As an institution whose mission is to educate for the future, it is altogether fitting that now and then we at Cardigan take time to focus on our own quiet scholarship.
As a boys’ school founded in the 1940s, much of Cardigan’s historical records have focused on the boys and men who have lived and learned on The Point. But what about the women who have made Cardigan their home, some of whom dedicated decades of their lives to the School? What are their stories? And how did their personal and professional participation in the life of the School shape its progress? A deep dive into Cardigan’s archives uncovers answers that are neither simplistic nor linear.
In a school established for the education of middle school boys, what role did women play in the community, and what does their legacy mean to Cardigan today?
Jennie Drew Hinman, Dolly Peach, Dottie Emerson, and Connie Burbank made significant contributions to the School in its early years.
After 17 years as a teacher, Mrs. Frost shares why her students change her world much more than she will ever change theirs.
There is a degree of uncertainty that isn’t always comfortable for the Gates teachers but is necessary in this student-centered classroom.
For almost 30 years, Coach K has embraced the ideals of servant leadership as a teacher, coach, mentor, and role model.
The sculpture is a remarkable gift from Sowon Joo and Elvin Kim in honor of their son, Patrick Kim, a member of the Class of 2023.
Two Cardigan students competed in the CARIFTA Swimming and Open Water Championships.
Coach Fassina brings Italian flair to Cardigan’s incredibly popular Ski Team.
From rare books and old prints to unwanted antiques, religious iconography, and architecture, he uses the inspiration to shape his own work.
While John ’93 and Dan ’97 Cesere were always passionate about the ocean, calling themselves artists wasn’t entirely straightforward.
After enrolling as an eighth grader at Cardigan in the fall of 1997, he knew he would find a second home in our art studio.
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75th Anniversary Special Edition