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Weekly Notes from Head of Upper School

Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 2/14

Dear Upper School Families, Yesterday evening, our Photography students were honored as photo exhibit winners of The Tolerance Education Center's competition "Identify." Their photos will be displayed and are up for auction until May at the Tolerance Center in Rancho Mirage. Congratulations Hannah Makkai, Linda Gao, Sydney Armor, Tilly Green, Machi Iwata, Jordan Dinerman and…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 2/7

Dear Upper School Families, As we work to expand our Service Learning program, we hope to provide students with a variety of opportunities to not just participate in service to the community, but also learn about community organizing and non-profit management. We are fortunate to have ties to many wonderful charitable organizations in our community…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 1/24

Dear Upper School Families, I’ve written before about how our alumni, when they come to visit, talk about how well prepared they feel, compared to their college classmates. We strive, in the Upper School, to provide a challenging, but supportive environment, in which our students can develop the hard and soft skills they will need…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 1/17

Dear Upper School Families, Winter activities are in full swing, and with a flurry of activity, comes the need for a few reminders. When it comes to transportation, we have rules that must be followed, for your own student’s protection and safety. Students may never transport themselves to any off-campus, school-related events. Field trips, off-campus practices,…
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