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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School

Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 11/13

Dear Middle School Families, I want to thank our amazing and incredibly hard-working music and theatre teachers this week. Our annual Veteran’s Day performance, led by our talented Mr. Paul Kay, was stirring as always.  I know it can be a challenge for many to attend, but thank you so much for supporting this event…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 11/6

Dear Middle School Families, After all the excitement of last week, we are all ready for a calm and productive start to Quarter 2. For those of you new to MyBackpack and the digital gradebook, please note; once teachers begin entering their grades for this second quarter, the gradebook automatically averages those grades with the…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 10/30

Dear Middle School Families, Happy Halloween! Tomorrow, our middle school students will participate in a little role-reversal activity. They will be taking their PS, PK and Kindergarten buddies on a costume parade down the Fire Walk and then off to Trick-or-Treat through the Middle School and Upper School Buildings. I’m not sure which group is…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 10/23

Dear Middle School Families, It is hard to watch our children grapple with new material or a new class. It can be especially hard when it seems like it is a class that they should be good at, or a subject where they’ve had success in the past. There are several developmental stages during the…
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