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Science Lab

By Craig Gemmell
Head of School

I’m sitting in the living room of Lord House, early morning light brightening the darkness, pecking at the computer in silence. My only company: the newly-installed, freshly restored portrait of William Brewster, son of John, our school’s great benefactor and namesake. He was a man of science, and I’m grateful for his watchful eye because my task for this early morning is to begin documenting a bit of science in which I’m engaging. Continue reading “Science Lab”

Finding My Pace

By Craig Gemmell
Head of School

I’ve been running a bit lately. Not running in the metaphoric sense: I’ve been lacing up my shoes and heading out with the cross country team every chance I get. Continue reading “Finding My Pace”

The Many Metaphors of Lamb Green

By Craig Gemmell
Head of School

Lamb Green is, maybe 80 feet by 300 feet, a grassy swath extending from Main Street to the east and terminating at the foot of the steps leading to the Academic Building. On July 1, I moved into Lord House — the residence named after Edwin Lord, the Academy’s first headmaster — right on the edge of Lamb Green.   Continue reading “The Many Metaphors of Lamb Green”

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