TA Trojan Horse Arrives with Cookies

TA Trojan Horse Arrives with Cookies

On Tuesday, an all-school announcement interrupted TA’s lunch period–a surprise for all students was “happening now” on the green. Students would not be disappointed, announcer (Alden Nichols ’18) promised. And if they appreciated art and cookies, they were not. 

Alden and his classmates William Bugg ’18, Owen Deffner ’18, and William Bosco ’18 had spent part of their summer constructing a TA Trojan Horse. Up-cycled from wood scraps, the horse sculpture stood more than 6 feet high and required a trailer (attached to Head of School Bill Bugg’s car) to move to campus.

The car, trailer, and horse rolled in slowly but the scene quickly grew lively when the seniors started handing out boxes and boxes of Chips Ahoy cookies to every student. Though the whole scene wrapped up within 10 minutes, it was a welcome moment of fun to help kick off the new school year.