Calendar & News
This year’s celebration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will focus on the themes of restoration, mercy and community service. In the spirit of celebrating MLK Day as a national day of service — “a day on, not a day off” — students will not have classes on January 17 but will gather in the Thomas S. Perakos Arts and Community Center for a day of programming and a service-oriented activity. On January 18 at 7 p.m., the school will welcome Reginald Dwayne Betts, author, lawyer, poet and founder of Freedom Reads, a first-of-its-kind organization working to radically transform access to literature in prison, as part of its 2021-22 Speaker Series.
Fifteen students in the Model United Nations co-curricular program will represent two countries, Mali and Croatia, and a city, Quito, Ecuador, at the 2022 North American Invitational Model United Nations in Washington, D.C., in February. One of the oldest UN simulations for high school students in North America and the world, NAIMUN is staffed and managed by over 250 undergraduate students from Georgetown University, “all of whom have a keen interest and substantial understanding of international relations," according to the conference.
The New England Preparatory School Athletic Council announced yesterday that nine Frederick Gunn School student-athletes have earned All-NEPSAC and All-NEPSAC Honorable Mention Awards for achieving standout seasons in their respective fall sports.
The Frederick Gunn School Music Program will present its annual holiday concert, “The Magic of Winter,” on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at 7 p.m. in the Tisch Family Auditorium of the Thomas S. Perakos Arts and Community Center. The concert will feature performances by String Ensemble, Vocal Ensemble, Band and special guests.