Monthly Archives: January 2019

Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 1/16

Dear Upper School Families, The next week is the culmination of Upper School semester exams and assessments.  As a reminder, the semester assessment counts for 20% of the semester grade. While this can make students feel anxious, it’s important to remind them that they are well prepared, and they will be okay.  Rest and good…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 1/16

Dear Middle School Families, The chance to visit and catch up with former students is one of my favorite things about being a teacher. This is when you get to see the fruition of all your hard work! I ran into several of them before and during the break as they were back from college…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 1/16

"Your attitude, not your aptitude will determine your altitude." -Zig Ziglar Dear Families, We all know that having a positive attitude can have profound effects on our lives. But did you know that your attitude, especially toward math can have a significant impact on your child? It is very common to hear parents say things…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Preschool, 1/16

Dear Preschool Families, A wave of illness has hit the Preschool (and larger PVS community). Please help us stop it in its tracks by keeping your child home if they are sick. Just a reminder of our sick policy; as a general rule if a child is sick they must be sent home and cannot…
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