Class of 2015

Emmanuelle Bonnafoux Claydon: 2015 Summer Institute Workshop at the Stanley H. King Counseling Institute in Andover, MA.
Emmanuelle was awarded a grant to attend the nationally renowned 2015 Summer Institute Workshop at the Stanley H. King Counseling Institute. Stanley King is a week-long program designed for independent school educators to provide them with counseling skills to “help students navigate the adolescent passage” and focuses on “deepening relationships with students and listening to them in ways that will support their growth and learning.” 

Gundhild Eder: 2015 Summer Institute Workshop at the Stanley H. King Counseling Institute in Andover, MA.
Gundhild was awarded a grant to attend the nationally renowned 2015 Summer Institute Workshop at the Stanley H. King Counseling Institute. It is a week-long program designed for independent school educators to provide them with counseling skills to “help students navigate the adolescent passage” and focuses on “deepening relationships with students and listening to them in ways that will support their growth and learning.”

Lucy Beecher Nelson: 25-day artist's residency at the Ragdale Foundation in Lake Forest, IL (Summer 2016). 
Lucy was awarded a grant for a summer self-study for a 25-day artist residency at the renowned Ragdale Foundation in Lake Forest, Illinois in the summer of 2016. Ragdale offers “architects, artists, writers, musicians and composers of the highest caliber an inspiring, supportive environment where they can produce enduring creative works.” 

Allyson Manchester: Grant to attend a production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in New York (Summer 2015).
Allyson was awarded a grant to attend a Broadway production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in the summer of 2015. The play is based on Mark Haddon’s 2003 unconventional murder-mystery novel. Allyson will integrating it into her English 10 curriculum in the 2015-2016 academic year.

Jill Reves: One-week Chemistry AP course at a one-week Summer Institute in Bridgewater, MA. 
Jill was awarded a grant to attend a one-week teaching AP Chemistry course in July 2015. Even though Falmouth Academy does not teach AP courses, the questions our students ask are often at that level and she would like to engage her students of science a bit more deeply regarding their advanced curiosity about Chemistry. Additionally, she will be participating in an on-line Inquiry-Based Chemistry Lab.

Richard Sperduto: Grant to help in the establishment of pollinator gardens at Falmouth Academy (in the back of Morse Hall). 
Richard was awarded a grant to assist in the creation of pollinator gardens in the spaces within the Morse Meeting Hall landscape that lies between the school and the woods. The pollinator gardens will be planned, planted, maintained and monitored by students under the guidance of the Farm & Garden Arts elective, and science teachers of the 7th grade Life Science and 9th grade G, E & S.

Susan Moffatt: Partial grant to undertake a project called Spring Shoot New Orleans sponsored by Leica Camera in New Orleans, LA. 
Susan was awarded a partial grant to attend workshops and to conduct field photographic shoots at the Leica Camera Spring Shoot in New Orleans in April 2015.

Stephen Duffy: A grant to support the participation of Falmouth Academy faculty at the NAIS Conference in Boston, February 2015. 
Head of School Stephen Duffy was awarded a grant to help support the participation of all of Falmouth Academy’s faculty at the National Association of Independent Schools Conference in Boston.