Gazette - Phillips Academy

January 23, 2015
The Andover
The Newsletter of the Phillips Academy Community
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“My definition of an intellectual
is someone who can listen
to the William Tell Overture
without thinking of the Lone Ranger.”
—Billy Connolly
The Scene.................................................. 2
Senior Concerto Concert........................ 3
Student Recital........................................ 3
AED-CPR Training.................................. 4
Kayden Guest Artists, Imani Winds.....4
Summer and Gap Year Fairs................. 4
Faculty Meeting Presentation............... 5
19th Annual GeograBee......................... 5
Wellness Week Workshops................... 6
CAMD Scholar Presentation................. 7
2015 Grants Call for Applications........ 7
Upcoming Faculty Meetings................. 7
Latest Draft of 2015–2016 Calendar..... 8
Educational Initiatives/OIT Notes..... 10
From the OWHL.................................... 11
Employment and Benefits News........ 12
PSPA Campus Closet Hours............... 13
Winter ASM Schedule.......................... 13
Athletics Schedule................................ 14
Classified Ads........................................ 14
Bill Littlefield ’66 Is Wellness Week ASM Speaker
Bill Littlefield ’66, host of NPR’s and WBUR’s
Only a Game program, will give the keynote
speech at All-School Meeting on Wednesday,
January 28.
Since 1993, Littlefield’s Only a Game has provided audiences with a weekly tour through
the world of sports. The show covers a wide
range of sports topics, from the basics such
as wins and losses to issues such as racism,
sexism, and sports opportunities for the
Littlefield has been a commentator for NPR and WBUR since 1984. He is the writer
in residence at Curry College in Milton, Mass., where he has been a professor in the
Humanities Division since 1976. He taught writing courses at the Harvard University
Summer School and in Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government Summer Program for
Masters Candidates from 1981 to 1987.
Wellness Week 2015
Wellness Week begins Monday,
January 26. For information on the
Wellness Workshops being offered
to faculty and students, throughout
the week, see page 6.
Only a Game and Littlefield’s commentaries have won numerous Associated Press
awards, and he has been celebrated by the
associates of the Boston Public Library as
one of Boston’s “Literary Lights.” He is a
graduate of Yale University and the Harvard University School of Education.
More information on Littlefield is available at and
Athlete Ally Founder to Visit Jan. 26–27
Will meet with faculty and students to discuss homophobia and transphobia in sports
Hudson Taylor is the founder and executive
director of Athlete Ally, a nonprofit organization
that provides public awareness campaigns, educational programming, and tools and resources
aimed at ending homophobia and transphobia
in sports and educating athletic communities to
stand up against LGBT discrimination.
As part of Wellness Week 2015, Taylor will
visit PA on Monday, January 26, and Tuesday,
January 27, to meet with faculty and students to
discuss the work of Athlete Ally and how PA can
incorporate its philosophy into PA programming.
Athlete Ally continued on page 3
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Schedule of Community and Extracurricular Activities
Wellness Week begins
Monday, January 26!
For information
on the Wellness
Workshops being
offered to faculty
and students,
see page 6.
Friday, January 23
6:30 p.m.—Drama Labs
“Things Get Hairy,” directed by
Ravn Jenkins ’15
“The Role of Della,” directed by
Niko Skrivanos ’17
“Left to Right,” directed by
Amadi Lasenberry ’17
Free admission. Theatre Classroom.
7 p.m.—Poetry Reading
Given by former PA Writer in Residence Jeffrey Harrison. Freeman Room,
Saturday, January 24
7:30 p.m.—Senior Concerto Concert
Senior students will perform in three
concertos with piano accompaniment.
Cochran Chapel.
Wednesday, January 28
10:50–11:35 a.m.—All-School Meeting
Featuring Wellness Week 2015
keynote speaker Bill Littlefield ’66.
Cochran Chapel.
Gelb Gallery Exhibition
A Sense of Place: Connecting with
Nature, on display through
January 30.
1–2 p.m.—Peabody Museum Tour
Get better acquainted with the museum’s collections by attending this
week’s tour. Peabody Museum.
2 p.m.—Student Recital
Featuring students in solo works.
Timken Room, Graves Hall.
Friday, January 30
6:30 p.m.—CAMD Scholar Presentation
Barbara Landis Chase CAMD Scholar
Carrie Ingerman ’15 will present
“Educational Rights of Students with
Disabilities: An Analysis of the Past,
Present, and Future of Overcoming Ableism in Independent New
England Boarding Schools.” Kemper
7:30 p.m.—Performance by Kayden
Guest Artists, Imani Winds
Sunday, February 1
Noon–3 p.m.—Summer
Opportunities Fair
Sponsored by the PSPA. Smith Center.
3–5 p.m.—Gap Year Fair
Sponsored by USA Gap Year Programs.
Kemper Auditorium.
Monday, February 2
6:45–7:45 p.m.—Faculty Meeting
In “Confessions of a Converted
Lecturer,” Harvard professor Eric
Mazur will discuss how adjusting his
approach to teaching has improved his
students’ performance significantly.
Kemper Auditorium.
One of North America’s premier wind
quintets. Free and open to the public.
Cochran Chapel.
Religious Scene
Friday, January 23
5:30–6:30 p.m.—Jewish Shabbat Service
Led by Rabbi Michael Swarttz and
members of the Jewish Student Union.
Paul’s Room, upper level, Paresky
Sunday, January 25
5:30–6:30 p.m.—Confirmation Class
Led by Dr. Mary Kantor. Classroom
#015, lower level of Cochran Chapel.
6–7 p.m.—Protestant Service
Led by the Reverend Anne Gardner.
Guest Preacher: Alton Ellis Price Jr.
Special music by Dr. Abbey Siegfried,
piano. Cochran Chapel.
6:45–7:30 p.m.—Roman Catholic Mass
Overseen by Dr. Mary Kantor, Catholic
chaplain, with priests of the Archdiocese of Boston presiding. Special music
by Dr. Abbey Siegfried, school organist. Kemper Chapel, side entrance to
Cochran Chapel.
