Alumni Parent

“As they look back on their elementary, secondary, and college years, my three children value above all the time at Glen Urquhart when they were encouraged to discover their individual voices, explore the world around them, and apply themselves with diligence.”

— PARENT TO THREE GUS ALUMNI

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Whitney Buckley
GUS US Educator

“They all get the skills, they get the rigor that we expect of them, but the way that they go at it is different. There’s a lot of freedom here to get students moving in the right direction but taking different paths.’’

–GUS Upper School Educator

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David Sobel

"It's rare to find a school like GUS that takes such full advantage of the natural and cultural resources in Beverly, Cape Ann, and the wider world of New England. This conscious attention to connecting students with their places helps them become active citizens and preservers of their natural and cultural heritage."

– DAVID SOBEL, place-based education expert

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Whitney Buckley
GUS Student

"From the day that I stepped into GUS, I knew that this school was one-of-a-kind. I knew that this was going to be different. I have never known better friends in one place.”

— GUS student

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Whitney Buckley
Parent, First Grade

“My child is known, accepted, understood, guided, and nurtured each day.  I am continuously impressed by the richness of the curriculum and the depth of meaning embedded in each lesson.  My child is being challenged and supported.  He is learning and having so much fun each day.  We couldn’t hope for more.”

—Parent, First Grade 

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Whitney Buckley
GUS Alumni

‘‘Glen Urquhart cultivates an early and enduring intellectual curiosity and gives kids the tools to pursue that curiosity. It’s really remarkable. I’ve been in school for a total of about 25 years now, and many of my most important academic moments took place in my two years at GUS.’’

– KELSEY QUIGLEY HUNTER, GUS ‘00, Harvard ‘09, Penn State Ph.D. candidate ‘18

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Whitney Buckley
Kindergarten parent

“The kindergarten teachers’ comprehensive knowledge and masterful technique, along with their keen sense of observation and connectedness, is unparalleled. To miss out on Kindergarten at GUS would have meant missing out on something truly amazing and crucial for our child’s development.”

- KINDERGARTEN PARENTS

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Jack Gould

“Being able to play at GUS helped me grow as a player and as a person. Athletics at GUS had a huge impact on my life, as well my overall school experience. It prepared me for prep school life and instilled values in me that I will never forget.”

–Jack Gould ’11, All-American lacrosse player

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Whitney Buckley