School COVID-19 mitigation efforts shift amid omicron
Director Vince Durnan and Health Team Co-Directors Margee Brennan wrote letters to USN families and faculty during Winter Break regarding the CDC’s new guidance, the rise of COVID-19 cases, the omicron variant, and their impact on school mitigation efforts. Head of High School Quinton Walker and Head of Lower School Amy Woodson also shared protocol updates with their students, families, and faculty. Read their messages linked below.
With final Forest Days and fourth grade's capstone, kayaking adventure in the books, Lower School Naturalist Teacher Lauren Hagan takes a look back at year of soul-awakening time spent outdoors and in wonder. Continue reading for a glimpse at all the Young Naturalist Program entailed this academic year.
During a reception to honor outgoing Director Vince Durnan, the Board of Trustees presented him with a proclamation, shared $1.5 million in new gifts have been added to the need-based scholarship endowment named in his honor, and christened the heart of the school the Durnan Auditorium.