Musings of a Mormon girl

Musings of a Mormon girl

Four-thirty a.m. I lean over the side of my bed. My arm lazily falls on the snooze button of my alarm clock. 5:00 a.m. I silently convince myself not to go back to sleep as I roll out of bed for early morning seminary. 5:55-6:40 a.m. I sluggishly grab a bowl of cereal and sit […]

Administration takes steps towards ‘diverse community’

The administration has changed the teacher hiring and promotion process, created a Diversity Task Force and increased the school’s financial aid budget to follow through with its goal of creating a more “diverse and inclusive community,” better reflecting the opening phrase of the mission statement adopted in 2014. “There are things that the school is […]

School aims to increase faculty diversity

The administration will look to diversify the faculty and conduct a climate assessment in the future as a result of a joint meeting between President Rick Commons, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts and members of the BLACC in December, Commons said. “I had the sense that we needed to start the conversation here rather than wait […]

Widening Our View of Diversity

Widening Our View of Diversity

We gave our thanks last issue in November, but we wanted to devote a few more lines here, to say thank you to our school president. Mr. Commons: thank you for talking to the Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club, for bringing to our attention the importance of diversity, not only within the student body, […]

Educational consultant to lead workshops on diversity for faculty, staff

Educational consultant Derrick Gay will lead workshops on diversity at Faculty Professional Growth Day on Nov. 12. Gay has worked with independent schools for 17 years teaching languages and serving as a senior administrator.   The lectures and discussions will include ways to reframe diversity discourse and progress towards a society that is accepting of […]

Casting by color

On the first day of rehearsal, performing arts department head Rees Pugh waited for silence before addressing the 50-person cast of “Hairspray,” this year’s fall musical. “I hope that this show will lead to many conversations about race and civil rights,” Pugh said, “but we won’t have time for these conversations in rehearsal.” The story […]

David Olodort '12

1. If you are running for the Head Prefect Position and do not win will you also run for Senior Class Prefect? If not, why? If I do not win, I will run for Senior Class Prefect because I feel I could still contribute to the community greatly in that position and I really enjoy […]

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