Fostering Connections: Meet Middle School Teacher Mrs. Debbie Gibson

Posted by Pine Crest School on May 6, 2024 at 1:34 PM

Fostering connections is what Middle School English Teacher Mrs. Debbie Gibson enjoys most about working students. 

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Topics: Faculty, Middle School, 2024

A Q&A With Middle School Math Teacher Ms. Stephanie Jean-Philippe

Posted by Pine Crest School on May 6, 2024 at 9:36 AM

By: Madison Rechter ’26

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Topics: Faculty, Middle School, Robotics, 2024

The Power of Podcasts

Posted by Pine Crest School on April 12, 2024 at 10:00 PM

Jaime Legagneur ’97 has been proactive in the pursuit of her educational and career goals since graduating from Pine Crest. Wanting to experience something new while staying warm, Jaime attended Tulane University in New Orleans for her undergraduate degree.

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Topics: Innovation, Alumni, The Magazine, 2024

Meet Priya Ghanta ’24: Biology Researcher and Future Physician

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 28, 2024 at 4:09 PM

Pine Crest Upper School student Priya Ghanta ’24 has devoted the last four years to scientific research and music.

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Topics: Upper School, Student Life, Fine Arts, Academics, Student Leadership, Science, 2024

Advocating for Grief-Supportive Communities

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 21, 2024 at 9:35 AM

Aron Weingard ’03 recalls that some of his fondest childhood memories were attending a sleep-away camp in Maine. He was unaware of it at the time, but his connection to this camp would prove to be a profound influence on his life and the lives of thousands of grieving children.  

Graduating from the University of Florida with a bachelor of science degree in Finance and then a master of science in Entrepreneurship, Aron’s career path led him initially to management and eventually to the wealth management industry. What is unique—and not an obvious step based on his background—is the fact that he has become a nationally recognized leader in the space of childhood grief.

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Topics: Alumni, The Magazine, 2024

Emerging Leadership In Pine Crest Middle School

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 1, 2024 at 8:33 AM

At Pine Crest Middle School, eighth grade students are offered a unique course option centered around emergent leadership. This course aims to nurture emergent leadership abilities, with a particular focus on developing skills essential to becoming entrepreneurs and leaders. Students will learn valuable skills such as collaboration, the art of public speaking, resiliency, and adaptability which are critical for their development as future leaders.

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Topics: Middle School, Academics, Pine Crest School, Student Leadership, The Magazine, 2024, emergent leadership