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Catlin Gabel's alumni and community magazine

 

 

Finding Our Place in the World: History and Social Studies at Catlin Gabel

Spring 2014: From studying the way water defines our region, to the aftermath of genocide, to hard-hitting economics, Catlin Gabel students learn to find our place--and their place and role--in the world.

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An Exaltation of Lark

Winter 2013-14: A celebration of the longtime leadership of Lark Palma, who will be leaving Catlin Gabel this summer after 19 fruitful years at the helm.

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The Campaign for Arts & Minds

Summer 2013: The ongoing Campaign for Arts & Minds has bolstered the new Creative Arts Center and the school's endowment, with an emphasis on financial aid—a necessity for the school's health. Read about students, teachers, and alumni who benefit from this campaign, and what they think sets Catlin Gabel apart.

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Hot Topics in Education

Winter 2012-13: Teachers and division heads write about a variety of topics that are essential to today's educational landscape, ranging from gender in education, to online learning, to helping students develop a growth mindset. They raise crucial questions as they reflect on the future of education.

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Our Inspired Teachers

Autumn 2012 Annual Report Issue: Read personal stories from 16 of Catlin Gabel's great teachers about how they came to teaching, and why they love what they do.

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Food: Nourishing Bodies, Feeding Minds

Summer 2012: "Food is everything," says a chef alumni profiled in this Caller. Learn how studies of food and food production are part of Catlin Gabel's curriculum, from 5th grade up to high school, and how that fosters awareness of the wider world. You'll also read about the school's innovative food service in our big green Barn.

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Resilience

Winter 2011-12: The many ways in which we encourage resilience in our students, and how that plays out in the lives of our alumni--and the life of the school. A look through athletics, mathematics, travel, and more at this important life skill.

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Access & Aid: The Keys to Robust Education

Fall 2011 Annual Report Issue: An exploration of Catlin Gabel's deep committment to financial aid and access. Hear from alumni, teachers, admissions staff members, students, and others about how financial assistance and accessibility strengthen Catlin Gabel.

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Creative Thinkers

Summer 2011: An introduction to the planned creative arts center, and reflections on the centrality of the arts to Catlin Gabel. Profiles of some of our most amazing and creative alumni.

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Change and Tradition

Winter 2010-11: How Catlin Gabel changes while staying true to its mission, and how our beloved traditions underscore our mission and history. An introduction to the new Knight Family Scholars Program and the Catlin Gabel Service Corps.

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The Fruitful Miracle: Reading at Catlin Gabel

Fall 2010: Reading is complicated to teach, to both young and old students--and is immensely rewarding to students and teachers. How do we teach the young ones, how do we sharpen those skills in high school, and how does Catlin Gabel create lifelong readers?

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Come Together: School as Community

Spring 2010: How we we define a school community and make it meaningful for students, faculty-staff, and families? How do we teach children to be part of a community, and how does that feeling carry through our lives? What is the core of a school community?

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Interests, Passions, and Magnificent Obsessions

Winter 2009-10: Read about our fascinating students and their deep passions and interests--from scientific research to fencing to writing, playing music, aerial dance, and much more--and learn how Catlin Gabel encourages and supports them.

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Supporting Our Students: The Child as Unit of Consideration

Fall 2009: How teachers uphold our philosophy of teaching to each particular child's learning style, and how we support our students through college counseling, libraries, and learning specialists

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 8th grade teacher David Ellenberg

What Matters Now: Great Teaching, Great Learning

Spring 2009: The core of a Catlin Gabel education: the relationship between student and teacher, and the transformative power of the classroom

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Winter 2008-09

The Art of Writing at Catlin Gabel School

Winter 2008-09: Why does Catlin Gabel produce such outstanding writers? Hear from teachers and alumni, and read some amazing student writing.

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Autumn 2008

Creativity, Entrepreneurship, and Risk-Taking

This issue features a preview of the school's plans for a new Arts Center, with articles by arts teachers on how they nurture creativity, and how media arts stretches students. Many of our alumni, grounded in risk-taking and creativity, become entrepreneurs, and you'll meet some in this issue.

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Spring 2008

Hands, Minds, Hearts: Experiential Education at Catlin Gabel

This issue explores what it means at Catlin Gabel to experience education by doing. How does a hands-on school bring the world to its students and its students to the world?

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Celebrating Catlin Gabel's 50th Anniversary

Winter 2007-08: In this issue we celebrate 50 years of Catlin Gabel on the Honey Hollow campus with history articles, an illustrated timeline, and musings from students on their lives in 50 years.

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