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The Rectory News - Winter 2017

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An Interview with Rectory's Chaplain
Glenn Ames, Assistant Headmaster and Director of Middle School

As I sat in Christ Church last Tuesday, along with the 100 or so students who make up our 8th and 9th grade, I could not help but wonder if Rectory parents knew what takes place, twice a month, in this wonderful space. Rectory schedules a monthly chapel service for our younger students (Grades 4-7), and our older students (Grades 8-9) as well. We went to this split-chapel system because we wanted our younger students to have the opportunity to perform in front of their peers, an experience less frequent when the entire school attended all at once. While sitting in a pew alongside a row of students, I was struck by their focused attention, hanging it appeared, on Mr. Bryant's every word. "I enjoy listening to his message," noted one student, and he can sing!" So without further ado, meet Rectory's chaplain:

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Beautiful Afternoon for an ES Egg Hunt!
Maria Carpenter, Director of ES

On Friday afternoon, the ES community assembled by the Rectory Pond for a Spring Egg Hunt! The weather was warm and sunny, and the pond was the perfect location for an afternoon of fun. Please click "Read More" for the entire article.

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CARe Presents Heckedy Peg!
Erin Hayden, Director of CARe

This Friday, CARe performs their annual Spring Play. This year the preschool students will be performing Heckedy Peg, a tale of children turned into food by a witch and a loving mother who comes to the rescue.

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Spring Concerts
Donna Bessette, Director of Chorus and Drama

Rectory students are excited to share their musical talents with the community on Friday April 28 as a part of Rectory's Spring Family Weekend! There will be a concert at 12:45 p.m. featuring our beginner instrumentalists of the 5th- and 6th-grade band as well as the elementary school. At 5:00 p.m. our concert will feature our more advanced ensembles such as the Orchestra, Jazz Band, Ninth-Grade Ensemble, Ninth-Grade guitar class, and RECappella. Parents with students in the concert, please click "Read More" for additional information.

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The 15th Annual Scholastic Book Fair
Mary Tiebout, Director of The Hettinger Library

Rectory School's Scholastic Book Fair will be held in the Hettinger Library during the week of April 25-28, 2017. The fair will offer board books, easy readers, picture books, novels for all ages, cookbooks, nonfiction titles and graphic novels. If you wish to volunteer some time to work the fair as a cashier, please email

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