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Summer Orton-Gillingham Training for Educators

This summer, Stephen Gaynor School will offer a five-day training program introducing participants to the Orton-Gillingham multisensory reading approach and how it is used in the classroom.

Aija Mayrock Speaks to Gaynor Students About Bullying

On April 5, Gaynor welcomed author, speaker, and activist Aija Mayrock to campus to speak to Silver Cluster students during a special assembly.

Ring in Spring! Gaynor Spring Carnival, 5/7

Ring in spring at the Gaynor Spring Carnival on Sunday, May 7, from 1:00-4:00 pm!

Silver Cluster Goes to “War”

To kick off their literacy study of the French and Indian War, the entire Silver Cluster engaged in a game of Tug of War to simulate the controversial battle between the British, French, and Native Americans.

Oh, The Places You’ll Go! 2017 Reading Challenge Kicks Off

Gaynor’s 2017 Reading Challenge kicked off on Monday, March 6, with the theme, “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” based on the book by Dr. Seuss. In the North Building lobby, there is a map which represents all of the places students’ imaginations can take them with a good book, such as “fiction island” or “mystery mountain.” In honor of the Reading Challenge, several Gaynor faculty and staff shared where their favorite books have taken them.

Register Now for Gaynor’s Unique Summer Camp Experience!

The deadline to register for Gaynor’s 2017 Summer Camp is fast approaching! Space is limited, and registration will close when the program is filled. Stephen Gaynor School’s summer camp is like no other camp in the New York City area. Open exclusively to current Gaynor families, our summer camp allows students in our Early Childhood and Lower School to enjoy a variety of summer activities while maintaining important reading and other academic skills in a structured but enjoyable environment.

Gaynor Gators Clinch AIPSL Championship

The Gaynor Gators Green Squad emerged as American International Private School League (AIPSL) league champions this week with an overtime victory over Speyer School.

Educational Website Features Interview with Dr. Gaynor

The educational website, Learning Liftoff (powered by K12 Inc.), featured an interview with Head of School Dr. Scott Gaynor on the importance of performing arts education for students with learning differences.

Abraham Axler ’08 Awarded Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Abraham Axler ’08, a fourth-year student at the University of Virginia, has been awarded the prestigious Marshall Scholarship to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Derald Wing Sue Speaks to Gaynor Community about Microagressions

On February 10, the Parents’ Association Diversity Committee welcomed Dr. Derald Wing Sue to present on “Stereotype Threats, Bullying and Microaggressions”