Posts Tagged ‘Adolescence’


September 17, 2015
      This was my second of three “start of year” assemblies by the head of school.  At assembly this past Wednesday, the topic was respect. __________________________________________________________ Last week, I talked about the morality of…Read More

What is the morality of Gould?

September 11, 2015
This was the framing question I posed at last Tuesday’s assembly. The answer is simple: we work to make the world a better place. Here’s the rest of the message I delivered to students: We’re not…Read More

Walk, Run, Fly

October 7, 2013
Every school year has its own character which firms up very quickly. It’s important to spend time at the beginning of the year  highlighting each student’s responsibility and power in our community. We did just…Read More

The Brain’s Not Done

September 18, 2012
  On Monday afternoon I met with Demetri and his adviser. Demetri is a ninth grader, a snowboarder, and he’s on fire to understand the mechanisms of transplant rejection, especially in the case of the…Read More