Lower School Highlights

5 Things I Know About Your Teachers

After meeting with teachers during the past two weeks in grade level teams and hearing about their successes in their professional learning communities, the new ways they are differentiating instruction to meet the individual needs of our students, and the countless stories about how they are partnering with parents...
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Lower School Highlights

Community Conversations

Our next Lower School Community Conversation will take place on Tuesday, October 21, 6:30-7:30, in the Winston Library.  All families are invited to join in this dialogue that will focus on international families and their transition to the Ravenscroft community after living in another country. The objectives for this community gathering will be...
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Lower School Highlights

Beautiful Questions

“A beautiful question is an ambitious yet actionable question that can begin to shift the way we perceive or think about something — and that might serve as a catalyst to bring about change.”- Warren Berger Asking questions seems too simple to be the solution for how we can...
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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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A Summer Reading Plan- Guest Post by Ruth Thomas

There are never enough summer days to read all the good books that have been written. However, the power to choose what to read motivates everyone to read more. Gershwin’s aria, Summertime, in the well-known opera, Porgy and Bess, affirms that the “livin’ is easy” during this season. Not...
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Lower School Highlights

Part 2: Where have we been? Where are we now? Where are we going next?

In keeping with the car analogy used in PART 1 of our discussion about the Lower School’s journey, we recently had four outside experts come in and take a good hard look under the hood of our car to examine the impact of our past and present experiences, and...
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