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'School for scandal'
' Sexual harassment charges against the headmaster
are stirring a very public controversy at the
private Berkshire School.'
BY JUDITH GAINES
A test of character
When Paul Christopher became headmaster of the Berkshire
School, he brought with him credentials as an ethicist and champion of
traditional values. Now he's embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal that
calls his own ethics into question.
By Judith Gaines, Globe Correspondent
© Copyright 2001-2002 Boston Globe Electronic
Sunday, January 13, 2002
(The following article is reproduced on this Web site
t the foot of Mount Everett, on
a serene stretch of woods and fields in an isolated corner of southwestern
Massachusetts, sits the Berkshire
School. Drive along Undermountain Road in Sheffield,
turn up a maple-lined lane and over a little rocky bridge, and there it
is: the heart of what must be one of the prettiest campuses in Massachusetts,
proportioned ivy-covered buildings flank manicured lawns. Rustic gray buildings
tucked behind leafy copses house almost all of the 64 faculty members.
Acres of pristine forest laced with trails rise behind the school.
A private preparatory school since 1907, embracing female students since
1969, the Berkshire School radiates prosperity and success. The campus
has a newly renovated ice-hockey rink, two girls' dormitories under construction,
an alumni center slated for completion next year, a new greenhouse and
a sugar shack, and an expansive dining hall with skylights and huge floor-to-ceiling
windows looking out on piney woods.
Its 385 students, in grades 9 through 12, come from 36 states and 22
countries. Boys sport blazers and ties; girls wear skirts or slacks. The
look of the place is preppy, but with an appealing touch of mountain in
it. In this wild and woodsy domain, its 680 compact, well-maintained acres
convey a sense of integrity, unity, fortitude, and charm.
image is more than superficial. School officials say that in the past five
years, applications for admission have shot up, athletic teams are winning
more games, alumni involvement has increased, college placement has improved,
fund-raising efforts have grossed nearly $50 million. Drug use, once an
embarrassment, has declined dramatically. So has alcohol consumption. Seniors
come two weeks early every year for a leadership program that helps them
take responsibility for enforcing rules of behavior.
Instructors offer a mix of traditional classes and more unusual fare,
including the school's own maple sugaring operation (whose syrup provides
a sweet thank you to generous donors), a boat-building program led by a
beloved poet, and one of the best observatories in New England. The resolution
of its telescope is so fine that students can spot an astronaut outside
a space station in orbit.
Equally compelling are the criteria for selecting the student body.
You don't have to be a scholar to come here. You don't even have to be
athletically inclined, although that helps. But what the Berkshire School
wants most, its admissions officers make plain, are good citizens. It gives
the nod to nice, clean-cut kids who do their homework, don't skip class,
cause few discipline problems.
In fact, it is no exaggeration to say that the watchword for the whole
place is character.
At the head of the school sits Paul Christopher, a 53-year-old
ethicist from Wakefield and the driving force behind many of the recent
head of philosophy at West Point, New York, he has written a book about
ethics. He lectures on morality and character when he's not off fund-raising
or teaching powerlifting in the school's well-equipped gym.
But Christopher's five-year reign has also been marked by something
infinitely darker than the winter shadow Mount Everett casts over campus
too early in the afternoons. On December 21, 2000, an employee, Laura
duPont Smith, complained about sexual abuse by the headmaster himself.
Two months later, the school launched a private inquiry. On March 7, Smith
filed a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination,
which is investigating her claims.
This, however, is not a sordid little tale of he said, she said. After
Smith made her allegations public, other faculty, students, parents and
alumni came forward - in private letters to the trustees, oral testimony
to a law firm hired by the school, and written statements to the MCAD -
alleging other improprieties by Christopher. Many of these letters and
statements - some just a paragraph or two, others several pages long; some
signed, some not - were obtained by The Boston Globe and
supplemented by 36 direct interviews. They reveal accusations by at least
20 women that Christopher sexually harassed them or subjected them to physical
or psychological abuse ranging from verbal come-ons, dirty jokes, and crude
and vulgar language to inappropriate touching, French kissing, and blatant
efforts to seduce them.
