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Project Cicero Logo

Support Calhoun’s annual book drive for Project Cicero, which helps supplement classroom libraries in under-resourced New York City public schools. New or gently used books may be delivered to either the 81st or 74th Street lobbies, from February 25 through March 7.

Movement Workshop Flyer

Explore different movement techniques and how you can fit movement into your daily routine at a free Movement Studies Workshop for Calhoun community members (ages 12+). The March 4 workshop is led by Cathy Deckelbaum, yoga instructor and Calhoun parent.

Upper School Science Olympiad Team

Calhoun took two teams to the NYC Regional Science Olympiad competition, held on February 2, at Grover Cleveland High School in Ridgewood, Queens. The students competed in over a dozen events, and finished in the top 10 in three separate events—medaling twice in one of the building challenges!

Students excited showing math work

Calhoun is launching a brand-new math camp this summer! Calhoun Math Camp will take place June 24-July 3, 2019, 9am-3pm, and is for students entering 3rd-8th grades. For more information and to register, visit

2019 Benefit Poster

Tickets for the 2019 Calhoun Benefit are on sale now. Be a part of the school’s biggest fundraising event of the year, Friday, March 1 from 7pm to 12:30am at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. Early bird prices are available through February 6, so be sure to get your tickets soon!

Calhoun 2025 video

The Board of Trustees has approved a new strategic plan for the school: Calhoun 2025. Visit the Calhoun 2025 web page to read the full text of the Plan and watch a short video introducing its core themes.

2019 Benefit Poster

The Calhoun Benefit is just around the corner, and that means it's auction time. Can you help secure items for both the live and silent auctions?

Man Who Came to Dinner Poster

The Upper School theater production presents Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's 1939 comedy The Man Who Came to Dinner. Three evening performances will be held at 7pm on Thurs., Dec. 13, Fri., Dec. 14, and Sat., Dec. 15, and a matinee at 2pm will be held on Sat., Dec. 15. All performances will take place in Calhoun’s Mary Lea Johnson Performing Arts Center, at 81st Street. Purchase your tickets online.

Calhouners Give Back at Harvest Festival

The entire Calhoun community came together for Harvest Festival. This year's theme was “Calhoun Spirit in Action,” and the day was characterized by students extending their school spirit outside the walls of Calhoun.