We are glad to be in touch with you again to share an update from the Head of School Search Committee. First, we are thrilled to share that the response to our posting has been met with great interest. Our partners at Storbeck Search have reviewed the applicants and have confirmed that we have an extremely strong pool of candidates. We have had a chance to review the applicants, too, and share their assessment with excitement and appreciation.
I hope this finds you well. I’m writing to provide updates about several COVID-related topics: communication about cases on campus, vaccination rates, plans for weekly testing, and contact tracing.
As we begin our first full week of classes today, I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the joy of being together in community. I hope you, too, are feeling the energy of renewed and emerging friendships, the excitement of learning together on this beautiful campus, and the infinite possibilities of a new year.
The new school year is well underway. It is an exciting time for high school students especially; the new school year brings with it several rites of passage in the school setting. For juniors, that means it’s time to start thinking more deeply about their college plans, though students react differently to this stage. There are juniors who are ready to embrace the college search process while others are not there yet. Read more!
Perception determines and drives our approach, attitude, and actions in any given situation. The current global pandemic we are facing —and our varying responses to it— is a testament to the power of perception and how it impacts our experience, our behaviors, and the choices we make moment to moment. Read more!
In response to the violence of systemic racism that we have witnessed this year, Marissa Colston, our Equity and Inclusion Specialist, offers ways in which all of us can engage in nonviolent action. Read more!