The Beauty of Boredom
Academics / Lower School / Middle School / Upper School

The Beauty of Boredom

Another reason parents often allow their children time on digital devices is because it fends off boredom. But, are we looking at boredom all wrong? During brief and prolonged periods of boredom and daydreaming, creative ideas are born. We should be rejoicing when our kids say they are bored and then leave them to figure out what to do next. Continue reading

THINK BIG, CHOOSE SMALL:  Why a small, independent school education matters in the modern world
Academics / Community

THINK BIG, CHOOSE SMALL: Why a small, independent school education matters in the modern world

By Jacqueline R. Westerfield, Head of School Educational choices have become increasingly complex. Gone are the days when families carried little stress about where to send their children to school, simply because the town had only ONE school option. ย Yesteryear has passed, and along with it, the parental peace of mind that came from providing … Continue reading