St. Paul’s School


< 2022



  • Gretta White at World Lacrosse Women’s World Championship

    Fast Break

    Gretta White ’25 makes her athletic debut on the international stage — and history
  • Students walking into schoolhouse

    RAINN Completes Year One of Its Engagement with St. Paul’s School

    Recommendations provide a multi-year, multi-pronged strategy to expand ongoing work  
  • Rector Kathy Giles delivering Convocation Address

    Fall Convocation 2022

    Rector Kathy Giles opens the 167th academic year with messages of belonging and gratitude
  • Students on Opening Day

    Thanks and Belonging

    SPS welcomes 532 students to the start of the School’s 167th year
  • Tom Peters, SPS Director of Counseling

    The (New) Director is In

    Meet Thomas Peters, the new St. Paul’s School director of counseling.
  • Dana Anselmi ’98

    A Deep Sense of Belonging

    Dana Chapin Anselmi ’98 joined the St. Paul’s School faculty in June as the School’s new dean of admission and financial aid.
  • Aryan Mitta working at Northeastern

    Room to Grow

    Aryan Mitta ’23 finds connections between the real world and SPS during bioengineering-focused summer externship
  • Pieter Fossel ’10, CEO and Co-Founder of Hydrosat

    Shooting for the Stars

    With the startup satellite company Hydrosat, Pieter Fossel ’10 is helping to map climate change.
  • Students presenting for the ASP Data Driven class

    Driven by Data — And More

    This summer’s Advanced Studies Program welcomed 180 talented students from New Hampshire public high schools for five weeks of intensive academics.
  • Olivia playing the guitar in her living room

    Making Tracks

    Singer-songwriter Olivia Connolly ’23 released her first single in the spring. Next up: A debut album. And hopefully much, much more.
  • Mariana Zobel de Ayala ’06

    Next Generation Leader

    Mariana Zobel de Ayala ’06 is stepping up to help lead her family’s business and make a difference in the Philippines.
  • An Honor and a Responsibility

    Tola Olorode ’22 is one of just 300 U.S. high school seniors to be named a Gates Scholar.
  • Nurturing Growth In and Beyond the Classroom

    Five Questions with Laura Hrasky
  • Caring for Herself and Others

    Meet Elizabeth Esteves ’23, Friends Program peer leader and Self-love Club founder.
  • Robb Arndt in Raffini Commons

    Team Effort

    Associate Dean of Students Robb Arndt focuses on student well-being.
  • Jackie Chen in classroom

    Seizing Every Day

    For Jacqueline Chen ’22, an enduring curiosity leads to ancient worlds, eternal questions, and endless opportunities.
  • Graduates proceeding in to ceremony

    A Return to Graduation Lawn

    St. Paul’s School graduates 146 members of the Form of 2022.
  • Ryan Murphy

    Keeping Score on School Spirit

    Ryan Murphy ’22 channeled his love for SPS into a leadership role with the School’s iconic club system
  • Anniversary Weekend 2022 Parade

    Together in Millville, At Long Last

    On June 10–12, alumni spanning 77 forms gathered for reunions three years in the making.
  • Michael Sylvester '59

    “Always a Tinkerer”

    Serial entrepreneur Michael Sylvester ’59 has relied on persistence, patience, and perseverance in his success as an inventor.
  • Rufus Gifford ’92 and Dr. Stephen DeVincent

    Leading With Heart

    Dogs are central to the lives of diplomat Rufus Gifford ’92 and his veterinarian husband. Their golden retrievers remind the couple about love, trust, and living life with an open heart.
  • Schoolhouse Spring 2022

    Graduation Week Presentations and Awards

    SPS students finish their 2021-22 academic year in community gatherings that recognize their scholastic and extracurricular accomplishments, talents and service.
  • Boys Baseball

    SPS Athletes Recognized in Year-end Awards

    A number of awards were given out at the conclusion of Spring Term to honor athletic accomplishments during the 2021-22 academic year.
  • Rosy Keyser

    The Artist’s Way

    Rosy Keyser’s bold work offers a new perspective on painting — and maybe the world around us.
  • Bronwen with students

