Each year in December, The Globe and Mail puts out a giant holiday crossword, and I got to thinking about it today as I started the regular weekly crossword puzzle.
Month: February 2021
Spirit Week 2021 at SCS
Spirit Week has always been a big deal at St. Clement’s School. It’s an annual celebration of everything that is creative and spirited. It features fun competitions by grade, that bring out some of the greatest flare and most impressive teamwork each year.
Catalysts For Reflection
On Thursday evening, I took part in a Conference of Independent Schools (CIS Ontario) Women’s Network event. This network was set up to unite and connect women from CIS Ontario schools,
Behind the Silver Screen
Ms Chisholm’s Grade 4 class took a virtual trip to Hollywood North recently with an Alumna as their guide.
With roles in The Handmaid’s Tale, Kim’s Convenience,
Family Day Was For The Birds
It is customary for me to use Sundays as a day to get some work done, in anticipation of the week ahead. So, when a longer weekend comes around, my usual routine is shaken up for the better.
A Morning at the Museum
The doors to London’s British Museum may currently be closed due to COVID-19, but that didn’t stop Ms Chisholm’s Grade 4 class from having an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour with a St.
When Little Things are Big
The past few months have been challenging, to put it mildly, and there is a certain monotony to conversations and situations. I sometimes wonder whether it is possible to write a blog that doesn’t,
Celebrating STEM at e-STEM-bly
Our regular Wednesday full-school virtual gathering was a special e-STEM-bly this week, in advance of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11.
Established by the United Nations in 2015,
Nice Versus Kind
Author Hana Shafi wrote, “Real kindness lives in my nana’s famous expression- loosely translated, it means ‘Do good and then throw it in the well.’ It means you should do a good thing and then forget about it,