When Mabel Farley retired in 1970, she was replaced with Donald Adam. One of the first things Adam did upon arriving at Orchard School was take a needs assessment. The priorities were threefold: finish the renovation schedule, build a school library, and construct a third wing.
All pictures and much of the text for the Orchard
School History pages were borrowed from the book, Orchard School:
A Narrative History, written by Richard Keller.