Remembering Liz Resnick

Remembering Liz Resnick

Known for her dedication to education, memorable catchphrases and the heart she brought to every interaction, Associate Head of School Liz Resnick will be a deeply missed presence on campus. Her spirit and passion for both the well-being and learning experience of students and teachers catalyzed important and meaningful changes that will be felt for […]

Chenier to depart US, move to MS campus

After 11 years on the upper school campus, English teacher Paul Chenier will be returning to the middle school history department next year. When Chenier originally began working at the school in 1999, he taught courses in the history and world languages department on the middle school campus. However, since 2007, Chenier has been teaching […]

LAHSO presents on student experiences

The Latin American and Hispanic Student Organization presented on experiences of Latinx and Hispanic students to faculty members during the Brown Bag Lunch events on May 14 and 16 at both the Middle and Upper School. The presentation covered language barriers, mindfulness and relationships between parents and the school, LAHSO leader Antonio Cue ’19 said. […]

Student leaders share experiences with faculty

Students and faculty participated in student-led discussions about fostering more effective and inclusive learning in the school community March 13. Faculty across all departments and student leaders of clubs and organizations, such as Prefect Council, Peer Support and Asian Students in Action attended the meeting. Groups discussed student mental health and the representation of marginalized […]

Jones to hold DEI meetings

New Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Janine Jones (Taylor ’18, Avery ’23) has implemented critical changes in the school’s hiring policies to create a more diverse faculty. Jones held a forum on incorporating cultural awareness when hiring new faculty in front of the Faculty Academic Committee on Tuesday. “When we are hiring our faculty […]

Faculty gets DEI training at growth day

Faculty discussed improving gender, sexuality and racial inclusion in classes and sports teams at the Faculty Growth Day at the Middle School on Nov. 10. Tricia Rose, Chancellor’s Professor of Africana Studies and Director of the Center for Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University, spoke to faculty about the difference between […]

Milo Sini to act as new Health Officer

After serving in the upper school trainers’ office, Milo Sini assumed the newly minted position of Community Health Officer. “I’m in charge of the overall general health of the student body and anything that that would entail: anywhere from making sure that our kids are physically healthy, that they’re properly taken care of and such.” […]

Sephora Escarpeta-Garcia: Spanish

After teaching four different levels of Spanish over the course of fifteen years and serving as department chair at Lancaster High School in Lancaster, Ohio, Sephora Escarpeta-Garcia will begin the school year teaching Spanish at the Upper School. She earned her bachelor’s degree in education at City College of New York and went on to […]

Patrick McCullough: History

Patrick McCullough said he is looking forward to discussing contemporary issues with his students as a new member of the History Department. McCullough will teach United States History. “I am excited to participate in a community that is devoted to learning and where teachers and students care about learning,” McCullough said. McCullough graduated from Messiah […]

Grace Brown: Learning Specialist

The school’s first learning specialist, Grace Brown, will join the faculty this year, bringing 22 years of experience in the field to the new position. Brown said that the main purpose of her position is to help integrate students with learning disabilities into the school community and to work with them on any academic problems […]

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