“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”— Marie Curie

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Alec Easton, Sara Serulneck, Ayesha Syed, and Danielle Phillips all demonstrated COURAGE and PASSION during the Spectrum sponsored Interfaith Panel Discussion.  Thank you all for sharing your thoughts and ideas with our community. 

Kailey Kirchmeyer-Baez, Cade Lewis, and Abby Redding showed amazing TEAMWORK when they together to make our school a better place!  Thank you for not only taking out the recycling but picking up lunch trays throughout the upper school.

Gabe Szilagyi showed KINDNESS and RESPECT when he cleaned up my whole room after the people in the afternoon left my room a mess. I really appreciated his hard work!! Thank you so much!

Taylor Lumpkins demonstrated COURAGE when she handled a difficult situation bravely and maturely. 

Mimi Wahid demonstrated PASSION for diversity work and facilitated a fabulous Interfaith Panel Discussion for our students today. 

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Feeling anxious or stressed about upcoming exams?

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What: EMPOWER! Club De-Stress Week
When: Dec. 5-9 Lunch and/or Break
Why: To mentally & emotionally prepare for exam week

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Monday: Meditation with Mr. Coggins- 11:45-12 Foundation Hall
Tuesday: Visit Wynn the Therapy Dog- 11:15-12 Gazebo
Wednesday: Free Hot Chocolate Bar- 10:15-10:45 Cafeteria
Thursday: Therapy Dog TBA 11:15-12 Gazebo
Friday: Yoga TBA

Sponsored by: EMPOWER! Club

For those who are interested in international travel, global issues and service-learning, just a friendly reminder to come by and see me in room 509 to go over the requirements for the global studies certificate. I will hold a meeting on Friday Dec. 9th during student choice in my room. Please email me to confirm. Thank you, Ms. Simmard-Newman.

SENIORS: Important reminder about college applications. The deadline for requesting transcripts for Jan 1-13 deadlines for college or scholarship deadlines is WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2016 AT 3:00PM. The college counselors want to send all documents before the winter break. They will be unavailable to receive your requests during the two week break. Please plan accordingly. Of course, connect with your college counselor if you have any questions about this deadline.


Project Wrap-In is Coming on December 7th, 2015!

Each student is asked to bring in one new, unused gift ($5- $15) to store in homeroom the week of December 7. Students in grades 9th-12th may instead buy a gift for a young child of any age with their own gender in mind if they would like; however, keep in mind that children benefiting from this outreach opportunity may also be teens.) Additionally, students are asked to bring wrapping materials like wrapping paper, tape, ribbon, bows, etc.

Our hope for all students is:

  • Bring in one present ($5-$15).

    • Contribute wrapping paper and/or other wrapping supplies.
    • Bring a giving and positive attitude.
    •  Have fun!We are looking forward to making a difference in the lives of many children!

About The Dean Team

Student Life: Our passion is to know our students, create an unforgettable high school experience, celebrate student achievement; and to empower every student to know themselves, own their actions, seek adventure, conquer challenges, lead others, and pursue balance.
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