In addition to his commitment to teaching fundamentals and in lockstep with the idea that pedagogy must be a tailored fit to the age of a student, Head Master Hillyer had a deep reverence for the wonder of childhood. In truth, evidence is all around us, we need not look any further than Calvert’s Lower School building (built in the shape of an E for education). Calvert’s Lower School building has a unique auditorium with whimsical benches, created to mimic the gargoyles found atop medieval cathedrals. More evidence can be found on lockers, embellished with shapes of toys and characters, and on the rooftop finials. Calvert’s Lower School entry way dons a chandelier with images of witches and other fairy tale characters.