Day and Boarding; Grades 6-12

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"As a teacher, you're teaching content and giving information, but you're also taking care of people's children. I am proud to be a part of a community that cares about making children into good people."

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Samm Stern-Leaphart

English

"When you work in a place where everyone is on the same page and there is a real purpose to what you are doing, you can't help but feel good about your life."

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Jeff Eckerson

History

"Real learning is socially mediated; learning happens during the interaction between students and teachers, between students and content, between students and one another."

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Jo Prockop

Cervone Center for Learning

"Our mission of individual excellence means getting to know all students for who they are, and supporting them anyway we can."

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Jamie Moore

Middle School

"Pennington is very student-centered. This is a school that takes into consideration not only how to teach each child, but also how every child learns."

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Aneka Bell

Science

"We have so many students who are interested in advanced topics; we have more students taking advanced computer science and advanced placement computer science than ever before, and half of them are girls."

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Len Leib

Mathematics

"My biggest hope for our students is that they go out into the world as complete, whole people-- able to contribute to society, and with a strong sense of themselves."

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Gretchen Overhiser

History

"What we really try to do is to create a student-centered environment in which each student is known and treasured for his and her individual gifts."

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John Bouton

English

"No matter where you go on campus, you’re bound to find something that's new, something that will help our students become better educated, and be better citizens."

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Chad Bridges

Assistant Headmaster for Community Life