Monday, January 26
7–8 p.m.—Andover Christian
Fellowship (ACF)
Advisor: Ms. Shawn Fulford. Student
board members: Evelyn Liu ’15 and
Duschia Bodet ’16, coheads. Baldwin
Cloister, lower level (side entrance) of
Cochran Chapel.
Tuesday, January 27
5:15 p.m.—“Culture, Politics, and
Religion” (CPR)
Giving life to discussion about
religion, culture, and politics, led by
the Rev. Anne Gardner. Student
coheads: Rebecca Somer ’15 and James
Taylor ’16; associate board members:
Roshan Benefo ’16, Alessa Cross ’16,
and Arzu Singh ’16. Ada’s Room,
upper level, Paresky Commons.
5:15 p.m.—Catholic Student
Fellowship (CSF)
Advisor: Dr. Mary Kantor. Student
board members: Paul McGovern ’15,
president; Paul McGovern ’15, Tom
Religious Scene continued on page 3
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Religious Scene continued from page 2
Johst ’15, and Kristen Overly ’15,
senior executive team; BrianPaul
Robert ’16, Veronica Nutting ’16,
Jules Comte ’16, and Nicole
Durrett ’17, board members;
Michaela Barczak ’15, Tom
Burnett ’15, and Elizabeth
Duserick ’16, liaisons to music
ministry and liturgical ministries.
Paul’s Room, upper level, Paresky
5:15 p.m.—Jewish Student
Union (JSU)
Advisor: Rabbi Michael Swarttz.
Student board members: China
Kantner ’15 and Charlotte
Chazen ’15, copresidents of
secular events; Ellie Blum ’15,
president of religious events;
Leah Adelman ’17, Sydney
Alepa ’15, Ethan Brown ’17, Chaya
Holch ’17, Jen Kaplan ’15, and
Rosie Poku ’17, board members.
CAMD Office, Morse Hall.
Thursday, January 29
5:15–6:15 p.m.—Gospel Choir
Director: Michael Belcher; advisor: Dr. Abbey Siegfried; coheads:
Isabella Berkley ’15 and Duschia
Bodet ’16. All are welcome. No
experience needed. Classroom
#015, lower level of Cochran
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Athlete Ally continued from page 1
PA wrestling coach, house counselor, and Andover Bread Loaf associate director Rich
Gorham is credited with bringing the program idea to the attention of the Wellness Week
Committee. For specifics regarding Taylor’s schedule, please contact Carlos Hoyt at
[email protected] or ext. 4177.
More about Hudson Taylor and Athlete Ally
As an athlete in high school and college, Hudson Taylor often observed the use of homophobic language and demeaning humor, especially in sports. Soon after enrolling at the
University of Maryland, he befriended LGBT students in his theatre classes and became
increasingly aware of the pain caused by homophobic behavior.
Taylor, who is not gay, felt it was imperative he confront the reality that sports often
marginalize LGBT athletes, coaches, and others through systemic homophobia and
transphobia. He decided to take action as a straight ally to change athletic culture
for the better.
To stand in solidarity with the LGBT community, Taylor wore an LGBT equality sticker
from the Human Rights Campaign on his wrestling headgear. Though he encountered
criticism from his peers, he received positive attention from the media and thousands
of e-mails from parents and closeted athletes expressing thanks and sharing their own
experiences of homophobia and transphobia in sports. This experience inspired Taylor
to launch Athlete Ally.
Athlete Ally ( is a nonprofit organization that provides public
awareness campaigns, educational programming, and tools and resources to foster
inclusive sports communities. It mobilizes Ambassadors in collegiate, professional, and
Olympic sports who work to foster “allyship” in their athletic environments. Athlete
Ally is a close partner of the NBA and NBPA on player development and LGBT inclusion. The organization also partners with the NFL Players Association on player awareness and sensitivity on LBGT issues.
Today, Taylor is a wrestling coach and prominent straight ally and activist in support of
LGBT rights. He is ranked among the top five pinners in NCAA wrestling history and
holds several Hall of Fame records. He spreads the message of equality and inclusion
through his roles at Athlete Ally, his public speaking, and his blog on the Huffington
Post website.
Senior Concerto
Concert Saturday, Jan. 24
Student Recital
Wednesday, Jan. 28
On Saturday, January 24, at 7:30 p.m.
in Cochran Chapel, the music department will present senior students
performing in three concertos with piano
The music department will present a Student Recital on Wednesday, January 28,
at 2 p.m. in the Timken Room in Graves
Hall. The performance will feature students in solo works. Christopher Walter is
the faculty coordinator.
The program will feature seniors playing movements from various concerti:
Tony Choi performing the 1st movement
of Barber’s Violin Concerto, Joshua Kim
performing the 2nd movement of
Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in
G minor, and Vivian Liu performing the
1st movement of Nielsen’s Flute Concerto.
This concert is free and open to the public.
For more information, please contact the
music department at [email protected]
or ext. 4260.
For more information, please contact the
music department at [email protected]
or ext. 4260.
JANUARY 23, 2015
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AED-CPR Training
If you know how to use an automated external defibrillator
(AED) and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), you
can significantly increase the chances of survival for victims of
sudden cardiac arrest. The use of an AED may restore a normal
heart rhythm, and CPR can keep oxygenated blood flowing to
the brain and other vital organs.
Summer Opportunities and
Gap Year Fairs
Phillips Academy will hold its annual Summer Opportunities
and Gap Year fairs on campus on Sunday, February 1. Both fairs
are free and open to the public.
If you are interested in learning how to use an AED and perform
CPR, please e-mail me at [email protected]
—Wendy Cogswell
Community Relations Officer
Kayden Guest Artists: Imani Winds
On Friday, January 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Cochran Chapel, the music
department will present Kayden Guest Artists, Imani Winds.
One of North
premier wind
quintets, the
Imani Winds
has taken a
unique path,
carving out
a distinct
presence in
the classical music world with its dynamic playing, culturally
poignant programming, adventurous collaborations, and inspirational outreach programs.
Based in New York, the group—whose commitment to education
runs deep—participates in residencies throughout the United
States, giving master classes to thousands of students per year.
