This week our St. Clement’s School community was fortunate to welcome Dr. Lisa Damour to our School for the entire day. Dr. Damour met with our staff at the beginning of the day,
I have reflected often on ‘wellness.’ The word has become so pervasive and its meaning so expansive that It seems we are reading and hearing about the importance of wellness and its consideration in all that we do everywhere.
Breakfast gives us the energy we need to start the day off right. It boosts brain power and concentration, and provides our bodies with important nutrients after hours of sleeping.
Our LINCWell department introduced the Healthy Mind Platter across Grades 1-12 during the 2016-2017 academic year. This concept emphasizes the seven mental activities our brain needs to function at its best.
St. Clement’s School believes that education is not just about succeeding academically; it’s about ensuring our girls achieve their potential outside the classroom as well. Our pioneering LINCWell program does just that.
As I headed home on Saturday afternoon after a long walk, having met with a friend and browsed through a book store, I couldn’t help but reflect on what a difference I noticed in my headspace.
Canada turned out quite the inspiring performance in Rio this past summer – from 16-year-old Penny Oleksiak dominating the pool (and getting props from Drake while she was at it),
Most parents have been warned about the stress of raising a teen girl: the friction with friends, the rush of emotions, the stinging rudeness followed by sweet affection. But a girl’s teen years don’t have to feel like a tangled mess for you or her.
If you have a teenager at home, or will in the near future, you won’t want to miss Dr. Laurence Steinberg’s visit to SCS. Adolescence is a stage of heightened brain plasticity – which means it is a key time to intervene as parents and educators to promote positive development.