Including Introverts

Including Introverts

When history teacher Dror Yaron immigrated to the United States from Israel at the age of seven, he struggled to assimilate with his new classmates. He said his name, which means “sparrow” or “freedom” in Hebrew, and his limited knowledge of the English language set him apart from his peers.“I was quite introverted [as a […]

Introverted, not incapable

With 30 students crowded into an English classroom, I felt like everyone was looking over my shoulder. In each of our dean meetings, we were completing a personality test, trying to identify our traits and how we are seen in the world. As I filled out questions there was a common thread between all of […]

Students attend enrichment program

by Erina Szeto About 80 rising fifth and sixth graders attended the Summer Enrichment Program at the Middle School for four weeks during the summer. Middle School Attendance Coordinator Brenda Simon runs the program, which is in its 20th year. Students took classes in core subjects and performing arts. They also performed routines that they […]

Students attend enrichment program

About 80 rising fifth and sixth graders attended the Summer Enrichment Program at the Middle School for four weeks during the summer. Middle School Attendance Coordinator Brenda Simon runs the program, which is in its 20th year. Students took classes in core subjects and performing arts. They also performed routines that they learned in their […]

Guerrero cancels Bel Canto tour

By Jamie Kim If things had gone as Choir Director Rodger Guerrero had planned, Bel Canto would have spent Presidents’ Day weekend singing in the capitol dome. Every year, Guerrero struggles to find enough participation to allow for the pseudo-annual choir trip. The purpose of a choir tour is “to take students out of the […]