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The Summer 2022 Gaynor Gazette is Here!

We are excited to present the Summer 2022 edition of the Gaynor Gazette! Find highlights and a link to the digital version here!

Beyond the Classroom: Honing Student Executive Functioning Skills

In January, the Blue Cluster introduced an executive functioning after school class to provide more explicit support for students who have executive function challenges. Executive functions are a set of processes that have to do with managing oneself and one’s resources in order to achieve a goal, and this class helps by providing more explicit instruction, ongoing support, and practice for students who need it.

Congratulations to Gaynor’s Class of 2022

The Class of 2022 enjoyed a two-day celebration of their time at Gaynor beginning with a Graduate/New Alumni Breakfast on Thursday, June 16, followed with a formal graduation ceremony on Friday, June 17, at the W83 Ministry Center on the Upper West Side. One theme in particular was clear throughout each of the speeches on graduation day — that of advocating for yourself and fighting for what you believe in. 

Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month: Blue Cluster Learns About Samoan Culture

Fire-knife dancing, basket weaving, and the importance of coconuts were all things Blue Cluster students learned this month in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Celebrating 60 Years and Imagining the Future at Gaynor Gala 2022

On May 23, the Gaynor community joined together in person at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, for Gaynor Gala 2022. Pier Sixty was an apt location for the Gala this year, as the school celebrated its 60th anniversary. 

LIVE with Kelly and Ryan features Gaynor Gala 2022

On May 23, 2022, Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos, and their son Joaquin Consuelos ’17, hosted Gaynor Gala 2022. The next morning, Kelly Ripa joined her co-host Ryan Seacrest on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan to talk about the event and about how much Gaynor has meant to their family.

Learn More About Gaynor

Do you know a child who would be a good fit for Gaynor? Stephen Gaynor School is an independent school for bright children ages three and a half to 14 with language-based learning differences, like dyslexia, dysgraphia, and ADHD.

This Way to the MTA! Purple Cluster Explores Subways

Purple Cluster students in Ms. Fell’s class continued their exploration of New York City’s transportation, moving on to the form most commuters use: the subway.

Insta-Famous: The #GatorGram Reading Challenge is Complete

Gaynor students “went viral” during this year’s Reading Challenge. The theme of this year’s challenge was “#gaynorgram,” a take on the photo sharing platform, Instagram. Students were tasked to fill out a “gaynorgram” slip for every book they read or listened to during the weeks of the Reading Challenge, and then “post” their slip(s) on the bigger-than-life iPhone located in the North Building lobby.

Travel back to 1962 with us, then register for Gaynor Gala 2022!

Travel back in time to 1962 to find out what was happening in the world at large when Dr. Miriam Michael and Yvette Siegel-Herzog founded Stephen Gaynor School. Then, register to celebrate Gaynor’s 60th anniversary at Gaynor Gala 2022!