On this bucolic and isolated campus, a little world within a world,
nothing has been quite the same since this controversy erupted. Despite
attempts by school officials to stamp out discussion of the scandal after
it first arose, it continues to fester in what one observer describes as
"a suppressed uproar."
And this tale is more complex yet, because Smith's role in the conflict
is far from transparent. The headmaster with aggrieved and angry critics
also has fiercely loyal supporters outraged by the charges against him.
Some view Smith as a disgruntled employee who would do anything to get
what she wants. Many believe she flirted with Christopher, not the other
way around. And now there is another complaint, under investigation by
Sheffield police, of foul play.
* * * * *
a warm morning in late spring 2000, Laura Smith went to see Paul Christopher
in his offices at the Berkshire School. She's a 48-year-old mother of three
with short gray hair and round, dark-rimmed glasses, a vegetarian who wears
no makeup, sews her own clothes, and lives with her family in the former
servants' quarters of a duplex on campus. Her husband,
III, teaches English at the school, and she has had minor positions
there - library worker, yearbook adviser, part-time photography instructor.
But she yearned for a better job and had been meeting occasionally with
Christopher for more than a year in hopes of getting one. On this day,
she says, she wanted to persuade him to let her run a leadership development
A devoted mom who spent much of the past 15 years home-schooling her
kids, Smith had come to enjoy these meetings with Christopher, even though
his demeanor was not always pleasant. She says that at times he was angry,
insulting, and sexually provocative in ways that made her uncomfortable,
no question. On one occasion, she says, he swore at her profusely. Another
time, she claims, he kissed her and slipped his hand down the back of her
pants. Once, she says, he kicked off one shoe and ran his stockinged foot
along her inner thigh.
But she believed she could control his outbursts and improprieties.
And she found him interesting, stimulating, smart.
"He intellectually seduced me, broadened my horizons, challenged me,
sent me out of his office with a quest. It was fun, exciting. I enjoyed
his energy," she says." And it was nice to be noticed."
She viewed Christopher as a friend and mentor but also as a troubled
guy who was socially inept, lonely, and insecure. "He was like a wounded
animal, a workaholic walled up in his office, living through facades,"
she says. She thought she could help him explore other dimensions of himself
and also help the school develop a spiritual component to its education.
She describes herself as "a sacred warrior" with deep religious beliefs
who hoped she could reform Christopher. So on this day they talked about
that, too, and she gave him an antique key, she says, "to symbolize the
need to open doors, to find his soul."
He held it and said no one ever gave him gifts like this, she recalls.
When she rose to leave, she says, he reached for her hand. Then, she says,
he grabbed her and started kissing her neck and ears and pressing his pelvis
into her. He undid some buttons on her blouse "and slobbered on me," she
claims. Then, she says, he unzipped his pants and put her hand on his genitals.
"I said, `It's not going to happen, Paul. I care about you as a friend,
but sex is not part of this.' " As she hurried out of the office, she remembers
him saying, "We haven't done anything wrong."
Smith had always thought she could deal with what she regarded as Christopher's
come-ons, but this incident scared her. She says she had heard stories
of his indiscretions from other women, and in the months that followed
she heard more complaints. In one such incident, Smith says, a female student
came to her upset by what she considered Christopher's sleazy, undignified
behavior at a holiday party in his home. One of the girl's parents confirmed
the report to the Globe.
"Why are we all taking this?" Smith asked herself. She decided she had
to do something, and soon.
In December 2000, she protested to John Alden, a school official
designated to handle harassment charges. For two months, nothing happened.
Last February, Smith contacted Peter Kellogg, one of the trustees,
and the school launched an investigation. Smith also filed her formal complaint
with MCAD. As word of the investigations spread, other school employees,
students, and alumni began to come forward. What follows is based on their
official statements to the MCAD or school investigators, and, in most cases,
a confidential interview with the Globe.
The wife of one faculty member complained that, at a holiday party,
"Christopher grabbed me with his hands and forced my body close to his.
Then he placed his wide-open mouth over mine and forced his tongue in my
mouth." An unsigned statement by another woman describes a trustees' dinner
at which Christopher suddenly "kissed me full on the mouth in a very sensual
way" and an event at the headmaster's home when, standing by his wife,
"I felt his hand move inside the back of my shirt."
