The Calhoun Parents Association is holding a one-week online pop-up sale for Calhoun gear! The sale ends on Sun., Nov. 25. Shop for gear.
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Save the date for the 2019 Calhoun Benefit, Friday, March 1, 7pm-12:30am at the Ziegfeld Ballroom, 141 West 54 Street. Find out more about the event and how you can volunteer by visiting calhoun.org/benefit
Calhoun students are asking for your help in supporting our local food pantry, the West Side Campaign Against Hunger. Drop off donations of canned or packaged foods to the collection bins in the 81st Street and 74th Street lobbies from Mon., Nov. 12, until Fri., Nov. 16.
Social Justice is woven throughout the curriculum at Little Calhoun. As children work, play and make connections, they learn important lessons about fairness, and reflect on the ways they can impact their communities in positive ways.
Students in the Upper School explored film through a historical lens. Looking critically at the events of a given era, students explored the subtle political messages conveyed by popular American films including High Noon and Dirty Harry.
Fifth graders brought immigrant journeys to life this semester, through cross-disciplinary writing projects in language arts and social studies classes. In social studies, students researched immigration at the turn of the 20th century, while their work in language arts focused on viewing immigration through a contemporary lens.
Preschool teachers launched a grade-wide study of birds that would tap into their students' natural curiosity. And as soon as the project took flight, it was clear they had found a topic that was full of possibility!
When it comes to searching for a school, an in-person visit is an invaluable tool in determining whether the school is the right fit for your family. But with many schools on your list, what’s the best way to make the most of each visit? Our admissions team shared their tips for what key questions to ask and features to look for on a school tour.
Getting ready for a student visit? We've outlined what you can expect at Calhoun and how to make the most of your time during your time with us.
Read insights from our admissions team on how to successfully complete an independent school application.
Twelfth graders in Advanced Chemistry learned to think like scientists by using their own questions as a starting point for a rigorous scientific research project.
Far from 74th and 81st streets, away from the hustle and bustle of our urban landscape, Calhoun has a forest as a classroom, where our students connect with nature and deepen their learning. Over the years, students from Lower, Middle and Upper School divisions have traveled to Black Rock for experiential, on-site learning in multiple disciplines.
MS English teacher Larry Sandomir introduces his seventh graders to the power of language and its potential to create beauty, magic and change. His hope, he says, is to impress upon his students that even one person can change the world by using their voice.