Ten Questions with Washington Post Correspondent Kevin Sieff ’03

Posted by Pine Crest School on September 16, 2020 at 3:02 PM

by Spencer Davimos ’22

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Topics: Alumni, 2020, The Magazine

Serving as a Medical Resident During COVID-19: Dr. Andrew Logan ’10

Posted by Pine Crest School on September 10, 2020 at 12:58 PM

In his medical residency at the Largo Medical Center in Tampa, FL, Dr. Andrew Logan ’10 works around the clock to assist COVID-19 patients.

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Topics: Alumni, 2020

Kate Dobbie ’00: Using Recreation As Therapy

Posted by Pine Crest School on September 4, 2020 at 4:33 PM

After graduating from Pine Crest School as part of the Class of 2000, and then Davidson College, Kate (Weihe) Dobbie and a group of friends who had grown up skiing decided to move to Sun Valley, Idaho.

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Topics: Alumni, 2020, The Magazine

Brett Weiss ’15: Inspired to Action

Posted by Pine Crest School on September 4, 2020 at 4:08 PM

Brett Weiss ’15 has always been interested in emergency medicine.

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Topics: Alumni, 2020, The Magazine

Bringing Together a Love of Sports Journalism and Music: Hayden Grove ’11

Posted by Pine Crest School on September 4, 2020 at 2:41 PM

Ohio has always been a second home for alumnus Hayden Grove ’11. After graduating from Pine Crest with a love for journalism, music, and sports, Hayden’s passion for sports brought him to The Ohio State University to complete his undergraduate studies.

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Topics: Athletics, Alumni, fine arts, 2020, The Magazine

10 Questions with Richard Palmaccio ’08H

Posted by Pine Crest School on August 31, 2020 at 1:15 PM

Beloved mathematics instructor Richard Palmaccio ’08H taught at Pine Crest for 28 years. Now entering his 52nd year as a teacher, Mr. Palmaccio shows no signs of slowing down.

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Topics: Alumni, Faculty, The Magazine

Pine Crest School Welcomes New Faculty for the 2020-21 School Year

Posted by Pine Crest School on August 21, 2020 at 3:56 PM

 

It has long been said that adversity does not change who we are — it reveals who we are. This year, our lives have been disrupted in countless ways by economic instability, social unrest and the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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Topics: Faculty, academics

Joe Kelley: Retiring After 22 Years of Service to Pine Crest School

Posted by Pine Crest School on August 14, 2020 at 10:07 AM

Longtime educator Joe Kelley has retired after 43 years of teaching, 22 of which he spent at Pine Crest School.

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Topics: Innovation, Faculty, science, stem, education, 2020

Sheldon Kaplan ’66: Adolescent Psychologist on the Frontline of COVID-19

Posted by Pine Crest School on August 11, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Dr. Sheldon Kaplan ’66 is a licensed child and adolescent psychologist who has been on the front line for children and teenagers coping with the stress of COVID-19.

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Topics: Alumni, pine crest school, pine crest alumni, 2020

Using Summertime to Prepare Your Child for Pre-Kindergarten

Posted by Pine Crest School on July 21, 2020 at 1:09 PM

Setting your child up for success begins with you! As a parent, you are your child’s very first teacher. School readiness is not just about learning the ABCs and 123s—young children need to learn skills such as: listening to a set of instructions, following multi-step directions, becoming comfortable with routines, sitting quietly for whole group instruction, keeping hands to themselves, and self-regulation. 

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Topics: lower school, Pre-kindergarten, pine crest school, fine motor skills

Pine Crest School Journalism Students Connect with Alumni in New York City

Posted by Pine Crest School on July 20, 2020 at 4:32 PM

In March of 2019, 13 Upper School student journalists traveled to New York City to attend the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Spring Convention. Before the conference, students had the opportunity to meet with Pine Crest alumni who work in media-related careers in the City. The alumni offered tours of their offices, spoke about their career paths, and answered students’ questions about working in media. Everyone enjoyed reminiscing about their Pine Crest experiences and reflecting upon what makes the School so special.

