Posts Tagged ‘School Life’

Word of the Month: International

April 10, 2016
It has been a while since I last posted. For me, the word of the last month and a half was “international.” I spent the month of March traveling in China, most of the time with…Read More

Veterans Day

November 12, 2015
On behalf of our community, thank you to the men and women who have served in our armed forces. Great thanks to Charlie Newell for talking to our students on Veterans Day. Charlie served in…Read More


July 1, 2015
The question of time dominates our conversations at Gould. We have passionate students and faculty who have created a depth and breadth of programming that fills every minute, every nook of time. We’ve arrived at…Read More

International Families and Brave Students

April 1, 2015
It’s such a powerful experience to meet international students in their home countries. They are relaxed and in charge…I’m on their turf and they’re teaching me. I also see the deep bonds between parents and children…Read More

Song of the Open Road

March 22, 2015
March is the month of the open road for Gould. During this month Gould students will have travelled to Iceland, Tanzania, China, Ecuador, and Spain. They have travelled as part of the Four Point Program,…Read More

A Spring Day in the Life

May 9, 2014
  This past Wednesday was our first bona fide full day of spring. A great afternoon for frisbees, time in the Adirondack chairs, sports, and pigs. Enjoy the images.   Note. Oreo gave birth to…Read More

The Power of Improvisation: Yes, AND!

November 8, 2013
I learned from Gould faculty member Anne Rothacker that the central idea of group improvisation is “yes, AND”. Anne and her co-director, Colin Penley, brought this alive last week in their improvisational production of Shakespeare’s…Read More

Walk, Run, Fly

October 7, 2013
Every school year has its own character which firms up very quickly. It’s important to spend time at the beginning of the year  highlighting each student’s responsibility and power in our community. We did just…Read More

Welcome to Community

September 10, 2013
On Saturday at 5:30 pm, families had left campus and we held our first ‘regular’ assembly of the school year. Everyone looked great; they were dressed up for the formal dinner that followed. Even after…Read More