Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

By Lise Shelton, Assistant Head of School Central to who we are as a school are the Bay School Precepts. Guidelines rather than rules, they ask us to be the community we want to be: caring, intentional, aware. The aspirational quality of the precepts suggests that they are not easily realized. They require work and... Continue Reading →

Bringing the Real World to School

In a new post in his series on academics at Bay, Academic Dean Andy Shaw reflects on how Bay students are able to grow and thrive as sophisticated, young professionals, thanks to the myriad, meaningful opportunities available at Bay. In an era when classical notions of academic rigor beg to be redefined, one of the... Continue Reading →

Big Questions with No Easy Answers

Academic Dean Andy Shaw returns to our blog with another in-depth look at academics at Bay. In this post, Andy talks about what academic rigor looks like at Bay, and how our students are learning to tackle tough questions. A hundred years ago, academic rigor looked different from the way we see it today at... Continue Reading →

Gender and Dress: Craig Butz on How Clothing Reflects Society’s Values

At Morning Meeting, our students, faculty and staff speak about issues of personal importance. This week, Research in the Community and Humanities faculty member Craig Butz shared a video that he created, exploring the intersection of dress and gender. Does modern clothing reflect gender equality or disparity? Why does Bay have the dress policy it... Continue Reading →

Challenging Problems and Interesting Solutions: Curricular Change in Bay’s Math Program

Join Academic Dean Andy Shaw for a new blog series that provides an in-depth look at academics at Bay. For his first post, Andy highlights Bay's math program and its recent curricular changes. These days, it’s not uncommon for an older student or an alum to drop by my office to remark, “Math’s different now…my... Continue Reading →

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