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Topics: Alumni, 2019, pine crest alumni, journalism, The Magazine

Pine Crest School Alumnus Launches Feed the Front Line

Posted by Pine Crest School on June 26, 2020 at 11:20 AM

Ben Schecter ’14 has always enjoyed making a positive impact on others’ lives.

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Topics: Alumni, pine crest school, pine crest alumni, 2020

Pine Crest School Alumnus Adapts Dental Practice Protocols for COVID-19 Safety

Posted by Pine Crest School on June 23, 2020 at 9:26 AM

A love of dentistry ignited when Dr. Brandon Alegre ’97 accompanied his sisters to a dental visit while he was a senior at Pine Crest. Seeing the University of Florida Gators logo on the orthodontist's tie launched a conversation and Brandon’s career. He opened his dental practice in 2007 after completing his residency at the Bay Pines Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Topics: pine crest school, pine crest alumni, 2020

Pine Crest Upper School Journalists Meet Alumnus Grant Gittlin ’04

Posted by Pine Crest School on June 12, 2020 at 2:23 PM

by Connor Norris ’21

In March of 2019, 13 Upper School student journalists traveled to New York City to attend the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Spring Convention. Before the conference, students had the opportunity to meet with Pine Crest alumni who work in media-related careers in the City. The alumni offered tours of their offices, spoke about their career paths, and answered students’ questions about working in media. Everyone enjoyed reminiscing about their Pine Crest experiences and reflecting upon what makes the School so special.

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Topics: Upper School, Alumni, 2019, pine crest school, pine crest alumni

Jared Browarnik ’12 and Brandon Halim ’14: Opening Roads at TheTake.AI

Posted by Pine Crest School on June 12, 2020 at 2:00 PM

by Daniel Hennelly ’21, Ilana Hutzler ’20, Karene Hermon ’21, and Jade Klacko ’21

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Topics: Innovation, Upper School, Alumni, 2019, pine crest alumni

Pine Crest Alumni Family Works to Transform Senior Care in the Face of COVID-19

Posted by Pine Crest School on June 10, 2020 at 2:30 PM
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Topics: Alumni, 2020

Pine Crest Alumna and New Nurse Manager Adapts to Unexpected COVID-19 Role

Posted by Pine Crest School on May 22, 2020 at 5:06 PM

When Calla Cissel ’11  became a nurse manager for Baptist Health Louisville’s 21-bed telemetry unit in November 2019, little did she know that just a few months later, she would be managing the hospital’s COVID-19 floor.

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Pine Crest Alumna and Emergency Medicine Physician Adapts to Intensive COVID-19 Care

Posted by Pine Crest School on May 14, 2020 at 2:32 PM

“Pine Crest truly gave me a strong foundation to deal with whatever life throws my way,” according to Dr. Kim Donaldson ’90.

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Topics: Alumni, pine crest alumni, 2020

Pine Crest Alumna Goes the Extra Mile Caring for COVID-19 Patients and Healthcare Colleagues

Posted by Pine Crest School on May 7, 2020 at 4:05 PM

Six months ago, Nicole Urban ’14 could not have imagined herself working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. In her role, Nicole works as a nurse in the neuro intensive care unit at New York Medical Center caring for patients with life-threatening neurological issues.  

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Topics: Alumni, 2020

Pine Crest Alumnus and Infectious Disease Specialist in the Race to Discover Therapeutics for COVID-19

Posted by Pine Crest School on April 30, 2020 at 2:37 PM

In January 2020, Dr. Daniel Caplivski ’90 and his colleagues at Mount Sinai Medical Center began looking into cases of an unknown coronavirus spreading in China and Europe. Though they had not yet seen a case in New York City, they knew the hospital and city needed to prepare. Very quick action was needed, particularly converting all the hospital rooms within one week to accommodate the overnight hospitalization that local patients with the virus would inevitably require.

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Topics: Alumni, medicine, Future Ready

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