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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School

Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 1/22

Dear Families, Believe it or not, Friday is the end of the second academic quarter. Students will be bringing home report cards on Friday, February 7th, and most will be anxious to share their grades with you. As they do so, I encourage you to look not only at the letter grade, but also your students'…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 1/8

“Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day. ” – Michael Josephson Dear Families, I hope you had a restful break surrounded by family and friends, and like me, are looking forward to the rest of the school year. This week’s quote is especially meaningful to me as it…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 12/18

Dear Families,  2020 is just fifteen days away! As we approach the end of the year, I look back with pride at all the students and teachers have accomplished in these past few months. Student learning and hands-on discovery take center stage in and out of the classroom. Teachers are finding innovative ways to work…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 12/11

“Each day comes bearing its own gifts- untie the ribbons” - Ruth Ann Schabacker Dear Families, Does this conversation sound familiar? “What did you learn in school today?” “Nothing.” “Anything interesting happen?” “Nope.” “Did you like it?” “It was OK.” Most certainly, you have had some version of this encounter. It can be frustrating to…
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