In Community

Last Wednesday, I wrote to the upper school faculty to say I was particularly grateful to work in a school on that day, November 9th, 2016.  Schools are about raising human beings in close proximity to difference; with respect, curiosity, and kindness at the center of their mission.  They are places where teachers build a … Continue reading In Community

Telling Stories

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the Nigerian novelist, speaks eloquently in a TED Talk about the dangers of the “single story.” By single story, she means reducing a person or a group of people to a one dimensional description or assumption, which we in turn carry with us for years. We cling to these insufficient bios of … Continue reading Telling Stories