Jazz Band Makes a Music Pilgrimage

The US Jazz Band’s recent trip to NYC was, in the words of one student, “Spectacular. The band as a whole became better musically, and closer as a group. We learned not only to focus on the technicalities, but also to embody the soulful aspect of Jazz.”

Growth Through Art

Guest post by Middle School Art Teacher Dave Anderson: One of the joys of teaching art is watching my students’ growth in creativity and proficiency as they mature and continue to learn. Recently I asked some of my former Middle School students, now seniors, to reflect on what they have learned during their years of work.…

Teaching Critical Thinking and Creative Dissent

Guest post by Upper School English Teacher Larry Malkus: This year marked my first time teaching the Writers in Revolt English elective. The literature of the course focuses on revolt and protest against societal expectations and prejudices. This year we began by reading Larry Kramer’s groundbreaking play, The Normal Heart – a dramatization of his…

Waxing Historical

Guest Post by Ashley Dagenais: On February 1, Lower School friends and family enjoyed an amazing living wax museum that was created and performed by third grade students. Each boy selected a subject from a list of over 50 famous leaders, musicians, artists, athletes, explorers, writers, and more from the past and present. Once the…