A Message from Steve Hancock: Spring/Summer 2019-20

Respect. Trust. Honesty. Fairness. Kindness. When I first read these words on the USM website, I was immediately drawn to the school. These qualities have been the foundation of my personal belief surrounding education for decades. As I read more, I learned that the Common Trust ignites a passion for learning, leading, and serving throughout anextraordinary community. Six months after hearing about the head of … Continue reading A Message from Steve Hancock: Spring/Summer 2019-20

A Message from Laura Fuller: Fall/Winter 2019-20

Nearly 36 years ago, I started out as a science teacher in my home state of Wisconsin. Since then, I believe my career has been approximately one part strategy and three parts random luck! I spent 10 years literally living with my students and colleagues at a New England boarding school. Then, I became an administrator and had the chance to head the upper school … Continue reading A Message from Laura Fuller: Fall/Winter 2019-20

A Message from Laura Fuller: Spring/Summer 2018-19

Over the course of the past 30 years, I have walked through the process of retirement with many colleagues. While I always tried to understand and empathize with the myriad emotions associated with this pivotal moment in one’s life journey, like most things, it is next to impossible to grasp until you have walked your own path. Following the announcement in January of my plans … Continue reading A Message from Laura Fuller: Spring/Summer 2018-19

A Message from Laura Fuller: Fall/Winter 2018-19

The first half of this school year was highlighted by the opening of several additional new and renovated spaces that have been supported by the Our Common Bond campaign (click here to read more). These facilities were built out of a need and desire to provide the functional space required to support our growing student body, but they have already proven to be so much … Continue reading A Message from Laura Fuller: Fall/Winter 2018-19

A Message from Laura Fuller: Spring/Summer 2017-18

Happy summer to all of you! While our faculty continue to enjoy a well-deserved respite from another great school year, many of our staff are still hard at work this summer, planning for another great year ahead. I’ve written often about these incredible members of our community, and all that they do for our students and our school. I am blessed to lead such a … Continue reading A Message from Laura Fuller: Spring/Summer 2017-18