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,
Relationships are fundamental to St. Clement’s School; so much so that within our 2020-2025 Strategic Framework, to be launched soon, we prioritize them for our students as we believe that it is only through strong,
While spending so much time at home over the last three months, I have noted that my condo balcony windows and sliding glass door could use a generous spritz of Windex.
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;
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,
I love my Mum. She has been my greatest supporter, my confidante, my perspective provider, a travel mate, and has put up with me for many decades. She, along with my father before he passed away,
Things Are Not Always As They Seem
At the end of last week and into the weekend, I attended the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools’ (CAIS) Heads and Chairs conference with Karen McKay, our school’s Vice Chair of the Board,
The Power of Dignity and Our Responsibility to Nurture it in our Girls
This weekend I have enjoyed catching up on some reading- both fiction and non-fiction. While I love fiction as an escape and a channel for relaxation, I find non-fiction particularly informative for work.
Loving Ourselves as We Love Others
On Friday our 6B class completed our Junior School’s Indigenous Seven Grandfather Teachings in assembly. Their topic was love and they chose to focus on love of family, friends, nature and self.
Anxiety: Addressing Not Avoiding
I write this blog after having just finished author and psychotherapist Dr. Lisa Damour’s new book entitled Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls.