As I sat in the airport lounge on Saturday waiting for my flight to Miami, Florida where I would be attending a National Coalition of Girls’ Schools Trustees’ meeting,
Ringing in a new year provides a time for reflection and an opportunity to consider what the future will bring. Typically, one takes stock of what one has accomplished and resolves to accomplish various tasks and goals over the coming year.
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,
Over the last two weeks, the power of strong and positive student / teacher relationships has been highlighted over and over for me through a number of different interactions.
This past Friday, our School celebrated the career of Sarah Gleeson, our Head of Junior School, who is retiring at the end of the year after 32 years of service.
At. St. Clement’s we have been blessed with wonderful opportunities to connect and build relationships with First Nations peoples over the last eight years. As a result, our girls and staff are aware of and passionate about our role in supporting and ensuring change for the better.
It is a confluence of events on Friday of this week that informs my blog’s topic of the importance of empathy and understanding.
The first event, organized by our Round Square Committee,
This week was National Volunteer Week, and it is important that, in addition to ensuring that St. Clement’s continues to highlight the importance of volunteerism, we articulate how the experience of volunteering contributes to our mission of developing outstanding women who are intellectually curious,
Over the break I read a wonderful book entitled Originals: How Non-conformists Move the World by Adam Grant. Grant is a professor at the Wharton School of Business,
The title of this blog will make most sense to those who have read the book Quiet by Susan Cain. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking is a powerful reflection on the importance of understanding and leveraging the capacity of both introverts and extroverts in our communities.