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2017

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  • Bees for BARCS

    Our Eighth Grade Community Life Captains are pleased to share our school-wide fundraiser to support the Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter (BARCS).
  • Calvert School Hosts Baltimore Area Diversity and Equity Practitioners Fall Meeting

    On October 11, 2017, Calvert School hosted the Baltimore Area Diversity and Equity Practitioners Fall Meeting.
  • Calvert School Hosts AIMS Service Learning Workshop

    On Thursday, September 28th Calvert School hosted a professional workshop on best practices in service learning through the Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS).
  • The 2017-2018 Calvert Fund Launched this Week

    On Tuesday evening, The Calvert Fund Launch Party provided a welcome opportunity for the School. It was an opportunity to thank the volunteers who are helping us raise money for The Calvert Fund this year and to recognize that we could not be successful without them.
  • Margaux Trexler '15 Writes her First Book

    Margaux Trexler ’15, a junior at McDonogh School, has achieved a great deal in her seventeen years. Being a published author is just one of those accomplishments. “I’ve always dreamed of publishing a book,” said Margaux when asked what inspired her to take on this project.
  • Welcoming Fifth Graders with a Black and Gold Kickoff

    Our Leadership Program has expanded for this school year. New leadership roles now include opportunities for photography, videography, and journalism. The Black and Gold Kickoff Recap is the first news story from our newest leaders. Students took to the field armed with cameras, drones, and their notepads to create a recap the Black and Gold Kickoff on September 15th.
  • Dr. Karen H. Lu '76 Helping to Keep Patients & Families Safe in Houston

    As rain fell in Houston, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center initiated an onsite ride out medical team to care for patients and visiting families.
  • Teachers Hard at Work over Summer Break

    While Calvert students were on summer break, our teachers engaged in personal interests and demonstrated lifelong learning.
  • Summer Campus Improvements

    While the campus was relatively empty over the summer, updates were made in both the Lower School and Middle School.
  • 2017 Summer Camps Recap

    The campus remained active this summer with a variety of summer camps and activities. There was something for everyone to enjoy!
  • Young Alumna Nominated for Technologist of the Year

    Bella Palumbi '16 has been nominated for Technologist of the Year for the 5th Annual Baltimore Innovation Awards.

  • Makayla Gilliam-Price '12 featured in HBO Documentary

    In late July, Makayla Gilliam-Price ’12 and a few others who are featured in the HBO Documentary Baltimore Rising participated in the HBO Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. Directed by The Wire actor Sonja Sohn, Baltimore Rising follows activists, police officers, community leaders and gang affiliates.
  • Two Alumni Named in the 2017 Baltimore Business Journal's 40 Under 40

    The Baltimore Business Journal has identified the 40 individuals that will make up the 2017 class of 40 Under 40 honorees. This year, two alumni have made the list - John Avirett 95, a Partner at Greenspring Associates and Peter Jackson 98, an Associate at JLL. 
  • Terry Lacy '38 Shares Exciting News

    Terry G. Lacy '38 has a lot of fun news to share - she will be celebrating her 80th reunion next spring and she recently received the Alfred Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. 
  • Stephen Kelly '09 to play Major League Lacrosse

    Stephen Kelly '09 recently graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, undergraduate Kenan-Flagler Business School with a degree in Business Administration. 
  • Calvert Visits with Boston Alumni

    Calvert School had the opportunity to travel to Boston to catch up with some alumni.
  • George "Van" Wolf, Jr. '56 to Write Biography

    George "Van" Wolf, Jr. '56, an environmental attorney in Phoenix recently shared with us that as he is tailing off from his current career, he is researching to write a biography of Charles Sheldon. 
  • Alumni Happy Hour at Mustang Alley's

    Another Alumni Event is in the books!
  • Jacob Kelly ’14 Named All-Metro Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year

    For the second year in a row, a Calvert School alumnus has been named All-Metro Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year.
  • Laura Lea Bryant Goldberg '98 Releases Cookbook

    Calvert was thrilled to hear about the release of Laura Lea's cookbook.
  • Students Receive National Foreign Language Recognition

    Earlier this week, we held our first ever combined Le Grand Concours (National French Exam) and National Spanish Exam awards ceremony in the Middle School. A full house of parents watched as we handed out over a hundred medals to our students in Tenth Age through Eighth Grade. Last week, we held a similar ceremony in front of the entire Middle School for our National Latin Exam winners. Sixty-five of our Seventh and Eighth Graders earned recognition for their understanding of Latin and Roman culture.
  • Fifth Graders Win Stock Market Game

    On Wednesday, May 17 at Towson University’s SECU Arena, the Maryland Council on Economic Education hosted a luncheon for all award winners of the Stock Market Game, an educational simulation that teaches about the stock markets, the American economic system and the global economy. One of Calvert’s Fifth Grade teams won first place for the North Central Region. Congratulations Chloe T., Bennett E., Jack A., James C., and Le’La G.!
  • Calvert School Diversity Club Gives to Marian House

    At the beginning of May, the Middle School Diversity Club organized a bake sale to benefit Marian House, a non-profit organization whose mission is to help rehabilitate women who are working towards a better life and are in need of their services. Marian House provides housing and support services to women and their children in the Baltimore area. Profits from the bake sale were used to create Mother’s Day baskets for participants of Marian House.
  • Sixth Grade Day of Service

    On Friday, May 5, Calvert Sixth Graders participated in their annual day of service. To start off the day, Mr. Vaught shared his past experience working with The Special Olympics and how stepping out of one’s comfort zone can reap great rewards for years to come.
  • Teachers Team Up for Collaborative Planning

