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Presidents Day Greeting

If you haven’t been to Steep Rock lately, check out this video recorded on Presidents Day. I even spotted a bald eagle that day!

Encouragement Toward the End of the Term

Today I checked in with students to share some encouragement and advice on how to stay focused as we move through the final two weeks of the fall term. It can be applied to adults, too: “Do something physically challenging and mentally challenging for you... and get outside!”

Awakening as Students of Life

On September 17, we welcomed Rabbi Andy Bachman P’19 to School Meeting (virtually) to speak with students and faculty about the meaning of Rosh Hashanah, which began last Friday evening, and Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year in the Jewish faith, which begins this coming Sunday evening.

Convocation 2020

We officially begin our 171st school year with our Convocation ceremony. Here are my opening remarks from that evening, September 13, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

Rebecca Snedeker talks with Peter Becker

Next up in our Leadership Series is a discussion with long-time friend Rebecca Snedeker, Executive Director of the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South.

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Last night I was joined by parents and faculty to start a conversation for part one of our book club series. The title we started to discuss was The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives by William Stixrud, Ph.D., and Ned Johnson.

A Message to our Community

Please watch this video for a message to our community from The Gunnery's Head of School, Peter Becker.

In Response to Current Events

Today I am reaching out to our community and want to share the school's support for all in our community during the most recent events. Please take the time and listen to the full-length version of this video.

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Today I met with Jonathan Tisch ’72, co-owner and Treasurer of the New York Giants, and Chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels & Co for another installment of our Leadership Lessons series.

Tisch is also Co-Chairman of the Board and a member of the Office of the President of Loews Corporation, and a Trustee Emeritus of The Gunnery. 

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Tonight I talk with Mike Marich our Athletic Director and now the coordinator of helping families return to campus for collection of belongings. We discuss the process and answer some questions that you all might like to have answered.

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Leadership Lessons with Andrea Marron ’04, Co-founder and CEO of Ragtrades, Inc. Andrea shares the journey of her career and how she got to where she is today.

A Fun Interview with Justin Dunn ’13 & Jeff Trundy

Join me in a fun discussion with a distinguished faculty member and Head Baseball Coach, Jeff Trundy, and one of our most distinguished young alumnus, Justin Dunn '13. Dunn is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball.

Leadership Lessons with Dodd Loomis

Leadership Lessons with Dodd Loomis, Senior Producer for Live Events with Solomon Group. A long time friend shares his leadership lessons during the present day challenges this world is facing.