News Archive


  • February

    February 16, 2017

    By now, most people in the GSB community have heard me say that schools are “messy” places. My follow up line to this observation is “both students and adults are capable of doing foolish things from time to time.” Now, it should be self-evident that this is not intended to be either a general indictment or a widespread admission of guilt. It simply represents one of life’s basic realities and attempts to provide a context for events in the daily life of an academic institution. It is also why we have an Honor System at our school.
  • January

    January 6, 2017

    In the past few years I have come to detest the term “wintry mix.” It seems to have become a catch-all, “hedge-your-bet” easy way for weather forecasters to improve their accuracy in the face of an uncertain outcome. Unfortunately, whenever it is used we are subsequently relegated to trying to determine the exact nature of the precipitation (snow, sleet, ice, rain), and discern its impact on road conditions. Personally, I would prefer all snow to this mixture. Furthermore, it is best when the prediction is for six inches or more!
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Gill St. Bernard’s is a private, coeducational day school for students age three through grade 12, located in suburban New Jersey. Each of the three school divisions provides a vigorous, meaningful and age-appropriate curriculum, and all students benefit from the environmental learning opportunities that exist on our 208-acre campus.