Alex Myers, author of the new book Revolutionary, currently lives in DC, was raised in Maine as a girl (Alice) and attended boarding school at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. After attending for three years as a woman, he returned as a man his senior year. Alex was the first transgender student in that Academy’s history, as well as the first openly transgender student at Harvard where he worked to change their nondiscrimination clause to include gender identity.
Potluck Dinner Gathering
Friday, September 5th 2014
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Current families and staff gather to celebrate the start of a new school year.
We look forward to seeing you there!
I’ve been going through all my photos from this year while helping out with the yearbook. I came across several that I neglected to post anywhere during the year that represent well the interesting and amazing things that go on at Fairhaven School. First, some from the Art Room. I love to watch these students work!
At Fairhaven School, one must always remain open to seeing things from new and different perspectives. It is with this spirit in mind that I share these bird’s eye views of our remarkable campus. I hope that you are enjoying your summer, and we all look forward to another school year spent discovering both new and familiar things from multiple points of view.
The Kitchen Corporation at Fairhaven School had organized its annual trip to serve sandwiches to the needy clients of the Lighthouse Shelter in Annapolis. With money they had raised by selling meals and cookies to fellow School Meeting members throughout the year, they had made thirty lunches, and their youngest, most enthusiastic member was chomping at the bit to go outside the office.
Then the staff member organizing the trip realized that the student had been recently referred to School Meeting and was, therefore, not allowed to go on field trips. Tempted to stave off his disappointment, my colleague considered writing herself up for violating the “no field trips when referred” policy and taking the consequences in JC ( Judicial Committee) afterwards. The student, all of seven years old, took the setback in stride, tears welling in his eyes, only asking for mint chocolate chip ice cream from their traditional post-service celebration, and here was another lesson in “no” for a Fairhaven School student.