In addition, in the summer of 2010, the ensemble launched its
annual Chamber Music Festival; set on the Juilliard campus,
the program brings together young instrumentalists from
across North America and beyond for an intense week of music
Free and open to the public, this concert is made possible
through the generosity of the Bernard & Mildred Kayden Fund,
established by the Kayden Family to bring distinguished artists
to Phillips Academy. For more information, please contact the
music department at [email protected] or ext. 4260.
The Summer Opportunities Fair will be held from noon to
3 p.m. in the Smith Center. Sponsored by the Parents of Students
of Phillips Academy (PSPA), this fair gives middle school and
high school students and their families the chance to meet with
representatives from more than 100 local, national, and international summer programs focusing on academics, language study,
community service, camps, sports, arts, research, internships,
outdoor adventure, and international travel. Additional information is available on the Summer Opportunities Fair website,
The Gap Year Fair will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. in Kemper
Auditorium. Sponsored by USA Gap Year Programs, this fair
invites high school students and their parents to meet with
representatives from nearly 40 reputable gap year organizations
that focus on education, service, and personal growth. In addition, featured speaker Jane Sarouhan, a counselor at the Center
for Interim Programs in Northampton, Mass., will discuss the
gap year experience as well as the application process and the
logistics of deferring college for a year. Each year approximately
10 to 15 Phillips Academy graduates take advantage of a gap
year experience and then attend their deferred college choices.
Additional information about the fair is available on the USA
Gap Year Fairs website, For more information about gap years in general, or to read
PA student testimonials, please visit the PA Gap Year website,
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Harvard Professor Eric Mazur
to Discuss His Teaching Approach
at Feb. 2 Faculty Meeting
Harvard University professor Eric Mazur thought he was a good
teacher until he discovered that his students were just memorizing information rather than learning to understand the material.
Who was to blame? The students? The material?
From 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. in
Kemper Auditorium, during
the faculty meeting on Monday,
February 2, Eric Mazur will
give a talk titled “Confessions
of a Converted Lecturer” in
which he will explain how
he determined that the culprit was neither the students
nor the material, but rather
his approach to teaching. He
also will discuss how he has
adjusted his approach and how
it has improved his students’
performance significantly.
The Science Division is hosting Mazur and the Sterns Fund is
sponsoring his visit. For more information, please contact the
Dean of Studies office at ext. 4030.
More on Eric Mazur
Eric Mazur is the Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied
Physics at Harvard University and Area Dean of Applied Physics. An internationally recognized scientist and researcher, he
leads a vigorous research program in optical physics and supervises one of the largest research groups in the Physics Department at Harvard.
In addition to his work in optical physics, Mazur is interested in
education, science policy, outreach, and the public perception of
science. He believes that better science education for all—not just
science majors—is vital for continued scientific progress. To this
end, he devotes part of his research group’s effort to education
research and finding verifiable ways to improve science education. In 1990 he began developing Peer Instruction, a method for
teaching large lecture classes interactively. He also is a founder
of Learning Catalytics, a cloud-based technology that enables
instructors to engage students with authentic formative assessments in real time, and rich data analytics to drive student interactions. And in 2012 he launched Applied Physics 50 at Harvard, a
project-based learning course that covers a year of introductory,
calculus-based physics.
Additional information on Mazur is available at http://mazur.
19th Annual GeograBee Begins Jan. 25
It’s that time of year again!
The 19th annual GeograBee competition will begin in the dormitories on
Sunday, January 25.
Get your day student advisees and
dorm charges ready for this friendly
• Dorm Contests: Anytime between Sunday, January 25, and
Monday, February 2
• Day Student Contest: Thursday, January 29 (10:15 a.m. or
3 p.m. in CAMD)
• Cluster Final: Wednesday, February 4, at the Cluster Munch
• Day Student Final: Thursday, February 5 (10:15–10:45 a.m.
in CAMD)
• All-School Final: Tuesday, February 10 (5:30 p.m. in Paresky
Commons, with a special dessert)
• Pizza munch for dorms/sides of dorms/pods with
100 percent participation and dorm average of 50 percent
correct on first 10 questions
• Special munch for cluster with highest percentage of participants and highest percentage of correct answers on first 10
• $100/$50/$25 to top three All-School winners
• Name of winning cluster on perpetual plaque in
CAMD office
• Name of All-School Final winner and his/her cluster added
to perpetual plaque hanging outside Dean of Students office
First-round questions, instructions, etc., will be placed in dorm
faculty boxes today, January 23. Questions? Please call ext. 4254.
—Susanne Torabi
GeograBee Coordinator
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Wellness Week Workshops
Wellness Week 2015 will take place on Monday, January 26, Tuesday, January 27, and Friday, January 30. The following workshops
will be offered to students (time and location information is available on PAnet). Faculty members are invited to attend the workshops,
with the exception of those being run by Freedom from Chemical Depen dency (FCD) staff. Faculty members willing to proctor a workshop should
e-mail me at [email protected] If you have questions regarding the
workshops, please e-mail me at [email protected] or Vimala
Mohammed at [email protected]
A heartfelt thanks to the Wellness Week Committee—Carol Israel, Jenny
Elliott, Kathy Birecki, Anne Gardner, Mick Kuta, Andi Orben, Vimala Mohammed, and Amy Patel—and the many other colleagues who
volunteered to take part in Wellness Week 2015! Be WELL!
—Carlos Hoyt
Chair, Wellness Week Committee
Freedom from Chemical Dependency—Required for Juniors
All in Good Fun—Required for Seniors
Cultural Competency 101: Identity, Inclusion, and Allyship—
Required for Juniors
Choices for Lowers, Uppers, and Seniors
FCD works with schools to provide students with the knowledge,
understanding, and skills they need to make intelligent, healthy
choices about alcohol and other drug use. This workshop, run
by FCD staff, will combine up-to-date information with real-life
Rosetta Lee, a national figure in diversity training for schools and
nonprofits, will teach participants how they coauthor their and
their peers’ identities, how the cycles of oppression and bullying
reinforce stereotypes, and how to break these cycles.
