Gaynor News Feed

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

To help your Gaynor Gator observe the month and learn more about the Hispanic Americans who helped shape our country, Librarian Dionne De Lancy has provided age-appropriate book recommendations for different clusters.

Join our Admissions Office at Jack and Jill’s 23rd Annual Education Seminar

Join the Gaynor Admissions Office at the virtual school fair at this year’s Jack and Jill of America Inc.’s Annual Education Seminar, happening online on October 2, 2021.

Extra! Extra! 2021 Summer Gazette Now Available!

The Summer 2021 Gaynor Gazette has been mailed out and is also available to read online.

Five Questions With… Jenna Konstantine

Get to know Jenna Konstantine, a Green Cluster Head Teacher and a participant in the New York Times Teaching Project!

Celebrating the Class of 2021

The Class of 2021 closed out their unprecedented career at Gaynor with an unprecedented graduation ceremony at Icahn Stadium at Randall’s Island on Friday, June 11. 

Welcome to America! Yellow Cluster Students Explore the Immigrant Experience

This week, students in the Yellow Cluster brought their history lessons to life as they played the part of immigrants coming to America through Ellis Island. In previous years, students took a field trip to the island, but this year the Yellow Cluster teachers found a creative solution to allow the students to take part in a multisensory exploration of what it was like to arrive in the United States through Ellis Island.

Gaynor Alumni Parent and Author Richie Jackson Kicks Off Gaynor Book Club

The Gaynor Parents’ Association hosted the first-ever Gaynor Parent Book Club on the evening of May 18 with their first guest, Author Richie Jackson.

This Reading Challenge Reward Was Worth the Wait!

On May 13, students in the Red, Orange, Yellow, Silver, and Green Clusters received a very long-awaited treat. Head of School Dr. Scott Gaynor, Assistant Head of School Jill Thompson, and Director of Lower Division Donna Logue hand-delivered individually wrapped ice cream to them for meeting their 2020 reading challenge goal! (Yes, you read that correctly — 2020.) In what became an exercise in delayed gratification and promises kept, as well as a celebration of reading, the students finally received their reward!

Welcoming Gaynor Families for a Unique Relatives and Special Friends Day

This week Gaynor opened its doors virtually to give relatives and special friends of students a peek inside their classrooms.

Orange Cluster Students Travel the World from the Comfort of the Classroom

Orange Cluster students used their imaginations to jet across the globe last week as they learned about different countries and cultures.