Worry fuels my desire, as an educator and the leader of our school, to ensure that we are fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, which as we know, improves learning outcomes for all students.
Childhood is a dynamic time of change, and it is this process that yields delightful unveiling of children's talents, traits, and interests that calls our wonderful teachers to this work.
This time of year emphasizes change as we contemplate next steps: whether your child is going to sleep-away camp for the first time, leaving Turning Point to begin high school, moving from preschool to kindergarten.
We come back from Spring Break to a busy end of the year, with its many culminating events. These occasions provide opportunities to honor the wonderful growth of our students.
At Turning Point, we have found that a particular magic happens when you provide opportunities for young students and elders to come together to tackle important issues and share perspective.
Last week, Head of School Dr. Laura Konigsberg had the honor of co-presenting two workshop presentations at the annual conference for the National Association of Independent Schools in Atlanta, GA.
What makes a great teacher? This is a question that many of us have pondered at one point or another, either as students ourselves, or as parents working to provide our children with the best educational opportunities possible.
This week, we welcome guest blogger and middle school teacher Ms. Paige Montesano who, at a recent national conference for middle school educators, presented a workshop highlighting an instructional model that allows students to safely explore their reactions to critical current events.
Our Board members, like our faculty and students, value lifelong learning. They are committed to ongoing growth and development.
At last Thursday's State of the School event, I had the pleasure of sharing the strategic priorities that will guide Turning Point School's future direction and orient us for the choices we will make over the next few years.