Education is redefining what success means for students as they step out of the classroom and into the workforce. There have been an abundance of articles, ideas, and conversations about arming students with 21st-century skills, personalized learning experiences, and social-emotional intelligence. It may come as a surprise that these ideas have long been in practice in the field of early childhood education through play-based learning.
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On Friday, May 19, from 6:30-8:00 p.m., we will be offering our students an opportunity to learn about and practice Mindfulness as a part of our spring Rectory Creed Series.
We are very excited for next Tuesday as the elementary children prepare to host their parents for our second annual Shared Conferences beginning on the afternoon of May 23, 2017!
The preschool classroom incubated the eggs for 21 days, being sure that the temperature and humidity were just right. Last Wednesday, our first baby chick appeared.
Boarding parents, if your child is returning to Rectory next year, please know that we are unable to store any items on campus for the summer, however, there are some options available to help ease the burden of transporting all belongings home and then back again.
On May 5th, students, faculty, and friends of Rectory supported our ninth graders during the 3rd Annual Capstone Fair. Every ninth grader was beaming with pride, and so happy to share the culminating moment of all their hard work with each and every guest.
As a community, we couldn't be more proud of their success!
During the first week of May, the Alumni & Development Office hosted "Leaving the Wolf Den" events each night. This was the first round of end-of-year celebration events for graduating 9th graders.
Continuing with Rectory's Enrichment Series, a teacher from Mystic Seaport came to Rectory on Friday, May 12 to teach 5th, 6th, and 7th-grade students how to make rope!
Parents of 8th-grade students are invited to join Headmaster Fred Williams and Rectory faculty and administrators for the annual 8th-Grade Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, June 8.
Check out what is going on with your favorite Rectory sports teams! There are only a few editions left for the 2016-2017 school year!