Our Common Bond

On a cold, windy day in January 1983, former USM headmaster Robert D. Johnston sat down at his desk to pen his “Headmaster’s Corner” article for USM Today. At the time, USM was poised on the precipice of great change. Construction had begun to consolidate two campuses into one, thanks to the launch of a $13 million Our Future is Now capital campaign—the largest fundraising … Continue reading Our Common Bond

Constructive Reflection

Born in 2000, I started at USM in junior kindergarten—a member of the class of 2019. We have a great class and, for those of us who are going all the way through, a common experience: construction. Yes, we have the honor of living through renovations to both the Lower School and the Upper School, and each time we got to use and enjoy the … Continue reading Constructive Reflection

Building Excitement

On a sunny day in May, students, faculty, staff, members of the Board of Trustees, and other distinguished guests gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction projects related to the $27 million Our Common Bond campaign. Contributions through the campaign will better equip students for a rapidly changing world through facilities that foster innovation, experiential learning, global education, the arts, and professional-preparedness training. In addition, … Continue reading Building Excitement