We are very proud of our graduating class this year. They’ve faced the challenges with grace, humor, intelligence, and camaraderie. We wish them all the best and great success in their many future endeavors. Here’s where they’re planning to go next year:
Congratulations to Mattie Vandiver, Class of 2021, and Jin Fernbacher, Class of 2023, prize winners in the 2021 Spencertown Academy Young Writers Contest. Mattie won Third Place in Fiction for a story called “The Science of Friendship.” Judges’ comments included, “Nice characterizations. The author experiments with 2 points of view, to poignant effect. Empathic rendering […]
Here are examples of some work from Linda Ripley’s Senior Project in photography. Next year, Linda will attend Parsons School of Design.
Some members of the great Class of 2021 at Bartholomew’s Cobble this afternoon, painting in watercolors in art teacher Elizabeth Orenstein’s class.
BWHS Students in Action organized Black Lives Matter protest in Great Barrington in front of Town Hall May 7, 2021.
Ornithopter, based on a Leonardo da Vinci design, built and flown by Oskar Hurst, Class of 2022, for Dr. Sagarin’s Medieval and Renaissance History course. (In case you can’t see, there’s no propellor–it flies by flapping its wings!)
You have questions about high school. We have answers. Join us for a virtual Open House Monday, April 12, 2021 7:00-8:00 p.m. Students, parents, and teachers from our school will introduce themselves and answer your questions. Interested? Email Sarah Blexrud, Admissions Director, firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a secure link. Become yourself.
New times call for new traditions… Students, teachers, parents, board members joined a Zoom call to say the morning verse together. We’ll do this each morning until the end of the school year. So strange, but so lovely.
BHWS Alum Laura Coe, class of 2018, performed with the Harvard Ballet Company for a “virtual presentation of formations.” Laura is currently a sophomore at Harvard University. Photo and poster design credit: @queenanamaria
The Earth Institute at Columbia University has recently published a paper in the Journal of the International Society for Respiratory Protection that looks into whether disposable masks can be disinfected by heating them without compromising their effectiveness. The authors, who include life and earth science teacher Lee Magadini, also compared the effectiveness of medical-grade masks […]