Feature: How They Came, Why They
Interviews with 13 faculty and staff members
who have been with ECF for over 30 years: Joan Rosen, Gene Kivlan, Lore Eiwen,
Edna Ramos, Mark Stracke, Alice Teirstein, Laurie Bass, Alice Cooper, Lorraine
Wepler, Bill Werner, Liz Takoushian, Janis Birt, and Angela Vassos. Their
experiences are a testament to the unique and lasting bonds within the ECF
Read their stories
Also in this issue:
Feature: Smitty Track
Several generations of alumni reflect on
the long life and career of legendary Fieldston coach Alton 'Smitty' Smith, '43.
Their tributes sometimes funny, sometimes serious, but always heartfelt were
taken from the memorial service held in September.
The Lasting Influence of Teachers
Head of School Mark
Stanek reflects on some of his own educational role models to encourage
recognition for the many teachers who have shaped our lives.
Behind the Scenes
Fieldston was host to the world premiere
of a new drama in November. Find out what the cast members, assistant directors,
and even the playwright thought about the production.
Bringing Sugg Back Home
Alumni from the '90s play catch up
with a beloved gym teacher.
An alumna from the class of '31 recollects the early days of ECF
Felix Adler, the annual festival, and a most unusual class