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  • Boys Varsity Hockey Wins Back-to-Back Christmas Classic

    By Shane Gorman ’10
    Boys Varsity Hockey won the Avon Christmas Classic in back-to-back seasons for the first time in school history. Goalie JP Mella, who was named MVP of the 2017 tournament and is now a senior, made all 18 saves as he posted a shutout in the championship game. The Gunnery won the 2018 tournament, held December 13‒15 at Avon Old Farms, 3-0-1.
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  • Finding Purpose and Meaning This Holiday Season

    The annual Holiday Dinner was conducted on a sweet note, with students and faculty raising $1,379 for the Save the Children Foundation through the sale of “Candy Cane Grams” and the school’s annual “ugly sweater” fundraiser.
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  • NASA Awards Second Annual Grant to Gunnery Robotics Team

    NASA has awarded a $5,000 grant to the robotics team at The Gunnery, which will be participating in the 2019 FIRST® Robotics Competition. This is the second consecutive year that NASA has awarded a grant to The Gunnery. Its robotics team, known as The Gunnery Gears, was one of just two teams in Connecticut to receive Program Growth Grants from the NASA Robotics Alliance Project for the 2019 season. Two additional teams in the state received Sustaining Grants from NASA.
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  • 2018 Friend of the Green Award Presented to Denise Trevenen

    The Gunnery celebrated the start of the holiday season on Saturday, November 17, by opening its campus to the community for its annual Town Party, featuring the presentation of the 2018 Friend of the Green Award. This year, the school honored local attorney and community leader Denise DeVault Trevenen. The award is presented annually by The Gunnery to honor an individual or group that has contributed to the well-being of the town of Washington through their volunteer efforts.

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  • Inspiration for Living Life in a Happy Way

    The Gunnery Drama Society delighted audiences with its presentation of the incredibly comical classic, “You Can’t Take It With You,” by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, in the Lemcke Theater in the Emerson Performing Arts Center, November 8‒10.
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Founded in 1850 by abolitionist, educator, and outdoorsman Frederick Gunn, The Gunnery is a coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9 through 12/post-graduate. Dedicated teacher-mentor-coaches challenge students to reach their full potential in a home-like setting where character and citizenship are valued as much as intellect and achievement. Individualized attention and high expectations help young learners develop not only the skills and confidence they will need in college, but also the moral compass and love of learning that will serve them well in life. The school attracts ambitious, academically curious students who will both shine as unique individuals and thrive as contributing members of a deeply connected community. By the time they graduate, Gunnery students have become well rounded, grounded young adults with a sharpened sense of who they are and who they want to become.