TechGirlz once again came to The Baldwin School with a new set of TechShopz for middle school-aged girls to further their education in technology and computer science fields. TechGirlz, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering girls to be future technology leaders, began a partnership with Baldwin by hosting workshops at the School in September of 2014.
2/3/15 The Lower School will host its first Art Opening in the Fackenthal-Pethick Gallery in the Residence on Wednesday, February 11, from 6 - 8 p.m. In addition, the reception for the 2015 Inter-Ac Art Exhibition will take place at Episcopal Academy on Wednesday, February 11 from 5 - 7 p.m.
Middle School squash team defeated Inter-Ac League rival Agnes Irwin
School 5-2 on the road Saturday morning to win the 2015 Mid-Atlantic
Squash Association championship.
Girls Learn International (GLI) is an organization that helps educate girls in countries where it is very difficult for them to get an education. Baldwin has a chapter of Girls Learn International in the Upper School, and as one of the group's leaders, Madeleine Marr '17 asked guests to donate to GLI in lieu of gifts for her Sweet Sixteen Celebration.
The energy from the home crowd fueled Baldwin's varsity basketball team to a convincing 44-26 victory over Inter-Ac League opponent Springside Chestnut Hill Academy.
Despite Boston having received record-breaking snowfall earlier in the week, 25 Baldwin Upper School students traveled to the 62nd session of Harvard Model United Nations (HMUN), held from January 29 to February 1 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. Delegates experienced the challenges of negotiation by assuming the roles of UN representatives and members of other decision-making bodies.
Lila Williams ’17 writes about her unique experience during a recent history assignment titled “A Coffeehouse Conversation,” in which the members of her Grade X class debated which Atlantic revolution best embodied the Enlightenment ideas of liberty and equality.
1/28/15 Larissa Russell ’09, a 2013 graduate from Dartmouth College currently living in San Francisco, is the co-founder of a cookie company called Green Pea Cookie. The cookies are savory and sweet, an original version of a recipe developed in Singapore.
1/23/15 Elissa Getto ’65, Baldwin Board of Trustees member and president of the not-for-profit organization New Haven Center For Performing Arts (NHCPA), has been heavily involved in the reopening of the former Palace and Roger Sherman Theater in New Haven, CT, as the College Street Music Hall (CSMH), which is slated to reopen this Spring.
1/23/15 During the week of January 19, Baldwin’s Grade V students participated in the BioEYES science education program through the University of Pennsylvania. The students experienced a hands-on biology unit using live zebrafish, spanning five class periods over the course of a week.
Pranshu Suri ’18 has been awarded a national research grant from the CTY Cogito Research Awards by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY). Pranshu submitted a proposal to build a fun, interactive handheld device that young children can use to learn the phonics of the Braille alphabet independently.
Eliza Thaler '18 played a key role in leading Team Hoyas to the championship of the Nike Elite 120 Lacrosse Showcase held at the Indoor Sports Pavilion in Randolph, NJ over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.
1/16/15 Baldwin’s third grade participated in a warm and fuzzy service project where they used practical skills such as measuring, planning and implementing a design to make fleece blankets to donate to those in need.
1/14/15 A play by Emily Clark ’14 was presented on Monday, January 12 at Cherry Lane Theater as part of the Young Playwrights Conference Reading Series. Clark attended the annual Young Playwrights Conference in New York after being named a winner of the 2014 Young Playwrights Inc. National Playwriting Competition.
Weiwei Wang ’16 auditioned as the No. 1 flute in the District Band and was also selected for the Regional Band. Shirley Zhou ’16 has won a place at the District Chorus Festival, where she will compete to win a place in the Regional Chorus, and Alicia Song ’15 has won a place at the District Orchestra Festival, where she will compete to win placement in the Regional Orchestra.
Varsity basketball had a productive week by winning back-to-back Inter-Ac League games against Agnes Irwin School (AIS) and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (SCHA).
1/7/15 Adrian Cox has been named varsity soccer head coach at The Baldwin School, announced today by Deb Surgi, director of athletics.