2002-2003 Photo Essays

Commencement (Events)

On Friday, June 13, the the 135 members of the Class of 2003 graduated from McDonogh School.

Athletic Awards Night (Athletics)

Here are scenes from the 2003 Athletic Awards Night on June 9.

Eighth Grade Closing Ceremony (Events)

Eighth graders received certificates and best wishes at their closing ceremony on Tuesday, June 10.

LS Closing (Lower School)

A total of 71 fourth-graders said goodbye to the Lower School today. They received certificates of promotion at the closing ceremony in the Rollins-Luetkemeyer Athletic Center.

PlayDay (Lower School)

Lowers Schoolers having fun at their annual Playday.

Boat Race (Events)

Here are scenes from the 2003 Cardboard Boat Race held May 30 on the pond.

Dining with Dads (Lower School)

Lowers schoolers and their fathers during the second annual "Dining with Dads" luncheon.

4th Grade Play (Students)

Fourth Grade students bring the story of immigration to the stage in "Journey to America."

Science Fair (Students)

Lower School students proudly display their Science Fair projects.

The Student Eye (Tuttle Gallery)

This is a sampling of the art on display. Please visit the gallery to see the entire show.

Reunion Weekend (Alumni)

Here are scenes from Alumni Reunion Weekend 2003, April 25-26.

Good News (Students)

Here are scenes from the Middle School Players musical production of Good News, featured in the Ceres M. Horn Theatre April 25-27, 2003.

Mr. G. Q. (Students)

On Saturday, April 12 in the Ceres M. Horn Theatre, ten contestants competed for the title of Mr. G. Q. 2003.

Staff Appreciation (Students)

The Rollins-Luetkemeyer Leaders thanked members of the maintenance and housekeeping staffs with a breakfast on April 11.

Perspectives (Tuttle Gallery)

Perspectives, featuring works from Advanced Art Studio, Photography II, and Honors Painting students, is on display in the Tuttle Gallery through April 30.

Animal Farm (Students)

The McDonogh Resident Acting Company performed the musical adaptation of George Orwell's classic novel Animal Farm on April 4, 5, and 6 in the Ceres M. Horn Theatre. Scenes follow.

The Galimoto and the Train (Lower School)

Second-graders celebrated the evolution of American transportation in The Galimoto and the Train, an original musical performance, on March 7 and 8 in the Ceres M. Horn Theatre. Playing characters both real and fictional, they told the story of how the rail, canal, and road systems got their start.

Multicultural Evening (Events)

"Strength from Our Rainbow" highlighted the talents and cultural heritage of students in the McDonogh community.

New York Alumni (Alumni)

On Thursday, February 27, alumni from the greater New York metropolitan area were the guests of Murray Logan '52 for a cocktail reception at The Leash, a private hunting club on East 63rd Avenue. Headmaster Bo Dixon joined over 30 alumni for this fun event.

Alumni in the South (Alumni)

At the end of January 2003, the Alumni Office took a break from the chill of winter and headed south to enjoy the warmth of alumni and friends.

Valentine (Students)

Valentine's Day comes to McDonogh.

Rockets Away (Students)

Seventh-graders spent the week of January 27-31 engaged in a cross-curricular project based on the movie October Sky. On Monday, February 3, they turned a planned rocket launch into a memorial for the astronauts lost on the space shuttle Columbia.

Swimming Champs (Athletics)

The McDonogh Eagles won their first-ever IAAM swimming championship on January 26, 2003 at UMBC.

U.S. Dress Code (Students)

Students model sample fashions of the dress code to be implemented in the fall.

Peace & Light (Lower School)

The Lower School embraced the holidays of Diwali, Hanukkah, Eid Al-Fitr, Kwanzaa, and Christmas during their Celebrations of Peace & Light Friday, December 20 in the Ceres M. Horn theatre.

Mingle and Munch (Students)

Great men and women of history were spotted in the McDonogh library on December 18, when the sixth grade held its third annual Famous People Mingle and Munch.

