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St. Paul’s and SPSG will promote greater cooperation and coordination that supports the missions of both schools with respect to education, student life and overall operations.

I’m happy the schools are moving toward more coordination, because it will make things better for students at both schools.

Emily Wunder SPSG ’14

Emily Wunder SPSG ’14

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Emily Wunder Profile

“The relationship between St. Paul’s and SPSG is a little complicated, but I like explaining it to people. St. Paul’s is like our school too. We have the opportunity to work together and take classes together, but there’s also a fun part of it. It’s fun to go to football games and the basketball championship. Girls at other schools don’t have that connection with boys’ schools.

I used to have a Japanese class that was all girls, even though it was at St. Paul’s. Now we have two boys. It’s more fun, because they bring more personality into the class.

I started at St. Paul’s in pre-first. I still see guys that I knew back then and get along with. We see each other and hang out. I’m happy the schools are moving toward more coordination, because it will make things better for students at both schools.”

Emily Wunder SPSG ’14 enrolled at St. Paul’s in pre-first. President of the Class of 2014, she coordinates senior gifts, runs the class meeting and will be responsible for alumnae outreach after graduation. Emily is an honors student, who has earned recognition for her study in Japanese.

Coordination Initiatives

  1. Initiative 1

    Employ all levels of leadership to seek and embrace opportunities to work cooperatively to promote educational excellence.
    • Online Learning Management System enables students in coordinated classes to seamlessly access all course materials.
    • A Grade 4 to Grade 5 transition group has been formed to better understand how SP can work together more effectively with SPSG to prepare girls for Middle School.
    • Ongoing joint retreats of combined SP/SPSG administrative teams have led to greater cooperation and collaboration.
    • Administrators hold regularly scheduled meetings with their SPSG counterparts.
    • Joint SP/SPSG professional development day held in October 2016.
  2. Initiative 2

    Work cooperatively to identify ways to expand and integrate student life experiences.
    • Joint Dean of the Arts hired to ensure arts program is fully coordinated and provides best possible curricular and co-curricular opportunities for students at both schools.
    • SPSG students taking classes in all IB disciplines at St. Paul’s.
    • Joint College Counseling nights held in the Arts and for Case Study Night.
  3. Initiative 3

    Continue to work cooperatively to enhance the operational efficiency of both schools.
    • Approved revised schedule to fully align SP and SPSG on daily basis.
    • Initiated joint campus security project.
    • Initiated shared campus-wide signage project.
    • Shared technology initiatives including Magnus online health records and Senior Systems cloud based access.
  1. Initiative 4

    Initiate co-marketing efforts to increase enrollment and retention, as well as coordinate and strengthen internal and external communications.
    • Held joint admissions events for applicants from key feeder schools.
    • Designed and launched coordinated websites.
    • Wrote, designed, and produced coordinated Admissions materials that tell a cohesive K-12 story for male and female applicants alike.
    • Coordinate on content and timing of all internal communications, and collaborate on external media relations, as with the One Love event.