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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School

Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 10/9

Dear Families, Happy October! We are already in the middle of the first quarter, and the campus is filled with laughter, excitement, and learning. Today was the first Student-Led Conference. Our students spent much time reflecting on their learning and goal setting. Thanks to all our families who were able to attend. The fall is…
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Weekly Notes from Head of Lower School, 10/2

The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers. ~Terri Guillemets Dear Families,  I want to rewrite this quote and say, “Our school is hugged by the faithful arms of our volunteers,” and thank everyone for the countless hugs! Our wonderful library committee, Mrs. Habibipour, Mrs. Ozturk, Mrs. Britz, and Mrs. Laule have re-organized, cataloged…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 9/25

Dear Families, Happy Fall! I love this time of year, as students and teachers are taking advantage of the cooler temperatures and taking some of their learning outdoors. We are almost at the mid-term of the first quarter. Teachers and students are preparing for the student-led conferences on Wednesday, October 9th. This type of conferencing allows…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 9/18

Dear Families, Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a workshop presented by Dr. Jo Boaler from Stanford University. Dr. Boaler is world renowned for her work with educators and students in the area of teaching and learning mathematics. She and her colleagues have research-based evidence to prove that our brains can continue to…
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