It was officially Marilyn Gooder Mayer Day in Gulf Stream as the town noted the beginning of the longtime resident’s centennial year.
Given the historic impact of the coronavirus, the 24 students in the class of 2020 may never forget the ceremony honoring their last year at the school.
By Sallie James
DELRAY BEACH — Longtime Delray Beach resident Elizabeth Cowles Armour, a devoted philanthropist whose selfless goodwill touched the lives of thousands, died on Feb. 7 at home, three days shy of her 97th birthday.
She’d spent decades c
As part of their U.S. government class, Gulf Stream School seventh-grade students (l-r) Jake Julien, Katherine Erbstein and Tessa Sorenson address the Gulf Stream Town Commission about changing the driving age for golf carts in town. As part of their
Children’s book author and poet Kwame Alexander made his second appearance at Gulf Stream School in the past three years to celebrate reading and to inspire children to write. The award-winning author has more than 30 titles to his credit.
By Rick Pollack
Chiara Clark had just moved to Florida from Manhattan a
By Rich Pollack
Before he launched his career as a senior administrator at independent schools in Maryland, Gray Smith was an English teacher and lacrosse coach who would come to South Florida on spring break to visit with family.
Gulf Stream School kindergarten teacher Christina Wheat, a 1990 graduate of the school, works with Kaitlyn DaFoe and Raven Wolter as they assemble puzzles on the first day of school. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star
By Rich Pollack
When students return to Gulf Stream School on Sept. 4, they’ll discover a campus more secure than ever before in the school’s 80-year history, and a staff more focused on safety.
Soon after the February shootings at Marjory Stoneman D
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By Rich Pollack
The rush of calls came soon after word spread about the mass shooting in Parkland. Parents of children attending public and private schools throughout Palm
By Willie Howard
Dakota Konrad, an eighth-grade student at Gulf
Gulf Stream School students Aidan Grubman (left front), Tori Wheat (right front) and Heidi Schneider (as Cat in the Hat) take part in the production of Seussical, Jr. directed by drama teacher Allie Shernoff. Twenty-five students in grades 5-8 and ma
was presented to two recipients this year — Julie Moquin and Landon Brody. The award was shared
because Moquin’s and Brody’s averages were so close.
He has played golf for about three years.
at the Gulf Stream School. Knobel’s son Spencer go
ABOVE: Internationally recognized children’s author Kwame Alexander provided multiple discussions about the joy of reading and the process he goes through to write. BELOW: While he talked about his award-winning book, The Crossover, Gulf Stream Scho
at Gulf Stream School advice on how best to become a writer.
Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star
By Ron Hayes
“The job of a writer is to entertain,” the writer began. “If you can’t tell a st
Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
By Janis Fontaine
Haven’t heard of actress Alycia Mulliez-Duberry yet?
“Remember her name,” said Kim Wick, vice preside
against rival St. Vincent Ferrer, which was previously undefeated. Gulf Stream School goalie Tyler Zankl (center)
runs with teammates (l-r) Landon Brady, Char
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