ECFS’s Commitment to Financial Aid Offers Security, Access, and Community to Students and Families

At the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, financial aid is integral to creating a community that is welcoming, accessible, and reflective of New York City. Financial aid is given to one […]

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Fieldston Upper Spanish Heritage Speakers Share Latinx Joy

In September, Fieldston Upper Spanish teacher Lorena Rodas-Ramírez and the Latinx student affinity group organized an assembly to honor and celebrate Latinx Heritage Month. The theme of this year’s Latinx […]

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Fieldston Upper Students Connect Arts and Activism During Community Curriculum

On a Thursday morning in October, Fieldston Upper students gathered in the auditorium for a very special Community Curriculum assembly. Community Curriculum is “focused on developing the skills you might […]

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Fieldston Alumni Work Together Using Their Love of Science to Advocate for Change

Toby Himmel — who spent 26 years as the ECFS Alumni Director and now supports the School as an Alumni Consultant — has witnessed the power of the Fieldston alumni […]

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8th Graders Study the Essay — One Bialy at a Time

Some learn by doing, others by seeing. At the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, 8th Graders learn by eating. For their first English class assignment of the 2022–2023 academic year, students […]

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When Science Meets Ethics: 2nd Graders at Ethical Culture Discuss the Spotted Lanternfly

Odds are you’ve seen — and maybe stepped on — a spotted lanternfly while strolling down Central Park West. The invasive species, with its characteristic bright, red wings, has become […]

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A Conversation with Fieldston Lower’s New Assistant Principal for Academic Life

We are so excited to officially introduce another amazing team member to our ECFS community — Fieldston Lower’s new Assistant Principal for Academic Life, Shawn Chisty.  With over 20 years […]

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Fieldston Lower Students Wow “Sharks” with Inventions

On a warm Thursday in June, three Fieldston Lower students anxiously approach the front of the classroom. The day is finally here — students will present their inventions to the […]

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Fieldston Upper Rube Goldberg Machines Dazzle and Delight

Earlier this spring, the Fieldston Upper Engineering Club competed in the annual Rube Goldberg Contest. A Rube Goldberg machine is a contraption that uses a complex set of steps to […]

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8th Graders Cap Off Their Time at Fieldston Middle

As 8th Graders prepare to graduate from Fieldston Middle and move on to Fieldston Upper, they are given the opportunity to draw upon the variety of skills and capabilities they […]

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