On September 7 the Form VI Peer Leaders took the newest members of the Upper School, the Form III boys, to Central Park for orientation and ice breakers. Click here to watch a video about the freshman class' first day of high school.
On September 13, Head of School Mr. Botti hosted Form VI for breakfast in the Cook Room where class rings were distributed to the seniors. The boys also had the opportunity to learn more about the Alumni Association from Director of Alumni Affairs Ms. Lanigan and Alumni Council President Andy Sandberg '01.
On September 22 the fifth graders enjoyed an overnight trip to Mystic, Conn., where they are learning about 19th-century seafaring life at Mystic Seaport. The boys also visited the Mystic Aquarium and The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center.
Parents were invited to attend the first Parents Association meeting of the school year on September 28 in the Kurani Gym. The agenda included a demonstration by art teachers Nik Vlahos and Zack Davis of the W.A.S.P. 3-D printer, funded by the PA Spring Benefit, that allows teachers and boys to take ceramic projects to new heights.
On September 28, Browning parent and president and co-founder of KiloWatt Labs Larry Seibert P'22 spoke with the Form V and VI sustainable design class about renewable energy.
On September 29, the Form V video production class met with Senior Vice President and Director of Production of Juice Pharma Michael Kaminski. Mr. Kaminski gave the boys tips and advice on how to produce their own film projects.
Under the guidance of Coach Young (not pictured), the Middle School cross country team members had a great race on September 29. The runners were delighted to each receive a medal for their fine participation in the event. Every boy beat his previous time, with two finishing in the top ten!
On September 30, as part of Concussion Awareness Week, Nurse Linehan invited doctors from NYU Langone Concussion Center to present an information session to the Upper School boys concerning the ever-evolving diagnosis and treatment of concussive syndrome.