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Merritt Sellers

Merritt Sellers, Head Illustrator/Social Media Manager/Reporter

Merritt Sellers is a sophomore at San Domenico and a contributor of The Panther Press. She enjoys sailing, sewing, and art.

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A young girl’s birthday list

[Photo] The effect of social media on adolescents

Kylie Hellyer, News Editor March 14, 2024

A young girl’s birthday list

Historic image of the Hotaling Mansion, the ruins today at San Domenico

The legend of 1500 Butterfield Road

Merritt Sellers, Head Illustrator/Social Media Manager/Reporter February 12, 2024

San Domenico is an old school. 1850 was a long long time ago. You can see the age when you walk around the lobby of the Hall of the Arts and take in the black and white images of former campuses. But what...

Matt Poslinello managing the Christmas decorating on east 2

Sleepless nights and tireless work: The story behind the smiling face of Matt Polsinello

Merritt Sellers, Contributor December 12, 2023

Staying up for the "Wordle" to come out may seem crazy, but for Matt Polsenello, it's perfectly on brand. Matt Polsinello is a responsible  resident faculty at San Domenico School and a valuable friend...

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?

The Panther Press is back with our annual review of the Starbucks holiday drinks. This year there were new drinks and new foods, and a whole new Panther Press group! Our Panther Press team tried five different...

Closing remarks after successfully loading all the food into the truck

Helping hands: San Domenico’s food drive makes a positive impact

Merritt Sellers, Contributor December 2, 2023

On a fall morning, in the crisp morning air, people gathered in front of Dominican Hall on the Friday before the break for the annual Thanksgiving food drive. From kindergarteners to grandparents, members...

A semester of assignments. Months of work. All feeding into one gleaming A on a paper report card. But was it really worth it?

[Photo] The kids are not okay: The fallout of academic validation

Caroline Pirsch, Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2023

A semester of assignments. Months of work. All feeding into one gleaming A on a paper report card. But was it really worth it?

Unwrapping the truth: The environmental impact of the holidays

Unwrapping the truth: The environmental impact of the holidays

Merritt Sellers, Contributor November 17, 2023

A prevalent image you see in the United states around the holidays is the traditional christmas tree: an evergreen standing tall in the living room, bringing a splash of color to an otherwise bleak winter...

Vesta Juodonyte practicing badminton after study hall.

Sports without borders: International athletes thrive at San Domenico

Merritt Sellers, Contributor October 16, 2023

San Domenico School, a melting pot of cultures, has invested greatly in its athletic programs in the past four years. These student athletes leave their homes as teenagers and travel to another country...

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