Most mornings, I take a brief moment to read from some of my favourite books. By now, many in our community will know that I have appreciated the sage words of Richard Wagamese as we have navigated through the months of this pandemic.
This weekend, the saying ‘stop to smell the flowers,’ was top of mind for me. First used by golfer Walter Hagen, he said, “You’re only here for a short visit.
As I reflect on the past week and prepare for the coming one, the title of this blog means so much more than one might think. Several things have me contemplating loss and the importance of remembering what it can teach us.
It has been a joy to hear the din of our girls’ and staff’s voices at 21 St. Clements Avenue.
Over the past two weeks, as our community has adjusted to a very different environment and protocols,
Last spring, I wrote a blog entry about our COVID-19 adventure being a marathon, not a sprint. Admittedly, at the time, I was thinking about reaching the end of the 2019-2020 academic year rather than it extending into the year ahead.
Good afternoon and welcome to our End of Year Awards Assembly in St. Clement’s School’s 119th year.
Each year, at Closing, I relish the opportunity to look out to see and speak to our entire School community.
While spending so much time at home over the last three months, I have noted that my condo balcony windows and sliding glass door could use a generous spritz of Windex.
Inspiration for this week’s blog came from both within and outside our SCS community.
Over the past three months, I have written much about the opportunities for learning that I believe have come about because of the COVID-19 crisis.
A bannister is defined as ‘a handrail with its supporting posts’ by the Merriam-Webster online dictionary. In my mind, bannisters guide and safeguard people heading up or down stairs.
Thinking back on the week that was, it feels as if many of us have had this new reality settle in. As I spoke with staff, colleagues, parents, and friends,