DORSET -- Head of School Steven E. Dear is pleased to announce that several donors have made it possible to purchase insulating shades for all windows at Long Trail School. This purchase was facilitated by the generosity of rk Miles, Inc. as well as a family foundation which offered to match funding from alumni gifts.

These double cell insular shades were recently installed , and during this cold snap the value was clear to feel as the rooms stayed comfortable while the wind gusted outside. The shades slso assist in classroom safety by preventing visibility from the outside.

"We are so grateful for this gift. This was a terrific opportunity to benefit students and faculty, to keep us warm, and to reduce energy costs and our impact on the environment," said Director of Marketing Courtney Callo. "The shades make the school look and feel comfy."