With the arrival of warmer temperatures and longer days, the spring sports season is off to a racing start. Afternoons are bursting with energy and enthusiasm as students began training for track and field, baseball, softball, tennis, sailing, rowing, and surfing. Teams are meeting with coaches and getting in shape for the athletic season. Continue reading
Most people have their own impressions of what an early settlement looked liked. It turns out, they may be surprised. Continue reading
Ross Early Childhood students recently had the opportunity to meet a few cuddly critters, slitherers, and crawlers to learn how they survive in the wild and contribute to the natural environment. Continue reading
In recent weeks, students have traveled to the corners of the world and also engaged in wonderful learning experiences right here at home. They will discuss their adventures at Field Academy Sharing Night in the Court Theater in the Center for Well-Being at 6:30pm on March 30. The following sampling of activities near and far is but a taste of what students will present at that time. Continue reading
Four gifted students in the Ross Field Academy Musical Theatre class performed for a packed house on March 13 in the Senior Building Lecture Hall. It was a magical afternoon filled with song and dance. Take a look!
Building on their studies of ancient Greece and its transformational playwrights and philosophers, last week Ross School sixth graders performed two famous Greek tragedies. Continue reading
From the classrooms on the East End of Long Island to historical sites around the world, this year’s Field Academy courses are providing students with incredible opportunities to learn about culture, people, sports, art, food and humanity. This post provides just a brief glance at their amazing experiences; we invite you to visit the Field Academy blogs to take an in-depth look! Continue reading
Ross School celebrated the Chinese New Year, or the Year of the Goat, with colorful festivities and performances starring third and sixth graders. The students danced through the aisles dressed in traditional Chinese garb and dragon costumes in addition to sharing the significance of the Chinese zodiac with their schoolmates. Continue reading
As part of their studies of ancient Rome, Ross seventh graders performed a moving interpretation of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar on February 27 in the Senior Building Lecture Hall. The production highlighted pivotal scenes and characters from the life and death of the legendary dictator, including his shocking assassination in the Roman Senate on March 15, 44 BC. Continue reading
For a three-week period between the Winter and Spring Terms each year, Ross students have the opportunity to choose from an array of intensive on- and off-campus courses covering a variety of topics. This year, the focus of Field Academy (formerly Midwinter Term, or M-Term) courses is on issues of sustainability in countries across the map.