Following MLK’s Legacy

Following MLK’s Legacy

Stemming from MLK Day last week, students in all grades looked to apply his core values of empathy and kindness. Jen led primary school students in thinking about the effects of engaging in acts of kindness everyday, and how small actions can make a lasting impact on...
Lessons in Civility

Lessons in Civility

Certainly, the general tumult of reality during the past year has presented challenges to educators. In my 7-8 Social Science class, I find myself consistently confronted with the daunting task of trying to lucidly explain that things aren’t always like this,...
The People of Thebes vs. Creon

The People of Thebes vs. Creon

Shortly before Winter Break, the 5-6 section concluded their study of Sophocles’ classic play Antigone by placing one of the lead characters, Creon, on trial for tyranny. As I’m sure we all remember, Creon is the king of Thebes, and he favors one nephew over the other...