Keeping Humor During the Pandemic
I try to keep my students amused during the lockdown and stay- home situations from the physical classroom. Though we are bamboozled by the instability of white supremacists, role of the Black person in this tumultuous world, state of the future in education, shifting SAT dates and cancellations, the gloominess of daily news, the murders, domestic abuse of children and women, Covid vaccines, inability to follow rules thus endangering others, whew!...do I ever stop this list?
Boarding School Bonanza
I mentioned last week, I would continue showcasing boarding schools. Here goes.. Santa Catalina, CA Found off the coast of California, this all girls school is an academic and athletic powerhouse. Financial aid available. Shattuck-St. Mary's, MN Yes, freezing temperatures...known for soccer, basketball, ice hockey. Strong performing arts program. Much flexibility with curriculum. Strong academics and college placement. The Athenian School, CA This is all about location!
TODAY IS BOARDING SCHOOLS' WEEK
Today and tomorrow, I interview, by Zoom, a host of private boarding schools. There were a few pleasant surprises. With a Covid year, I had assumed that many would have suffered a major withdrawal in applications, thus a retraction on many things. But the surprise was short-lived. As many boarding schools had seen an increase in applications. Many had adapted to blended learning. International students went online. Domestic students went to their classes. Schools in r
Snow Blizzard of Notices
Congrats to Alex Cephas, our first SSAT candidate to receive an acceptance for this group to Wilbraham and Monson Boarding school in Massachusetts. So excited! Wilbraham and Monson is known for its business centered high school. Alex is also a keen athlete and I do not doubt that he will be able to continue his soccer and basketball program with renewed vigor there. Yes, we did say that this week would be a snow blizzard of Notices. We do feel sorry for the Northeast with