Town Meeting is Athenian’s version of Student Government. Students, faculty, and staff participate as equals in this governing board to improve the school. Students have the opportunity to voice their desires and concerns and exercise their democratic muscle by debating and voting on Town Meeting proposals. Several rising seniors ran for Town Meeting President this […]
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Posts by Sarah Freedman:
“By this time most of the sailors and spectators on the wharf knew their story. There were cheers from several people on other teams as they crossed the finish. I personally don’t think I’ve ever been as ecstatic about an 18th place finish. “
The Athenian School is undergoing a campus master planning process involving an architecture firm, the board of trustees, and a large contingent of Athenian community members. This past Friday, students, faculty, alumni, parents, board members, staff, etc. sat down with the architects, a student-built model of the school, and a bunch of tracing paper to […]
“We are proof that a commitment to the environment enhances education, is the ethical choice for a school to make, and creates measurable benefits for the bottom line.”
“Phoebe is the greatest gift that I have ever given. Because of her I have touched Rachel’s life; because Phoebe gave Rachel freedom, I gave Rachel freedom….I would never give up my experience raising Phoebe for anything. I believe that through her, I made a difference in Rachel’s life. I believe that I became a fuller person because of Phoebe. I believe in my power to make a difference because of Phoebe.”
Every year, The Athenian School honors the memory of Class of ’71 alum Tim Holm, an adventurous spirit who died in a hang gliding accident. On Tim Holm Day, the community joins together to remember those we have lost, reflect on life, enjoy the outdoors, and serve the community. This year, Tim’s brother Chris came […]
It’s National Volunteer Week! The Athenian School would like to thank everyone who embraces the spirit of volunteerism, both within our community and in the world at large. Thank you for your service, time, and compassion! Learn more about Athenian’s community service philosophy and curriculum here.
Daniel Wiener, ’72 won a Guggenheim Fellowship for his sculpture work this year. Daniel is an accomplished sculpture artist and his work will “live and breathe” in an East Hampton outdoor exhibit this summer.
“We will teach our sons about Scott. We will cultivate in them the qualities he showed the world: Responsibility, Humility, Service, Play, Love. They will become men who live Scott’s message. They will teach their children about Scott and the values and qualities he embodied. Over and over again Scott will live in new lives. Like thousands of raindrops falling from the sky, his compassion and his play will keep dancing in this world and beyond.”
Athenian’s Engineering Collective competed in the FIRST Robotics Silicon Valley Regional Competition in March. In this year’s challenge, Rebound Rumble, students built a robot that could shoot baskets while defending opponent robots.
The 7th grade examined poetry and then performed a chosen poem. These two students memorized their poems and delivered an emotive performance to their classmates and teachers.
Every year, The Athenian School community takes a brief break from the packed schedules of academic classes, sports, and performing arts to explore areas of interest outside of the classroom. In the days leading up to Spring Break, students have the opportunity to travel both nationally and internationally, explore the Bay Area, or learn a […]