The 1600

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The 1600

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The Learning Lab opened in 2022.

Learning Services: A Discussion With Rebecca Gustin

Helena P. '24 | February 20, 2023

I’m sitting in the learning lab as I do most tutorials and lunches. It's decorated with posters of student artwork, posters created by the Learning Profile Affinity Space are pinned to the walls, and...

Everybody Cast

Behind Everybody, MA’s Striking Fall Play

Anaya E. '26 | January 27, 2023

We’ve all seen the announcements—come see MA’s fall play, Everybody, November 2-4!! So, I decided to investigate this show, starting with rehearsal. As soon as school ended, I went straight to the...

The MA Taiko ensemble performing at the Fall Dance Assembly

The Fall Dance Assembly From a Performer’s Perspective

Anaya E. | January 27, 2023

We opened the show: 10 nervous freshman girls wielding wooden sticks and large drums. All semester, we’d been building up to this moment in Taiko class– the very first segment of MADCO. Every D Block,...

Calpulli Tonalehqueh performing on the Championship Field

Aztec Dance Group Comes to MA for Latine Heritage Month

Kate L., Community Writer | October 25, 2022

On October 3, students, faculty, and staff gathered on the field to watch a San Jose-based Aztec dance group named Calpulli Tonalehqueh perform. The group’s mission is to share indigenous culture on...

Club Spotlight: Council on Sustainability

Club Spotlight: Council on Sustainability

Finn D. '24, Co-Editor in Chief and Writer | February 14, 2022
Last school year, Marin Academy’s environmental club, historically known as “Climate Action” seemed to be graduating alongside its senior (class of 2021) leaders and long-loved faculty advisor and science...
MA Model UN is back!

Club Spotlight: The Resurrection of MA Model UN

Finn D. '24 | February 14, 2022

Club Profile: Club Name: Model United Nations Leaders: Reyna N. ‘23 and Justin G. ‘23 Faculty Advisor: Candace Chen Mission: “The intended purpose...

On the New Aquatic Center: Opportunities, Delays, and Anticipation

On the New Aquatic Center: Opportunities, Delays, and Anticipation

Finn D. '24, Co-Editor in Chief and Writer, Opinion and Community | February 14, 2022

Driving or walking along 5th Avenue in San Rafael, have you ever wondered why there is a large hole in the ground? Or why there is a perpetual sound of drilling? Well, for the...

Freshmen & Sophomores Navigate Post-Zoom MA

Freshmen & Sophomores Navigate Post-Zoom MA

Finn D. '24, Co-Editor in Chief | December 16, 2021

As Marin Academy rapidly approaches the highly-anticipated end of the first semester, many students find themselves reflecting on the past year of virtual learning. In recent months,...

From Crepes to Tenders: 7 Excellent Restaurants Near MA

From Crepes to Tenders: 7 Excellent Restaurants Near MA

Kate L. '24, Writer, Community and Athletics | December 16, 2021

With multiple highly rated restaurants located just a short walk away from Marin Academy, it’s clear MA students have a lot of choices when it comes to eating off-campus. To narrow...

Hypothesis and Investigation: The MARC Program

Hypothesis and Investigation: The MARC Program

Helena P. '24 | December 16, 2021

Microglia, echinoderm, microbiomes, mealworms, exoplanets. These terms may spark some sort of familiarity to you, perhaps you have taken a course, listened to a presentation, or are intrigued by your own...

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