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About Ben Petersen

Ben Petersen (St. Gregory Class of 2016) was the award-winning Editor-in-Chief of The Gregorian Chant print newspaper and digital platforms in the 2015-16 school year. In 2016, Petersen was named Student Journalist of the Year by the Arizona Interscholastic Press Association. Petersen was also the 2015 Arizona Delegate to the Newseum's Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference in Washington D.C. Ben Petersen - Official Website Ben Petersen's Rincon Road Photography
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Breaking: Student Council Executive Council Election Results

BREAKING NEWS: Four Gregory School students became members of the Upper School Student Council’s Executive Council today after they ran for their respective positions unopposed.

Upper School students attended a …
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“Jesus Christ Superstar” Spring Musical Opens
2 years ago

“Jesus Christ Superstar” Spring Musical Opens

Playing Jesus and Judas, seniors Daniel Rosenberg and Spencer Martin stormed across the stage at the Nickerson Performing Arts Center as The Gregory School’s elaborate production of “Jesus Christ …
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Photos of “Jesus Christ Superstar” Spring Musical

Photo gallery of Gregory School students performing in a rehearsal for the 2016 spring musical, which opened on Friday, April 15 in the Nickerson Performing Arts Center. Photos courtesy of …
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Preview: “Jesus Christ Superstar” Musical Opens Tonight
2 years ago

Preview: “Jesus Christ Superstar” Musical Opens Tonight

The Gregory School Fine Arts Department will present their production of Jesus Christ Superstar this weekend. Students will perform Friday, April 15 at 7 PM, Saturday, April 16 at PM, …
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Photos of Senior Pranks from Senior Ditch Day
2 years ago

Photos of Senior Pranks from Senior Ditch Day

Photo gallery of senior pranks at The Gregory School from the traditional “Senior Ditch Day” on Monday, April 4, 2016.

VOTE! 2016 Arizona Primary Election Results
2 years ago

VOTE! 2016 Arizona Primary Election Results

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Live election results from the official Arizona presidential primary election.

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Gregory School to Hold Science Night Tonight

The Gregory School will hold its annual Spotlight on Science night on campus tonight, February 17, 2016. The event features Nobel Prize-winning climate scientist Dr. Jonathan Overpeck as the keynote speaker. …
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How Should Teachers Approach Politics in Class?
2 years ago

How Should Teachers Approach Politics in Class?

It’s election season once again, and the political energy in the air often presents unusual challenges for Gregory School teachers. Recent Chant polling shows the upper school campus as an …
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Seniors Gather for Special Family Association Lunch
3 years ago

Seniors Gather for Special Family Association Lunch

Seniors gathered Monday for the traditional senior luncheon, where parents of seniors from the Family Association welcomed them to their final 102 days of high school…

Caitlin McCormick Wins Poetry Out Loud for Second Year
3 years ago

Caitlin McCormick Wins Poetry Out Loud for Second Year

Junior Caitlin McCormick won the 2016 Poetry Out Loud school competition held on Friday, January 29 at The Gregory School. This is McCormick’s second year as the winner of …
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UPDATED: Poetry Out Loud School Contest Winner Revealed
3 years ago

UPDATED: Poetry Out Loud School Contest Winner Revealed

English teachers at The Gregory School held the upper school’s annual Poetry Out Loud competition this morning at 10 AM. Twelve students participated in the competition after they won a class …
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Five Years of Advisory: Reimagining Our Support System
3 years ago

Five Years of Advisory: Reimagining Our Support System

Every Monday at 10:10 AM, students pour out of their A Block classes and roll into their advisories. They exchange pleasantries with their faculty advisors, open up their laptops to …
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The Gregory School Reveals New Hawk Logo

TGS Director of School Advancement Sarajane Trier announced a new hawk logo for the school earlier today at a special assembly, just one of a number of branding changes to …
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Gregory School’s Writing Center Launches with 11 Tutors

The writing center opened its doors on Friday, September 4, with 11 tutors on staff to provide feedback, guidance, and instruction on writing to Upper School students.

Located …
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Interdisciplinary Project Inquiry Begins
3 years ago

Interdisciplinary Project Inquiry Begins

Project Inquiry, a new interdisciplinary learning program in the upper school, began in August with an introduction to the project and its goals.

Led by ten teachers, 26 …
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Ben Petersen Attends Media Conference in Washington D.C.
3 years ago

Ben Petersen Attends Media Conference in Washington D.C.

In June, I attended the Al Neuharth Free Spirit & Journalism Conference at the Newseum in Washington D.C. after being selected to represent Arizona at this all-expenses-paid media conference.

With …
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