Judith Guild's Blog

List of 17 news stories.

  • A Winning Team

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    With the Head of the Charles on our minds, I thought it would be a good opportunity to open with a regatta metaphor, one that may help tell the Brimmer story. Much like Brimmer, the boats are small, and it’s the whole of a team’s effort that makes the individual feel the power of being part of a winning team.
  • The Act of Finding

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    Our theme for the year is Finding Balance, Finding Joy. I will frame this theme for you and begin by sharing some experiences I have had when I am in the midst of “the act of finding.”
  • Rise and Hasten On

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    Seniors, when I think of your class, I think of the way you began your senior year. When you chose to come together one morning earlier this year to watch the sunrise, you showed us who you are as a group. You soon became a sunrise in my thoughts.
  • The Class of 2022 watched the sun rise and experienced gratitude for another day.

    Attitude of Gratitude

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    Our students have returned to having an array of purposeful learning. There has been an “attitude of gratitude”, which has revealed how resilient and strong we have become during these challenging times.
  • Providing a Framework for Growth & Success

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    For Brimmer’s school year 2021-2022, the educators at Brimmer developed the theme of “The New Three R’s: Reflection, Resilience, Reconnection.” Our theme this year will help us develop analysis and form insights into many facts and ideas.
  • Seeking a Path Forward: Brimmer's Response to the Attack on the U.S. Capitol

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    A time like this calls for us to be respectful and kind and always promote equity; hate and violence are in conflict with those values. If our students’ actions reflect our Core Values as they explore these issues, I am confident we will be able to seek a positive path forward.  
  • Living Our Core Values

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    This will be a school year unlike any other in the history of Brimmer’s 140 years. While that certainly presents its share of challenges, it also presents opportunities for us to grow and thrive as a community.
  • Our Commitment to Creating a Society Free of Hate

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    It is Brimmer’s collective commitment that racism, bigotry, and hate have no place in our community or in our society and that we deliver an education that will help create a society free of hate.
  • Reimagining Education - Student Support Outside the Classroom

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    In transitioning to a remote learning environment, it was important for us to work collaboratively to ensure that our systems and structures for all students could be redesigned and reimagined. 
  • Head of School Judith Guild, Director of Development Elizabeth Smith, Director of Alumni Affairs Amanda Frank '88, and Assistant Head of Academic Affairs Joe Iuliano with our NYC Alumni.

    Our Amazing Alumni

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    “I miss Brimmer.” That was the sentiment of our alumni at our New York City gathering. Alumni share how Brimmer prepared them to excel in their work beyond college and graduate school.
  • Brimmer graduates participated in a panel discussion on the impact our Global Studies curriculum and programming had on their college and career choices.

    The Impact of Global Studies at Brimmer

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    At a recent Middle and Upper School assembly, Brimmer graduates participated in a panel discussion on the impact our Global Studies curriculum and programming had on their college and career choices.
  • Developing Unique Voices in Middle & Upper School

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    As our Middle & Upper School students strive to become ethical leaders in a diverse world, they are given opportunities to share their opinions, interests, and knowledge, and develop their unique voices.
  • Responsible Leadership and Emerging Voices in Lower School

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    Teaching students to be responsible for themselves, others, and the earth on which we live has been a focus on our theme, Responsible Leadership and Student Voice.
  • Responsible Leadership and Student Voice

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    The School’s mission and guiding principles direct Brimmer’s educators in the task of helping students gain power over their own learning, to develop unique voices, and to participate responsibly in society. 
  • Professional Development & Summer Reading to Enhance Learning/Teaching

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    Learn about the books our faculty read over the summer of 2019.
  • Brimmer Educates Students For a Future of Change

    Judith Guild, Head of School
    Brimmer, a mission driven school that strives to produce life-long learners, is on a successful path to educate students for a future of change.
  • Developing Empathy through Meaningful Connections in Brimmer’s Lower School

    Judy Guild, Head of School
    Read remarks from our Head of School presented at the Lower School Thanksgiving Assembly.
    • Head of School Judith Guild

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