May I Ask, Who is this Shirley?

By Maddy Albert

Do you have a burning question that is just too difficult to ask in person? Well never fear, Shirley is here. Ask Shirley is a classic school newspaper advice column, first created for this exact reason: to assist those inquiring minds that may shy away from asking their burning questions to someone they know. Ask Shirley first began a few years ago with an Ask Shirley question box kept in the Maresca to be answered in the monthly Bulletin issues. This year, Ask Shirley was brought online to, in the words of Bulletin editor Molly Charney, “keep it flowing and hopefully more popular.” This hope was brought to fruition as the Shirley column was revitalized as an account. Shirley still remains anonymous as do the inquirers and questions are answered both publicly and in confidence, as well as in a witty and entertaining fashion. Continue reading “May I Ask, Who is this Shirley?”