For several days last week, St. Clement’s School bustled with a wide variety of blazers, kilts, ties, and uniforms as the School played host to the International Independent Schools Public Speaking Competition.
Month: October 2018
The Art of Persuasion and Why I am Optimistic About the Future
Over the past four days, St. Clement’s School has played host to the International Independent Schools’ Public Speaking Competition. Our small community has welcomed over forty-five school teams and their coaches from Canada,
Curating The Self
It is my hope that the reader was negatively provoked by the title of my blog- for the notion of curating oneself is, in my mind, a disturbing thought.
A blog post on Sunday reminded of the implicit and explicit pressures that urge students to curate themselves to be seen as perfect ‘products’ rather than to feel comfortable and confident to be themselves.
LINCWell Speaker Series – Hadiya Roderique
In November 2017, The Globe and Mail published a story that had repercussions throughout Toronto’s business towers. “Black on Bay Street” by Hadiya Roderique detailed the experiences of a young Black woman working in a Bay Street firm.
It is hard to believe that it is mid-October, and that another new year is launched at St. Clement’s. This time of year is one of welcoming. In September we welcome new community members,
Inside 21 – Episode 2
Every month, Vice Principal Heather Henricks will take a closer look inside 21 St. Clements Avenue, as she and special guest contributors discuss academic topics of importance to our School community.
SCS Homecoming and Fall Field Day
On Friday, October 5, 2018, St. Clement’s School welcomed back the Class of 2018. After a breakfast filled with happy reunions and fond reminiscences, the Homecoming continued at the Assembly.
It’s Not Just The Power of Voice
Last week I wrote about the importance of voice in effecting change, and while I consider myself an optimist, I am troubled by the messages that women and girls have been receiving over the last several weeks.
SCS Experiential Education blog
“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry,” Maya Angelou wrote, “But by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other,