    Past Connections

    For Bronwen Callahan ’08, a childhood spent on the SPS grounds became the springboard for a life in education.
  • Jenny Li in classroom

    The Full Teaching Experience

    Trained as a biologist, Department of Languages Head Zhaohong “Jenny” Li found her passion in teaching Chinese.
  • MacRae on stage with Adam D from Killswitch Engage at Ozzfest 2003

    A Life on the Road

    For decades, Meg MacRae ’88 has found joy and camaraderie as a rock tour manager.
  • Lack with Snap co-founder and CEO Evan Speigel

    Getting Social

    Betsy Kenny Lack ’79 is able to fuel creativity and innovation.
  • Frances ReathMerrill ’96

    Meaningful Artifacts

    With a fearless use of color, pattern, and texture, L.A.-based interior designer Frances Reath Merrill ’96 creates spaces that make complicated lives easier to live.
  • Murray Buttner ’85

    The Good Doctor

    Murray Buttner ’85 has found his calling as a multitasking physician in rural Alaska.
  • Ke Nicole Hu ’22 in Ohrstrom Library

    Five Questions with Ke Nicole Du Hu ’22

    Two-time national writing medalist is honored by recognition for essay.
  • Maggie Randolph '03 at construction site

    Bringing Tiny Solutions to Big Problems

    Architect Maggie Randolph ’03 isn’t just proposing creative answers to the New Hampshire housing crunch — she’s building them.
  • Her Purpose: Artistic Creativity Banner with headshots of speakers

    Creativity as a Calling

    With a focus on the arts, May 11 event wraps up alumnae panel series celebrating 50 years of coeducation at SPS.
  • Tracy K. Smith in class with students

    Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Tracy K. Smith Visits SPS

    The Conroy Distinguished Visitor motivated student writers with her work, insights and writing advice.
  • Stile Antico

    Keiser Concerts Return to SPS Chapel

    After a two-year hiatus, SPS welcomed visitors to its renowned concert series.
  • ASP Alumni Day 2019

    Back to School

    Alumni Day gives past participants the chance to reconnect with one another and with the ASP. 
  • Ecology class 2021

    New Directions

    The ASP is about diving deep into thought-provoking classes where one encounters real-world problems and relevant ideas.
  • Jonathan Brunstedt speaks with student in classes

    Jonathan Brunstedt Inspires as Schlesinger Writer-in-Residence

    Author finds enthusiastic audiences for discussions of history, memory and writing
  • A Call to Climate Action

    April 19 event celebrating 50 years of coeducation inspires and informs on the subject of environmental stewardship.
  • student in multivariable calculus class

    Academic Efforts Pay Off

    SPS students’ hard work and preparation yields prominent placements at multiple high-profile academic events. 
  • Ted Landsmark ’64 and Michel Martin ’76

    “You Have to Be Ready”

    More than 45 years later, Ted Landsmark ’64 spoke with Michel Martin ’76 about the deeply personal attack that changed his life and the course of conversations about racial tensions in Boston.
  • National Geographic Explorer, filmmaker and doctoral student Alizé Carrère gave a Chapel talk Friday, April 22, to kick off Earth Day at SPS.

    For the Planet, For the People

    Earth Week at SPS explores passion, activism and justice 
  • Current SPS students welcome incoming Third, Fourth and Fifth Formers during visit days.

    SPS Admits Newest Paulies

    New students from 27 states and 17 countries will bring a wide variety of talents and passions to the SPS community this fall. 
  • Jamie Forbes, speaking in Chapel, said it is challenging to confront his experience of abuse but hopes that in sharing it, he provides an access point for more conversations to discuss, and end, sexual violence.

