On September 3, Head of School Clair Ward officially marked the start of the 2021-2022 school year by presiding at the traditional outdoor flag-raising ceremony, the first held in person since 2019 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
On June 9, Head of School Clair Ward presided as 51 eighth grade students were graduated during Shore’s 84th Closing Exercises, held outdoors for the first time in recent memory. The Closing Exercises had not been held in person for two years.
On May 26, Shore presented “A Night of Celebration,” a virtual event to reflect on a momentous year, honor retiring Shore employees, applaud those celebrating milestone years of service, and look forward toward Shore’s future.
When Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced that it had decided to discontinue publication and licensing of six books by Theodor Seuss Geisel, news organizations around the country turned to Shore alumnus Philip Nel ’84 for insight on Seuss’s work.