St. Philip’s Nursery Graduates 11

Four-year-old “Ducks” moving to kindergarten

St. Philip’s Nursery School in Garrison celebrated its 55th commencement on a sunny morning on June 14. Eleven four-year-old “Ducks” are headed to kindergarten and 19 two- and three-year-olds will move up in September to the next age group.

Graduating Ducks: First row: Akari Kawabata, Catalina Hussung, Natalie Taylor. Second row: Everett MacIntyre, Nicholas Gaugler, Teo Bon Tempo, Tyler Powers. Third row: Oliver Reich, Ossian Green, Hudson Schacht, Luca Weiland.

Graduating Ducks: First row: Akari Kawabata, Catalina Hussung, Natalie Taylor. Second row: Everett MacIntyre, Nicholas Gaugler, Teo Bon Tempo, Tyler Powers. Third row: Oliver Reich, Ossian Green, Hudson Schacht, Luca Weiland.

Laura Mitchell, superintendent of the Garrison Union Free School District, congratulated the graduates in an address to their families. John Griffiths, principal of Garrison School, and the Rev. Francis Geer, rector of St. Philip’s Church, also offered best wishes.

St. Philip’s Nursery School, a program of St. Philip’s Church since 1960, presents a morning pre-school program for two-, three- and four-year-olds. In addition to a play-based curriculum, the nursery offers music and movement, science and Spanish.


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    • Thank you Raquel. We are going to miss St. Philip’s when Luca goes across the street to GUFS in September. JoAnne Chadwick and all the teachers do an incredible job. It’s a wonderful, nurturing place and Luca has grown so much while under their tutelage.