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At Harley, joy in learning permeates everything we do. Enjoy our latest news and stories about what is going on at our School.

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Alumni News: Dez Morrow ’17

Alumni News: Dez Morrow ’17

It was serendipity that brought Dez Morrow ’17 to the Harley School in 2010. Dez was a student at the Urban Choice Charter School and doing just fine. One day, his mom was with one of her patients,...

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Alumni News: Henry Smith ’14

Alumni News: Henry Smith ’14

Henry Smith ’14 is our new Assistant to the Head of the Upper School. As a student, Henry was a superior violin player, always involved with anything music related at the school, with a boisterous,...

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Alumni News: Andrew DeNatale ’15

Alumni News: Andrew DeNatale ’15

Since graduating from Harley, Andrew DeNatale ‘15 has earned his undergraduate degree from Sarah Lawrence College and pursued a career in the New York City filmmaking industry as a cinematographer...

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In Memoriam: Former staff Leah Watson

In Memoriam: Former staff Leah Watson

Remembering Leah Watson (1933-2022) Leah Watson P '83, '88, former Harley faculty member and Harley parent, worked at the school from 1973 to 1987. During those years she was the school's in-house...

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In Memoriam: Frank Laimbeer

In Memoriam: Frank Laimbeer

Frank Laimbeer P '77, '79, '80, '84 (Mathematics, 1960-1981) passed away on July 22, 2022. Former students and colleagues shared their sentiments about Mr. Laimbeer: "Frank lived a rich and full...

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In Memoriam: Lou Battaglia

In Memoriam: Lou Battaglia

Written by former Head of the Upper School, Kim McDowell (2000-2022): For the past dozen or more years, Lou Battaglia has served as the Upper School's utility player. "Mr. B"--as students called...

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Alumni News: Jon Caulkins ’83

Alumni News: Jon Caulkins ’83

“I am really good at structuring an unstructured problem.” --Jon Caulkins ’83 The media’s focus on the legalization of marijuana in the United States has caused quite a discussion and Jon Caulkins...

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Back-to-School Recipes from Our Nutritionist

Back-to-School Recipes from Our Nutritionist

Tina Durham, our MSACN nutritional consultant, has put together a collection of recipes for our families to try at home, ranging from Chicken Parm Zucchini to Apple Nachos to Maple Sriracha Stir...

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Capoeira Camp Debuts this Summer!

Capoeira Camp Debuts this Summer!

Capoeira Camp Grades 5-12June 27-31 and/or August 8-12Taught by Hope Kantor and Jen CleggTry one or both weeks! Register here! Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art form which combines kicks, rhythm...

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Alumni News: John Goldman ’52

Alumni News: John Goldman ’52

John Goldman '52 was thinking about his upcoming 70th Reunion from Harley and shared a great story.  John knows how to celebrate a birthday in style! When he celebrated his 80th birthday back in...

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Alumni News: Alan Staehle ’59

Alumni News: Alan Staehle ’59

Following winter break in Grade 11, Alan Staehle '59, along with five other boys from the class of 1959, was asked not to return to Harley after a series of "stupid stunts" earlier in the year....

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Alumni News: Liam Brennan-Burke ’17

Alumni News: Liam Brennan-Burke ’17

When Liam Brennan-Burke ’17 first joined Harley in Grade 6, he was already thinking about invoicing. He had started his own lawn mowing business that year, “Liam’s Lawn Service,” and wanted to...

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Alumni News: Katherine Rich ’08

Alumni News: Katherine Rich ’08

“Harley changed the trajectory of my life.” --Katherine Rich ’08 Katherine says there are two key reasons Harley made such an impact on her. First, Latin class with Jessica Densmore (Upper School...

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Remembering Joy Moss

Remembering Joy Moss

The Story of Joy Moss by Karen LaFauci JOY MOSS, 1937 – 2021  Joy Moss was an extraordinary individual who left an extraordinary legacy. Talk to anyone whose life was touched by Joy and you’ll hear...

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