School Year Abroad applications due Feb. 17

School Year Abroad online applications for the 2014-2015 school year are due Feb. 17. Director of Financial Aid, SYA Coordinator and French teacher Geoff Bird will interview all applicants. Students must also submit their high school transcript along with recommendations from their foreign language, English and math teachers as well as their dean. Students can […]

Gun magazine publishes Visual Arts teacher's article

Upper school visual arts teacher Art Tobias’s article was recently published in a gun collector magazine. Tobias’s article, entitled “The Root of the Matter,” appears in the December 2013 issue of “Man at Arms for the Gun Collector and Sword.” The story discusses the cabin and Indian scene on Colt’s Model 1855 Sidehammer Revolver. It […]

Senior midfielder commits for lacrosse

Noah Pompan ’14 committed to Gettysburg College for lacrosse Oct. 10. Pompan, a varsity midfielder, also considered University of Richmond, Boston University, Bucknell University and Skidmore College, but he said Gettysburg was a great fit athletically, socially and academically. “I really liked the kids on the team and the coaching staff,” Pompan said. “I’m really […]

College president to discuss Civil War

The president of the University of Richmond will speak on the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War and emancipation of slaves at an upper school assembly Oct. 30 in Taper Gymnasium. The speech is part of University of Richmond President and professor Edward Ayers’s national tour on the subject. Before becoming president of the University of […]

Equestrian rider wins Grand Prix

Lucy Davis ’10 won the Global Champions Tour Grand Prix on Sept. 14, earning a spot in the record books as the youngest woman to do so. The Harvard-Westlake equestrian team alumna was the last to ride in the jump-off, which included nine horses, and came out on top by less than a second. Davis […]

New teacher: Aaron Bluestein

Aaron Bluestein will join the foreign language department this year to teach sections in both Spanish III and Spanish III Honors. “I am most looking forward to working with so many extremely bright and motivated students and an incredibly supportive team of passionate and seasoned teachers,” Bluestein said. After graduating from the University of Massachusetts, […]

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