Monthly Archives: March 2011

Spring Break Starts on “Friday”

The Field School is nothing if not quick on its feet.  So when the Studio Band 3 class realized that the catchiest song in America was being viewed tens of millions on times on YouTube, the class had to get … Continue reading

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Physics 2’s “Rube Goldberg Machines”

Rube Goldberg was a cartoonist and an engineer.  He is best known for his drawings of incredibly complex machines that perform very simple tasks in roundabout ways.  He won the Pulitzer Prize for political cartooning in 1948, but he is … Continue reading

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Emmanuel Jal, Live at The Field School This Week

Field students and faculty were treated this week to a riveting and talented visitor.  On Tuesday during SHAM, Emmanuel Jal—a former child soldier from southern Sudan and now an international hip hop star and activist for peace—spoke to the school … Continue reading

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What Makes Field Special?

Will Layman is in his 20th year at Field.  He is currently the Director of Admissions as well as a teacher— As the Director of Admissions, I’m coming off a busy season.  Last week we sent out our first set … Continue reading

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What Will You Miss, Seniors?

Today marked the “100 Days” celebration for the Class of 2011—about 100 days until graduation!  The class took the day off to play laser tag. Before the buses left to take our seniors to the Virginia laser tag emporium, however, … Continue reading

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