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Thanksgiving

Ms. Kate LaneAs Thanksgiving is upon us, I wanted to take a moment to say how much I appreciate everyone’s commitment to Ashbury boarding during these challenging times. While some boarders remain home this fall term, we certainly are looking forward to the day they can arrive on campus to join our family in Gillin...

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We Went Apple Picking!

Sarah SidorchukThis past Saturday Ms. H took some of us apple picking at the Log Cabin Orchard. It was a little cloudy but the temperature made it a perfect fall day. We each picked a big bag of apples–they were really tasty, a little bit sour. We also got some apple cider and churros and...

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This Week in Matthews

Mr. Brian StoroskoAs the boys are becoming busier with their studies we are looking to have them engaged with others socially as well. We really do want to avoid having people isolated in their rooms, and to this end, we are pushing boys to be involved in activities with others. This means that on weekends...

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Baking Apple Pies in Gillin

Eva Siao and Sophia NicolelaThis Wednesday, we made an apple pie. This involved making the dough for the crust from scratch, and cutting up and mixing the apples. It was a calm, but busy working environment in the kitchen. We listened to some music, and it was a good time for us to just let...

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Boarding message October 2

Curfew· Effective Friday, September 25, boarders in Grades 11 and 12 will have their curfew extended to 11 p.m. ON CAMPUS on Friday and Saturday nights.· If you have an off-campus pass, you must check back in with residential faculty at 10 p.m. to show that you are back on campus, but Grade 11 and...

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Outdoor Movie Night

Alice LiaoAfter dinner on Saturday, we had movie night. There were delicious snacks and comfortable chairs prepared for us. We decided together to watch Black Panther in the Matthews House courtyard. It was a great time enjoying the nice weather, sitting outside, and watching an amazing movie. I hope to do it again next weekend!

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Movie Night in Gillin

Emma TamLast night I had so much fun! Since it was Wednesday and a half day, a few of us decided to watch a scary movie. When we all got together in the common room, we took a vote and ended up watching “Us”. It was a super cool psychological horror movie that I enjoyed...

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This Week in Matthews

Mr. Brian Storosko There are always a variety of activities that get run each weekend, either student organized or staff organized. Students are notified via the bulletin board they pass by each day, on their WhatsApp platform or via the Edsby Matthews page or the Edsby Boarding page. Some of the off site activities require...

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Happy Birthdays in Gillin

Ms. Amy HuangThis month in Gillin we got to celebrate three birthdays! Yolanda was our very first birthday this year and she enjoyed some delicious cookies baked by Ms. Moyle during our Gillin House Workshops. Maria’s birthday was up next–the big 18–which we celebrated with cute unicorn cupcakes, a beautiful card signed by her friends,...

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