This year, as one portion of our newly-developing social studies curriculum, we’re doing something extra special for our students and our community. We are finding individuals who have lived through and experienced firsthand some of our most impactful moments in history and asking them to share their stories with us. Some of the events we're … Continue reading Introducing the “I Lived It” Series
As I write this, we’ve just wrapped up our remote learning journey. Over the past several months, the ways we learn, teach, and think have been flipped upside down. Students are experiencing brand new methods of learning as educators experiment with and incorporate new tools into their lessons. While fighting the distance, it quickly became clear that now was the time we needed to stay as connected and in-tune with one another as possible [...]
Pride Month 2020 is coming to a close, and there is, as always, much to celebrate. There is also much to mourn, including the lives of Riah Milton and Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells, two Black transgender women murdered on June 9. Riah Milton was a 25-year-old home health aide who studied at the University of Cincinnati. … Continue reading Pride and You(th)
As we head into the summer months, I wanted to take the time to share the benefits of roleplaying games as a fantastically fun and accessible way to continue your student’s social-emotional learning during the break! [...]
I know that I typically post something lighthearted on Monday mornings, but this is too important to ignore. Our Black students matter, and I don’t want to go another moment without saying it to them directly [...]
Our backward alphabet countdown to summer continues with a slew of new spirited theme days!
Head of School Katerina Watson celebrates EPIC moms, and our students delve into fantasy writing.
In the first issue of our weekly head of school bulletin, Katerina Watson discusses a recent leadership conference and what it means to lead with literacy.