Category: Alumni News

Spotlight: Debbie Bakan

Spotlight: Debbie Bakan
October 25th, 2021
Category: Alumni News

Debbie Bakan, retired PMFS Primary Teacher, with her handknit Frog and Toad dolls On a warm day last May, retired PMFS Primary Teacher Debbie Bakan came to see campus in bloom and talk about her memories of Plymouth. We were both vaccinated, and she gave me a big hug, my first from anyone outside of…

Alumni Spotlight: Jay Craven (’62)

Alumni Spotlight: Jay Craven ('62)
September 13th, 2021
Category: Alumni News

Jay Craven (‘62), is a filmmaker, activist, educator, founder of many community arts organizations, and founding producer of the touring youth circus, Circus Smirkus. During our interview, he alluded to episodes from a life lived in the zeitgeist, from organizing John Lennon’s rock tour against the Vietnam War, to moving in the same NYC Pop…

Alumni Spotlight: Alex Berg (’99)

Alumni Spotlight: Alex Berg ('99)
July 29th, 2021
Category: Alumni News, News

Alex Berg (’99) has already had quite an active and diverse journalism career that includes hosting and producing podcasts and video. She is currently hosting a podcast on LGBTQ themes, I’m From Driftwood, and producing a documentary series for LGBTQ Nation. She recently hosted and produced a pop culture series for BuzzFeed called The Buzz….

Alumni Spotlight: Zack Smith (’03)

Alumni Spotlight: Zack Smith ('03)
July 2nd, 2021
Category: Alumni News

Zack Smith (‘03) has always loved math, so it will be no surprise to any of his former PMFS teachers or classmates that he recently received his PhD in Operations Research, a type of applied mathematics, from the University of Texas. “I have to give Plymouth a ton of credit,” he said, “for building my…

Soon-to-be-Alumni Luncheon

Soon-to-be-Alumni Luncheon
May 14th, 2021
Category: Alumni News

PMFS alumni RJ Edmonds (L) and Haven Arms (R) returned to campus to speak to the graduating Sixth Grade class Soon-to-be-Alumni Luncheon Sixth Graders were the guests of honor at the annual “Soon-to-be-Alumni” Luncheon on Thursday. For this special event, PMFS alumni who are about to graduate from high school are invited back to campus….

Alumni Spotlight: Eric Toensmeier (’83)

Alumni Spotlight: Eric Toensmeier ('83)
April 22nd, 2021
Category: Alumni News

Eric Toensmeier (‘83) describes himself as a “plant geek.” But really, he’s an accomplished permaculturist, an expert in approaches to sustainable agriculture inspired by natural ecosystems. He’s also a policy advocate, award-winning author, international trainer, former appointed lecturer at Yale, and former Senior Biosequestration Fellow with Project Drawdown (an organization with the goal of reaching…