Please join us in celebrating our multilingual Mighty Bees! While last year’s foreign language award ceremonies were canceled due to COVID-19, we are proud to highlight students’ achievements in French, Spanish, and Latin, including impressive placements on national foreign language exams. Congratulations to all who participated!
Calvert students circled the globe last week during our twelfth International Week, a five-day celebration of diversity and world cultures. Beginning February 2, this year’s event highlighted Colombia, Vietnam, New Zealand, Kenya, and Switzerland.
Financial advisors Blake Sheehan ’00 and Paul Snyder ’00 met with Calvert alumni this week to review last year’s economic ups and downs and give advice for navigating this uncertain time. During their virtual talk – held yesterday, February 4 – the pair shared emerging financial trends for 2021.
One hundred and sixty Calvert community members tuned in yesterday for A Night with John Waters ’58, a virtual Q&A and fundraiser in support of Calvert’s teachers. Hosted by Director of Academic Affairs Sarah Crowley, the discussion centered on Waters’ early days at Calvert and raised $30,000 to benefit our amazing faculty.
Calvert families collected 64 boxes of nonperishable food and wrote more than 100 letters of gratitude last week as the School celebrated the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Organized by teachers Sean Donmoyer, Lori Wlodarczyk, and Sandry Sachar, the MLK Jr. Week of Community Engagement spanned January 19-22 and replaced Calvert’s annual day of service.
Calvert Eighth Graders raced onto Krongard Field this afternoon for an on-campus version of the Cool Schools Plunge, a fundraiser supporting Special Olympics Maryland. In just one week, our incredible Mighty Bees raised over $7,200, earning Calvert a spot as one of the top three teams.
Like millions of other Americans, cybersecurity expert Ryan Paal ’96 has spent the last year working from home. Unlike most, though, he deeply understands the dangers of each stray click and fishy email. As a member of the JPMorgan Chase red team, Ryan leads simulated cyberattacks against the firm to identify security weaknesses – and on Thursday, he shared some digital do's and don’ts with the Calvert community.
Calvert School won a 2020 Silver InspirED School Marketers Brilliance Award this week for a comforting and creative COVID-19 safety video shared before the first day of school. Praised for its “feel-good” nature and fun attitude, the video took second place in the Brilliance Awards’ COVID-19 Communications category, claiming a top spot over other impressive submissions.