Some women describe behavior that seems more oafish and crude than overtly
harassing. One alumna, who has been involved with the school for about
30 years, recalled how Christopher asked her opinion about a campus building.
"My predecessor believed you had to have a penis to figure out what to
do with this," she says he remarked. Pat Schofield, a concerned
mother, described how Christopher approached one of her daughters and some
girlfriends exercising in the school gym. "Look at this butt," she says
he told them, pointing to himself. "This butt is so hard I could crack
walnuts with it."
"Where does he get his lines - out of a 30-year-old issue of Playboy?"
says Elizabeth Chaffee, an alum from Sheffield whose father was
a longtime teacher at the school. She says she experienced Christopher's
"leering tone" and his habit "of standing too close" to people, but that
his comments to her, though inappropriate, were "more silly than threatening."
But others clearly felt threatened. At least nine former employees -
with jobs ranging from clerk to senior administrator - told the Globe they
left the Berkshire School because of Christopher's harassment or intimidation.
One former administrator related how, after she redecorated her office
in a way he didn't like, "he came up behind me and shook me so hard that
I felt it in my neck for two days."
In a signed complaint to the MCAD and to school investigators, supplemented
by a detailed written statement to the Globe, a former high-ranking administrator
says that at parties "he would often get drunk and grope women faculty,
including me." On one occasion, he grabbed her hand and said her pulse
"was fluttering as it would when I had just made love." Another time he
told her that seeing her exercising in the school's weight room gave him
"a constant erection." He repeatedly laid hands on her physically and propositioned
her sexually, she claims. When she turned him down, she alleges, "he became
vindictive and made my life a living hell."
* * * * *
In an imposing leather chair behind his desk
in spacious offices in the school's Memorial Hall, with Mozart lilting
in the background, Paul Christopher declines to address the specific charges
by Laura Smith or anyone else, a condition of his granting the Globe interview.
He does say that he has "absolute faith in America and our justice system"
to treat him fairly. He adds that leaders in general have an ethical responsibility
to understand how their actions affect others and not to offend, "especially
in my position. It's hard to avoid me. My motto for life is: Do no harm.
And do good when you can. I live by that."
A handsome, well-muscled man about 5 feet 8 inches tall, who served
in the Army for years and then taught at West Point for 10 more, he describes
his style as "blunt." If the charges brought against him were substantiated
against someone else, he would not hesitate to remove that person from
power, he says. "People who abuse other people should be fired. It's inexcusable."
Intimate relationships between executives and their subordinates "tend
to be corrupt. You think they're attracted to your intelligence and charm,
but they're just coming onto you because you're the CEO." In such
cases, he says, the person with the power should set the boundaries.
A copy of the school's response to the MCAD complaint, obtained by the
Globe, makes its position clear: "After a couple of appointments to discuss
school-related matters, Ms. Smith became increasingly flirtatious, suggesting
that Dr. Christopher explore a relationship with her," it says. When he
denied her both sex and a job she wanted, she filed the MCAD complaint,
the school says.
It alleges a different meaning to the old key that Smith gave Christopher.
"When he told her he was not interested, she dropped off an antique key
to him, telling him that if he ever became interested, he should leave
it in her box and she would know what it meant," it says.
As proof of Smith's flirtations, the response cites a string of e-mail
messages in which she seems to be baiting him - including this one of June
7, which the school says was sent less than two hours after the meeting
during which Smith says she was assaulted. Smith claims the assault occurred
"Dear Paul: Why does my life revolve around Arts? thanks for taking
the time. It was a bit odd, awkward for me. I guess it made a lot more
sense when we made the appointment before we knew that the position had
been filled. Oh well . . . maybe I'll get a glimpse of you this weekend,
I am grateful for what I can get. I guess you'll be busy for a while yet,
a lunch date seems remote. I leave on the 17th or 18th of June. BUT i will
drive down whenever you think you can make it. I have so much I would like
to talk to you about, in a more relaxing way than in your office. Conversations
are so exciting with you, because they are multi-leveled and you are always
one step ahead. There was only one other person who challenged me like
you do. He's dead. He was a French Resistance soldier. Hmmm? Later Alligator,
In an e-mail sent June 18, she invited Christopher to visit her at a
cabin where her family would be vacationing in New Hampshire and to attend
a poetry reading. In a June 25 e-mail, she wrote: "I appreciated your comment
that you listen to me. I've always felt that you did. You do it well. .
