represented in our student body
miles north of Boston and 5 miles south of Newburyport
varsity sports teams
campus bordered by the Parker River
Scholastic Art Awards in 2019
of students are on financial aid
financial aid awarded annually
student average class size
Scholastic Writing Awards in 2019
year average faculty tenure
states represented in our student body
“Whenever I begin something new, including a change in my work schedule (even under normal circumstances), I experience some anticipatory anxiety,” said Dr. Jessica Long ‘04, who is a Resident of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Chicago Medical Center. But this time was different. Long was about to do her usual labor and delivery rotation in the maternity ward—under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Life in Byfield has not been the same since students departed for March break on Friday, March 6. The familiar sights and sounds of spring on campus—students playing games on dorm lawns, faculty teaching classes at picnic tables outdoors, and students, faculty, and staff enjoying a BBQ on the first warm day of the year—have been replaced by Zoom calls and an eerie quiet as our community did not resume on-campus activities this spring.
“I knew Matt had what it was going to take to become a great football player,” said Governor's Coach Jim O'Leary P'17, '20, '21 about Matt Peart '15, who was recently drafted to the New York Giants as a third-round pick, ninety-ninth overall.
Returning from March break usually sets in motion the start of our many spring celebratory events. Students return energized and eager to see classmates, and work hard to finish out the school year strong. And yet, this year has presented a bizarre reality that none of us could have imagined.
On the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day, Juniors in AP English Language and Composition with Mrs. Hamovit P’09, ’13 completed a Project-Based Learning (PBL) assignment focused on environmental issues that were of personal importance.
The editors of The Governor, our student newspaper, continue to write stories about our community and its members from their homes. Check out two recent stories written by Melina ‘20, Rose ‘20, and Annabelle ‘20, and Tianyu ‘20.
On Saturday, February 1, 2020, trustees, faculty, parents, students, and friends gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking for the redesign and renovation of the Peter Marshall French Student Center.
Govs arts and writing students once again received plentiful accolades this year in the just-announced Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Govs students won a total of fifty-seven art & writing awards.