Athletics News, February 4, 2021

John O’Neill, Director of Athletics
February 4, 2021

Athletics Update: The Joy of Winter

Of the many opportunities the pandemic has provided, the lack of interscholastic competition has allowed for more flexible programming in athletics this year. For example, this week Coach Ridoré pivoted away from his scheduled plan of a timed mile-run and offered sledding instead. On the same sleds and the same hill as their lower school classmates, middle schoolers reveled in the opportunity to play in the snow. The laughs, smiles, and wipeouts that filled Claflin Field this week were a reminder to all who witnessed them of the power of joy … unplanned, unstructured, pure joy.

A student in the air catching an ultimate disk

By John O'Neill, director of athletics |

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It was a slow start to the spring for the varsity ultimate team. After the first two games were canceled due to bad weather, the team opened with lackluster performances and entered last weekend’s Middle School Jamboree with a 1-2…

By Josh Sussman, school counselor |

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By Sarah Merril, director of high school placement |

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Congratulations to our eighth grade class on their recent decisions on which high schools they will attend in the fall. We’re proud of every student for the journey they’ve taken to reach this milestone in their education. While the decision…


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PE Update: Fourth Grade Olympians Shine In Competition In fourth grade, the study of Ancient Greece made its way out of the classroom and into their physical education classes! The young Olympians learned all about the spirit of the Olympic…
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