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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 W I N T E R 2 017

Head of School Marsha K. Nelson Director of Institutional Advancement Jennifer Rhodes Communications Coordinator Colin Murray Editor Jessie Saunders Design Lilly Pereira www.aldeia.design Printing Lane Press Contributing Writers Colin Murray, Marietta Snyder, Yojairy Sands, Dr. Mark Thomas, Alan Donaldson, Emmanuel Saldana Principal Photography Caroline Voagen Nelson Photographers Filip Wolak, Colin Murray

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

Cover and Table of Contents photos: Filip Wolak Back Cover photo: Caroline Voagen Nelson

F E AT U R E S

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Capital Notions State-of-the-art classrooms for the Upper School and a renovated Kit Wallace Playground are part of Cathedral’s exciting major renovations this year

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A School of One’s Own As Cathedral 8th graders turn their attention to finding the perfect high school, they discover something else: the curious, enterprising, and thoughtful students they have become

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Science + Art In our complex world, multidisciplinary learning is vital. That’s why both Cathedral’s science curriculum and STEAM programs are breaking new ground

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Cathedral Close Cathedral alumni keep in touch, and keep Cathedral traditions alive after graduation

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 Responsible Citizens of the World

26 On the Close 40 Graduation 2016 42 Beyond Cathedral 44 The Last Word

Profile for The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine

Cathedral Magazine (Winter 2017)  

Cathedral Magazine (Winter 2017)