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Navigating Placement Post-Gaynor

What goes into finding the right fit for a student who is ready to transition from Gaynor? From the more obvious surface details like location to the more nuanced like the environment of a school, Gaynor’s Placement Office shares what goes into the decision and tips for families.

Alumni Profile: Massimo Agostinelli ’99

Massimo Agostinelli’s interest in art has taken him all over the world but he will never forget his experience at Gaynor in the 1990s.

That’s the Spirit

Students, faculty, and staff alike have had a blast participating in Spirit Week.

The Lasting Impact of Kindness: Rachel’s Challenge

A speaker from the non-profit organization Rachel’s Challenge visited Gaynor to spread a message about the importance of kindness in three special assemblies for students and parents.

Talking About Race With Our Kids: Guest Speaker from the Perception Institute

Alexis McGill Johnson, Partner, Co-Founder, and Executive Director of Perception Institute spoke to parents in a talk titled, “Belonging for All: Talking About Race with our Kids,” sponsored by the Parents’ Association.

Celebrating Lunar New Year

The Orange Cluster celebrated Lunar New Year by learning about the festivities and participating in traditions including making lanterns, red envelopes, and eating dumplings.

How an Escape Room Can Help with Executive Functioning

Students put executive functioning concepts into action in an escape room activity, using organization, planning, and communicating to “escape” before time ran out.

Learning from the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, teachers have been incorporating lessons into their classes that focus on the civil rights icon and his teachings in various immersive ways in the EC, Lower Division, and Upper Division.

Infinitely Exceptional: A Strength-Based Approach

What does it mean for students to be infinitely exceptional? How do we, as Gaynor educators, employ a strength-based approach in order to best teach our students who demonstrate exceptionally unique and beautiful learning differences?

Five Questions With… Olivia Robinson

“Five Questions With…” is an ongoing series in the Gaynor Gazette. This article will appear in the Winter 2019 edition of the Gazette and features administrative assistant, Olivia Robinson.