Fairfield Country Day School voted Best in two categories for 2020 by Fairfield Magazine readers.
It’s the echoes of the boys laughing in the hallway, the swish of skates on fresh ice as the varsity hockey team gets ready for… Read More
Fairfield College Preparatory School voted Best in two categories for 2020 by Fairfield Magazine readers.
“Men for Others” is a phrase often heard at Fairfield College Preparatory School—an all-boys Jesuit high school on the campus of Fairfield University.
Being a… Read More
Paula Lima Jones (photo above) is getting her colleagues to think about their work in different ways. As the first Dean of Equity and Inclusion at Miss Hall’s School in Pittsfield, the bulk of her work begins with a simple,… Read More
Every year we put together a comprehensive list of the private schools in the area to help arm parents with important information for making decisions on their child’s education. The list is extensive and does include all boys, all girls,… Read More
Jenifer Fox has a mission: to make schools more human. The incoming head of Berkshire Country Day School (BCD) is widely considered a national leader on developing school programs that make learning meaningful for children. Fox comes to the Berkshires… Read More
Nine fourth-graders line up on the overpass where the Appalachian Trail crosses the Mass Pike in Lee. Their shirts carry trail names—“Moose,” “Porcupine”—animals that spoke to them. They pump their arms at approaching trucks, then cheer victoriously when drivers oblige… Read More
It’s six in the morning, and Lisa Bria’s ten-year-old son is excitedly waking up so he can be first in line at the Wilton Library’s annual book sale.
This sincere passion for reading at such a young age is remarkable… Read More
Benjamin N. Powers has been headmaster of The Southport School since 2012. Prior to that he was headmaster at The Kildonan School. Powers is also an affiliated research scientist at Haskins Laboratories in New Haven and is co-director of the… Read More
Upon Pequot Library’s opening in March 1894, Virginia Marquand Monroe, one of its original benefactors, declared it “free as air to all.” In the years since, the library, located in the center of Southport, has become one of the foremost… Read More
Back in 1964, when Sister Kathleen Fitzgerald, who was then called Sister Assumpta, was reassigned from her post teaching at St. Bernard’s on 14th Street in New York City, she told her mother she was being moved to Bedford. “Bedford,… Read More