Tell Me Something I Don’t Know—Required for Seniors
Weeks into the fall semester of 1997, MIT freshman Scott Krueger
died from complications caused by alcohol poisoning. To raise
awareness of alcohol abuse in fraternities and sororities, the film
Tell Me Something I Don’t Know was created. Attorney Scott
Mikulecky, who represented the MIT fraternity, will review the
events that preceded Krueger’s death and explore the loss suffered by his family, the legal actions taken against members of the
organization, and the implications for decision making at college.
I Am Dirt—Required for Lowers
Performed by John Morello, “I Am Dirt” features vignettes on the
themes of alcohol and drug abuse, identity, and self-esteem.
About Date Rape—Required for Uppers
The SEX SIGNALS improvisational troupe presents scenarios and
skits that demonstrate how social pressures, unrealistic fantasies,
power inequity, and false preconceptions of the other sex can lead
to sexual assault. The scenes enable audiences to recognize the
true nature of rape and to place full responsibility with the rapist.
Community Discussion of SEX SIGNALS and Related Issues—
Required for Uppers
Faculty will facilitate small groups of students in same- and
mixed-sex formats as the students reflect and exchange perspectives on the content of the SEX SIGNALS program and how it
applies to life at PA and beyond.
Healthy Minds—Required for Lowers
This program, run by Isham and Graham House staff, will provide crucial fundamental knowledge about mental health (mood,
attention, anxiety, eating, self-harm, and stress) and will include
PA’s annual depression and suicide screening.
A well-respected college, praised for safe and happy campus life,
is suddenly exposed for hidden Greek-life hazing and sexual
assault scandals. Developed by Talene Monahan, All in Good Fun
uses the words of students, faculty, and alumni of Dartmouth College to shed light on the paradox of school spirit and outrage such
scandals expose.
• The following four workshops will be provided by FCD staff.
Helping a Friend How to tell if a peer might be struggling
with alcohol or other substances, and ways to help
Hard Drugs & New Substances Education and discussion about harmful drugs and their effects on brain, body,
and quality of life
Prescription Drugs & Steroids Education and discussion
about the risks involved in misuse of medicines
Smoke, Dip, Vape Discussion of the risks associated with
nicotine use in cigarettes and chewing tobacco, and the
rise of e-cigarettes as delivery devices for tobacco and
other substances
• Learn to Salsa! An introduction to this popular form of dance
• Zumba, Baby! Dance fitness program that combines Latin
and international music with dance
• The Boy in the Ivy When Edward McKinley ’80’s brother
committed suicide in 2009, he asked himself why he hadn’t
done the same. Using his book, Boy in the Ivy, as a basis,
McKinley provides insight into the challenges of recognizing,
engaging support for, and managing depression—as a teen, a
witness, a family member, and at any age.
• The Art & Practice of Meditation & Relaxation A discussion
of the basic elements and foundational principles of mindfulness practices
• [email protected] Stimulating and informative talk focused
on health and wellness topics given by Andover students
• Pilates Experiential introduction to this exercise regime,
which is designed to improve the body’s overall condition
• Body-Positive Culture Addresses sociocultural causes of
body dissatisfaction and provides concrete tools to help students build a positive body image
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CAMD Scholar Presentation
Call for Applications
Carrie Ingerman ’15
For Faculty Professional and Curricular Development Grants and
Kenan Grants for Graduate Study, Summer 2015
Barbara Landis Chase CAMD Scholar
Friday, January 30, 6:30 p.m.
Kemper Auditorium
Dessert will be served.
Free and open to the public.
Faculty advisors: Patricia
Davison, director of the
Academic Skills Center and
coordinator of Student Disability Services; and Susanne
Torabi, International Student
“Educational Rights of Students with Disabilities:
An Analysis of the Past, Present, and Future of
Overcoming Ableism in Independent
New England Boarding Schools”
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the passage of the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the first comprehensive
declaration of equality for people with disabilities.
The historical context of disabilities in the United States illustrates the significance of this pivotal act and its implementation.
Through an analysis of the key components of the ADA, Carrie
Ingerman ’15 will discuss the implementation of disability laws
at Phillips Academy and its peer schools, identifying successes
and areas in need of improvement.
Following Ingerman’s presentation, special guest Randy Pierce
will speak about the challenges of losing his vision at age 22.
He continued his passion for sports, finding that his blindness
actually helped improve his focus and orientation. The first blind
hiker to summit all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4,000-footers during
the summer hiking season, Pierce will compete in the 2015
Boston Marathon.
Sponsored by the Office of Community and Multicultural
Development, the CAMD Scholar program, established in 2006,
allows selected students to pursue independent summer research
projects related to diversity, multiculturalism, community, and/
or identity with the guidance of a faculty advisor.
The Barbara Landis Chase scholar designation is given to the student
whose project most closely aligns with research related to race relations
or human rights in the United States.
Remaining 2014–2015
CAMD Scholar Presentation
Friday, February 13: Xinyi “Joyce” Wang ’15
“An Education That Diminishes Hope: An Examination
of Migrant Schools in Mainland China”
Faculty advisor: Susanne Torabi, international student
The Faculty and Administrator Supplement to the General Policies
Handbook notes: “The Academy has funds available for partial
tuition grants for formal courses—usually taken during the
summer—that will directly enhance an instructor’s professional
competence.” The supplement further notes that funds are also
available to faculty for summer work needed for the planning of
new or significantly revised courses.
If you have a proposal for professional or curricular development
or would like to apply for tuition aid for graduate study, please
complete the online application at The
application requests a summary of your proposal and a detailed
budget. Faculty members must seek approval from the appropriate supervisor (department chair, division head, director, dean,
etc.) before submitting the application. The deadline for applying is Wednesday, February 11, at 5 p.m. The offices of the dean
of faculty and dean of studies will collaborate to make decisions
on applications by mid-March. Please direct questions to me at
ext. 4008 or [email protected]
Important Note Regarding Kenan Grants: Anyone who has
received tuition aid for the present academic year and who wants
this aid to continue in fiscal year 2016 (beginning July 1, 2015)
will need to reapply.