. . I miss the sound of your voice, the pauses between and mostly your
The school's MCAD response does not directly address allegations from
other women. But it notes that on December 19, 2000, not long after the
holiday party at which Smith claims she and several students witnessed
Christopher "pelvic thrusting" and grabbing women, she sent him this e-mail:
"I have no ulterior motives that I am hiding from you. It's called openness
(or affection) and I am being as open with you as a person can be. You
need to trust someone. I do care for you and I want you and this program
to succeed. Laura"
Two days later, Smith made her first formal complaint to a school official.
Smith counters that these e-mails have been misinterpreted. "I was being
friendly, not seductive," she says during an interview in her living room.
"I was playing a game, his game. And his game is to use the sex way to
get into someone's psyche, put them off balance." But she claims she never
wanted to have sex with him, and never did.
If her e-mails seem suggestive, overly friendly, "it's because I saw
both sides of him," she says. "My personality is, I think I can save people.
I wanted him to see that he was so much better than how he was behaving.
Part of Paul's charm is that he makes you feel he needs you, that you're
the only one who understands him. You want to help make him better."
Smith adds that she was determined to show that she was strong enough
to rise above the harassment. "I wasn't going to be the little woman who
runs away because he scared me," she says.
On the crucial question of the chatty e-mail allegedly sent immediately
after the assault, Smith says the date of that event has been changed to
suit the school's purposes. The assault occurred in April or May, not June,
she says. She saw Christopher on June 7 to discuss a job possibility for
an art program, and she took the Rev. Art Kaufman with her - hence
the opening line in the e-mail about her life revolving around "arts."
She says she asked Kaufman to come along because she was afraid to be alone
with the man who had recently abused her.
Kaufman, who was then the school chaplain, supports her account. "We
met Christopher at 10:30 that morning," he says his calendar confirms.
Christopher, in a later phone interview, reiterates his faith in American
justice to exonerate him of Smith's allegations. Asked about complaints
from other women, he says: "There are no other complaints that involve
me. I don't know of any other complaints."
When the complaints are described to him, he says he is only aware of
written complaints and it's hard to respond to the Globe's list without
knowing more about each incident. But "when you make tough management decisions,
people will be looking for ways to retaliate," he says. And he notes that
the trustees have given him "a resounding vote of confidence."
* * * * *
On the morning of March 23, 2001, an all-school
meeting unlike any meeting anybody could remember was held in the Berkshire
School auditorium. Smith's charges had leaked to the local press. The MCAD
probe and the school's private investigation were public knowledge. The
buzz was that Christopher was about to resign. School officials say no
copies were kept of speeches made to this assembly. But a bootlegged videotape,
obtained by the Globe, preserves it all.
While a packed audience waits expectantly, about a half-dozen trustees
march onto the stage along with Paul Christopher, who carries a copy of
the Bible. Davis Anderson, 51, head of the school's 27-member board
of trustees, addresses the crowd.
Acting on a thorough study by an independent law firm hired to investigate
the MCAD charges, the trustees have decided that Christopher will remain
in his position with their full support, Anderson says. "Appropriate measures,"
which he does not specify, "have been taken regarding future conduct of
all concerned." And the school reaffirms its "absolute commitment to an
environment free from discrimination and harassment."
Then he introduces Christopher, who begins by quoting the biblical epistle
of James: "Let not any of you become teachers, my brethren, for you know
that we who teach shall be judged with greater strictness. We all make
mistakes. If anyone makes no mistakes in what he says, he is a perfect
He says he regrets "any disrepute that I may have caused this institution."
Although the trustees have absolved him of sexual harassment and discrimination
charges, their investigation revealed other issues "that are of great concern
to me," Christopher says. "Frankly, I am embarrassed and disappointed that
several people have harbored concerns about my behavior, about which I
have been largely unaware."
People have been offended, he says, "by my language, my dress, my actions,
my choice of music, my communication style - both physical contact and
proximity to others - and the way I dance." At this point, the audience
"It is with complete sincerity and resolve that I make this commitment
to modifying certain elements in my behavior that others have found offensive,
and I'm asking you to help me. If you see me about to injure myself, be
good enough to let me know."
