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Weekly Notes from Head of Upper School

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

Dear Upper School Families, Mrs. Rice introduced us this week to Digital Citizenship week. And while it is really important for students to be smart consumers of media and digital information, it is just as important for families to be aware of what their student is doing on their device. Did you know that there are…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 10/10

Dear Families, The new iOS is out for the Apple iPhone, and you know what that means? More opportunities for me to be reminded how out of the loop I am on the newest technology. There are a few exciting additions, however, that are easy to use and helpful as a way for parents to…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 10/3

Dear Upper School Families, A few weeks ago I wrote to you about allowing your children to struggle. This week’s message is similar but focuses more on how we share our feelings with our children, instead of how our children are feeling. Parents sometimes feel an enormous amount of pressure to assuage the pain that…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 9/26

Dear Upper School Families, It’s hard for families to know what is an appropriate summer program for their student. We are often asked what types of activities students can participate in, over the summer, that will help their college admission prospects. University sponsored summer camps can be both fulfilling academic work, and also an indication…
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