Fenn Speaks 

Fenn Speaks is a speaker series hosted by the Fenn School every year. We will be hosting one evening speaker event this fall. This event is free and open to the public; however, registration is required. 

 Michael G. Thompson, Ph.D: "How to Raise Responsible Children"


Dr. Thompson mixes anecdote and clinical experience with research on the outcomes of different parenting styles and comes up with a warm-hearted recipe for providing children with an internal foundation for moral behavior. Early in life every child needs a “secure base;” later a child needs a “framework” around him. Only when he feels securely anchored and contained will a child be able to follow rules consistently. How can a parent provide consistency and how can he or she successfully communicate with his or her child around issues of responsibility? What do we know about the different outcomes of democratic, authoritative and authoritarian parenting? Which method of parenting produces the most competent child? Many parents have heard this talk and felt affirmed and challenged by it. Many teen-agers have heard it and have had to admit that it probably is….well…right.




 Race to Nowhere, screening and discussion 


 Beyond Measure, (a sequel to Race to Nowhere), screening and discussion


 Luba Feigenberg, "Children and Moral Development"


 David McCullough, Jr. "You Are Not Special and Other Encouragements"


 Bruce Feiler, "The Secrets of a Happy Family"


Upcoming Fenn Events


Does Your Son Love School?

The Admissions Open House
November 13
2:00 pm. to 4:00 p.m. 


Contact the Admissions Team

We invite you to learn more by contacting admissions@fenn.org or one of our knowledgeable Admissions Team Members.   





Ready to get in touch with us? We'd love to talk with you and set up a time for you to come see for yourself what a Fenn education can do for your son.


Time to hit the send button? We are here to help you with the application process for your son. Please submit your application by January 31st, and we will be touch with more information. 


Fenn relies on its loyal community to sustain this wonderful place of learning for young boys. Your gift to Fenn today ensures the Fenn of tomorrow.

An Independent Day School
for Boys Grades 4-9

516 Monument Street, Concord, MA 01742

Tel: (978) 369-5800 Email:  info@fenn.org

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