Category Archives: History of Field

Returning Home to Field

On Thursday evening, October 18, 2012, The Field School hosted the first of two “Elements of Education” forums as part of celebrating its 40th anniversary. This panel discussion focused on the ideas in the book The Element by Sir Ken … Continue reading

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Bridget McKeogh on Field Athletics

For four years Bridget McKeogh worked as the assistant Athletic Director in Field’s Athletics Office. This year, Bridget made the transition to AD and is working with new assistant AD Erik Borresen. In addition to her athletic duties, Bridget teaches … Continue reading

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And So We Wrestle! And We Spike!

The Field School is not afraid to try something new—in the classroom or in the arts.  But also in sports. And so this week we launched our first-ever wrestling team. Athletic Director Eric Coles and teacher, librarian and bon vivant … Continue reading

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A Field Alum on Our Past-to-Present-to-Future Master Planning Process

Field is currently involved in a “Master Planning” exercise and has been bringing on different people—including alumni—to speak to architects who are helping us for a master plan for Field’s facilities in the next ten years or so. Myra McGovern … Continue reading

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Alumni in Philadelphia

This past Friday night, a gaggle of Field folk headed north on the train, pulling into Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station for a rendezvous with alumni in the City of Brotherly Love. Bridget McKeough, Dale Johnson, Alumni Director JoAnne Scribner, and … Continue reading

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RIP, Steve Jobs—”Think Different.”

Since we first started incorporating computers into the fabric of The Field School, we have been an Apple kind of place.  Dale Johnson, now our head of school, built our first network at the old Wyoming Avenue campus, and many … 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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