Dispatch from Italy

This summer I was given the incredible opportunity of using funds from the Tadler Grant to undertake a journey to Italy in order to further develop the Latin program at GUS. My trip took place over the course of two weeks, starting with a few days in Florence, then moving on to Campania, and finishing with a week in Rome, the urbs aeterna (eternal city).

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New board president, trustees named at Beverly’s Glen Urquhart School

Glen Urquhart School in Beverly has announced the appointment of George T Balich, Ed.D. as president of the board of trustees. Also joining him on the board are Jake Bartlett, senior equity research analyst at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey; Tamah French, former parent association representative; Lisa Kent, marketing consultant; Louis Somma, senior counsel at Affiliated Managers Group (AMG); and Kristin Brown, parent association president.

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Interim Support Team: School Year 2019 - 2020

Gretchen Forsyth, will assume the role of interim head of school for the 2019-2020 school year, beginning on June 12, 2019, through July 1, 2020, when a permanent head of school will begin. During this interim period, in partnership with the current administrative team and talented faculty, the role of assistant head of school will be filled internally, expanding the roles and responsibilities of several current faculty members.

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Growth + Change: May Head of School Letter

Spring is a time of new growth and change, and so it is with GUS. After three years of transformative growth including enrollment increases, the successful launch of the Pre-Kindergarten program, the 40+Forward all-school reunion, new faces among faculty and staff, classroom upgrades, and the building of a new playground, I leave the school in June to Interim Head of School Gretchen Forsyth, who will carry the work forward.

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David Liebmann