We turn again to our mission, which affirms our belief that all creation is sacred, and our commitment to an educational community that reflects unity in diversity
“We have the space and equipment, and our staff has the creativity and experience, to create a truly engaging physical education experience despite the rigorous protocols in place,” says Director of P.E. and Athletics. “Our students have been incredibly resilient, and they show tremendous respect and appreciation for their teachers. It has been a joy to see.”
As part of the Science Department’s “Spotlight on Female Scientists” for Women’s History Month, students in Steven Schwartz’s seventh grade classes had a chance to listen to a presentation by the renowned molecular biologist Dr. Melanie Dobson.
The 100th day of school is always a milestone for early childhood and lower division classes, but in this year full of masks and social distancing, the day was extra-special.
“These relationships are meaningful. Every year, the eighth graders set a beautiful example as mentors for the younger students, and these friendships will certainly last past graduation.”
Music teachers Beth Soleimany and Jude Olney share their advice for inspiring children to joyfully make music. Incorporating music into your child’s life is easy and extremely beneficial to healthy child development.
“Our school's history is rooted in a dedication to inclusion; we must recommit to that vision every day and continue to extend this work.”
Among the highlights was “The Hill We Climb,” written and recited by Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history. Fifth graders wrote “found poems,” using words and sections from Ms. Gorman’s powerful piece and then creating and reciting their own poems.
46% percent of students come from diverse ethnic backgrounds
5:1 Student to Teacher Ratio
71%Faculty Hold Advanced Degrees
80,000 Square-foot Self-Contained Campus