Students, faculty convene for seventh annual all-school convocation

Students, faculty convene for seventh annual all-school convocation

The school community gathered today for the seventh annual all-school convocation on Ted Slavin field to celebrate the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. Along with speeches from select administrators, Head Prefects Michael Lehrhoff ’20 and Grace Burton ’20 offered advice to underclassmen. To open the convocation, Head of Middle School Jon Wimbish discussed the […]

Administrative heads speak on their visions for the school

Administrative heads stressed the importance of fostering a supportive community and announced the introduction of various programs at the State of the School on Wednesday. President Rick Commons addressed the visions for 2020 in the context of a letter written by a parent who felt there was an “all prep, no school” mentality at the […]

Novelist to visit Middle School Monday

Chinese-American graphic novelist and writer for DC Comics Gene Luen Yang will speak at the Middle School tomorrow. Yang will sign copies of his books and give workshops for student artists and creative writers, Head of Middle School Jon Wimbish said. “I’m hoping for a blend of Chinese-American experiences in comics and how he has […]

Middle school faculty take lessons for one-to-one program

In preparation for the one-to-one computer program beginning with the seventh graders next year, teachers at the Middle School are taking lessons based on “21st century skills” as a part of the “Three for All” initiative. Head of School Jon Wimbish and Foreign Language teacher Moss Pike created a system in which conferences, workshops, webinars, […]