As we work to educate our girls and young women, one of the most important skills to consider is not only how to provide effective feedback but also how to help all the members of our community hear and implement feedback so that there is growth and improvement.
“Behold the turtle. She makes progress only when she sticks her neck out.” So said the late Ruth (Cooper) Bell ’38, and by sticking her neck out again and again,
On Saturday, our St. Clement’s Board of Governors and Senior Administrative Team gathered for a facilitated retreat about our strategic direction. As noted to our community, we are seeking to develop an ongoing vision that incorporates our current goals of an inspired and balanced program,
That which we are, we are;
One equal temper of heroic hearts
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will,
To strive, to seek, to find and not to yield.”
On Friday morning, we hosted our first of three Open Houses, and this was my message delivered to our guests.
I have spoken and written a fair amount about our school’s current tag line: “The best path is rarely a straight line,” as it highlights the notion of life being a journey,
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Thank you to all alumnae who joined us for our Alumnae Reunion Weekend Events a couple weeks ago. There was a fun and spirited cocktail party,
It is not often that my blog themes are similar from one week to the next; however, in light of the past several days, I am drawn to write about a special relationship and a magical moment for our School this past week.
As I flipped the latest edition of The Red Blazer closed this week having read it cover to cover, I was reminded of our School’s advertisement tagline, “The best path is rarely a straight line.” I love this concept and believe it wholeheartedly.
As I sat in the airport awaiting a flight to San Francisco for an annual meeting of The Heads’ Network, an association of principals of girls’ schools, I was reading Marsha Lederman’s article in The Globe and Mail entitled “Burst Your Comfort Bubble- If Only for the Thrill.” Lederman says,