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Fall Play Auditions—As You Like It

Fall Play Auditions—As You Like It

AUDITIONS FOR the Upper School Fall Play AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare Thursday, Sept. 14 and Friday Sept. 15 3:30-5:30pm – Franklin Theatre Performances: November 2 – 4 No preparation necessary! Scripts and audition packets are available in...
Fall Sports Underway

Fall Sports Underway

Soccer balls are flying all over the Fore River Fields, Cross Country runners are zooming by, and Field Hockey has taken up their annual residence at Maine Girl’s Academy. It’s been a great season so far, and we encourage you...
Important Messages for US Parents from Lowell

Important Messages for US Parents from Lowell

Dear Upper School Parents, It is easy to get overwhelmed by the amount of information coming at you at the start of school. To make things a little easier for you, I am writing now to highlight some information that...
Convocation 2017

Convocation 2017

The entire school was treated to a wonderful convocation ceremony this past Thursday. It is one of the few times during the year when the entire student body and all the faculty and staff are together. Geoff opened the gathering...
What are Upper School Students Grateful For?

What are Upper School Students Grateful For?

As the school year came to a close in June, US Advisors asked their advisees what they were grateful for. Below is a sampling of their responses; the prominent words in the word cloud above were the most noted in their...

Director's Corner

Fairy-Stories, Snowdays, and Rhyme

Fairy-Stories, Snowdays, and Rhyme

John Hoy visits with Northrup Frye, Toronto Within his foundational essay “On Fairy-Stories” J.R.R. Tolkien isolates Faërie, the Perilous Realm or Shadowy Marches wherein fairies discover their being, and he describes three faces by which fairy-stories may be recognized: the...