On Saturday, approximately 60 St. Clement’s School community members gathered on Zoom for an amazing hour of cinnamon bun baking. The event was led by Alumna, author, and baker Jane Mason ’84,
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.
Fresh Water For Flowers
This weekend I finished a book that I suspect will stay with me for years to come. I am always grateful to authors who can wrap me up in their stories,
Time to Blossom
I love to read and while my reading is balanced between non-fiction and fiction, regardless of the genre, I find I always come away with new knowledge, ideas, and perspectives.
The Value of Voice
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,
The Long Game With A Strong Team
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.
Prize Giving Assembly Remarks
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.
Behind the ‘Screens’
There is much to understand about working and learning virtually. As the School plans for every possible scenario in the fall, what is front of mind for me is the imperative to connect with people and foster ways to better understand what life is like for people ‘behind the screens.’ Gathering diverse perspectives from all involved and combining these with educational best practices is important;
Engaging Our Girls For A Better World
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.
We’re Meeting in the Middle
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,