Please  join us for any or all of these events.

Upcoming Events@GUS

“Mindfulness” in Education, with Doug Worthen & Jess Morey at GUS on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Doug Worthen and Jess Morey will speak at GUS on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 7:00 PM. Worthen was a member of the UVA National Championship Lacrosse Team. Currently he is a teacher of the Mindfulness Program, which he initiated at Middlesex School. Doug received his MBSR teacher training in Mindfulness at UMASS and The Mindful Education Institute. Jess Morey is the Executive Director of Inward Bound Mindfulness for teens. Come learn how mindfulness can positively affect your everyday life in relationships, parenting, education and athletic performance.

The event is free and open to the public.

Author & Educator Deborah Roffman  at GUS Thursday, February 13 at 7:00 pm

Deborah Roffman will speak at Glen Urquhart School on Thursday, February 13 at 7:00 PM in the Nance Assembly Room. Roffman is a nationally acclaimed educator and author of Sex and Sensibility, and her new book, Talk to Me First, Everything you Need to Know to Become Your Kids’ Go-To Person about Sex. She has more than thirty years of experience teaching kids and their parents about human sexuality.

The event is open to the public.



Wednesday afternoons from 3:15 to 4:15

Questions or to register? Please email Kelly Rostad at

Starting again September 10: OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

FREE STORY HOUR with Sharon Carter Grimes

Tuesdays 10:15 am
Glen Urquhart Library in Lower School Building

Sharon Carter Grimes and her puppets Mr. Bear and Baby Bear have been delighting young fans for 25 years. Children will enjoy her lively depiction of stories, songs, rhymes, and games. Sharon’s program emphasizes the storytelling tradition and encourages the child’s growing independence and abilities.

FREE SPANISH CLASSES with Martha Cox-Stavros


First Class at 9:15; Second Class at 10:15 am
Glen Urquhart Upper School (Yellow Building)

Martha Cox-Stavros employs a multisensory approach of games and songs to aid in Spanish language acquisition. She uses theme-based music and age-appropriate props to isolate vocabulary, harness repetition with movement, and engage children in play.

Martha Cox-Stavros has an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and has extensive experience living, traveling, and working in Spain and Latin America. After founding the only Spanish immersion cooperative for young children on the South Shore, Martha is now on the North Shore teaching young children. It is fun from the first lesson!

Questions? Contact Kelly Rostad at or 978-927-1064 ext. 134

Drop-ins are welcome!