    Middle School teachers and students participated in cross-curricular lessons this past month. Teachers teamed with a colleague from a different department to create a unique, cross-disciplinary lesson. Collaborative Planning: Integrating Curriculum across Subjects is an initiative led by Global Outreach Director and Middle School Spanish Teacher Sra. Sachar and Head of Middle School Matt Buck ’87. Teachers worked together to design and plan a collaborative lesson and teach it to two different class sections. Classes that met during the same periods were also co-taught.
  • Ms. Hazen Receives Poetry Grant

    Liz Hazen, Seventh and Eighth Grade English teacher, was awarded a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council. The Individual Artist Awards recognizes artists in 18 disciplines. Ms. Hazen was recognized for her poetry. Additionally, Ms. Hazen led the Poetry and Conversation series at the Pratt Library on Tuesday, April 25. She read her poetry and spoke about her work along with fellow poet Rose Solari.
     
    Read more about the Individual Artist Awards on the Maryland State Arts Council website.
  • Seventh Grade Day of Service

    On Friday, April 21st, Calvert Seventh Graders participated in their Spring Day of Service. The day kicked off with an inspirational reflection on service leadership by Mr. Rob English of Baltimore United in Leadership Development and Ms. Samirah Franklin of the Baltimore Youth Organizing Project. Ms. Franklin, at just 19 years old, is an experienced community organizer. She shared her own story of wanting to make a difference in Baltimore and how even as young people, students can take action. This is an important message for our Seventh Graders to hear as they look forward to leading Calvert as Eighth Graders in the fall.
  • Families Enjoy Studio Art Night

    Fifth to Seventh Age families joined us on Thursday, April 13th to express their creativity at Studio Art Night. Over 75 students and family members toured the Luetkemeyer Lobby that was transformed into a gallery filled with students’ art work. Afterwards, families worked together to complete a collaborative circle mural, which is hung in the Lower School cafeteria. The mural focused on togetherness and unity, as students built on to their peers’ work. Students also created individual tile pieces that were then fired in the kiln to take home. Thank you to all who attended!
  • Another Successful Spring Clothing Drive

    Over 40 bags of clothing and accessories were donated to local organizations.
  • New Intramural Squash Program

    Students at Calvert are active. Between physical education, recess, and the many athletic and intramural options, Middle Schoolers are at play for as much as 2.5 hours a day. The newest option for our Fifth Graders is an Intramural Squash program. In its first season, this intramural offering is providing Fifth Graders the opportunity to learn and advance in the sport.
  • Students Present at AIMS Learning to Lead

    Students, teachers, and administrators came together on March 30th at Gilman School for AIMS Learning to Lead 2017. This annual event is an opportunity for schools to hear from inspirational speakers and reflect on how to best foster leadership in young people. Calvert parent and Baltimore City Councilman Leon Pinkett served as the day's opening speaker delivering a powerful message on how social justice and equity are a key tenets in leadership development for our youth. 
  • Student Art on Display at Middle School Arts Showcase

  • Calvert Places at Science Olympiad

    Middle School students in Ms. Sloane’s Science Olympiad Club competed in the Maryland Science Olympiad Baltimore City Regional Tournament on Saturday. Held at Morgan State University, 25 schools competed in pairs in different events. Calvert earned sixth place in experimental design, fourth place in bottle rockets, third place in anatomy, and third place in food science.
  • Heather D. ’17 Wins Photography Awards

    Heather D. submitted seven photographs to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition and each one of them received an award. She was awarded four Gold Keys (the highest honor), two Silver Keys, and one Honorable Mention.
  • Calvert School Hosts Middle School Leadership Summit

    The Middle School Leadership Summit Focused on Inclusive Leadership 
  • Winter Sports Buzz

    A Mild Winter Brings a Successful Winter Sports Season
  • Calvert Visits Alumni in NYC

    Calvert School alumni connect in New York City for a night of conversation and networking.
  • Cool Schools Plunge: A Splashing Success

    Calvert’s inaugural participation in the Cool Schools Plunge was unquestionably a splashing success! On January 26, after weeks of preparation, education, and fundraising for the Special Olympics, the Class of 2017 enthusiastically arrived at Sandy Point State Park for the event. Over 50 students and teachers took the plunge, some multiple times!
  • Calvert Squash Players Travel to US National Championships

    The Mighty Bees traveled to Yale University in New Haven, CT to compete in the tenth annual championship.
  • Calvert Students Hear from Community Leaders

    As part of the Calvert Leadership Program, our Seventh and Eighth Graders have had the pleasure of hearing from inspiring community leaders this January.
  • Calvert Community Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With Day of Service

    On Monday, January 16th, we held our eighth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Over 280 community members joined together to participate in a variety of service activities in honor of Dr. King's vision and legacy.
  • Oliver C. ’20 Honored by Association of Fundraising Professionals

    Oliver was the youngest recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Youth Fundraiser Award Winners.
  • What do Eighth Age Students Have in Common with Chinese Students?

    Calvert School Eighth Age students exchanged paper self-portraits with students at Shanghai American School.  
  • Lower School Students Display Artwork at the Walters

    Congratulations to our young artists whose work appeared in the AIMS Lower School Student Exhibition at the Walters Art Museum.
  • Eighth Graders are Taking “The Plunge”!

    The Eighth Grade class is participating in the 2017 Cool Schools Plunge.
  • Winter Sports Buzz

    The cold winter air does not slow down the Mighty Bees!

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