School News
Browning Wins High Honor Award for Facility Renovations

The Browning School has won the 2017 High Honor Award in the Institutional Category from the American Institute for Architects Westchester-Hudson Valley, according to Peter Gisolfi Associates, the architectural firm responsible for the renovations of the School over the course of five years. At the completion of this project, three distinct buildings had essentially become one. Click here to learn more.

Puppets with Disabilities Enlighten Lower School Boys

The Lower School boys received a special presentation by the puppets and puppeteers from NYC Kids Project. This entertaining and enlightening puppet show aimed to educate the boys on various disabilities they may encounter in other children, including Down Syndrome, ADD, blindness, cerebral palsy, and so on. The two teaching artists-puppeteers encouraged audience participation and discussion about inclusion, allowing for many questions from the boys. Click here to read details and view photos.

Lower School Community Service Coordinator and Kindergarten teacher Caitlin Coleman thanks all those who contributed to the Hurricane Harvey and Irma Relief efforts. The Browning community raised $2,121.19 to benefit affected schools through Donors Choose, which allows teachers to request much-needed supplies for their students and dedicates a particular portion of their site to Harvey and Irma relief. She also extends her appreciation to those who generously supported a second fundraiser benefiting victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Browning’s three-day event raised $1,235 for Habitat for Humanity, which will help rebuild homes lost in this disaster. Click here to read more details.

Learning More About Seafaring Life & Colonial America

The fifth grade boys recently enjoyed a class trip to Mystic Seaport, Mystic, Conn! This historical port, once a whaling community, has been painstakingly preserved. The boys also visited the Mystic Aquarium and The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. Click here to view photos and read details.

Browning Boys Head North on Annual College Trip

Every fall, Director of College Guidance Sanford Pelz '71 whisks the Forms V and VI boys away for three days to visit six to eight college campuses, a trip we believe is unique to Browning. Click here to view photos and details from this year's trip.

The Alumni Association invites alumni, current parents, select past parents, trustees and faculty to the Class of 2000 Distinguished Speaker Series on Wednesday, October 25. This year's event features a panel of prominent CFOs: Peregrine Broadbent P ’29 (CFO of Jefferies), David Granville-Smith P ’21, ’25 (CFO and COO of A+E Networks) and Jane Nielsen P ’18 (CFO of Ralph Lauren). Beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Kurani Gym, the panel will be followed by an audience Q&A as well as a reception. Registration is required at; please contact Director of Alumni Affairs Laura Lanigan at with any questions. Read more about the panelists here.

Form III Meets New Class Members & Peer Leaders

Form III boys returned to Browning a day early this year to meet the new members of their class and get acquainted with Peer Leaders from Form VI. The Peer Leaders will meet regularly with these younger boys to coach them through their first year in the Upper School, giving aid and advice on academics and social life. Click here to read more details along with video and photos.

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