Monthly Archives: September 2018

Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 9/26

Dear Upper School Families, It’s hard for families to know what is an appropriate summer program for their student. We are often asked what types of activities students can participate in, over the summer, that will help their college admission prospects. University sponsored summer camps can be both fulfilling academic work, and also an indication…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 9/26

Dear Middle School Families, Middle school can be one of the hardest times in life. Students are transitioning from childhood to adolescence and face many new challenges. Friendships are changing, feelings of awkwardness can overwhelm, and even if they are surrounded by a group of their peers, they can often feel alone. Understanding what triggers…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 9/26

Dear Families, As you know, Wednesday, October 3rd is the first of two student-led conferences. We begin with a modified version in Kindergarten, and build to entirely student-driven conferences in the later elementary grades. There is much value in these! So what is a student-led conference, and why do we do them? Simply stated, these are conferences…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Preschool, 9/26

Dear Families, I want to thank everyone who joined us for our first Preschool Coffee last Friday. We had a great turnout and a lively discussion about all things Early Childhood. If you missed this coffee hour we have another one coming up in just over a week on Friday, October 5th right after morning drop off.…
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