Good evening and welcome to our 118th St. Clement’s School Closing. We are thrilled to gather as a community to celebrate our outstanding girls and their accomplishments.
I always appreciate the reminders and lessons one learns through experiences at our school and this week didn’t disappoint in providing several for me.
One that stood out portrayed the power of perception and its impact on one’s thinking and decisions.
This past weekend was our annual Alumnae Reunion with an assembly on Friday morning, a cocktail party Friday night, a luncheon on Saturday to celebrate milestone years,
An organization’s mission statement is fundamentally important. As I often say, our St. Clement’s mission is like a filter through which we run decisions, programs and approaches to ensure that we are focused on doing what we say we are doing.
This week, at Tuesday’s assembly, I spoke to our community about the positive impact that stepping away can have, and the perspective it provides. As I said to staff and students,
On Saturday afternoon as I sat enjoying the outstanding St. Clement’s School performance of The Sound of Music, and listened to Mother Abbess sing the song Climb Every Mountain,
St. Clement’s School holds ‘community’ as one of its values because we care deeply about who we are when we come together. Maintaining our small,
At the end of the week, Louise Melville, our Coordinator of Experiential Learning and Round Square, and I joined colleagues from Round Square schools from North and South America.
Good afternoon and welcome to our St. Clement’s School Carol Service.
As I say every year, this event is a time-honoured tradition, and is an opportunity for our community to gather to celebrate so many things.
In “Cultivating Everyday Courage” in the Harvard Business Review, James Detert suggests that ‘competently courageous’ people- who most often successfully effect positive change in organizations- are those who ”create the right conditions for action by establishing a strong internal reputation and by improving their fallback options in case things go poorly;