Each year between November until March, I meet for a half hour with every SCS staff member. I see this as a privilege. These conversations happen throughout each week along with regular day-to-day work.
This weekend I have been reflecting on a number of events and activities that have taken place over the last number of days both at SCS and outside our walls.
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,
I am writing my blog on Sunday in a hotel room in Montreal after a day of nasty weather in Toronto, and the anticipation of the same kind of weather in Montreal to come.
This week I received two separate hard copy letters from students, and these, and an article, reminded me of the power of communication, and, more specifically, of the power of one’s approach to communication.
‘Fake news,’ a frequently discussed topic lately, is troubling to consider. Too often, people faced with news from a variety of sources take things at face value- and react without pausing- usually siding with those holding similar biases.