Author Archive - Matt Ruby

Navigating a School Through the Political Season

September 13, 2016
Presidential Election Presidential elections create an incredible learning opportunity for our students. This morning at assembly, I talked about how this is done at Gould. No surprise, it all comes back to core Gould principles: kindness, respect,…Read More

Looking Back: A Great Way to Start the Year Right

September 2, 2016
Start the year right Start the year right by listening to the wisdom of last year’s student graduation speakers. They are funny, smart, and exemplify the Gould spirit. Watch Will Harvey’s take on life to understand his call to “action…Read More

How to Support Student’s Civil Rights

August 29, 2016
Civil Rights in Schools What a great day! Brandon Baldwin, of the Civil Rights Team Project, led our faculty in a powerful afternoon of training to help us reach the ideal of being a place where everyone feels safe,…Read More

Gould Academy, Leading Education Innovation

February 2, 2016
This past weekend was Winter Parents and Family Weekend.  Parents and students learned about upcoming Four Point trips: travel to China and Tanzania, winter expedition, and immersion in the arts and community service. 10th-graders took…Read More

New Year’s Resolutions

January 5, 2016
It’s good to be back together after the break.  Below are my comments from assembly today. All the best in the new year! Matt ___________________________ Welcome back in this new year. I am so proud…Read More

Veterans Day

November 12, 2015
On behalf of our community, thank you to the men and women who have served in our armed forces. Great thanks to Charlie Newell for talking to our students on Veterans Day. Charlie served in…Read More