Springing Forward with New Ideas

During Wednesday’s faculty meeting, Dr. Webster held a “debriefing” on our recent NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools) conference in Baltimore. Teachers were invited to share some of the new thoughts and ideas that the conference generated for them. The conversation was animated with discussion of meaningful workshops, new insight about assessment, and creative techniques … More Springing Forward with New Ideas

Rethinking Assessment

Last Friday our faculty engaged in lively discussion about assessment. It was a professional development day and the Academic Council, led by Bart Griffith, posed questions for faculty groups to explore in cross divisional pairings. It never seems as if we have enough time for teachers to get together and explore topics, especially all three … More Rethinking Assessment

Hooray for the Arts!

Anyone who has visited the lower school recently has more than likely taken note of all the artwork that now adorns our halls. New art teacher, Trevlin Alexander, is a magician at getting the boys’ artwork not only completed, but labeled and displayed throughout the school. Sculptures fill our display cases and decorate our library … More Hooray for the Arts!

January Resolutions

It has now been two weeks back since our holiday break and all activities are in full swing. I mention some highlights below in my talking points, but these only scratch the surface of life in lower school! Walking the halls on any given day you would see some of our youngest boys (Prep One) … More January Resolutions