1/14/15 — Foxcroft School debuted “Fireside Financial,” a five-part seminar about managing and investing money for individuals and organizations. Inspired in part by the transformative bequest to Foxcroft made by Ruth Bedford ’32 last fall (click here to read the original story), the seminar is the latest installment of Foxcroft’s growing efforts to incorporate financial literacy and investment basics into the educational experience it offers girls. Students learned the basics of banking during the first session, and representatives of Middleburg Bank will be at the next session to discuss banks and bank investments.
Click here to learn more about the seminar.
1/14/15 — Roland Park Country School (RPCS) has announced that its Head of School, Jean Waller Brune, will retire at the conclusion of the 2015-2016 school year.
Brune will retire in 2016 after 24 years of dedicated service at RPCS. As stated by the President of the Board of Trustees, Catherine P. McDonnell, “Jean has been instrumental in establishing a renowned reputation locally and nationally for Roland Park Country School and has garnered the admiration and affection of many in our community and beyond. In keeping with RPCS tradition, Jean will leave a remarkable legacy of educational innovation and community leadership.”