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Happy Birthday Colin!

Happy Birthday Colin!

Tuesday December 1st marks Freshman Colin Johnson's birthday, and here's a video that Mr. Quinn's class made to celebrate. Feel free to send over your own funny Zoom moments like this one for future Drops! https://vimeo.com/487053588
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Haiku to Start the Week

Haiku to Start the Week

Mr. Schultz let us know recently that haiku is singular and plural (it comes from the Japanese word haiku), so we'll be fixing that mistake from this point forth. Anyways, here are two more from Mr. Schultz to start the week. Welcome back from break everyone! A Chill limbs knock on the ridge. a chill blankets the valley. caterpillars sleep. Black Friday The malls are empty. Black Friday has come and gone. Santa's on his way.
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The Age of Zugzwang

The Age of Zugzwang

Armin Hamrah '23 & Aidan Bhatnagar '23 Inspired by "The Age of Plastic" by Craig Santos Perez The pawn encroaches the zugzwang threshold against my opponent’s queen. Zugzwang foreshadows inevitable doom. Light and dark squares are calling, but they are all dark  because of activity, obstruction, and X-rays. Zugzwang permits segregated superiority. My knight remains irrelevant through the zugzwang combination. Zugzwang disrupts unspoken interactions. My pawn’s second step forces white symmetry persisting the zugzwang sequence. Zugzwang is the perfect tactic because it inevitably wins. My rook holds the zugzwang over their knight. The Deep Blue, Komodo, Stockfish, and humans zugzwang…
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Mr. Schultz’s Haikus – November 16th

Mr. Schultz’s Haikus – November 16th

A really big thank you to Mr. Schultz for continuing to provide reflective, inspiring pieces to the community throughout the online semester. Hopefully one of these resonate with you, especially the first one today! Asynchronous I The eddies of time conspire against constancy. green leaves turn golden. Invasive Species strange dark spots patter upon the quiet sidewalk. White ashes turn gray.
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Fall Colors

Fall Colors

Mr. Roberts is back with another beautiful nature photo— this time to celebrate Fall! We're already a few days into November, so take a moment today amidst the craziness happening in our country to just enjoy the orange, yellow, and brown that the trees are slowly taking on!
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