Monthly Archives: September 2011

Field, Summed Up on Video (Class of 2010 Remembered!)

In the spring of 2010, our friends at Spark Media (thanks, Andrea!) came in to shoot some footage of the school—and particularly of the Class of 2010 as they went through their last days of high school.  Some nice stuff. … Continue reading

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Homecoming at Field: Times Are Good

There was a time, not so long ago, when the notion of “Homecoming” at The Field School may have seemed odd.  Field, after all, was a different kind of school.  It was founded in 1972 with a counter-culture riding high.  … Continue reading

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Middle Schoolers ROCK!

We love to post video here of various performances, but perhaps we have not given our middle school musicians the love and recognition they clearly deserve. Let’s correct that.  Here is the current Middle School Music class, led by teacher … Continue reading

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No APs? Field is Ahead of the Curve

The most recent New York Times Sunday Magazine was the paper’s “Education Issue,” and the cover story (“What If the Secret to Success Is Failure” by Paul Tough) was about two educators who have been developing some new ways of … Continue reading

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First Week Assembly: Music, Dancing, Video

Within a week of beginning school, Field always gathers in the gym for an all-school assembly.  It’s great to get the whole school together regularly, and after almost a week of classes, this gathering always gives us a chance to … Continue reading

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How Was Your First Week of School?

Summer is great—extra sleep, time with friends, pleasure reading, time with family, not to mention sunshine (of which we’ve had little this week).  But the pleasures of returning to school are considerable. Here at Field, it’s great to renew friendships, … Continue reading

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Leaving Field For College

Alex Steinwald graduated from The Field School three months ago, in June 2011.  He is headed to Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. “Why are you still here?” I’ve been asked that question so many times in the last few weeks. … Continue reading

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