Cullen McGough

Cullen is the director of communications at Chewonki.

Kids walking through the snow as the sun comes up

Winter Showcase Video

In a normal year, we would have celebrated the end of the winter term for Chewonki Elementary and Middle School with a showcase and family event on campus filled with student academic projects, artwork, music, community, and good cheer. With Covid-19 restrictions in place this year, we were unable to hold this treasured event this

Schools Without Walls

For the 34 students attending Chewonki Elementary and Middle School this fall, the return to classes has meant leaving traditional classrooms behind and adapting to life outside. The students spend as much as seven hours each day in “outdoor classrooms” to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission, and the new format has yielded many unexpected

Chewonki Waterfront

What Can We Give?

We are only a few weeks away from welcoming students back to Chewonki, and I wanted to take a moment and share a few highlights from what has been an incredible summer of struggle, challenge, and inspiration as our community has risen to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. Can you help support Chewonki today with

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Chewonki Schools Phased Reopening Plan

Because you are a valued member of our community, I write today to share information about our return to in-person learning in September 2020. This letter does not contain all the details of the plan, but it offers a summary that will be elaborated on in program and staff-specific communications. At all times, we need


We are grateful for the courage and clarity of thought expressed by many individuals who have recently chosen to share their experiences of racism at Chewonki on the BIPOC at Chewonki Instagram feed. We have not done enough to fight racism within our organization. For that, we are profoundly sorry. We hear that our role