Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thanksgiving Tradition, Flapjack-style

Field students from the last 15 years know that Thanksgiving means one thing in our hallways: pancakes.  Because of Field master teacher and chef Chris Lorrain— On the last day of classes before our Thanksgiving break, Chris comes to school … Continue reading

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Will Layman is the Director of Admissions and Communication at The Field School in his 20th year at the school.  Lily Blattner is a 7th grader who has been at Field for three months— It’s my job to talk about … Continue reading

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Field to the Summit: An Expedition

Ryan Reese is the assistant grade head for the 11th and 12th grades, an American history teacher, a coach, and a faculty sponsor of the student government.  And, it turns out, a mountain climber— It was an early morning, as … Continue reading

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Open Mic Night: a Field School Classic

For more than a decade, Field’s Writing Center has been sponsoring two “open mic nights” each year in the Field School Theater.  Each year, these events reveal themselves to be the essence of our school.  For folks who have never … Continue reading

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Field’s Holladay Brothers—Smart Music-making

Ryan and Hays Holladay graduated from The Field School in 2000 and 2002, respectively.  Today, they are musicians and artists, based here in DC, making music that is hard to categorize.  Among other things, they are now scoring an ESPN … Continue reading

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Fun in The Music Room

The Field School music room is like few others: wrapped in small colored lights and student-painted murals.  And it’s a recording studio to boot! In the past week, our music classes have been snapping. Let’s start by talking about the … Continue reading

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