For the 36th year, The Governor's Academy proudly hosted the Massachusetts Special Olympics Soccer Tournament on Sunday, November 5, on our campus in Byfield. The event was attended by over 800 athletes and coaches from 50 teams across Massachusetts.
The Bass Institute recently hosted its first visiting professional, Dr. Dennis Liu, VP of Education at the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation. During his three days at Govs, Liu visited classes, dined with students and teachers, met with the Environment Club, and stayed in the residential suite in the Bill ’67 and Peter ’71 Alfond Coastal Research Center—the first visiting professional to do so.
Before a crowd of families, coaches, teammates, classmates, teachers, and friends in the Peter Marshall French Student Center, ten members of The Governor’s Academy Class of 2024 celebrated their commitment to play NCAA Division I athletics next year. Representing six Governor’s athletic teams, these athletes demonstrate the strength of the Academy’s athletic program and we are proud of their accomplishments.
The Governor’s Academy recently partnered with Lowell's Boat Shop, America's oldest continuously operating boat shop in Amesbury, Massachusetts, to try a few hand-built dories for various experiences at the Alfond Coastal Research Center. “It was immediately clear there were some great opportunities for our students to engage in hands-on, local learning with the Lowell's Boat Shop.
Over the past weekend, Governor's Academy was pleased to host parents and guardians on campus for Fall Family Weekend. On Friday, our campus was at peak fall color with splendid autumn hues, and students enjoyed dressing up in their coziest PJs for the final day of Spirit Week.
Porter Field was the hub of student life on Friday, September 15, the first Friday night of the 2023-2024 school year. Day students and boarding students alike convened on the field ready to battle for the first annual Dummer Cup.