At the end of September, I wrote about the wonderful and wise words delivered to the School community from our senior leaders. I was impressed by their reflection and insights and commented that their articulations were evidence that our purpose to help develop our girls’ sound values and character and ensure they thrive in their School years and beyond was,
It is my hope that the reader was negatively provoked by the title of my blog- for the notion of curating oneself is, in my mind, a disturbing thought.
A blog post on Sunday reminded of the implicit and explicit pressures that urge students to curate themselves to be seen as perfect ‘products’ rather than to feel comfortable and confident to be themselves.
Last week I wrote about the importance of voice in effecting change, and while I consider myself an optimist, I am troubled by the messages that women and girls have been receiving over the last several weeks.
Over the last two weeks, our St. Clement’s students and staff have had the wonderful opportunity to hear from four of our student leaders who have shared their personal insights in assemblies.