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Weekly Notes from Head of Upper School

Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 9/20

Dear Upper School Families, As the new school year dawns, the yearly struggle of convincing freshmen that handwriting matters rears its head once more. Does handwriting really matter? Plenty of studies suggest that the act of handwriting something, especially if the writer is taking the time to translate what they are hearing or reading into…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, Sept. 13

Dear Upper School Families, It can be difficult, for families to help guide their children in choosing a college major. It is not uncommon for Upper School students, to “declare” a field of study, or a major when they apply to college. It seems so soon, to be making such big decisions, about the rest of their…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, Sept. 6

Dear Upper School Families, Welcome to our new families. We are so excited to have you all as part of our Firebird family. There is an amazing vibe in the air this year! If you were present at the all school assembly on Friday, you saw some true school spirit in our Upper School students. Technically, I would…
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Change to Uniform Policy, Message from Ms. Steinman

Dear Upper School Families, I hope you are all enjoying a relaxing and enjoyable summer break. We are excited to see you back on campus soon! You will be receiving the August mailing shortly, which includes our full Uniform Policy, however, I wanted to get information to you now about an important change for the…
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