Category Archives: Admissions

6th Grade: Coming to Field in September 2012

We are extremely excited to announce that The Field School will become a 6-12 grade school beginning in September 2012. We will start interviewing rising 6th graders this fall. For details check out: http://www.fieldschool.org/6

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Thanksgiving

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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“Race to Nowhere” Revisited

Will Layman is the Director of Admissions at The Field School as well as a 20-year veteran Field teacher— I wrote here a few weeks ago about the two documentaries about education, Waiting for Superman and Race to Nowhere.  I … Continue reading

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Thinking About School Admissions

Will Layman has been the Director of Admissions at The Field School since 2007.  He has been a teacher at Field for almost 20 years.  He works every day with Maureen Miesmer and Michele Wiles to meet future Field students— … Continue reading

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Finding Field

Bobbie McCartney is the mother of senior Ryan McCartney, who came to Field at the beginning of her 11th grade year from James Madison High School in Vienna, Virginia.  She is also a Deputy Chief Judge at the Federal Energy … Continue reading

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RACE TO NOWHERE and WAITING FOR SUPERMAN, Two New Documentaries About Education

Education seems to be on the country’s collective mind.  At least that’s what movie theaters would seem to show. There is a great deal of buzz about the documentary Waiting for Superman, directed by Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth, Training … Continue reading

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