Category Archives: Eblast from the Head of Upper School

Message from the Head of Upper School

Eblast from the Head of Upper School, 5/2

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” –Stephen Hawking Dear Upper School families, If the late Professor Hawking’s definition is accurate, the PVS community has shown great intelligence over the 2020-2021 school year. We have also demonstrated a focused commitment to our most important task: delivering a rigorous and engaging education to our students.…
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Eblast from the Head of Upper School, 4/18

Everyone sees the world differently, so it's OK for students to disagree — just as long as they can have a conversation about it. Lin-Manuel Miranda Dear Upper School families, Student Progress Third-Quarter Progress Reports will be sent home on Tuesday, April 20th. The purpose of this feedback is to let you and your child know…
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Eblast from the Head of Upper School, 3/28

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. – Margaret Mead Dear Upper School families, Week at a Glance We have a fun-filled and busy final week before we head off to Spring Break. The 3rd Quarter ends on Friday and report cards will be sent out on Tuesday, April 20th. We will…
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Eblast from the Head of Upper School, 3/14

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” - William Butler Yeats   Dear Upper School families, Student Enrollment Contracts By now, you should have received your welcome letter, contract, and school calendar for the 2021-2022 academic year.  Critical to making an accurate estimate is the return of student…
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