘22, Web Editor • February 3, 2021

Obesity. Anxiety. Depression. Suicide. Millions of high school students face these serious threats every day because of early school start times and sleep deprivation. A National...

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New JV Volleyball Coach Sara Donnelly ‘14 Makes Great First Year Impression
Sofia Scarpaci '23, Staff Reporter • November 23, 2021

If you were to ask Sarah Donnelly when she was a senior back in 2014 if she could ever imagine herself back at Archmere almost a decade later, she would’ve said no. Now,...

Washington Football Team at. Buffalo Bills from Highmark Stadium, Buffalo, NY September 26th, 2021
Credits: All-Pro Reels
The NFL Push for the Playoffs
Xavier Fiacco ‘23, Jeremy Gisiora ‘23, Staff Reporters • November 23, 2021

With the NFL season underway, the top dog in the NFL looks to be the Arizona Cardinals, in the NFC, after an unexpected beat down to the powerhouse Los Angeles Rams. In the...

Photo Credits: Getty Images
A Return to Normalcy for College Football Fans
Mathew Malloy ‘24, Staff Reporter • November 23, 2021

As the college football season is beginning to take shape, it is getting easier to tell what teams have a shot at making the College Football Playoff. Only four total teams...

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A lady tries the ostrich kart at Cawston Ostrich Farm, the first farm of its kind in America.
Ostrich Farms, the Rise of the Beefalo, and the Octopus Dilemma
Alexander Bogey , Staff Reporter • November 21, 2021

What is a farm animal? What really gives an animal the potential to be farmed? As long as the animals can reproduce easily, and can serve a purpose for the breeders, why not...

Colorful clay diya lamps with flowers on purple background
Diwali - The Festival of Lights
Shripraba Narayanan '25, Staff Reporter • November 20, 2021

Diwali, or Deepavali, which means the festival of lights, is the time of...

Senior Girls Trip
Brigid Hamberger '22, Staff Reporter • November 20, 2021

This August the annual senior girl’s trip down to Cape Henlopen continued...

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Squid Game show cover art. Photo credits: Netflix
Green Light for “Squid Game”
Niamh Cranny ‘23, Staff Reporter • November 23, 2021

*Spoiler Alert* “Squid Game” is the newest crowd favorite series on Netflix, becoming the first ever South Korean show to reach...

Dunes Movie cover art. Photo credits: Warner Brother Studios
Dune: Villeneuve and Co. ‘Let the Spice Flow'
Maggie Turner , Features Editor • November 23, 2021

With movie theaters finally opening for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, I and many others finally returned for the...

Son of the White Mare(Fehérlófia) Review
Son of the White Mare(Fehérlófia) Review
Alexander Bogey , Staff Reporter • November 21, 2021

I first came across this gem when I was watching a YouTube video. It was then this movie was briefly mentioned. It was very short, with only...

Art
Hidden Complexities in Everyday Life
Hidden Complexities in Everyday Life
Kusha Malik September 24, 2020

This drawing is a still life of my faucet, it was a small study that I did last year for Ms. Palmer’s class. Before doing the study I never...

Sunny Side Up
Sunny Side Up
Bella Dayrit, Art & Photography Editor • September 16, 2020

In this painting, you may feel a little confused by it no? Actually what you’re seeing is an egg painted on top of an egg! This is actually...

Staff Profile
Simi Edeki ‘22
Simi Edeki ‘22
Editor In Chief

Simi is a senior at Archmere Academy. She is active in yearbook and Science Olympiad. She enjoys track, eating, and watching tv and movies.

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