Beyond the Classroom

Gill St. Bernard's School embraces its motto, "The World is our Classroom," and looks to enhance its challenging curriculum through learning opportunities found beyond our academic buildings. Please join us for a series of events that highlight program offerings that contribute to the development and growth of our students. Hear from our faculty members and current students about how these supplemental offerings contribute to our school culture and how they shape experiential learning. 

Exploring the Arts

Thursday, February 11 @ 6:00 p.m.

Celebrating the arts remains an integral part of the philosophy at GSB. Our curriculum is enhanced by an array of artistic avenues for students to explore. Please join us for a conversation about the outlets students get to experience across our three divisions.  

Panelists:
Paul Canada – Performing Arts Department Chair
Jill Fedon - Early Childhood Music Teacher
Sarah Isusi – Fine Arts Department Chair
Francesco Mazzotta – Middle & Upper School Fine Arts Instructor  
Bob Ort – Middle & Upper School Fine Arts Instructor  
Amy Southerland – Middle School Music Director & Drama Coordinator
David Southerland – Upper School Performing Arts Instructor 

Who Should Attend:
All applicants and inquiries 

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Curriculum Panel & Spring Unit Program

Tuesday, February 16 @ 6:00 p.m.

Academics is the heart of our programming, and all three divisions are bolstered by enriching electives and signature programs.  Please join us for a conversation that will uncover the curriculum guide and outline the academic opportunities afforded to our students.  Faculty members will explain the divisional philosophies while answering questions from prospective families.  

Panelists:
Kyle Armstrong – Lower & Middle School Director 
Joel Coleman – Upper School Director
Tracey Goodson Barrett – Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Student Internship Coordinator
Irene Mortensen – Dean of Faculty 
Kerri Small – Director of College Guidance
Zoe Tuohy – Lower & Middle School Academic Dean
Montana M. Vasquez-Grinnell – STREAMS Program Director & Middle School Science Teacher
Mike Wendell – Upper School Assistant Dean of Students

Who Should Attend:
All applicants and inquiries

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Student-Athletes at Gill

Wednesday, February 17 @ 6:00 p.m.

Athletics is an integral part of the experience at GSB, most often developing a camaraderie that is tough to duplicate in the classroom.  Please join us for a conversation about the ways in which our student-athletes, both past and present, found success on and off the playing field.

Panelists:
Micaah Garnette ‘21, Caroline Solondz ’21, Caileigh Walsh ‘21, CJ Licata ‘18, Paul Mulcahy ’19,  and Devyn Scott ’20.   
Willard Taylor – Director of Athletics 
David Pasquale – Upper School Dean of Student Life 

Who Should Attend:
Upper School applicants and inquiries

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DEIC Forum

Tuesday, March 9 @ 6:00 p.m.

Gill St. Bernard’s School openly embraces and accepts its responsibility for resetting curriculum, programs, policies, and practices as the basis for long-term, comprehensive, and sustainable change. In collaboration with the broader GSB community, including students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni, senior administration, and the board of trustees, we are intentionally listening to and learning from all voices, including those who have been marginalized and often unheard. Please join us for a conversation about the programs that help act as platforms for the voices of our community members.  

Panelists:
Tracey Goodson Barrett – Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 
Candace Pryor Brown – Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 
Cendahl Cornellio-Alter – Lower School DEIC Liaison 
Manny Hercules – Upper School DEIC Liaison
Julie Jurken – Lower School DEIC Liaison
Montana M. Vasquez-Grinnell – Middle School DEIC Liaison

Who Should Attend:
All applicants and inquiries  

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Looking Ahead at Gill

Thursday, April 1 @ 6:00 p.m.

Please join our Head of School Sid Rowell and the Board of Trustees Chair Doug Matthews for an engaging conversation about the future of GSB, focusing primarily on our school's mission and the vision of our two leaders.

Who Should Attend:
All applicants and inquiries  

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Health & Wellness, College Guidance, and Student Support (Upper School)

Wednesday, April 14 @ 6:00 p.m.

Part of our mission at GSB is to support and direct students toward success and happiness. Upper School students benefit from the structure and assistance of multiple advisors throughout their high school experience. Please join us for a conversation about the advising programs at GSB, focusing on the development and preparation for college and beyond.  

Panelists:
TarynAnn Barry – Upper School Learning Specialist
Emily Haberman – Upper School Counselor
Kerri Small – Director of College Guidance
David Pasquale – Upper School Dean of Student Life 

Who Should Attend:
Upper School applicants and inquiries

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Health & Wellness, Student Support
(Lower & Middle Schools)

Wednesday, April 21 @ 6:00 p.m.

Part of our mission at GSB is to support and direct students towards success and happiness. Lower and Middle School students benefit from the structure and nurturing of multiple advisors throughout their developmental years. Please join us for a conversation about the advising programs at GSB, focusing on the philosophy, support, and preparation for the next divisional experience on our campus.    

Panelists:
Kyle Armstrong – Lower & Middle School Director 
Cendahl Cornellio-Alter – Lower & Middle School Director of Learning Support
Jill Fedon – Lower School Dean of Student Life
Jessica Robina – Middle School Counselor
Zoe Tuohy – Lower & Middle School Academic Dean

Who Should Attend:
Lower & Middle School applicants and inquiries

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