First Day Reflections – Head of School Matt Glendinning
Head of School
Yesterday was the first day of school, the first day back after a most unusual school year — the first time in 479 days that our entire community was assembled. As I was greeting students during morning drop-off, I saw real joy on many faces. Uncertainty, too, of course — we are still in the...
Start of school welcome
Head of School
We hope you had a wonderful and restful summer. With the school year just about to begin we share this greeting from Head of School Matt Glendinning: “School starts soon, and I’m really looking forward to welcoming you all back to campus. There’s been such a great sense of joy here over the past few...
An uncommonly good way to start the year: MB Unconference
“Energy, fun, togetherness, community.” That is how Gara Field, our director of global education, described the faculty and staff “unconference” day that kicked off the new school year on August 25. Faculty/staff meetings are an end-of-summer tradition at most independent schools, but Moses Brown has adopted the concept of an “unconference,” where impromptu sessions are...
Class of 2021 Destinations
The Class of 2021 is heading to Denver, San Diego, Miami, Annapolis, Boston, Raleigh, Madrid, and many more locations! We are wishing our seniors well as they embark on their future educational journeys around the country and around the globe. From the over 400 college acceptances our seniors received, they plan to enroll at 64...
Nick Gilson ’07: carving your own path and adapting to change (Commencement 2021 address)
Moses Brown was pleased to welcome Nick Gilson ’07 as this year’s Commencement speaker. Nick last stood on the MB stage 14 years ago as the president of the Class of 2007. His 2021 address beautifully covered humility, challenge, support, the importance of failure and carving your own path, adapting to change, the importance of...