News Archive


  • August

    Seeing Beyond Wins and Losses

    Aside from the diverse range of offerings and activity levels, what makes The Gunnery’s athletic program stand out is Athletic Director Mike Marich’s approach: It’s about seeing beyond wins and losses and x’s and o’s. It’s about helping students to develop character and teaching life lessons through the games they love. It’s about the experience.
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  • Coach Jeff Trundy Honored for 20 Years of Leading the Falmouth Commodores

    Science teacher and Gunnery Head Baseball Coach Jeff Trundy was honored August 1 for his 20 years as Manager of the Falmouth Commodores. The Commodores dedicated the last regular season home game to Trundy, who is one of the longest-tenured managers in the Cape Cod Baseball League, calling it “Trundy Night.”
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  • May

    Graduates Encouraged to “Think Fearlessly, Act Thoughtfully”

    The Gunnery celebrated its 168th Commencement on May 28, graduating 82 students from 11 states and 13 countries in a ceremony that highlighted the words and legacy of school founder, abolitionist, individualist and outdoorsman Frederick Gunn.
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  • The Gunnery Hosts 59th Annual Founder’s Day Regatta

    On Sunday, May 6, 2018 The Gunnery will host the 59th Annual Founder’s Day Regatta at Lake Waramaug. Twenty-one high school teams, with more than 1,000 student-athletes, are scheduled to participate.
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  • February

    Gunnery Faculty Members Rise to Challenge of Steep Rock Trail Series

    Not to be outdone by the winning ways of The Gunnery’s cross country student athletes, members of the faculty challenged themselves on the beautiful trails of the Steep Rock Association this fall.
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  • Play for the Cure Nets Highest Amount to Date for Cancer Research

    The Gunnery Girls Varsity Field Hockey team hosted its 8th annual Play4theCure game vs. Westover School on October 28, 2017 to raise funds for cancer research. The Gunnery beat Westover 2-0 and the team and its supporters set a new record, raising $2,844 for the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR).
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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.