Scenes and Sentiments From the First Month of School
This month, students returned to campus and filled ECFS's hallways, classrooms, and outdoor spaces with excitement and enthusiasm. We captured scenes from the first few days of the academic year and talked to students about what they were most excited about.
At Fieldston Upper, reuniting with friends is a highlight for the 9th Grade.
"My favorite thing is getting to see everyone again! I really like my classes and how I get to do more things now that I'm in high school." Dominese G. '26
"My favorite thing about being back at school is making new friends." Magnus L. '26
The Fieldston Upper athletes are all excited to be playing and competing again this year.
"My favorite thing about being back at school is the sports teams." Lily B. '25
At Fieldston Middle, students are excited to see their friends.
"My favorite thing about being back is seeing my friends and meeting all my new teachers." Colette T. '29
"My favorite thing about being back is seeing all of my friends." Marcus W. '27
For Kindergarteners at Fieldston Lower, learning about the world around them captures the imagination of students.
"Butterflies!" Stella K. '35 and Isla R. '35
"My favorite thing is building blocks!" Ronan B. '35
The 5th Grade made sure that new students to Fieldston Lower feel welcome in the first few weeks of school.
"I'm new, and I really like the School and how everyone is friends and so inclusive and welcoming!" Miller D. '30.
At Ethical Culture, diving into technology is a big deal for the 4th Grade.
"I'm excited about typing!" Rehan A. '31.
"I'm excited to do science and typing." Stella L. '31
"I'm excited to get my computer!" Abigail G. '31
Kindergarteners at Ethical Culture are happy to be back with their friends and can't wait for a Kindergarten rite of passage: running the Ethical Culture Post Office.
"What I'm looking forward to is playing with my friends." Maya M. '35
"I'm excited to have a good time playing and to make new friends." Hudson W. '35
"I'm looking forward to running the post office!" Maven S. '35