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Founded in 1850, The Gunnery is a coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades nine through twelve. Our mission stresses the importance of citizenship and social responsibility in a nurturing and cohesive community dedicated to fostering lifelong accomplishment. Located on the historic Washington, Connecticut Green, the school takes pride in being part of a community that honors both tradition and innovation, and continues to espouse the core character-building values of its founder, Frederick W. Gunn.


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 The Gunnery Announces 2015 - 2016 Prefect Election Results
The results of The Gunnery’s student government elections for prefects and head prefect for 2015-2016 were announced this week.
 Advancing Sustainability at the CT Science and Engineering Fair
Pi Day, March 14th could not have been a more appropriate day for the holding of the annual awards ceremony for the CT State Science and Engineering Fair (CSEF).
 Chapin Miller Named Assistant Head of School
The Gunnery’s Head of School, Peter Becker, named Academic Dean, Chapin B. “Chip” Miller, Assistant Head of School effective immediately.
 The Gunnery Drama Society Presents Return to the Forbidden Planet
The musical’s set depicting a space ship interior at The Gunnery’s winter production, Return to the Forbidden Planet, was alive with technology and flashing lights.
 The Gunnery Celebrates Winter Season-All Stars and Award Winners
Gunnery’s winter athletic award winners were honored on March 3, 2015 in Virginia Hamilton Solley Hall. 
 A Lively Sharing of Cultures
Jessica Xu ’15 and Jenna Lee ’15 produced a more interactive international fair this year. 
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Making plans for Commencement? Get all the details on our Commencement page.

Enjoy your summer at The Gunnery! This year we are proud to offer Basketball and Rowing camps.


May 1 
8:00 pm
 Spring Concert 
First Congregational Church, Washington CT 
May 3 Founders Day Regatta 
May 9 Admissions Spring Open House 
May 12 
7:00 pm
 Spring Recital 
Bourne Reading ROom 
May 17 
7:00 pm
May 24 
6:00 pm
 Senior Banquet 
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