—Nancy Lang
Associate Dean of Faculty
Upcoming Faculty Meetings
January 26:
Strategic Planning (Advising and
February 4:
Strategic Planning (PG Program)
February 11:
Evaluation Review Committee
(Faculty Evaluation Process)
February 18:
Strategic Planning (Empathy and
February 25:
Strategic Planning (Schedule and
Note: All Wednesday faculty meetings will take place
from 10:50 to 11:35 a.m.
JANUARY 23, 2015
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2015–2016 Academic Calendar DRAFT #7
Below is the latest draft of the 2015–2016 academic calendar. Changes from the previous draft are highlighted in yellow. Please e-mail
[email protected] if you have any questions or comments.
—Betsy Korn
Registrar and Associate Dean of Studies
Note: Changes from the current year include the following.
• Classes start the day after Labor Day, with faculty returning the Tuesday night before Labor Day.
• Yom Kippur falls on a Wednesday, so there will be no classes that day.
• The long weekend in winter term now covers Monday and Tuesday (instead of Friday and Monday) to accommodate athletics.
• Tryouts for winter term sports will not take place until December.
August 27, 28 & 31, Thursday, Friday & Monday
New faculty orientation
August 31–September 4, Monday–Friday
September 1, Tuesday
September 1–3 (TBD), Tuesday–Thursday
September 4, Friday
September 6, Sunday
Faculty meetings, as scheduled (Academic Council and cluster deans
meet on August 31)
Faculty due back for Convocation at 5:45 p.m.
Student leaders and varsity athletes register, as scheduled
New students arrive and register, by 1 p.m.
Returning students arrive and register, by 1 p.m.
September 8, Tuesday
September 8–12, Tuesday–Saturday
September 12, Saturday
September 14, Monday
September 22, Tuesday
September 23, Wednesday
September 25, Friday
October 3, Saturday
October 9, Friday
October 17, Saturday
October 23–25, Friday–Sunday
October 24, Saturday
October 24 & 25, Saturday & Sunday
October 26 & 27, Monday & Tuesday
November 5–7, Thursday–Saturday
November 7, Saturday
November 13, Friday
November 14, Saturday
November 16–20, Monday–Friday
November 20, Friday
November 21 & 22, Saturday & Sunday
November 23, Monday
November 24, Tuesday
Classes begin. Special schedule; all classes meet for 45 minutes,
with advising period.
New-student book pick-up (no deliveries on Labor Day)
ACT tests
Rosh Hashanah (begins at sundown Sept. 13)
Special schedule; typical Wednesday schedule
Yom Kippur (begins at sundown Sept. 22; no classes)
Special schedule; typical Tuesday schedule with advising period
College Board tests (SATs). Dates for College Board tests other than PSATs
are tentative.
Midterm—reports due by 10 a.m. on Sunday, October 11
PSATs for lowers and uppers
Family Weekend
Special schedule for parents; all classes meet for 20 minutes. ACT tests.
College Counseling Office event for parents of uppers
Midfall holiday (no classes); college visiting and application writing for seniors
Trustee meetings (Alumni Council, November 6 & 7)
College Board tests (SATs)
Classes end at 5:35 p.m. (regular class schedule)
Andover-Exeter athletic contests
Extended-Period Week (schedule under review). Reports due by 10 a.m.
on Sunday, November 22.
Thanksgiving vacation begins at 2:30 p.m.*
Athletic playoffs/championships
Full team meetings as needed; cluster faculty meetings/lunches at noon
Fall trimester student review meeting at 9 a.m.
*Students must leave campus by noon on Saturday, November 21, and
may not return to the dormitories until after 8 a.m. on Wednesday, December 2.
December 2, Wednesday
December 3, Thursday
December 5, Saturday
December 12, Saturday
December 14, Monday
December 15, Tuesday
Thanksgiving vacation ends. Students must return between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Winter trimester classes begin (special schedule; all classes meet for 45 minutes,
with advising period)
College Board tests (SATs)
ACT tests
Special schedule; typical Wednesday schedule
Special schedule; typical Thursday schedule
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December 16, Wednesday
January 3, Sunday
January 4, Monday
January 18, Monday
January 19, Tuesday
January 22, Friday
January 23, Saturday
January 25–29, Monday–Friday
January 28–30, Thursday–Saturday
February 8 & 9, Monday & Tuesday
February 26, Friday
February 27, Saturday
February 29–March 3, Monday–Thursday
March 3, Thursday
March 4–6, Friday–Sunday
March 7, Monday
March 8, Tuesday
Winter vacation begins at 5:35 p.m. (special schedule; all classes meet for
45 minutes, with conference period) *
*Students must leave campus by noon on Thursday, December 17, and
may not return to the dormitories until after 8 a.m. on Sunday, January 3.
Winter vacation ends. Students must return between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Winter trimester classes continue
MLK Jr. Day; special programs for students and faculty
Special schedule; all classes meet for 45 minutes, with conference period
Midterm—reports due by 10 a.m. on Sunday, January 24
College Board tests (SATs)
Wellness Week (see published special class schedule for this week)
Trustee meetings
Midwinter holiday (no classes)
Classes end at 5:35 p.m. (regular class schedule)
Andover-Exeter athletic contests
Extended-Period Week (schedule under review). Reports due by 10 a.m.
on Sunday, March 6.
Spring vacation begins at 5 p.m.*
Athletic playoffs/championships
Full team meetings as needed; cluster faculty meetings/lunches at noon
Winter trimester student review meeting at 9 a.m.
*Students must leave campus by noon on Friday, March 4, and may not return
to the dormitories until after 8 a.m. on Monday, March 21.
March 21, Monday
March 22, Tuesday
March 25, Friday
March 28 & 29, Monday & Tuesday
April 1, Friday
April 9, Saturday
April 18, Monday
April 19, Tuesday
April 22, Friday
April 22 & 23, Friday & Saturday
May 2–13, Monday–Friday
May 5–7, Thursday–Saturday
, May 6 & 7.