Holiday Assembly (Events)

On Friday, December 13, the McDonogh student body gathered together in the Field House for the annual All-School Holiday Assembly. This year's program featured choral and instrumental music, dancing, and the irrepressible John Grega as Gammy Goblin.

Holiday Bazaar (Events)

Scenes from the annual McDonogh Holiday Bazaar, held this year on December 8th.

Alumni Breakfast (Alumni)

Scenes from the annual Thanksgiving Day pancake breakfast for young alumni.

KG Thanksgiving (Lower School)

The Kindergartners celebrate Thanksgiving with a feast in Dudley Hall.

Native American (Lower School)

The first grade spent the day with John Fishback, a natural resource ecologist with an extensive knowledge of Native American life.

Rainforest Trek (Lower School)

Happy Hour (Alumni)

On Friday, November 8, alumni of all ages gathered at the Mt. Washington Tavern to show their school spirit in preparation for the Gilman Game.

McDonogh Spirit (Events)

Hundreds of spirited fans supported the varsity football team during the traditional McDonogh-Gilman game on Saturday, November 9 at Gilman School.

Spirit Parade (Events)

The one-of-a-kind double self enveloping Spirit Parade was a K-12 celebration of school pride.

Spirit Week (Events)

Scenes from Spirit Week 2002

Bay Trip (Students)

"Cold, wet, windy, and wonderful" is how Head of Middle School Darren Ford described the October 28-30 eighth-grade Chesapeake Bay trip. Students and teachers traveled to five different Chesapeake Bay Foundation sites--Port Isobel east and west, Smith Island, Fox Island, and Noonan--to explore and understand the bay ecosystems.

Halloween (Events)

The spirit of Halloween haunted McDonogh today.

Animals and Art (Students)

On Friday, October 25, the first grade celebrated Animals in Art. Students spent two hours engaging in specially planned activities including sculpting eagles out of clay and decorating cartons of tissue paper with animal-print patterns. Parents from each room assisted faculty during the event, which was planned by the first grade team and art department after the unfortunate cancellation of the first grade's annual field trip to the BMA. First-graders not only worked on their own art projects as they rotated through four stations, but also learned how artists portray animals as portraits, symbols, fantasy, and decoration. The lobby was transformed into a museum displaying famous animal artwork on easels and animal sculptures. The first grade artwork is presently displayed outside their classrooms.

Airmen of Note (Students)

The Airmen of Note visited McDonogh on October 10 and led clinics for upper school band members and gave a rousing evening performance.

Golf Classic (Alumni)

On Thursday, October 3, alumni, parents and friends gathered at Piney Branch Golf and Country Club for the annual McDonogh Golf Classic, sponsored by the Alumni Association.

Stream Study (Students)

On the sunny, cool morning of October 8, seventh-graders and their teachers made their way to another kind of classroom, a stream that flows through campus. They took all kinds of measurements, collected samples, and prepared to analyze their findings later in the classroom.

Over the Moon! (Students)

Head of Lower School Noreen Lidston promised her students that she'd jump over the moon if they read 3,000 books over the summer. They did, completing 3,959 books. And she did, soaring over the happy yellow moon on the Ceres M. Horn Theatre stage as 320 lower schoolers and their teachers cheered.

Pin Ceremony (Students)

The juniors are upper class men and women now, after receiving goldtone McDonogh lapel pins during the September 25 Junior Pin Ceremony. Here are scenes from the ceremony and the traditional dinner preceding it.

Apple Fest (Students)

In the spirit of fall, first graders participated in an apple festival. All four first grade classes spent the morning of September 25 engaged in apple math, apple reading, apple art, and apple cooking. Dressed as farmers, the children got to the core of their apple study and had fun at the same time.

Spirits (Tuttle Gallery)

Images from the Spirits exhibit at the Tuttle Gallery from August 25 to October 3, 2002.

September 11 (Events)

On the one year anniversary of September 11th, McDonogh took time to remember.

1st Day of School (Students)

Here are images from the first day of school.

Equestrian (Athletics)

The riding team.

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