The Sixth Core Value

Over the past couple of days, I’ve received a handful of messages from parents acknowledging the joy they’ve seen ignited in their children in these first weeks since our return. These messages have been a heartwarming and important reminder of ...
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A Shining Success

After months away, it’s hard to express just how uplifting it is to be back at school with your children. Teachers, parents, and students have all played a role in making this week a shining success. Here are a few ...
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Welcome (Back) To School!

With both of our first days of school now behind us, we have officially made it across the starting line! We look forward to having all of our students, in-person and off campus, join us (in one form or ...
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How Many Times: February 2009

I typically begin the last newsletter of the year by reflecting on the frenetic pace and event-heavy final weeks of May, urging everyone to savor the slower pace of summer, and the opportunities for more family time. This year, with ...
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The Need to Slow Down

Both as a teacher/administrator and a member of a gigantic extended family that travels well, I have attended my fair share of graduations over the years. While I’ve seen a few A-listers deliver remarks, most speeches blend together in my ...
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Swinging for the Fences: April 2011

With all three of my children having now been featured, this week’s missive from “the vault” returns to Emily. The thirty minutes highlighted below took place on a spring afternoon nine years ago (almost to the day). For the record, ...
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