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Category: From the Head of School

Easter Greetings 2022

A Season of Renewal Good Friday and Easter free us to think about other things far beyond our own personal fate, about the ultimate meaning of all life, suffering, and events; and we lay hold of a great hopeDietrich Bonhoeffer It is high time for us to arise from sleep. Let us open our eyes […]

There’s no Better Season for Gratefulness

A Message of Thanksgiving from Head of School Jon McGee   Thanks are the highest form of thought, and gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. GK Chesterton For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile. Elie Wiesel […]

Hope this Easter

Easter Hope “Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection not in books alone but in every leaf in springtime.” Martin Luther “We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.” Pope John Paul II It is no coincidence that for eighteen centuries, Easter has been celebrated as spring begins (at least in […]

Our Role in a Complex World- Commentary from Jon McGee

Our Role in a Complex World “Before any action we take, we must remember to move forward with love.” Martin Luther King, Jr. All of us likely would acknowledge that we live in remarkably complicated times. But our students – all born since the turn of the century – have known only remarkably complicated times, […]

Christmas and New Year Message from the Head of School

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Below is a message Head of School Jon McGee shared with our families this Christmas season. Dear Parents, To rephrase the opening lines of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, “Finals are over: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that.” Students, faculty, and staff have bid […]