News Archive

2019

  • November

    Water Polo Wins Sixth-Straight NEPSAC Title

    Brunswick jumped out to a 7-0 lead against Exeter in the championship match of the 2019 NEPSAC Water Polo Tournament on Sunday, as the top-seeded Bruins cruised to a 19-5 title-winning victory inside the Mehra Natatorium.
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  • Curtain Set to Rise on 'The Good Doctor'

    Brunswick and Greenwich Academy Upper School students will stage The Good Doctor, this year’s fall play, at Baker Theater on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 7-8, at 7 p.m. 
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  • October

    Climate Change: Experts Debate Nuclear Solution

    Professor Joshua Goldstein and environmental advocate Stephen Lewis visited Brunswick on Thursday, October 24, to debate and present potential solutions to the controversial issue of climate change across the world.  
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  • Huge Crowds Revel at Joyful Homecoming

    Homecoming 2019 featured a weekend’s worth of fun and friendship, as throngs of Brunswick families and ’Wick alumni from across the country flocked to Edwards Campus to cheer on the Bruins, reconnect with old friends, and bask in lavish New England sunshine on a perfect, bright-blue October day. 
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  • Visiting Author Inspired by ‘Time & Place’

    National best-selling author and journalist Jennifer Egan visited the Upper School on Monday, October 21, to discuss her writing inspirations; the research, drafting, and revision processes; and her novel Manhattan Beach, winner of 2018’s Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.
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  • Paralympian: ‘What’s Holding You Back?’

    Nationally recognized motivational speaker Rohan Murphy, a star high school and collegiate wrestler who lost his legs at the age of 4, after being born with a rare defect, shared his story of perseverance with Lower and Middle School students on Thursday, October 17. 
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  • 'Wick Musicians Tune Up for Fall Concert

    Brunswick students are set to perform at the Upper School Fall Concert in Baker Theater on Friday, October 18, at 7 p.m. The event is open (with free admission) to the entire Brunswick and local community. 
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  • Community Celebrates Life of Ike Dolphan ’21

    Brunswick students and faculty gathered in Baker Theater on Thursday, Oct. 3, to honor the life and spirit of Ike Dolphan ’21, who died on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the age of 16, after a long and valiant battle with cancer. 
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  • September

    Star Athlete’s Grim Story: Drugs Took Him ‘There & Back’

    Ken Bartolo, founder of “There & Back,” dedicated to reducing drug and alcohol abuse among students from elementary school through college — with an emphasis on student athletes — addressed Brunswick Upper Schoolers on Thursday, September 26.
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  • Joint ’Wick/GA Assembly Spotlights Consent

    Brunswick and Greenwich Academy students united in Baker Theater for a special presentation by Mike Domitrz, the founder of The Center for Respect, which conducts trainings for tens of thousands each year in middle schools, high schools, universities, and military installations around the world, on Monday, September 23. 
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  • TOP Justin Cheng, Jakob Ginder, Ryan Glanville, Marcus Hodgson, and Nikhil Jaiswal BOTTOM Ford Jung, Harrison Kilberg, Alexander Morgan, Michael Pastore, and Samuel Schwartz

    Seniors 'Commended' for National Merit

    Ten Brunswick students have been named Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. 
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  • Annual Dinner: Philip Stresses ‘Important’ Over ‘Urgent’

    Brunswick School welcomed nearly 900 parents and faculty, filling Burke Fieldhouse to capacity, for its Annual Meeting & Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 12.
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  • TOP Nicholas Dow and Pierce Henderson BOTTOM Jamison Meindl and Nicholas Wolanske

    Senior Quartet Merits National Recognition

    Four Brunswick seniors were announced on Wednesday, Sept. 11, as semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program, joining 16,000 other students nationwide.
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  • ’Wick’s First Day Launches ‘Year for Others’

    After members of the Class of 2020 processed hand-in-hand with first graders into Dann Gymnasium — a longtime First Day tradition — Headmaster Thomas W. Philip opened Brunswick’s 117th year by addressing the faculty and student body.
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  • August

