Monthly Archives: September 2015

Thinking Outside the Box

Dr. Jennifer Bryan, founder and principal of Team Finch Consultants, is an educator and author who offers gender and sexuality diversity training for teachers, staff, students and parents. This morning, she spoke in assembly about social constructs of gender and … Continue reading

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Latin Lessons

Magdalena Blaise (Class III) infers the meaning of Latin terms we use today by analyzing their roots in Mark Harrington’s class.

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Life Science

Upper school teacher Mike Hoe brings science to life through his creative teaching and humor. He knows how to engage his class using technology as a tool, and believes in mentoring inquisitive students as they find their own way. He … Continue reading

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Closing Bell

Students file out of Shattuck Schoolhouse on their way to afternoon program during this beautiful fall afternoon.

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See Gender Differently

Students for Gender Awareness, a new club founded last year, created a book of reasons why people support gender equality for women. The handmade book, comprised of student contributions, is hanging in Gleason Hall.

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Deb Harrison’s AP Environmental Science class paid a visit to Bill Bliss ’48 today to get a lesson in beekeeping and the science behind honey production.

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Just my Type

Lawrence Auditorium was rocking this morning when a twelve piece band, fronted by Maxwell Halperin ’16 on vocals, closed out assembly with a rousing rendition of Saint Motel’s “My Type.”

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Fortiter, Fideliter

Class II students Alexa Gordon and Elizabeth Paglione discuss Latin prose on the new brick patio by the Volkmann bench overlooking the Castle path. Fitting, since the bench bears a huge inscription with the former school’s motto in Latin: Fortiter, Fideliter. Fortiter means … Continue reading

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Morning Light

Putnam Library reflects the first sugar maple to show its fall colors in the early morning light.

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Our Garden

Nestled between the playing fields and Wiggins Dormitory, E.G.’s Garden — first planted by former Dean of Students Erika Guy and maintained by faculty member Meg Jacobs and friends — is drinking up late September sun for the remaining bounty: … Continue reading

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