The 87th annual Fenn School graduation exercises on June 10 will be remembered in part for the exquisite weather that provided a backdrop of deep blue skies, frothy white clouds, and early fall-like temperatures.
Most boys love chocolate. But for a project in their sixth grade World Cultures and Geography classes, they not only tasted chocolate made by various companies; they also learned about the growing of cacao beans and the production of chocolate in Africa and about the issues, such as child slavery, that it can involve.
If School President Andrew Metellus could leave a legacy to Fenn, it would be, he said, "that I was nice to everyone." For his Senior Reflection Andrew chose to speak about friendship, and his actions were just as loud as his words.
Middle School boys are working on a project since last fall, one that called on their electrical, mechanical, and mathematical skills and which will make a difference at Fenn by helping to save electricity.
What the 9th grade will miss most about Fenn...