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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.


We're On Top Of The World! Congratulations to all of our accepted students. Welcome to The Gunnery.

 The Gunnery Graduates Seventy-Seven
A senior class of  77 students graduated from The Gunnery Monday amidst balmy weather and inspiring words.
 Logan Adams ‘15 Earns Lacrosse All-American Honor
Logan Adams '15 was named US Lacrosse All American for the 2015 season. 
 Gunnery Crew launches 7 boats into New England Championships
The Gunnery Crew has had a record-tying 7 boats seeded in the New England Interscholastic Rowing Association (NEIRA) Championships this weekend on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, MA.
 World Language Honor Society Inductees and Science Award Winners Announced
On Sunday, May 17, 2015 at the dinner prior to the Baccalaureate service, The Gunnery announced the following inductees into three world language honor societies:
 Gunn Scholar Plumbs Origins of Athletics in School Curriculums
On Friday, May 15th, the 2014-2015 Gunn Scholar Jessica Xu presented the results of her year-long research project to her schoolmates and faculty members at The Gunnery. The project is entitled “Setting the Pace: Mr. Gunn and School Athletics in the 19th Century.” 
 Gunnery Crew Takes Home Two Cups
The Gunnery girls’ and boys’ crew teams hosted Berkshire, Taft, Canterbury and South Kent for a home regatta on Saturday, May 13th.  
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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 29 Summer Vacation Begins 
June 5 - June 7  Alumni Weekend 
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