He goes on: "To those whom I may have offended, I can only offer my
heartfelt apologies." And he closes by quoting James again: "My brethren,
if anyone among you wanders from the truth, and someone brings him back,
let him know that whoever brings back the sinner from the error of his
ways will save his soul and cover a multitude of sins."
As he leaves the podium, the students give him a standing ovation.
At the back of the auditorium, Laura and Procter Smith were stunned.
"That was as lonely a place as I can ever remember standing," recalls Procter,
who still teaches at the school. "It was as if we were in the middle of
a town square about 1640, and I was doing some sort of penance. I felt
like I couldn't move or speak."
But Laura Smith approached Davis Anderson. Knowing everything that he
did, she asked him, "how could you have made that speech?" She says Anderson
replied, "You have to understand, we're trying to hurt the least number
of people possible."
An April 23 letter to parents and alumni reiterated the trustees' view
that a thorough and independent investigation exonerated Christopher, whom
they expected to be vindicated by the MCAD, and that they remained unequivocal
in their support of the headmaster. According to the letter, the trustees
"unanimously decided that Dr. Christopher and Mr. Alden [the designated
sexual harassment officer] will remain in their respective positions."
But two sources close to the school administration tell the Globe that,
privately, the trustees fined Christopher for his behavior. In a phone
interview, Christopher declines to comment on whether he was fined. "You'll
have to ask to the trustees," he says.
* * * * *
Supporters of Dr. Christopher - or "Doc," as
he's known - can barely fathom the complaints of his critics. Barbara
Brueggemann, 40, dean of faculty, describes the headmaster as "soft-spoken,
direct, honest, very respectful of me, a good boundary keeper with a sharp
intellect, and a very hard worker, who leads by example." She adds, "I'm
a professional with a 13-year-old daughter, and I would not be here, I
wouldn't linger for a moment, if I thought there was something inappropriate
Lori Charpentier, the 31-year-old director of admissions, echoes
this view. The crude and predatorial Christopher others describe "is not
the person I know at all, and I know him very well. I've traveled alone
with him to Boston, for instance, and never had any problems, nothing but
positive experiences. This is a school providing moral foundations and
building character. And he's a role model for that."
When asked what she thinks about all the rumors and complaints, Elena
Christopher, the headmaster's petite and gracious wife, replies, "I
don't think anything about them at all." She just keeps focused "on all
our fabulous students and all the good, really wonderful things that have
happened on campus in the last 5 years" since her husband took over.
She and Christopher, both raised in Wakefield, were high school sweethearts
who married 30 years ago, have two grown children, and still "spend all
our free time together," Elena says. "We're best friends. Our relationship
is as strong as ever."
Some students don't think much about the conflict one way or the other.
Others say they enjoy the headmaster's direct style. Eric Gunderson,
all-school president in 1998, is one of many students who had heard stories
of Christopher's conduct, but he says: "'Doc' is a spirited speaker. A
lot of kids liked his casual demeanor. They thought he was kind of cool."
Some parents are oblivious or consider the conflict with Smith already
resolved. After a string of headmasters whom many considered lax or incompetent
- what Anderson described as "a lack of stability in our leadership" -
Christopher's strong, take-charge approach has been appreciated. As one
father put it, "I'd hate to see Berkshire School without him."
But to other eyes, the campus has been riven by this controversy.
When Smith's complaint became known, posters went up in hallways.
"Justice believes in Doc and not Mrs. Smith and her selfishness," many
of them read. A roadblock was erected at the school entrance to keep out
reporters. When Pat Schofield, of nearby Hillsdale, New York, arrived to
visit her daughter, she says, "security guards searched my car before letting
me through." She has no idea what they thought they might find. A contraband
Many felt unclear about what was going on, who was siding with whom,
and what it all meant. Some say the dining hall divided into opposing camps,
with each side eating together, eyeing the other warily, glaring. Some
worried about what was safe to think and what the consequences might be
if you said anything unflattering about the headmaster.
When the Elizabeth
Freeman Center, an organization specializing in abuse problems,
held a public meeting at the Old Parish Church in Sheffield about the case
on May 22, it was attended by more than 50 people, including faculty members.
