FEATURES

Present and Aware:
The Benefits of Mindfulness in Schools

Mindfulness is more than just a fad: it comes with proven scientific benefits for the brain and body. And it's not just for adults. Bryn Mawr faculty are finding more and more ways to build mindfulness into the school day. Read more...

More than 25 Percent of the Class of 2016 Recognized by National Merit Program

Nineteen Bryn Mawr seniors, representing more than 25 percent of the Class of 2016, have been recognized as either Semifinalists or Commended Scholars in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Read more...

NEWS & NOTES

From the Headmistress


We love traditions at Bryn Mawr, as they tie us to our 130-year history, and there are several ritual steps that happen on our first day. New faculty and students are introduced, we hear Dayseye sing “Jerusalem,” and we toll our campus bell to “ring in” the opening day. We also recognize and celebrate our seniors, the Bryn Mawr School Class of 2016. Read more...

Faculty in Action


Dean of Faculty and Upper School math teacher Elaine Swyryn took a chance when, as she was finishing her senior year at Boston College, she enrolled in a master's program in teaching at Harvard University. "I hadn’t done any education courses to test the waters beforehand," Swyryn says. "But two weeks into my master’s program I knew it was the right thing for me." Here, she shares a few things she's learned over her many years in the classroom (and outside of it). Read more...

Photos of the Month

It's only the first month of school and already there's so much going on at Bryn Mawr! Check out photos of the first day of school, fun in the Little and Lower Schools, Middle School bonding, Upper School Retreats and the recent Upper School trip to the World Maker Faire in New York. Read more...

MAWRTIAN MINUTES

Bryn Mawr Fifth Grader Wins National Book Festival Prize


Congratulations to Naria Lemma ’23, who in August was selected as the third place grand prize and Maryland state winner in the Library of Congress’s National Book Festival Summer Writing Contest. Read more...

2014-2105 Report on Giving

We are so grateful to the generous donors who supported Bryn Mawr students and teachers last year! Watch our video of thanks and check out the full report here. Read more...

ALUMNAE

Alumnae Photo of the Month: The Class of 1986

It's an annual rite of passage: the class photos at the start of the school year. Here's a throwback to the Class of 1986 as sixth graders. Ladies from this class will celebrate their 30th reunion this year! View the photo...

Upcoming Alumnae Events

View a list of upcoming events for alumnae, including the Community Party in celebration of Founders Day and Fall Alumnae Weekend. We hope to see you on campus soon! Read more...
Located in Baltimore, Maryland, The Bryn Mawr School is a private all-girls kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school with a coed preschool for ages 2 months through 5 years. Bryn Mawr provides students with exceptional educational opportunities on a beautiful 26-acre campus within the city limits. Inquisitive girls, excellent teaching, strong student-teacher relationships and a clear mission sustain our vibrant school community where girls always come first.