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Posted by Whitney Buckley on Tuesday, March 26, 2019
We are excited to welcome Bradley Dickinson and Jane Sherrill to the GUS Lower and Upper School Galleries, as part of our GUS Visiting Artist series. These exhibits will be on-display Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. through April 27, and are open to the public. All art is for sale. 20% of each sale benefits the GUS scholarship fund. Please contact Dawn Southworth at 978-927-1064 x109 with any questions. The Johnson Gallery in the lower school: Bradley Dickinson... Read More
Posted by Whitney Buckley on Thursday, March 21, 2019
We are excited to offer a series of art classes and workshops this spring - for adults! Step into a welcoming space with GUS Faculty, Margaurita Spear, and get creative! REGISTER TODAY!           Beginning Drawing (5-week course) Tuesdays, April 2 - 30, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Adults, $150 Using charcoal and a large pad of drawing paper, develop basic skills in representational drawing from in-... Read More
Posted by Martha Delay, Director of Advancement on Sunday, February 24, 2019
Thanks to a very generous gift from a GUS family, the school will now be able to fully realize the vision and plan to create a “naturescape” play space, outside the lower school classrooms, to serve the clever imaginations and spirited play of our youngest students in Pre- K, kindergarten, and grade 1. Designed as inviting outdoor play areas, naturescapes feature natural elements and diverse opportunities to connect with nature. This wonderful gift supports the Glen Urquhart School... Read More
Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019
The GUS Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Assistant Head of School Gretchen Forsyth will serve as Interim Head beginning on June 12, 2019 and throughout the 2019-2020 school year. She will work in partnership with Head of School David Liebmann, throughout the spring to promote continuity and consistency for students, teachers, and families. "Gretchen is a gifted and energetic leader who inspires students and colleagues with her commitment to learning and understanding... Read More
Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019
Have you known Gretchen since her enthusiastic arrival at GUS in 2010? Are you a newer family who isn't as familiar with her passion for education? Get to know Gretchen in our fun, insightful Q+A. From her early years as an eager learner at Shore Country Day School to her most recent experiences in leading student advocacy at GUS, you'll be inspired by her dedication to education. Learn more about Gretchen--her experience, educational philosophy, and vision for Glen Urquhart School'... Read More
Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019
There is so much to love about Glen Urquhart School… The joy of Pre-K students coming in from exploring outside. Upper schoolers whooping it up as they discover a great patch of sliding ice at recess. Guests taking a spin on the student-built rink at Winterfest or breaking out of an escape room with new friends. A basketball game well played. Practicing telling time with an analog clock in second grade. Singing a new song with third grade classmates in music. Kindergarteners drawing 8s... Read More
Posted by Nancy Hartmann, Director of Auxiliary Programs on Saturday, February 9, 2019
Get ready for summer adventures with Glen Urquhart School's expanded program for campers ages 3 to 13! SUMMER@GUS will offer eight weeks of full and half-day day camp and enrichment programs starting on June 24 and will once again partner with vendors from across the North Shore to enhance the camper experience, welcoming Chess Wizards, Coast-to-Coast Paddle, Empow Studios Tech Camp, Kestrel Educational Adventures, Mini Movers, Seamsters Local, and Taste Buds Kitchen. Watch the SUMMER @GUS... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The Board of Trustees of Glen Urquhart School has announced that it has accepted David Liebmann’s resignation as Head of School, effective at the end of the 2018-19 school year. "We express our gratitude for David’s contributions to our school and community and wish him every success in his future endeavors," said Carl Graves, P'19, '20, President, Board of Trustees. Effective June 12, 2019, Assistant Head of School Gretchen Forsyth will serve as Interim Head of... Read More
Posted by Gretchen Forsyth, Assistant Head of School on Sunday, January 27, 2019
The People, Who Am I?, Where Am I Going? And Where Am I From? These exploratory and essential questions are often forgotten as the thematic base for the upper school curriculum, yet Glen Urquhart School students explore them everyday. Whether discussing relationships, community, and people through their study of The Misfits in sixth grade, contemplating identity in self-reflective "Where I’m From?" poems in seventh grade, or investigating immigration in eighth grade humanities,... Read More
Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2019
Just weeks before the publication of its inaugural issue, DiversityIS announced the esteemed members of its Editorial Board. This distinct group includes independent school leaders, diversity and inclusion experts, activists, counselors, and more, all dedicated to ensuring that diversity, inclusion, social justice, and equity play integral roles in independent schools for all students and employees. Members include: Loris N. Adams, Director of Community and Equity Affairs at... Read More