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Cathedral T H E M AG A Z I N E O F T H E C AT H E D R A L S C H O O L O F ST. J O H N T H E D I V I N E S P R I N G 2 019 Head of School Marsha K. Nelson Director of Institutional Advancement Elizabeth Oswald Editor Jessie Saunders Writers Alan Donaldson Dr. Worokya Duncan Daniel Hrdlicka Colin Murray Elizabeth Oswald Jessie Saunders Design Aldeia www.aldeia.design Photography Marjorie Becker Daniel Hrdlicka Colin Murray Caroline Voagen Nelson Filip Wolak Printing Lane Press Please send magazine submissions to: The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine Attn: Cathedral Editor 1047 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10025 Email: news@cathedralnyc.org

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A Landmark Expansion After over a century, The Cathedral School has expanded the school building with the addition and renovation of 12,000 square feet of light-filled common spaces—and, in so doing, has transformed the entire school.

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A Magical “Time” Library of America, The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, and Cathedral School students celebrated the legacy of Madeleine L’Engle, author of A Wrinkle in Time and former Cathedral Writer-in-Residence

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A student-run sustainability conference has inspired environmental activism across independent schools citywide, thanks in large part to the leadership of Cathedral School students and alumni.

The Cathedral School Lower School mathematics curriculum develops math skills in the earliest years by engaging with children in a way that is meaningful to them.

Spreading Sustainablity

Meaningful Math

D E PA RT M E N T S

02 Letter from the Head of School 03 Notes from Amsterdam Avenue 20 Uniquely Cathedral 24 R  esponsible Citizens of the World 26 On the Close 42 Graduation 2018 44 Beyond Cathedral 48 The Last Word

#CathedralNYC #TheCathedralSchool #KnowWonder / Cover: Colin Murray, TOC and Back Cover photo: Filip Wolak

Profile for The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine

Cathedral Magazine (Spring 2019)