On Tuesday, September 10, students, faculty, staff, and trustees of The St. Paul's Schools gathered in the George L. Mitchell '44 Stadium for the installation of Dr. Jefferson Huang as the schools' inaugural president. This ceremony marked a historic moment for our institutions. With oversight of our three schools, Dr. Huang is positioned to ensure that St. Paul's students of all ages continue to learn in a small-school setting while enjoying the opportunities provided by a large, interconnected campus.
On Monday, July 1, 2019, the St. Paul's School for Girls community welcomed its eleventh Head of School, Ereni Gleason Malfa '89. Read more to see a video of Ereni's first days on campus & learn about opportunities for the community to meet Ereni and her family and welcome them to SPSG.
The St. Paul's Schools are pleased to announce the Howard F. Knipp III Endowment at The St. Paul's Schools, established by family and friends of Howard F. "Howdy" Knipp III in honor of his retirement after 25 years teaching Middle School science at St. Paul's School. Reflecting Howdy's lifelong commitment to the environment, the Knipp Fund will support faculty development and student activities in the Middle Schools of both St. Paul's School and St. Paul's School for Girls, with an emphasis on the outdoors and the environment.
Head of School Penny Evins delivered her final Prayers speech to our community, reflecting upon the nearly 30 speeches she has given during her six years as our fearless leader. In turn, the SPSG community took the opportunity to surprise Mrs. Evins with a heartfelt tribute in appreciation of all she has done for our school.
SPSG welcomed alumna Dr. Bronwyn Lewis Friscia '04 to speak at Alumnae Prayers and kick off Green & White Weekend 2019. As a former SGA President during her time at SPSG, Dr. Friscia once again took the podium to speak to the student body, faculty and staff, and fellow alumnae about the incredible opportunity at SPSG to develop one's skills and strengths surrounded and supported by a community of women, as well as the importance of striving to become creators, rather than consumers, in our greater world.
Head of School Penny Evins was recently appointed to the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Board of Trustees. Penny joins 20 fellow thought leaders and educational innovators on the NAIS Board of Trustees and is one of only two new members voted in this year.
Due to inclement weather, The St. Paul's Schools will be closed today, Wednesday, January 30.