Get to Know Gretchen Forsyth: Q+A

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's next 40 years.

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Summer Camp at GUS: 8 Weeks of Expanded Adventures

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 video!

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Nancy Hartmann
Glen Urquhart School Head of School Departing GUS in June

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.

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Board of Trustees
A Response to Current Events: Speaking to Middle School Students

A lot happened over the weekend and given this year's school theme of "Civility," I thought it was important to bring our upper school community together and talk. So of course, the Red Sox won the World Series, and that is very exciting, but sadly that’s not what I want to focus on this morning. Over the past few days, people have been attacked: attacked for being Jewish, for being black, and even for being leaders in the Democratic party. It’s hard to think of these things happening here in the United States. Very hard.

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Tibetan Buddhist Monks Will be Artists-in-Residence at Glen Urquhart School

Glen Urquhart School in Beverly Farms will welcome The Mystical Arts of Tibet this November for a week-long residency on campus. Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a mandala sand painting from November 12 to 15. Students, teachers, families, and community members will enjoy the opportunity to learn and participate in this beautiful and painstaking act of art and ritual as the monks share their performance.

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Joanna Murphy Scott
GUS to Host 2nd Annual North Shore Nature Fair on November 4

Glen Urquhart School in Beverly Farms will host their second annual, family-friendly North Shore Nature Fair on Sunday, November 4 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Hands-on activities and nature-based projects for kids in preschool through middle school and coordinated by GUS educators and partners from across the North Shore, will be situated across our 23-acre campus in Beverly Farms.

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EventsJoanna Murphy Scott
Civility as a Shared School Value

For families who've had a child in kindergarten at Glen Urquhart School, you've probably also heard Sandy Thoms talk about how it’s impossible to provide a "value-free" education. She typically goes on to explain that there are always a few shared values that she and fellow teacher Amy Billings consistently work to instill in their young students. These shared values, the way individuals treat one another, are the foundation of something much larger--civility.

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FacultyGretchen Forsyth