Montrose Podcast

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Montrose Podcast

Welcome to Montrose Podcast, the official podcast of Montrose School . . . where girls are called to greatness. 

Here, young women achieve academic excellence in a rich liberal arts environment by developing enduring habits of mind, heart and character. Join us as we explore topics that highlight the impact of a Montrose education, and how it affects the world around us.


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Season One

the dating project


3/16/19

Nationally renowned Boston College Professor Dr. Kerry Cronin, known as the "Dating Professor," visits Montrose to talk with upper school students and parents about the importance of relationships. Professor Cronin talks about the hook-up culture that's prevalent on college campuses today, and why she encourages her first-year students to ask a "person of interest" out on a date. Join us for a discussion that spans from Aristotle's definition of "love of the good" to modern-day rules for a successful first date. Listen now.

Life after Montrose part 2

12/7/18

Alumnae Gabby Landry '18 and Molly Cahill '16 share further reflections on the ways in which their Montrose experience transformed them, and helped them identify what greatness looks like. Listen now.

Design Thinking

10/12/18

In this first installment, host Mary Cahill Farella addresses Design Thinking as a strategy for student learning, with special guest Dr. Michael Roberto, Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University and Montrose parent, and faculty member Barbara Whitlock. Listen now.

habits of mind


1/25/19

What are the habits of mind that can help us learn a new skill, build a new habit, or stop procrastinating? Deborah Farmer Kris, Montrose teacher and LifeCompass Associate Director, sheds light on these topics and more in this episode of Montrose Podcast. Listen now.
 

Life after Montrose part 1

12/7/18

To see how transformational a Montrose education is, look no further than our alumnae. Listen in as Grace Schiller '13 and Clara Cahill Farella '16 reflect on their Montrose experiences, and how they helped make them the women they are today. Listen now.

Giving that matters

12/21/18

We all want to give in a way that matters. Hear about how your support of the Montrose School Annual Fund contributes to the power of a Montrose education—shaping lives, and our world, for the better. Listen now.

 

Why math matters

11/20/18

Yes, math matters. . . but did you know it was a language?! Have a listen as we talk with three Montrose math teachers about why math matters, how they teach it and how it impacts their students and our world. Listen now.
Montrose Podcast host
Mary Cahill Farella is the host of Montrose Podcast. She is also a Montrose parent (‘16, ‘25). Mary spent over twenty years working for public media outlet WGBH, the Boston PBS affiliate. She now divides her time between professional pursuits, artistic endeavors, and holding down the homefront. Mary and her husband Stéfane live in Framingham, MA with their seven children.