Leadership

I Believe

I believe. What a powerful statement, when you consider what it means to believe. “To believe” means: “To have confidence in the truth, the existence, or the reliability of something, although without absolute proof, that one is right in doing so. Only if one believes in something can one...
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Leadership

Lower School Parent Night

Parent Night is one of my favorite events of the school year because it is one of the few opportunities we have to all be together, in one space, to engage in a conversation about our shared passion and commitment– our children’s educational journey. This year I find myself...
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Dare to Explore and Discover– Reflecting on NAIS Annual Conference

Dare to explore and discover.   This is what the National Association for Independent Schools* challenged attendees to do at this year’s annual conference, and it seems perfectly fitting when one considers what educators are being asked to do every day in this ever-changing world.   Explore – to...
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Guest Posts

Citizen Leader Framework in Lower School

This is a guest post written by Dr. Chris Harper, Lower School Guidance Counselor. How is Lower School Implementing the Citizenship and Leadership Initiative?   This is an increasingly common question lately.  The more informal question is probably something like “How’s that working in LOWER School??”  The answer to...
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Leadership

The Power of One

During winter break, I felt like one of our Lower School’s voracious readers. The time off allowed me an opportunity to read every day ─ for an extended period of time—and the texts I read were ones that I was interested in, I had chosen, and were “just right”...
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