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 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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ECFS’s Pitch-Perfect Music Program

For 30 years, Tom Christensen, Music Teacher and Music Department Chair, has been inspiring a love of music in his students at Fieldston. After applying to a listing in “The […]

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Year in Review: The Best of ECFS 2021–2022

As the 2021–2022 academic year at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School comes to an end, we’re taking a moment to reflect on the joyful, community-oriented — and at times — […]

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7 Volunteer Leaders on Connection and Community at ECFS

Whether they are planning student events, leading peer-to-peer fundraising, organizing All School Multicultural Committee (ASMC) programming, or strengthening alumni engagement, volunteers play an integral role at the Ethical Culture Fieldston […]

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4 Takeaways from the ASMC Alumni Philanthropy Panel

In January, the All School Multicultural Committee (ASMC) and the Alumni Office hosted their second alumni speaker series event of the year, Philanthropy: Bridging Economic and Racial Injustice. ASMC Co-Chair […]

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DEI in Action This Fall at ECFS

At the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are woven into all aspects of the student experience. The School’s DEI Department — consisting of Russell Marsh, Arhm […]

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Families Gather for On-Campus Commencement Celebration

In the last week of May, the Ethical Culture Fieldston School hosted a cherished tradition: Commencement. After a year marked by new safety norms, hyflex schooling, and a total reimagining […]

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The Class of 2020 Finds Community at Graduation

“The world as you know it has broken open,” keynote speaker Khary Lazarre-White ’91 told 2020’s graduating seniors. “It’s been a great revealing. My question today is: What will your […]

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Inspired by ECFS, a Graphic Novel Now Inspires Students

“What did you have to do to make your characters talk realistically?” Gunnar E. ’26 asks. Jerry Craft ’80 — writer, illustrator, and Fieldston alum — answers without hesitation. “That […]

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