Rev. Marshall took up the role of headmaster in 1922. His first order of business was to make improvements to the school grounds.
Rev. Marshall took up the role of headmaster in 1922. His first order of business was to make improvements to the school grounds. Marshall pressed the importance of having a strong academic foundation upon which to build a career, but also knew the value of having an energetic, spirited community in which to live and learn. He changed the school colors from crimson and white to the more distinctive blue and silver.
Under Rev. Marshall, Holderness maintained positive relationships with the neighboring towns, often engaging in athletic competitions with Plymouth Regional High School. Basketball and hockey teams flourished under Marshall’s leadership.
From wearing a mask in class to attending Chapel virtually, the COVID-19 pandemic has altered many aspects of daily life at Holderness. One of the most significant changes is the replacement of Saturday morning classes in favor of programs to support students’ social and emotional health.
Gavin Bayreuther ’12 is making the most of these strange times. The defenseman for the American Hockey League’s Texas Stars was called up to skate for the National Hockey League’s Dallas Stars in the Western Conference finals against the Las Vegas Golden Knights.