    Child-Health Expert Promotes ‘Brain-Building’

    Brunswick welcomed Dr. Jim Hudziak, the Creator and Director of the UVM Wellness Environment (WE), as the guest speaker at opening faculty meetings on Wednesday, August 28. 
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  • In Memoriam: Marilyn Ebbitt (1945-2019)

    Marilyn Ebbitt, 74, long-standing, former faculty member and Brunswick parent and friend, died peacefully at home on Saturday, August 3, after a long battle with cancer.
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  • June

    Awards Ceremony Concludes 'Remarkable Year'

    Brunswick put the finishing touches on the 2018–19 school year with Closing Ceremonies on Tuesday, June 4, honoring students and faculty members for outstanding accomplishments in the classroom, on the athletic fields, and in the school community.
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  • May

    Nicholas Wolanske '20, Christian Hartch '19, Kevin Tu '20, Alexander Morgan '20, and Ali Hindy '21

    Computer Science Students Excel at All-Star Competition

    ’Wick coders traveled to Wayne, N.J., to compete in American Computer Science League’s (ACSL) All-Star contest — a global coding contest sponsored by the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) — on Saturday, May 25
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  • Class of 2019: ‘Trustees’ of Cherished Traditions

    Shimmering sunshine lit up Edwards Campus for a day of both merriment and tears as Brunswick graduated 100 members of the Class of 2019 at its 117th Commencement, on Wednesday, May 22.
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  • Distinguished Seniors Earn Special Recognition

    On Monday, May 20 — at a ceremony held in Dann Gymnasium in front of faculty, family, and friends — a host of Brunswick seniors were honored with distinguished awards.  
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  • April

    Historian Spotlights U.S. ‘Moonshot’ Odyssey

    With the 50th anniversary of the milestone event less than three months away, U.S. presidential historian and bestselling author Douglas Brinkley visited the Upper School for a discussion of his newest book — American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race — on Thursday, April 25. 
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  • Upper School Senior Honored for Diversity Leadership

    For his work promoting diversity and inclusion in the greater Greenwich community, Brunswick senior Charlie Ciporin has been announced as the winner of the YWCA Racial Justice Scholarship Award.
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  • Lehrman Lecturer Acclaims Revolution's ‘Poet Laureate’

    Brunswick welcomed Jim Basker — the Richard Gilder Professor of Literary History at Barnard College, Columbia University — to Baker Theater on Tuesday, April 9.
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  • Activist Returns to Promote Respect & Consent

    Brunswick welcomed the return of Alexis Jones — an internationally recognized speaker, media personality, activist, and author — to the Upper School to renew a conversation about her life’s mission to serve others and to empower young men and women to fight for something bigger than themselves.   
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  • March

    Student Union Tackles ‘Wall’ Debate

    Brunswick held its second meeting of the Student Union at the Upper School on Thursday, March 28, as students promoted free speech and civil discourse on campus, while debating the issue of illegal immigration and President Trump’s proposed wall on the United States and Mexican border. 
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  • Visiting Author: 'Keep Working on the Story'

    Bestselling author Adam Gidwitz visited the Middle School for a discussion about his career and a series of writing workshops on Thursday, March 28. 
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  • TOP William Frauen and Christian Hartch BOTTOM Ben Israel and Cole Pierce

    Seniors Named National Merit Finalists

    Four Brunswick seniors — William Frauen, Christian Hartch, Ben Israel, and Cole Pierce — were announced as finalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. 
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  • FRONT Ajay Bagaria ’24, Glen Cahilly ’23, and Robert Ulmer ’24 BACK Thomas Ewald ’24, Andrew Tu ’24, William Ewald ’23, and coach Kevin Landesman

    Math Team Earns State Championship

    Brunswick’s Middle School Math Team took top honors with a first-place finish at the Connecticut State MATHCOUNTS Championship at the University of Hartford on March 9.
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  • 89th Annual Dinner Unites Dads & Sons

    Brunswick fathers and sons gathered at Burke Field House for the 89th Annual Father-Son Dinner on Thursday, March 7.
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  • Oscar-Nominated Alum: 'Journey Most Important'