    LinC Day Program Opens the Door to Vital Conversations

    LinC leaders create an impactful day on topics that need to be discussed in every community.
  • Samantha Ekstrand headshot

    Leveling the Playing Field

    Samantha Sparks Ekstrand ’92 brings her competitive background and law degree to bear on matters of equity and opportunity for women in sports.
  • Abdul-Rehman Malik speaking in Chapel

    What’s Inside

    Abdul-Rehman Malik shares the significance of Ramadan in a Chapel Talk and explores religious traditions in classroom discussions.
  • Boys Basketball vs. Exeter

    Winter Athletic Awards

    Teams, individuals honored during special March 31 Chapel
  • Lily Fitzpatrick headshot

    Learning to Use Her Strength

    National champion Lily Fitzpatrick ’25 discusses wrestling, her Native American heritage, and coming to SPS.
  • Declan Casey headshot

    Service Plan

    For some SPS students, spring break is an opportunity to help those in need. 
  • The Rt. Rev. Bishop A. Robert Hirschfeld

    The Gift of Enough

    The Rt. Rev. Bishop A. Robert Hirschfeld, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire, delivered the Spring Term Convocation in Chapel on March 28.
  • students at FIRST Robotics competition

    Hands-On Learning

    FIRST Robotics provides SPS with a forward-focused engineering experience and a major dose of good old-fashioned teamwork.
  • Blessing Ajayi in Ohrstrom Library

    New Points of View

    For Blessing Ajayi ’22, the reason to come to SPS was simple: take advantage of opportunities not available at home.
  • Max Baron ’17

    On Schedule

    Entrepreneur Max Baron ’17 and partners aim to make the calendaring and events platform Saturn the “first social calendar.”
  • Theo Maehr '76

    Stewarding the Land, Self, and Community

    An unconventional lifestyle helped Theo Maehr ’76 save his home from a 2016 California wildfire.
  • Johanna Boynton

    Creating Goals

    Women’s pro hockey franchise ownership fulfills a dream for Johanna Neilson Boynton ’84.
  • Annie Jacobsen on a ride-along over Los Angeles with the U.S. Army in a Blackhawk helicopter.

    Exposing Secrets

    Writer Annie Jacobsen ’85 opens doors the U.S. government would rather stay locked.
  • Dominique Dodge with harp

    Harmonious Heritage

    Dominique Dodge ’01 finds joy in participating in the revival of the language tied to the music she loves.
  • Lauren McKenna Surzyn

    Raising Aspirations

    Through her leadership in the financial services industry to her devout volunteerism, Lauren McKenna Surzyn ’03 has found her purpose.
  • Altrui Foundation members

    Entrepreneurial Teen

    Before his 18th birthday, Rahul Kavuru ’22 had created two companies with social missions.
  • Faculty DEI Council Members Pankti Dalal and Tarah Greenidge

    Creating Community for Everyone

    Five questions with SPS faculty members Pankti Dalal and Tarah Greenidge
  • Scott Reynolds speaking with a student

    Five Questions with Scott Reynolds

    Longtime biology and chemistry teacher is the School’s own bat man.
  • Abbey Xu ’22

    The Great Debater

    Abbey Xu ’22 is one of 10 members of the USA Debate Team.
  • Katya Chernyshev and Andrew Fleischner

    Perfectly Paired

    For childhood friends and dance partners Katya Chernyshev ’22 and Andrew Fleischner ’22, SPS represents the best of school and ballet.
  • Darina Mollova '22

    Building a Future at SPS

    For Darina Mollova ’22, St. Paul’s School has provided opportunities in STEM not available in her native Bulgaria.
  • Olivia Gerstner with her crocheted top

    Hooked on Crochet

    For Olivia Gerstner ’23, interests in cancer research and crochet converge when she picks up her needle.
  • Joy and Community

    St. Paul’s School observes Black History Month with explorations of the African Diaspora
  • Collage of Dana Remus, Maggie Smith, and Rhiya Trivedi

    Eagerly Bearing the Burden of Others

    Three alumnae continue the School’s yearlong celebration of coeducation with a conversation about what drives their passion to serve the greater good.
  • Will Ahmed speaking in anatomy and physiology class

    Welcoming Energy

    Chapel, class visits, and squash highlight WHOOP CEO Will Ahmed’s return to Millville
  • Mae Karwowski headshot

    Building Buzz for Brands

    To Mae Karwowski ’04, influencer marketing wasn’t just a good idea — it was an obvious one.
  • Nicole Gallagher headshot

    Digital Decision-maker

    As director of news practices and the Decision Desk at ABC, Nicole Gallagher ’82 helps ensure the integrity of the news.
  • Romeo Giudici in alpine ski race

