Last Saturday, February 10, more than 115 members of the ECFS community—alumni, faculty, staff, administrators, parents, students, and trustees—gathered for a daylong conference focused on our mission and essential values.
Earlier this month, Fieldston Middle faculty members Bree Aitoro, Ingrid Sabogal, and Debra Sands gave presentations at the 2018 Middle Grades Summit, sponsored by the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE).
Many associate the U.S. civil rights movement of the mid-20th century exclusively with the South. This week, fifth graders at Ethical Culture got to see just how active and vibrant the movement was in New York City.
Last week, 25 Fieldston Middle students got the chance to meet Nora Raleigh Baskin, author of Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story, over lunch and ask her questions.
More than 100 Fieldston Upper students gathered in the school's cafeteria on February 7 to take the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) test, an exceedingly difficult exam.
Like their middle school counterparts, members of the Fieldston Upper Model UN Club performed exceptionally well at a recent competition: last month's Ivy League Model United Nations Conference in Philadelphia.
Second graders in teacher Monique Rosen and associate teacher Patricia Mazuera's class at Fieldston Lower are reading The BFG, by Roald Dahl. The book's main character, the Big Friendly Giant, is 24 feet in height, and students got to see for themselves how tall that really is.
At the Ivy League Championships, the girls finished sixth overall, while the boys secured third place for the first time in at least 25 years. The team also boasted impressive relay lineups, with the boys breaking all three relay records.
First and fourth graders at Ethical Culture met up recently for a fun-filled afternoon of coding.
On January 20, the middle school's Model UN club competed—along with clubs from five other independent schools—at the Horace Mann Model UN Conference, where Fieldston Middle won several awards. Eighth grader Margot Gordon takes us behind the scenes.