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Our Founders' Dream, "Omnium Nobis"

Grades 3 and 4 at Chapel during a planned break in construction
This past Monday, February 5, was Founders Day at Saint David's, a Fete de L'Ecole that celebrates the ten founders who, by opening the doors of Saint David's School in February of 1951, turned a dream into a reality.

In Chapels that I gave to the boys in Grades Three through Eight in what will be the new Upper School Gymnasium come September,  I discussed how our expansion into Graham House is fulfilling another of the founders' and former Headmaster David Hume's dreams for our school and her boys.

In each Chapel, a boy read aloud the founders' names, allowing them to echo and ring through the new space, and we recognized that what we are doing now is only possible because of the vision of those bold men and women, and all others in our community who came before us.

We stand on the shoulders of giants.
 
The Ten Founders of Saint David's School
 
Margaret Draper Boncompagni
Eleanor H. de Give
Charles M. Grace
Louise L. Hoguet
George M. Horn
John Meade
Charles F. Moulton
Joseph M. Murphy
Gertrude D. Smith
Gregory B. Smith

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