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Message from the Head of Lower School

Eblast from the Head of Lower School, 10/25

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” Frederick Douglass Dear Families,  As we come to the end of the first academic quarter, I am reminded of this quote. The last day of the quarter is Friday, October 30th, and report cards go home on Tuesday, November 10th. Most students cannot wait to share their grades…
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Eblast from the Head of Lower School, 10/11

Dear Lower School Families, Thanks to all of you who attended the Student-Led Conferences on Friday. Teachers do their best to encourage students to self-reflect, set goals and take responsibility for their learning. We hold these conferences twice a year. Students will look over the goals they set at the Spring conference and see how…
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Eblast from the Head of Lower School, 9/27

Dear Families, Though you couldn’t tell by the weather, we are officially into Fall. Besides pumpkin spiced lattes, thoughts of Halloween, and Thanksgiving, it means Student-Led Conferences! This year’s conferences are Friday, October 9th. This type of conferencing allows students to reflect on their learning and set goals. When students take responsibility for their learning and…
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Eblast from the Head of Lower School, 9/13

Dear Families, Welcome back! It is so great to see the students, feel their excitement, and, most of all, hear their laughter. In many ways, Tuesday was the first day of school all over again as they went over class routines, safety protocols, got to know the students, and continued to build a class team.  …
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