Meet the Staffulty: Lori Cohen

Growing up on the San Francisco Peninsula, Lori developed a passion for painting and drawing and became a skilled communicator. She thought she would become a lawyer when she grew up. This changed her junior year of high school when she began to deeply connect to the multicultural literature that she was reading in her classes.... Continue Reading →

Passions and Problems

Next in his series for The Bay School Blog, Academic Dean Andy Shaw shares his thoughts on how students can - and should - use their interests and passions to solve meaningful, real-world problems. Education, especially independent school education, has a tendency to get buzzword-y and caught up in trends. One such buzzword these days... Continue Reading →

Finding Inspiration: Addi ’15 on Discovering His Passions at Bay

When Addi ’15 transferred to Bay during his 9th-grade year, he wasn’t sure what he’d find at his new school. Now, in the middle of his senior year, the answer has become clear: he’s discovered his passions. From music to cross country, and US History to existentialism, Addi has pursued new subjects and stretched his... Continue Reading →

Intersession Highlights: Exploring Your Creative Side

From photography to music and from video to short stories, this year’s Intersession has a ton of ways to get your “creative” on! Bay students dig deep into their artistic passions during these week-long courses. Check out just a few of the creative courses offered in this year’s catalog.  Appreciation of Animation In this intersession,... 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 →

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