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Interested in Robotics? Join the team!

Posted on Wednesday, December 06, 2017
The Upper School Robotics team - STAMPEDE - is preparing for their upcoming season beginning January 6. The team has expanded from 15 members to 25 and had a great pre-season where they created a movie "poster" for the upcoming theatrical production, learned pneumatics, and built supplies to aid in their upcoming season.

The Science of Studying

Posted on Wednesday, December 06, 2017
With the holiday season right around the corner, final exams for many students are also approaching soon. With increasing demands from extracurricular activities, challenging classes, social outings, and - let's face it - technology, finding time to study can seem next to impossible.

Meet a Mustang: Jonathan George '94

Posted on Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Jonathan George ’94 is a graduate of Amherst college from the class of 1998. He went on to pursue a career in medicine and is now the Assistant Professor of Head & Neck Surgical Oncology in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center and School of Medicine. In short - Jonathan treats people with cancers of the head & neck and also teaches resident physicians and medical students. In addition to...

Meet a Mustang: Jeff George '92

Posted on Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Jeff George ’92 holds a B.A. in International Relations from Carleton College, an M.A. from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and an MBA from Harvard University. Most recently, Jeff served as CEO of Alcon, a $10 billion eye care division of Novartis, a global healthcare company. Prior to that, he served as CEO of Sandoz, Novartis’ $10 billion generic pharmaceutical and biosimilars subsidiary. Both companies have a global footprint, with over 25,000...

Mapping our Community Partnerships

Posted on Monday, October 30, 2017
Each Wednesday, Breck Upper School students volunteer at more than 40 sites throughout the metro. Annalisa Tester '10, Interim Community Engagement and Service Learning Coordinator, shares the geographical impact our students make each week - and highlights a few incredible organizations at the same time!

Meet a Mustang: Alec Soth '88

Posted on Monday, October 30, 2017
Each month, the 123 eNewsletter features 10 questions with a member of our alumni community. Take a moment to get to know Alec Soth ’88.

Halloween in giant proportions

Posted on Monday, October 30, 2017
If you’ve visited Breck during Halloween anytime in the past 20 years, you’re probably keenly aware of the passion that surrounds this holiday on campus.

Being a good [digital] citizen

Posted on Friday, October 06, 2017
What is digital citizenship and why is it important?

Exploring Sanctuary

Posted on Wednesday, October 04, 2017
What is sanctuary? Is it a place? A person? What does being in sanctuary feel like? These are the questions our students will reflect on in All School and Divisional Chapels this year. As we celebrated our October All School Chapel on October 3, we thought we would begin this theme by learning more about our Breck sanctuary. Below are the words from my homily that, I hope, will give insight and inspiration for our Breck community throughout this year.

Collaborative Printing in 3D

Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Each day at Breck brings new experiences, ideas, and relationships. Today, our sixth grade science class was joined by an Upper School engineering class to explore new 3D printers added to the Middle School over the summer.