    Brunswick welcomed Oscar-nominated alumnus Matt Heineman '01 to Baker Theater for a discussion of his career in filmmaking on Thursday, March 7.
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  • Arabic Students Target Environmental Issues

    Upper Schoolers visited with students from Choate Rosemary Hall to work on a collaborative project focused on sustainability and waste management in the Middle East.
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  • February

    Coaches John Martin, Tim Ostrye, Bob Benjamin and Neil Minsky (contributed photo)

    Ostrye Named National Wrestling Coach of the Year

    Longtime Brunswick wrestling coach Tim Ostrye was honored as the National Coach of the Year at the 2019 National Prep Championships at Lehigh University, while wrestlers Chris Perry and Luca Errico both earned All-American status at this weekend's event in Bethlehem, Pa.
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  • Academic Dean John Booth, Scott Gibbons, Ryan McMurchy, Tommy Kimberlin, Will Maynard, and Tallon Hodge

    Five Inducted Into Cum Laude Society

    Seniors Scott Gibbons, Tallon Hodge, Tommy Kimberlin, Will Maynard, and Ryan McMurchy were inducted to the Cum Laude Society on Thursday, February 21.
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  • TOP: Ajay Bagaria ’24, Glen Cahilly ’23, and Thomas Ewald ’24 BOTTOM: William Ewald ’23, Andrew Tu ’24, and Robert Ulmer ’24

    Middle School Math Team Garners Top Honors

    The Brunswick Middle School math team took top honors at the Southwest Connecticut MathCounts competition at Fairfield University on Saturday, February 9.
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  • Harvard ‘Rock Star’ Professor Returns to Alma Mater

    ’Wick alumnus David Malan ’95 — Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science at the Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences — returned to his high-school alma mater to discuss the value of computer science with Upper School students on Thursday, February 7.
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  • Managing Anxiety: Students Get Expert Advice

    Brunswick welcomed Darby Fox P ’17 — child and adolescent family therapist; CBS, Fox News, and HLN contributor; author; and national educator — to the Upper School for a lecture and Q & A rooted in the feelings of anxiety affecting so many young people in the world today. 
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  • January

    In this April 3, 2015 photo, Pat Turner, left, hugs Anthony Ray Hinton as he leaves the Jefferson County jail in Birmingham, Ala. Hinton spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row.  Hinton was freed after new ballistics tests contradicted the sole evidence used to convict him of two Birmingham murders. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager, File)

    Inner ‘Joy’ Sustained His Fight Against Injustice

    Anthony Ray Hinton — wrongfully arrested, charged, and convicted of capital murder in 1985 —suffered nearly 30 years cramped in a tiny cell on Alabama’s Death Row before being exonerated in 2015. He traveled to Connecticut to share his powerful story with Brunswick School and Greenwich Academy students at a joint Upper School assembly at GA on Thursday, January 31.  
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  • Upper Schoolers Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Upper School students paused to honor and reflect on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as the Diversity-in-Action Club (DIA) led a 90-minute presentation entitled ‘Dismantling Oppression: Finding Your Voice’ on Thursday, January 24. 
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  • ADL Visit Prompts Students To Be ‘Agents of Change’

    Brunswick welcomed the Anti-Defamation League’s ‘A World of Difference Institution’ — an organization recognizing that attitudes and beliefs affect actions, and that each of us can have an impact on others, and ultimately, on the world in which we live — to the Middle School on Wednesday, January 23. 
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  • 2019 B.I.T. Champions

    Wrestlers Win 44th Annual Invitational Tournament

    Brunswick collected 209 team points to win the 44th Brunswick Invitational Tournament on Saturday. The Bruins bested second-place Northfield Mount Hermon, last year’s champion, by 35.5 points. Brunswick has won its own tournament 19 times dating back to 1976.
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  • Upper School Exam Schedule: Jan. 15 - Jan. 18

    Upper School exams will be administered on both the Brunswick and Greenwich Academy campuses from Tuesday, January 15, through Friday, January 18.
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