The Foundation for a Meaningful Life Kindergarten - Grade 9 in Southborough, MA
Fay Magazine: Summer 2018
Show What You Know
In order to measure critical thinking and problem solving skills, Fay teachers think outside the box and go beyond traditional tests. Read our lead story, "Show What You Know," about how our Upper Schoolers demonstrate their learning through a hands-on projects and creative assessments.
Take a closer look at that clock or that set of pentominoes that your Lower Schooler brought home this year. They’re more than just “cool projects” – they are the product of meaningful hands-on experiences that have been designed to deepen students’ mathematical understanding.
To replicate the experience of designing for a very specific client, Director of Creativity and Design David Dixon assigned his Advanced 3D Design students one of the toughest and most opinionated clients that they will ever face: a Fay first grader.
Fay is delighted to announce the opening of a new dormitory on campus this fall! The dorm, which is currently being referred to as West House, is located at the west end of campus, adjacent to the Village Dorms.
This fall marks the 10-year anniversary of Rob Gustavson’s tenure as head of Fay School. Each winter, faculty, staff, and board members gather to celebrate the dedicated service of those members of the community who have reached five-year milestones. At this year’s dinner, both Stu Rosenwald, Associate Head of School, and Jim Shay ’78, President of the Board of Trustees, shared remarks about Rob, which are excerpted here.
Wrestling has gone co-ed at Fay! In addition to the almost forty Upper and Lower School boys who competed on the wrestling team this year, there were three fifth grade girls— Ashwini, Clara, and Andriana—all trying wrestling for the first time.