Persistent Sense of Hopefulness

The pandemic holds an enormous impact on students and teachers in our school system. Most articles and observers focus solely on the negative consequences of education during COVID, and rightfully so, but there is also is an interesting balance of discovering the silver lining during the unprecedented chaos. This lining takes on many different formsContinue reading “Persistent Sense of Hopefulness”

Why “Outermost”?

Independent schools have a habit of focusing a fair bit of resources on values and mission. We might call them pillars, or guiding principles, or essential elements, or some other lofty variation. There is nothing wrong with living by a clearly defined set of values, or of boldly stating a community’s mission or purpose (yes,Continue reading “Why “Outermost”?”