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Admin Team

List of 7 members.

  • Photo of Gretchen Larkin

    Gretchen Larkin 

    Head of School
    Bio
  • Photo of Elizabeth Clayton

    Elizabeth Clayton 

    Associate Head of School, 7/8 Math Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Julie Powers

    Julie Powers 

    Director of Marketing and Communications
    Bio
  • Photo of David Riedell

    David Riedell 

    Director of Finance
    Bio
  • Photo of Jessica Thompson Somol

    Jessica Thompson Somol 84

    Director of Development
    Bio
  • Photo of Steven Trust

    Steve Trust 

    Director of Academic Technology
    Bio
  • Photo of Katherine Whitten

    Kat Whitten 

    Director of Admissions
    Bio
Charles River School is a PreKindergarten through Grade 8 independent school that honors the pursuit of academic excellence and the joy of childhood. We nurture each child by igniting curiosity, encouraging creativity, and cultivating intellectual engagement. Our graduates know themselves, understand others, and shape the future of our diverse world with confidence and compassion.

Charles River School admits students of any race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational or admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.