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The departure of teachers of color

May 30, 2019

central concern of the Twitter account was the high number of faculty of color leaving this year. In fact, three out of the eight teachers of color departing are Upper School faculty, including Dye herself. Though the account holder pushed a theory that their departures are systemic, Dye emphasized that there are ...

The fall of the account

May 30, 2019

he message many students were surprised to see when they returned to Twitter on May 21 was, "Sorry, that page doesn’t exist.” For the Wordpress website, a similar result: “This domain was parked.” Their disappearance was met with mixed emotions; some relieved that the barrage was over, oth...

The account’s beginnings

The account’s beginnings

May 30, 2019

t was the last block of the day on Thursday when students opened computers and phones to read a message from Head of School Bryn Roberts. Roberts sent an email May 16 to the St. Paul Academy and Summit School community informing them of an anonymous Twitter account spreading rumors and allegations s...

The rise of the account

May 30, 2019

oberts’s email arguably emboldened the account holder. Their first Tweet, sent one day after the email, read: “Dear Bryn, thanks for the megaphone 📣 and newfound attention. To my new readers: have a great weekend. See you on Monday.” Several students and parents responded to the Tweets disapprovi...

Behind faculty diversity

Behind faculty diversity

May 30, 2019

irector of Intercultural Life Karen Dye addressed some of the account’s statements, elaborating on the school’s stance on diversity among the faculty. She clarified that, although the account had inaccuracies, it also touched on legitimate concerns. “Over eight teachers have left since last yea...

Girls Golf 5/16

May 29, 2019

Girls golf 5/14

May 29, 2019

5/7

May 29, 2019

Girls Golf 5/2

May 29, 2019

Girls Golf 4/25

May 29, 2019

Girls golf

May 29, 2019

B Golf 5/6

May 29, 2019