Faculty Friday this week stars Coach Beth Stone, Upper & Middle School Physical Education teacher, and coach for Field Hockey & Girls Lacrosse!
Ms. Mary Sykes, 5th grade Central Studies teacher, is this week's Faculty Friday! After dedicating the last 23 years to teaching at Nichols, Ms. Sykes will be retiring at the end of this school year. The following questions were suggested by some of her current fifth grade students. We will miss you, Ms. Sykes!
As he prepares to retire from Nichols at the end of this school year, this week's Faculty Friday features Mr. Bob Crowell, Upper School English teacher, Boys Varsity Tennis Assistant Coach, and chicken keeper!
With the Nichols Book Fair kicking off next week, this week's Faculty Friday is Ms. Britt White, Upper School Librarian. Read on to learn how libraries remain relevant in the digital age, how librarians are waging war on ignorance, and how running soothes her soul.
Faculty Friday this week stars Ms. Kristen Tripp Kelley, Upper School Theatre teacher, Head of the Arts Department, and award-winning actress! Ms. Kelley reveals her best and worst dialects, to which Star Wars planet she would like to be exiled, and why she loves Nichols.
This week's Faculty Friday features Latin teacher and Mock Trial coach Nicholas Swift. Read on to learn why Mr. Swift thinks the classics are relevant today, what we can learn from Sophocles and some of the differences between teaching at UB and Nichols.
Today's Faculty Friday features college counselor and history teacher Dr. Joel Siepierski. He talks about how the college admissions process has evolved over the years, gives advice to student-athletes going on to play in college, and why he is raising money to support children with autism.
Today's Faculty Friday features Ms. Julia Marthia, Learning Specialist and Writing Center Co-Director. She talks about her learning style, the benefits and drawbacks of an old house and her upcoming participation in Bald for Bucks.
Today's Faculty Friday features Mr. Greg Plumb '96, Middle School Science Teacher and Basketball Coach. Mr. Plumb talks about returning to teach at his alma mater, why he is passionate about leadership mentoring and why he loves working with students both in class and on the basketball court!
This February Faculty Friday features Mr. Russell Combs, Junior Dean and Upper School History teacher! Mr. Combs- or should we say Sherpa Combs- gives us a little history lesson on the presidential Chief of Staff, provides some advice for rising juniors, and reveals that he can't "picture himself teaching anywhere else."
Our Faculty Friday of the week is... Dr. Mancuso, Upper School Arts teacher! Read about Dr. Mancuso's love of cold weather and winter sports, Hollywood film director Wes Anderson, and, of course, Nichols!
This week's Faculty Friday stars the one and only... Mr. Kevin Powers, Upper School History teacher and Community Service Coordinator! Mr. Powers discusses his love for backpacking, his admiration for Coach Stone and Mr. Franz, and why he loves Nichols (and his Advisory)!
This week's Faculty Friday spotlights Mrs. Yajie Zhang, Upper School Chinese teacher! On this festive Chinese New Year, get to know Mrs. Zhang as she tells us about her Chinese zodiac sign, her experience taking our students on Chinese exchange trips, and why she loves Nichols!
This week's Faculty Friday stars Dr. Ramone Alexander, Director of Inclusivity and Community Building! Dr. Alexander reveals his secret singing talents, his favorite branch of medicine back when he was a resident physician, and why he loves Nichols!
For this week's Faculty Friday we are featuring Mr. Josh Ring, Middle School Science teacher! Mr. Ring discusses the importance of science education, why he loves Nichols, and even provides some recommendations for weekend excursions!
For Faculty Friday this week, we're featuring a new member of Nichols School's faculty....Dr. Daniel Bassin, Upper School Orchestra teacher! Get to know Dr. Bassin as we ask him some musical questions.
On this Faculty Friday we are featuring Mrs. Deb Howe, Middle School English teacher! Mrs. Howe reveals her hidden talent, which fictional character she would like to meet in real life, and why she loves Nichols.
For this week's Faculty Friday we're featuring Mr. Ron Montesano, Upper School Spanish teacher and Golf Coach for the Boys' and Girls' teams! In this edition, Mr. Montesano reveals his reasons for shaving his head every March, his favorite Pokémon, and why he loves Nichols.
On this Veteran's Day and Faculty Friday, we're featuring our five staff members who are United States Veterans: Teresa Cain, Kenny Geising, Nancy Matthewson, Nate Rivera and Anthony Sero. Read about some of their stories and thoughts below. Thank you all for your service to our country!
Ms. Elaine Gardner, dance teacher and Nichols Dance Ensemble director for 31 years, is this week's Faculty Friday! Read our Q&A in preparation for the Fall Dance Concert, this Saturday November 5th at 7pm, which will celebrate Ms. Gardner's 37 year career as a choreographer.
This week's Faculty Friday is Mrs. Nina Barone, Director of Admissions! Read about her experiences dressing up as Snow White for Halloween, her favorite foodie Instagram accounts, her love of Mad Men and Downton Abbey, and why she loves Nichols!
Our Faculty Friday of this week is... Mr. RJ Bouchard, Upper School Biology teacher and Varsity Sailing Coach! Read our Q&A with Mr. Bouchard to find out his hidden talent, what he aspired to be when he was young, and to hear some pretty tacky sailing puns.
Mr. Tom Maynor '81, Middle School Technology teacher, is this week's Faculty Friday! Learn about his band, if he thinks robots will replace teachers one day, and why he loves Nichols!
This week's Faculty Friday is Ms. Claudia O'Keefe, Upper School Math teacher! Read the Q&A to find out what her roller derby name is, what type of number she'd be, and why she loves Nichols!
This week's Faculty Friday stars Mr. Jim Cammarata, Middle School History teacher! Find out where he would teleport his classes to for field trips, why he loves Nichols, and where in the world Carmen Sandiego is...
This week's Faculty Friday features Mrs. Kate Olena, Middle School Theatre teacher. Read our Q&A with Mrs. Olena to hear about what she aspired to be when she was younger, the most exotic places she's traveled, and why she loves teaching.
This week's Faculty Friday features Mr. Roddy Potter, Upper School English teacher. Read our Q&A with Mr. Potter to hear about his hobbies, the worst thing he's ever smelled, and why he loves Nichols.
We're kicking off the new school year with a new segment called Faculty Friday! Each Friday we'll post fun and interesting questions about a different Nichols faculty member, and this week's star is Dr. Aranya Maritime, Head of the Upper School!