Author Archive - colin penley

Word of the Month: International

April 10, 2016
It has been a while since I last posted. For me, the word of the last month and a half was “international.” I spent the month of March traveling in China, most of the time with…Read More

A Quick Post

March 7, 2016
I just landed in Beijing today (late… after sitting in on the plane at the gate in Shanghai for 90 minutes…). My plan was to meet up with Jim Chang ’10 before he left to…Read More

Travel Plans! – For the China Trips

March 4, 2016
The time draws near for our travels! I am very excited to be getting ready to spend time in Beijing with everyone! If you are looking for the packing lists again here they are: Packing List…Read More

Nordic NEPSACs

February 28, 2016
The term ended on Friday. You may have noticed that we were all ready for the winter classes to wrap up and to move into Four Point and March Break. I am currently sitting in…Read More

End of Term StrugGle.

February 22, 2016
The struggle is real people. Glogger Brooke demonstrating how many of us are feeling at the moment. Sorry I have gone dark for the past few weeks. I know I said I would write about…Read More

Family Weekend Presentation – China

February 9, 2016
Here is a approximately 30 minute version of the presentation given during Winter family weekend. Unfortunately, there were some problems with the recording we made during the presentation. If you have any questions about the…Read More

The Importance of Creativity

January 31, 2016
Last week I briefly mentioned creativity. I was a a leadership conference and one of the topics we were discussing was work/life balance (or more actually for boarding school teachers: work/work balance.) One of the…Read More

MLK Day at Gould Academy

January 24, 2016
Last Monday was Martin Luther King Day. At Gould, we celebrated the memory of Dr. King by taking time to engage in our community. Each class had a different project and students did things ranging…Read More

Ski Racing

January 18, 2016
I normally would defer to glogger Brooke B to write about alpine racing, but this morning (Sunday… the day I am supposed to glog. Not Monday, the day I am actually glogging) I had the pleasure to…Read More

Anatomy of an advisee function

January 13, 2016
First, I am really late with this one… oops. #wbw (Way Back Wednesday… Way Back to Sunday.) I think more than half of my glogs have been on time. I think I am probably passing.…Read More