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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Interdependence at Fieldston Lower: An Introduction to the Buddy Program

For many of Fieldston Lower’s youngest (and littlest!) students — many of whom are still adjusting to a typical year — the first few weeks of school can be incredibly […]

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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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Five Things to Know About the P+T from Patty Moreno-Fletcher

Patty Moreno-Fletcher has been a member of the Ethical Culture Fieldston School community for more than 18 years and will serve as the ECFS All School Parent and Teacher (P+T) […]

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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 Lower’s 2nd Grade Sea Creature Researchers

It’s a particularly gloomy Thursday in the Bronx, but you wouldn’t know it as you walk through the door of Monique Astengo-Rosen’s 2nd Grade classroom at Fieldston Lower. 2A buzzes […]

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Fieldston Lower Finds Meaning in Lunar New Year Traditions

On Monday 1/31, Fieldston Lower Class 2B recognized and celebrated the Lunar New Year by learning about the meaning and traditions behind the holiday. Before my onboarding to Fieldston Lower […]

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Fieldston Lower’s Holistic Approach to Social-Emotional Learning

It’s a crisp fall day at Fieldston Lower, and the students are happily engaged in an outdoor assembly. Distant rumbles of laughter and rays of sunshine bounce off the burnished […]

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Fieldston Lower’s Library and Reading Culture as Strong as Ever

Despite the challenges of the ongoing pandemic, the Fieldston Lower Library has never closed! In March 2020, we went fully online — reimagining our library catalog to provide access to […]

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Fieldston Lower Pre-K Use Seeds to Learn About the World

It starts with a seed. Thirty years ago, when Fieldston Lower Pre-K Teacher Cathy Burns-McDonald joined the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, she wasn’t sure what kinds of projects would keep […]

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