School officials asked organizers for an apology. They refused.
Smith claims that she was denied better jobs and pay owed to her because
she refused Christopher's advances and that she was ostracized for complaining
about this. After publicly siding with Smith and pleading unsuccessfully
for help from outside therapists or conflict negotiators, Kaufman says
he was stripped of his power - relieved of his teaching assignments and
denied the chaplain's traditional right to sit on the dais at graduation.
He resigned in June.
At least one parent is withdrawing her daughter from the school and
has turned down an admissions offer for a second child, according to a
letter to Smith that cites concern about the way the school has handled
the harassment situation. And according to both a former administrator
and a former student body officer, some people have withdrawn donations
because of Christopher or said they won't contribute until he leaves.
Smith left the school's payroll in June (to become a librarian at a
Connecticut prep school), and the conflict has been less visible since
then. But complaints continue to surface about Christopher's behavior.
Faculty, asking not to be named, describe a culture of intimidation in
which people are afraid to speak out. When contacted by the Globe this
fall, many declined to be interviewed for fear of retaliation - even some
who have already left the school. Several still want to send their children
there and fear the youngsters will suffer if they complain.
Some staff remain so angry that they won't talk to one another, and
tempers flare in ugly ways. Smith alleges that on November 2, Sarah
King, one of the school's language teachers, tried to run her off a
road on campus. At the time, King had two students in her car, and Smith
was driving with her daughter. Smith filed a complaint, and a magistrate's
hearing is scheduled for next month, according to Sheffield Police Chief
James McGarry. King, who is contesting the charges, says this is another
example of "the antagonistic and delusional behavior" she has come to expect
from Smith. Smith says Christopher uses King "to carry out his dirty tricks."
On November 11, when Kaufman attended a campus play that was open to
the public, Christopher, who spotted him in the lobby, yelled that he was
trespassing and should get off the campus immediately. Many locals witnessed
"What kind of community is this that people who complain are not welcome
on campus?" Kaufman asks. Then he answers his own question: "It's this
wonderful community that's awful - especially for an academic institution
that prides itself on being open and pursuing the truth."
If Procter Smith III had his way, he would never leave Berkshire School.
He attended private school himself and has been working in the prep-school
world since 1972. Laura Smith was raised in the region, and in 1983 they
both came to the Berkshire School, where, in addition to teaching English,
Procter reports the school's sporting achievements. Procter loves his work
- in a dynamic department with wonderful colleagues, he says - and cannot
imagine any other situation that would suit him so well.
But since his wife's complaints became public, his professional associations
have become guarded. Friends are distant. His social life, he says, "is
He's a shy, meticulous, hard-working man who hates conflict. When he
learned what his wife says Christopher did, Procter did nothing - except
to support her as best he could. "I'm not a complainer," he says. "I express
my aggressions at the bridge table." The dawning realization that
his life at Berkshire School may be ending "is excruciating."
* * * * *
Public schools have struggled with the issue
of sexual harassment for years. Accepted rules and procedures - based on
9 of the Civil Rights Act - ban behavior that discriminates
against anyone because of sex, among other things. Those who fail to abide
risk losing federal funding. But for private schools, this remains a grayer
area - all the more thorny because headmasters often have tight control,
hiring and firing annually, and faculty members have little recourse. So
conflicts like the one ensnaring Paul Christopher and Laura Smith provide
a revealing window into a world less scrutinized and less comfortable with
"Now we know what the `private' in private school means," says one angry
parent, who alleges the school has stifled discussion and denied that a
problem still exists.
The Rev. Allison Stokes does not know the Berkshire School staff,
but as a resident of nearby Housatonic and founding director of the Women's
Interfaith Institute in the Berkshires, she knows the larger community
well. She describes that community as "agitated and confused and distressed."
Officials at the school "act like this is not our business, as if we have
no stake. But their students and faculty shop in this community, worship
here, attend events here."
"They may be tucked away against that mountain, but they're still part
of us," she says."
To feel that they're isolated and alone and free to act out of that
is very dangerous."
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Judith Gaines, a former staff member of The
Boston Globe, is a freelance writer living in Boston.
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