Gaynor News Feed

Chickens, Butterflies, And a Duckling, Oh My!

The Willow, Hudson, and Lexington rooms hatched butterflies, chickens, and a duckling this week, the culmination of science lessons that gave them firsthand experience.

Gaynor’s Track Team Races to Championships

Members of Gaynor’s track team competed in championship races this week earning medals in certain races!

PA Book Fair Supports Students’ Love of Reading

Thanks to the Parents’ Association annual Book Fair, students, faculty, and staff were not only able to shop for books but also generously donate them to Gaynor’s library.

Don’t Let Language Skills Languish This Summer!

Gaynor Speech-Language Pathologists Emily Jupiter Waldman and Aleksandra Berns have some tips and tricks for maintaining language development skills over the summer months. Check out their helpful ideas that not only help promote language development, but build and strengthen language at the early childhood, elementary and middle school level.

The Gaynor Give-a-Thon is Coming!

On May 29, watch for a call, email, or text from the Annual Fund Ambassadors. Our parent volunteers will be reaching out to you for your participation. We need 156 more gifts to reach 100%!

Chim Chim Cher-ee: Students Shine in Mary Poppins Jr.

Mary Poppins likes to say that she is “practically perfect in every way,” but the members of the cast and crew of Mary Poppins Jr. lived up to that description and more during their performances on Thursday, May 9 and Friday, May 10. This was the inaugural performance of the spring musical in the new Performing Arts Center, and the cast and crew took full advantage of their new, state-of-the-art location.

Inspired by Poetry

After an in-depth poetry study, students in Ms. Jensen and Ms. Schatz’s Yellow Cluster reading group were given free topical reign while writing their own poetry. What they came up with was, in their teachers’ eyes, nothing short of beautiful.

Gaynor Spring Carnival Brightens a Rainy Day

The weather outside may have been dreary, but the mood inside Stephen Gaynor School was sunny and inviting for the school’s second-ever Spring Carnival.

Remembering Lilli Friedman

It is with sadness we share that Lilli Friedman, former Director of Admissions for Stephen Gaynor School, passed away on May 4, 2019 at the age of 94.

Learning Through Service: Faces in Between

Students in the Green Cluster recently attended a special presentation about Faces in Between, a non-profit organization devoted to providing support and resources to individuals who face homelessness in NYC.