May 7, Saturday
May 21, Saturday
May 21, Saturday
May 27, Friday
May 30–June 2, Monday–Thursday
June 2, Thursday
June 3, Friday
June 4, Saturday
June 5, Sunday
June 7, Tuesday
June 8, Wednesday
June 10–12, Friday–Sunday
Spring vacation ends. Students must return between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Spring trimester classes begin (special schedule; all classes meet for 45 minutes,
with advising period)
Spring visits by prospective students (special class schedule for Good Friday)
Spring visits by prospective students
Spring visits by prospective students (Spring Visit days are TBD)
ACT tests
Midspring holiday (no classes); college visiting for seniors
Special schedule; all classes meet for 45 minutes, with conference period
Midterm—reports due by 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 24
Non Sibi Weekend (special mandatory programs for students and faculty)
College Board Advanced Placement Exams
Trustee meetings. Alumni Council , May 6 & 7.
College Board tests (SATs)
Grandparents’ Day
Andover-Exeter athletic contests
Classes end at 5:35 p.m.
Extended-Period Week (schedule under review). Student reports for seniors
due by 2:30 p.m. on Friday, June 3. Student reports for all other students
due by 10 a.m. on Monday, June 6.
Senior prom; summer vacation begins for nonseniors at 2:30 p.m. Nonseniors
must be out of the dormitories by noon on Friday, June 3.
Senior Day and Senior-Faculty Dinner. Dorms closed for nonseniors.
Senior academic review meeting at 2 p.m. College Boards (SATs).
Full team meetings as needed; cluster faculty meetings/lunches at noon
Spring trimester student review meeting at 9 a.m.
Alumni reunions
SUMMER SESSION 2016 (June 27–July 31) These dates are TBD.
June 23, Thursday
August 2, Tuesday
Earliest arrival of Summer Session participants
Summer Session faculty depart
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Educational Initiatives/OIT Notes
Canvas Tips and Tricks:
Using the Discussions Feature
Tip #1: Discussions are great for posting your own prompts for
students to reply to. Did you know that students also can create
and respond to Discussion threads? The default setting for Discussions gives students this option. Some teachers have utilized
this feature by encouraging students to use the Discussions to
raise and resolve their own questions about class materials or
explore ideas more deeply outside of class. More information on
creating Discussions is available at https://guides.instructure.
Tip #2: Did you know that you can ensure your students post a
Discussion contribution before seeing what others have written? When creating a new Discussion, check the “Users must
post before seeing replies” box. Students will be prevented from
seeing their classmates’ contributions until after posting their
own. More information is available at http://guides.instructure.
Build Your Spring Course in Canvas
When: Monday, March 23, 10 a.m.–noon
Where: Polk-Lillard Center, Main Lab
Come and get your spring term course up and running in
Canvas. Learn how to upload your syllabus and post basic
resources such as readings or assignments so that you can begin
using Canvas this spring. We recommend attending one of the
Canvas for Beginners lunches during the week of February 2
for a preview of the platform (see below). Please direct questions
to David Mallick at [email protected]
Canvas Learning Opportunities
For Beginners
We invite you to attend any one of the following three meetings
during which we will present different possibilities for organizing a basic course in Canvas. These meetings, which will be held
over lunch in Ada’s Room in Paresky Commons, are appropriate
for those who have not yet used Canvas. RSVP by Wednesday,
January 28, to David Mallick at [email protected] to reserve
a spot in one of the following meetings:
• Monday, February 2, 4th period (11:15 a.m.–noon)
• Tuesday, February 3, 6th period (1:05–1:50 p.m.)
• Friday, February 6, 5th period (12:10–12:55 p.m.)
For New and Experienced Users
Are you interested in learning how to perform a specific task
within Canvas? Or perhaps you heard of an interesting capability
but haven’t had time to investigate it. In either case, please consider taking the survey at, where
you can select from a list of possible topics of interest or add your
own suggestion for a Canvas Show-and-Do (like a Show-andTell, only the demonstrations are followed immediately by the
opportunity to practice the task that was demonstrated). Based
on your responses, we hope to organize a showcase of brief
presentations (less than 10 minutes each) about specific topics or
tasks within Canvas to help you charge up your courses and take
advantage of new functionality.
Let us know what you want to learn, as well as whether you are
willing to participate as a presenter on specific topics. The date,
time, and location for the presentations are to be determined.
Anytime, Anywhere Opportunities for Both New and
Experienced Users
• Instructor Guide (text): http://guides.instructure.
• Instructor Guide (video): http://guides.instructure.
• course, “Up and Running with Canvas,” which
includes short videos with transcripts about key Canvas
features. Access from the Community tab within
PAnet and enter “Up and Running with Canvas” in the
search bar.
BlackBoard/PAnet Timeline
Although BlackBoard’s academic course function will be retired
this summer to make way for Canvas, the other functions of
BlackBoard will remain intact through the winter of 2016. This
means PAnet will continue to house Campus News, Organizations, and the information repositories and links that are housed
under tabs such as Community, Academic Resources, Faculty,
and Students.
As part of the iMAX project to reimagine administrative systems,
OIT is engaged in the process of determining how these other
communication and information needs of the community that
currently are housed within PAnet can be met by other systems
and processes. Faculty and staff will have the opportunity to
share their needs and ideas with OIT through the remainder of
this academic year. Stay tuned for specific information about
these opportunities.
We hope your 2015 is off to a great start!
—Erin McCloskey
Associate Director, Educational Initiatives/OIT
JANUARY 23, 2015
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From the OWHL
Poetry Reading Tonight, Jan. 23
Tonight the English department is sponsoring a poetry reading at 7 p.m. in the Freeman Room by former PA Writer in Residence
Jeffrey Harrison. Harrison is the author of
five full-length books of poetry, including his
latest, Into Daylight. In addition, he is the 2014
recipient of the prestigious Dorset Prize for
poetry. All members of the PA community are
welcome to attend.
A Cure for the Winter Doldrums
Suffering from the winter doldrums? If so, a day at the museum
might be just the tonic you need. The OWHL can help your
family enjoy a day at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New
York and the Museum of Science, Boston.
