It Takes a Village

April 5, 2018

Guest Contributor: Paola Balsa, Parent Class of 2021 and 2024 It seems that in every family there’s one of each; the introvert, the talker, the party-goer, the party-pooper, the organized, planner and calculator and the hot mess, spur-of-the-moment, follow-your-gut type of person. I am lucky enough to have known a lot of types. I love
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The Need to Feel

March 13, 2018

Guest Contributor: Larisa Bowen, Parent Class of 2022 and 2025 My daughter’s feelings have always been big. Joy pulses like a wave through her small body, radiating from every muscle and bouncing off her skipping feet. Her belly laugh, throaty and deep, is a fully unchecked surrender to the moment. The darker flashes are just
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Kindergarten or College? An Easy Choice…

January 25, 2018

In Robert Fulghum’s bestselling work, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, he contends via a variety of often entertaining and consistently heartwarming vignettes that what we learn in kindergarten is ultimately what results in a life well lived. Think of a PG version of David Sedaris with a little late 80s
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Habits of Happiness

November 28, 2017

As we emerge from our Thanksgiving break and this intentional time of gratitude, I commend highly to our community my all-time favorite TED Talk, Nature. Beauty. Gratitude. In his magnificent message, Louie Schwartzberg provides a peek into his work “Happiness Revealed.” I have watched “Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.” countless times, and I emerge after each viewing
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Brad’s Blog

September 29, 2017

My goal for this blog is that it will serve as a catalyst of authentic, compassionate (and sometimes uncomfortable) conversations within our community—conversations important for our kids and for the world they will inherit and ultimately shape for the better.  My dream is that “Brad’s Blog” will be written by a number of guest contributors—students,
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