From Thursday to Saturday of this past week, Ms Henricks and I attended the White Privilege Conference held at Ryerson University while faculty member Ms Singhal and eight of our girls from Grades 10-12 attended the one-day Institute on Wednesday.
Over this past week- one where tragedy hit our city with the loss of ten and injury of another fifteen as a result of a van being used as a weapon- there has been a lot of commentary about the reaction of people to what was an unexpected and terrible event.
This weekend I read two poignant and timely articles. Both stressed the urgency of not just talking about feminism and equality, but also ensuring equity in these conversations by addressing the double bind that women of colour face when it comes to accessing positions of leadership.
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’
I tend to reflect on School events, activities, and larger initiatives each week. This is rarely done formally, and most often comes as a result of time spent unfocused.
After attending a Math class about vectors and a Business Leadership class in which the girls were determining their values for the year, I was reminded of our girls’ important role in their learning experiences.
This past week I was able to catch up on some reading of various magazines to which I subscribe. While I have always believed fiercely in the notion of inclusion,
It is not often that my blog themes are similar from one week to the next; however, in light of the past several days, I am drawn to write about a special relationship and a magical moment for our School this past week.
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,