The 1600

Marin Academy's Student Newspaper

The 1600

The 1600

Club Spotlight: Council on Sustainability

Club Spotlight: Council on Sustainability

Finn D. '24, Co-Editor in Chief and Writer, Social Issues and Community | 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 teacher, Mark Stefanski. However, the Climate Action club continues, with a new name and new leaders—thanks to three former members’ dedication and perseverance.
MA Advanced Bands Return to Rock the Stage in February

MA Advanced Bands Return to Rock the Stage in February

Charlie H. '24, Writer, Arts and Community | February 14, 2022
Due to COVID-19, it’s been over two years since the last Advanced Bands Concert was held live in the MA Theater. Throughout the pandemic, Chris Detrick, head of the MA Music Program, found creative ways to adapt to the challenges that student musicians faced: during online school, when students couldn’t jam in their bands, they individually recorded and mixed music using software such as Ableton, and when restrictions prohibited live concerts from taking place, pre-recorded music and music videos were produced instead.
Wildcats Keep Winning After a Strange Year for Sports

Wildcats Keep Winning After a Strange Year for Sports

Kate L. '24, Interviews by Kayla S. '24, Writer, Community and Athletics | February 14, 2022
Last year was undoubtedly a strange year. Because of Covid restrictions, sports that were expected to start in August were postponed until March, and even then, most seasons looked nothing like they had in the past. Now, almost two years after Covid first put the world on pause, MA sports are finally back in action. With new coaches and players, the Wildcats are back, and better than ever.
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 down the options, we interviewed some MA students about their go-to restaurants and items on the menu.
Is Yerba Maté MA’s Most Popular Beverage?

Is Yerba Maté MA’s Most Popular Beverage?

Avery T. '25, Writer, Opinion and Entertainment | December 16, 2021
Its roots in ancient South American civilizations and long history attest to the fact that it is a “tried and true” drink, and its stimulating properties are what get a large part of the MA population through school everyday.
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