Thanks to a generous endowed donation, we annually receive
two passes at the Sustaining membership level to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Each pass conveys free admission to the Met
and to The Cloisters museum and gardens for the bearer and up
to four guests. In addition, the pass will get you into the Members Dining Room and the Balcony Lounge, and it will give you
a 10 percent discount in the gift shop. Not planning to visit New
York? No problem. The best thing about the passes is that under
a reciprocal arrangement, you also can use them at the Museum
of Fine Arts, Boston, as well as at 13 other excellent museums.
The Museum of Science is a local treasure. Its more than 700
interactive exhibits, 100 live animals, Mugar Omni Theater,
and Charles Hayden Planetarium
offer something of interest to all
age groups, and its location on the
Charles River makes the trip worth it
just for the views. At current prices,
the admission fee for a family of
four, including two children between
the ages of 3 and 11, would be $86. As a service to the PA community, the OWHL has purchased a block of passes that we are
happy to make available to faculty and staff families. Stop by the
Circulation Desk for details.
Google Translate: A Great Travel Companion
If you are traveling to a country where you don’t know the
language and you haven’t explored Google Translate lately, you
should give it a look. This intriguing free tool is very easy to use
and is now available in 90 languages. There is a mobile app and
an offline mode, so the claim that “it is like having a translator in
your pocket” isn’t far from the truth. The tool allows you to input
text by speaking it, taking a picture of it, or typing it (including
cut and paste). In the latter case, you don’t even need to know
what language the text is in, as Google Translate can be set to recognize languages. As an example, I cut and pasted a paragraph
of Chinese characters, and Google Translate “read” the Chinese
to me. Then I indicated that I wanted it to be translated into
English, Spanish, Arabic, Slovenian, and Ukranian. With dozens
of languages to choose from, it is hard to pick just one.
The tool doesn’t provide a “perfect” translation. But it can help
you ask directions or order food at a restaurant. And it is being
constantly improved through crowdsourcing. Bilingual and
multilingual speakers can participate by making on-the-spot corrections to the translations, by matching words to their translations, and by rating the quality of the translations. Becoming part
of the Google Translate community might be an excellent non sibi
project for our advanced language learners.
Приходите посмотреть на нас в библиотеке. (In case you
are curious and you do not speak Russian, you can use Google
Translate to find out what that means!)
Save the Date: Puppet Show Sunday, Feb. 22
On Sunday, February 22, at 1 p.m.
in the Freeman Room, CactusHead
Puppets (http://cactusheadpuppets. will perform their
very silly rendition of Little Red
Riding Hood. The show is open to PA
students, families, and children of all
ages, but it is targeted toward those
age 3 to 11.
DPLA Strategic Plan
The Digital Public Library of America ( has been
around for less than two years, but during that time it has
grown to include more than 8.4 million items in more than 400
languages from libraries, archives, and museums in all 50 states
and around the world. In order to ensure that the DPLA capitalizes on this phenomenal growth, the DPLA board has released a
strategic plan to guide the organization through 2017. The plan
emphasizes the core values of the DPLA: “maximal openness to
our shared cultural heritage, a strong public spirit, an emphasis
on collective action and collaboration across many institutions
and individuals, and the free, democratic access to knowledge
that public libraries are known for.”
The top priorities identified in the plan include completing the
service hub network and balancing the holdings across content
types, topics, and geographic region. There are additional priorities relating to the technical infrastructure, and to the creation of
strategies to promote the use of DPLA content in grades K–12 as
well as higher education. A final ambitious priority is to achieve
financial sustainability by the conclusion of the plan in 2017.
Given how far the DPLA has come in less than two years, the
OWHL staff is very confident in the ability of our friends at the
DPLA to achieve these goals.
—Elisabeth Tully
Director, OWHL
JANUARY 23, 2015
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Employment and Benefits News
Fingerprinting Reminder
Check the “Sno” Line for Workday Updates
As previously announced, in January 2013 the state of Massachusetts enacted a new national fingerprinting law. In order to
ensure compliance with this new law, Phillips Academy requires
fingerprint-based national criminal background checks for every
employee, as well as for any contractor or volunteer who may
have direct unmonitored contact with students.
In the event of inclement weather, employees are expected to
check the “Sno” line, 978-749-4766 (4SNO), before heading to
work for possible updates to the workday. E-mails and Campus
News announcements also will be posted for events that occur
during the workday.
The law provides a staggered timeline for implementation, by
last name:
A–D: October 2014–March 2015
E–K: April–August 2015
L–P: August–December 2015
Q–Z: January–May 2016
More information is available at
Employees in the A–D group who have not yet been fingerprinted should have received e-mailed instructions from human
resources. If you are part of this group, have not been fingerprinted, and did not receive an e-mail, please contact Barbara
Sweeney at ext. 4100 or [email protected] to discuss.
Important note: If you have already been fingerprinted as part
of the 2014 Summer Session programs, or at one of the days
MorphoTrust was on site in September and December, or at an
off-site location, you do not need to be fingerprinted again. No
other previous fingerprinting done other than for employment at
Phillips Academy is considered transferrable or acceptable.
There will be no additional on-site opportunities to be
The Spotlight Is on You!
Dr. Mary T. Kantor, Catholic Chaplain
In addition to her work at Cochran Chapel, Mary has been an
adjunct faculty member at Merrimack College in the Department
of Religious and Theological Studies for the past three years, and
in 2014 was named an Associate to the College’s Center for the
Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations, which “educates for
religious, ethical, and cultural literacy [and] … seeks to counter
destructive prejudice and increase mutual understanding among
people of diverse beliefs.” She will be a part of the Center’s interfaith community service project “Feed Your Neighbor” during
the United Nations Interfaith Harmony Week in February.
Congratulations, Mary!
Financial Counseling Available with TIAA-CREF
The Academy is making individual, confidential financial counseling sessions with TIAA-CREF available to employees at no
additional cost.