    Perfect Conditions

    Ski team captain Romeo Giudici ’22 finds the right balance of academic rigor and athletic passion at SPS.
  • A Violinist at Heart

    Violinist Sean Jang ’23 turns years of practice into a passion for music
  • Tina Miller

    Life Lessons

    As one of the School’s first girls of color, academics were just the start of what Martina “Tina” Miller ’74 learned at SPS
  • Charly Plaisir

    Putting His Passion in His Work

    Five questions with Charly Plaisir ’13
  • Kristina Allard in Gordon Rink

    Chasing Her Dream

    Tri-sport standout Kristina Allard ’22
  • Litzrudy Justinvil speaking in Chapel

    SPS Observes Black History Month

    Programming includes speakers, films, dinners, and more.
  • Students using rowing tanks

    LinC Day: Focus on Wellness

    A welcome respite offers a chance to relax, learn about wellness, and explore new spaces on campus.
  • Lunar New Year Celebration at Chapel

    SPS Welcomes the Year of the Tiger

    Students celebrate Lunar New Year in Chapel and beyond
  • Rich Lowry speaks with students in American Government class

    Respectful Discourse

    Bipartisan student effort engages Rich Lowry for wide-ranging discussions.
  • Jenna Rheault '15 and Isobel Cup with GV Hockey Team

    Professional Hockey Player Jenna Rheault ’15 Makes a Surprise Visit

    The Boston Pride defender offered words of wisdom and an up-close look at the Isobel Cup.
  • Nick White in the Chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul

    The Chapel as Stage

    Nick White debuts new opera
  • Omar Brown in Humanities Class

    Remembering Omar Brown

    SPS community mourns the loss of beloved Humanities teacher
  • Nife Joshua '22 sings in Chapel during MLK celebration

    The ‘Doing of Justice’

    SPS Honors MLK and Explores His Legacy
  • Harrison Dahl '22 standing next to digital history display

    Extra-Credit Obsession

    Harrison Dahl ’22 is helping to catalog SPS athletics history
  • Chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul in winter

    SPS to Honor MLK with Daylong Programming

    Rev. Paul Anthony Daniels II will open the day with a special Chapel service
  • Kate Daniels

    Five Questions with Kate Daniels

    The Director of Academic Support discusses what the School offers its students.
  • Charlie McKee (far right) with ice academy coaches

    Skating Toward Beijing

    “SPS ethos” guides Charlie McKee ’83 in creating community for ice-dancing elite.
  • Sono Aibe ’81

    Gender Equity on a Global Scale

    Sono Aibe ’81 advocates to give girls and women a voice in policymaking and health care
  • Joellen Russell ’89

    Saving What We Can

    Climate scientist and oceanographer Joellen Russell ’89 works to preserve the future of the planet.
  • Jenny Heath Judson ’94 and Danielle Faris Mahfood ’94

    Sticking With It

    With the release of their novel, Jenny Heath Judson ’94 and Danielle Faris Mahfood ’94 have realized a lifelong dream.
  • Lindsay Center for Mathematics and Science

    Fulfilling its Promise

    A decade after it was built, the School’s Lindsay Center for Mathematics and Science remains a marvel of innovation.
  • Celia Aniskovich ’10

    Unearthing Hidden Histories

    Filmmaker Celia Aniskovich ’10 shines a light on forgotten stories
  • Tekla mushes an antique freight sled at sunset on the Chena River

    Chasing the Sun

    In becoming a musher in her home state of Alaska, Tekla Butcher-Monson ’14 is carrying on her family legacy with joy.
  • Amanda Schloss Decker at work

    Born to be a Techie

    Amanda Schloss Decker ’07 finds fulfillment in both the management and technical sides of engineering
  • Dayo at Nantucket Project

    Empowering Narratives

    Through a variety of media, Dayo Olopade Lamolo ’03 helps to celebrate Africa’s storytellers
  • Amelia Sanchez-Moran

    Exercising Change

    Attorney Amelia Sanchez-Moran ’02 finds solutions through innovation
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