Birch Wathen Lenox School

Birch Wathen Lenox School

Infobox School
name = Birch Wathen Lenox School


imagesize =
caption =
motto = Civility, Loyalty, and Integrity
established = 1991 (merged with the Birch Wathen School established 1921 and the Lenox School established 1916)
type = Private, Coeducational
affiliation =
district =
grades = K-12
president =
head of school = Frank J. Carnabuci III
dean =
faculty = 70 [http://www.petersons.com/PSchools/code/instvc.asp?inunid=287&sponsor=1 The Birch Wathen Lenox School - School Overview] . Peterson's. 2007-03-12.]
staff =
students =
enrollment = 500 (total) [ [http://www.nysais.org/page.cfm?p=105 New York State Association of Independent Schools: Birch Wathen Lenox School] ] 175 (grades 9-12)
athletics =
colors = Green, White, and Gold
mascot = Lion
campus type =
campus size =
free_label = Endowment
free_text = $5.2 million
free_label2 = Lower School Newspaper
free_text2 = The Upbeat
free_label3 = Middle School Newspaper
free_text3 = The Black and White Ledger
free_label4 = Upper School Newspaper
free_text4 = The Clarion
free_label5 = Literary Magazine
free_text5 = Leaves
free_label6 = Alumni Magazine
free_text6 = The Banner
location = 210 East 77th Street New York, NY 10075
country = United States
information =(212)-861-0404
website = http://www.bwl.org/

The Birch Wathen Lenox School is a coeducational, independent school on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. BWL comprises approximately 500 students from all around New York City. The Birch Wathen Lenox School is one of 322 independent schools located in the city.

History

The school was created in 1991 through the merger of The Birch Wathen School that was founded in 1921 by Louise Birch and Edith Wathen, and the Lenox School founded by Jessica Cosgrave Finch in 1916. Lenox was an all girls' school until 1974. The combined school has 500 students from kindergarten through twelfth grade.

Extracurricular activities

Athletic teams fall under the Independent Schools Athletic League (New York) or the Girls Independent School Athletic League. In 2004, the boys' basketball team won the New York State championship (the "Independent" title of the New York State Association of Independent Schools Athletic Association).

Notable alumni

*Brooke Shields, Actress and Supermodel [http://www.celebrityprepschools.com/part5.htm Celebrity Prep Schools ] ]
*Barbara Walters, journalist, writer, and media personality [http://nymag.com/news/features/28519/index1.html Can Barbara Walters's Career Survive Rosie and Donald's War?- New York Magazine ] ] [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0CE2D71531F936A15750C0A966958260&sec=&spon=&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink And Now Back To You, Barbara - New York Times ] ]
*Mary Stolz (BW '36), novelist [http://www.ghslibrary.org/mary_stolz.htm Mary Stolz Biographical Sketch] .]
*Judith Krantz (BW '44), novelist [Ruark, Liz (2001-02-13). " [http://www.wellesley.edu/Anniversary/krantz.html Person of the Week: Judith Krantz] ". Wellesley College.]
*Joel Crothers (BW '58), actor
*Edwin Schlossberg, designer [ [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9A0DEEDD1E3DF931A35750C0A960948260 CAROLINE BOUVIER KENNEDY TO WED EDWIN SCHLOSSBERG] ]

References

External links

* [http://www.bwl.org/ Birch Wathen Lenox School website]
* [http://www.privateschoolreview.com/school_ov/school_id/18748 Birch Wathen Lenox School] at Private School Review
* [http://www.buntingandlyon.com/detail.asp?ID=711 The Birch Wathen Lenox School] listing in the Bunting & Lyon Blue Book


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • University-preparatory school — College Prep redirects here. For the high school in Oakland, CA, see The College Preparatory School. A university preparatory school or college preparatory school (also known as tertiary preparation and usually abbreviated to preparatory school,… …   Wikipedia

  • Upper East Side — This article is about the neighborhood in New York City. For the neighborhood in Miami, see Upper Eastside. View from 96th Street looking south: Lexington Avenue angles up from the lower right corner …   Wikipedia

  • Choate Rosemary Hall — Fidelitas et Integritas Fidelity and Integrity Location Wallingford, Connecticut, 06492 …   Wikipedia

  • New York State Association of Independent Schools Athletic Association — The New York State Association of Independent Schools Athletic Association (NYSAISAA) is a sports league for independent schools in New York state. It is overseen by the New York State Association of Independent Schools. Berkeley Carroll School… …   Wikipedia

  • New York Interschool — The New York Interschool Association, Inc., is a consortium of eight independent schools in Manhattan that serves students, teachers, and administration.[1] Contents 1 Overview 1.1 Member school activities 1.2 Faculty Diverse Search …   Wikipedia

  • NYC Prep — Genre Reality Show Country of origin United States Language(s) English No. of seasons 1 No. of episodes 8 …   Wikipedia

  • Independent Schools Athletic League (New York) — The Independent Schools Athletic League (ISAL) is a sports league for independent high schools in New York state.Member schools*The Birch Wathen Lenox School *Calhoun School *Elisabeth Irwin High School *Garden School *Loyola Preparatory School… …   Wikipedia

  • Edwin Arthur Schlossberg — Infobox Person image size = 150px name = Edwin Arthur Schlossberg birth date = birth date and age|1945|7|19 birth place = occupation = designer, author, and artist spouse = Caroline Kennedy (since 1986) children = Rose Scholossberg Tatiana… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”