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Student enjoying Blackout Calhoun Spirit Day

Celebrate and cheer for the Cougars at the first school-wide Blackout Calhoun Spirit Day of the season! Show your #CougarPride Thurs., Oct. 4, during some great spirit day events.

Sydney Ashton '20 on the Granada National Team

Sydney Ashton, Calhoun junior and Girls’ Varsity Volleyball athlete, participated in the ECVA Senior Championships as part of the Grenada National Women's Volleyball team. The championship tournament took place in Antigua & Barbuda in August. Sydney finished the tournament ranked as the 7th best receiver, 6th best scorer, and 6th best spiker in the tournament. Congrats, Sydney! Cougar Nation is proud of you!

Girls' Varsity Volleyball huddle before the game

Mark your calendars Cougar fans, the Calhoun fall athletics season kicks off on Sept. 12, and the first Girls’ Varsity Volleyball home game of the 2018-19 school year is on Fri., Sept. 14

Welcome New Calhoun Faculty and Staff!

With the start of the school year upon us, join us in welcoming new Calhoun employees. If you see these new faces around our buildings, don’t hesitate to say hello!

(Left) Eric Osorio, Associate Head of Teaching and Learning, and (Right) L.J. Mitchell, Director of Development

Calhoun welcomes a new leadership team starting in the 2018-19 school year: an Associate Head of Teaching and Learning, new Division Directors for the Middle and Upper Schools, and a new Director of Development.

The Class of 2018 Throws Their Caps in Celebration

Calhoun extends our congratulations – and bids a fond farewell – to the Class of 2018. The future shines bright for these 59 graduates, who are headed to a rich array of colleges and universities across the country.

Calhoun Community Celebrates NYC PRIDE March

For the ninth consecutive year, Calhoun is co-sponsoring a float in the NYC Pride March with LREI on Sunday, June 24. All members of the school community are invited to join in this show of support for our LGBTQ community, human rights and social justice. Sign up online today!

Boys’ Volleyball Team Makes History with State Tourney Win

The Boys’ Varsity Volleyball team made history this past week when they defeated Masters School for the NYSAIS State Championship title! The Cougars also won this year’s NYCAL tournament championship and were the NYCAL regular season co-champions. 

New Volleyball Training Program for 8th-12th Graders, Spring 2018

Spring Coed Volleyball Evening Training Program includes Tuesday & Thursday sessions hosted by Calhoun and run by varsity and club level coaches, including college players. The sessions are open to any rising 8th grader with club experience and all rising 9th-12th grade player; all genders welcome. Prepare for the Fall season with these indoor training sessions! The cost is $500 for the full spring training program.

Calhoun Kids Raise over $5,000 at AIDS Walk New York

Calhoun Upper Schoolers raised more than $5,000 for the AIDS Walk New York 2018--and with your help, they can still raise more!  Donations can still be made to the Calhoun team by going to and entering team number 1247 before June 3.