This past weekend, Athenian was alive with community members from the past and present.
This is a follow-up to yesterday’s post, Watch Live: Athenians to Speak at National Green Schools Conference Tomorrow. This morning, at 8:30am EST, while those of us on the West Coast were still sleeping in our beds, Athenian was uniquely honored at the 2012 National Green Ribbon Conference in Washington, DC. Andrea Falken, director of […]
Originally published in The Pillar, May 2012 by Margaret MacLean, ’12 As I sit in the warm sunlight of Tom Swope’s classroom, I realize that oddly enough, I’m nervous. I can’t help but see this as a historic interview. Since Tom is retiring at the end of this year, he is making his last statement for the […]
“The opportunities I had on AWE, and traveling, and from day to day relationships I had with teachers, many of whom are here tonight, are lifetime experiences I will never forget. And I don’t know how many high school students can say that.”
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 […]
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 […]
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.”