TIAA-CREF financial consultant Tammy Kayata will be on
campus to discuss how to help you achieve your financial goals
by investing in financial solutions such as mutual funds, brokerages, life insurance, and annuities. These individual counseling
sessions are intended to help you simplify your retirement by:
• Consolidating your retirement accounts to make it easier
to manage your holdings, particularly when it comes to tax
• Offering any needed estate planning, including addressing
life insurance needs and wealth transfer strategies
• Reviewing your retirement income options to provide you
with the most flexibility possible
The meeting dates for the first half of the calendar year are as
• Monday, January 26 (full)
• Wednesday, February 4
• Wednesday, March 11
• Wednesday, April 8
• Wednesday, May 13
• Wednesday, June 10
All meetings will be held in the 2nd Floor Conference Room in
GW Hall.
Space is limited. To reserve your individual session, please contact TIAA-CREF at 866-843-5640, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (EST).
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Employment Opportunities
Medical Assistant/Certified Nursing Assistant
Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
Phillips Academy seeks a Medical Assistant/Certified
Nursing Assistant to work part time in Isham Health Center
during the academic year and the five-week Summer Session
program. Job responsibilities include supporting staff nurses
with the following: patient reception, vital signs, assistance
with ADLs, assistance with meals and maintenance of
kitchen, beds/linens, medical supply stocking and inventory,
and possibly driving patients to appointments or accompanying students receiving care off site. Candidates must have
a high school diploma; evidence of completion of Medical Assistant program and/or Certified Nursing Assistant
certification; current driver’s license with immaculate driving
record; and proof of insurance. Work hours are late morning to early evening, with rotating weekends. DMV and full
background check are required.
Phillips Academy seeks an Environmental Health and Safety
Specialist to assist an established EHS department with EHS
investigations, training, inspections, recordkeeping, and
waste management in the areas of hazardous materials, hazardous waste, mold, asbestos, radon, lead paint, and occupational safety. This is a field-oriented position that responds
to routine and emergency situations during normal business
hours, after hours, and/or weekends for the purpose of
resolving immediate environmental health and workplace
safety concerns for the campus community.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé
to [email protected]
Isham Health Center has an immediate need for a responsible adult to drive and accompany students to off-campus
medical appointments. The candidate is responsible for
transporting students for routine or urgent medical visits to
local and Boston area physicians’ offices and hospitals on an
on-call and as-needed basis. Successful experience interacting
and engaging with adolescents is preferred. Must be able to
provide flexible coverage for the health center as needed.
Requirements include possession of a valid Massachusetts
or New Hampshire driver’s license; proof of automobile
insurance as required by the state of Massachusetts; and an
immaculate driving record. DMV and full background check
are required.
This position requires the ability to analyze situations and
adopt an effective course of action in stressful, sensitive,
emergency, and/or crisis situations in a professional manner.
In addition, it is critical that the individual be able to collaborate with colleagues and team members and interact
and maintain cooperative relationships within a diverse
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in environmental
studies or a related field and five to 10 years of experience in
a related field. The ideal candidate will currently hold the following credentials: 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations &
Emergency Response (HAZWOPER); EPA Lead Safe Renovator certificate and/or MA Lead-Based Paint Supervisor; and
MA Asbestos Inspector license. Standard word processing,
e-mail, and computer skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel,
and PowerPoint, as well as Adobe Acrobat) are highly desirable. Professional safety certifications are preferred.
A full background check is required. Please send a cover
letter and résumé to [email protected] by Friday, February 20.
Review of résumés will begin immediately.
Phillips Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
—Leeann Bennett
Director, Human Resources
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé
to [email protected]
PSPA Campus Closet Winter Store Hours Tuesday, Jan. 27 11:00 a.m.-­‐4:00 p.m. PSPA Campus Closet (Lower Level, GW Hall) Dress in TRUE BLUE colors this winter! 100% of Proceeds Benefit Student Ac?vi?es Winter All-School Meeting &
All-Class Meeting Schedule
Jan. 28: Wellness Week Speaker:
Bill Littlefield ’66, on “The State of Sport”
Feb. 4: February Frees
Feb. 11: February Frees
Feb. 18: February Frees (CCO seniors meet by counselor)
Feb. 25: February Frees (Extended-Period Week next week)
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Athletics Schedule
Come cheer for Andover at these upcoming contests. Dates and times below are subject
to change! For updates, go to Athletics → Team Pages → Schedules & Scores on the PA
website, or call Lisa Buckley (ext. 4092).
Friday, January 23
Squash BJV2
Hockey BV
Saturday, January 24
Basketball BJV2
Hockey GV
Hockey GJV
Swimming & Diving JV
Squash GV
Squash GJV1
Squash GJV2
Wrestling V
Squash BJV1
Squash BV
Hockey BJV
Basketball BJV1
Swimming & Diving GV
Swimming & Diving BV
Basketball GV
Basketball GJV1
Hockey BV
Basketball BV
St. Mark’s
RoxLat/Belmont Hill/Loomis
Noble & Greenough
Noble & Greenough
St. Paul’s
Noble & Greenough
Sunday, January 25
Indoor Track BV
Indoor Track GV
GBTC–Open Invitational
GBTC–Open Invitational
Wednesday, January 28
Nordic Skiing
Hockey GJV
Squash BV
Squash BJV1
Squash GV
Squash GJV1
Basketball BJV1
Hockey GV
Wrestling JV
Hockey BJV
Hockey BV
Wrestling V
Basketball BJV2
Swimming & Diving JV
Squash GJV2
Basketball BV
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Belmont Hill
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For Sale: Shaker-Style Desk—Solid
hardwood, honey maple, 2 drawers,
plus keyboard drawer, $135; matching
chair $65, or $195 for the set. Both in
excellent condition. Please e-mail
[email protected]
For Sale: Red Honda CRX—1991, 2-door
hatchback w/ sunroof; 5-speed manual
transmission; runs great and gets great
mileage; brand-new battery and just
inspected. 110,000 miles, $2,500. Please
e-mail [email protected]
For Sale: Flip Video Handheld Video
Camera/Camcorder—Nice condition. Fits
comfortably in pants pocket; takes HD
1280 x 720, 60 fps video. 8 GB of internal
memory, good for 2 hours of video. Flipout USB connects directly to computer
for charging and file transfer. $69 or BO.
Excellent video camera for the money!
Please e-mail [email protected]