Category Archives: Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School

Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School

Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 10/17

Dear Middle School Families, Yesterday I hosted my first parent coffee and I’m not going to lie - I was a bit nervous! Since beginning this new role, I have been experiencing a number of firsts. Some have been surprisingly rewarding and others a little daunting, but I can honestly say, I am enjoying every…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 10/10

Dear Middle School Families, Thank you for participating in our Student Led Conferences. I love this time with my students and their families because it is an excellent opportunity for students to show and validate their academic responsibility. Responsibility is one of the most admirable traits a person can possess and when students take an…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 10/3

Dear Middle School Families, One of the more challenging aspects of being Head of the Middle School is disciplining students. As a parent, I know firsthand how important it is to teach teens that their poor choices do not have to define who they are, yet they can be held accountable for those poor choices.…
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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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