Know Yourself. Choose Yourself. Give Yourself.
Synapse School combines social-emotional learning, leading-edge academics, and the practice of innovation to develop gifted learners into the change makers of tomorrow.
Families who pledged to the 2016 Annual Fund.
Students for 2017-2018 school year
Personal records earned by each track & field runner in 2017
Emotion variations that Synapse Kindergarteners can name by the end of their first semester
A few years ago, I read an interview with Pat Bassatt, former president of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) of which Synapse is a proud member. Pat was asked in the article a straightforward question:
Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a lunch in San Francisco to benefit the good work of Challenge Success. For those of you who don't know, Stanford-based Challenge Success partners with schools and families to provide kids with the academic, social, and emotional skills needed to succeed now and in the future.
The summer is a great time to reflect on things we do. I was discussing this with my 16-year-old son a few weeks back when I asked him, "Who do you think you are?" I meant this quite literally. There was no issue, no attitude adjustment needed. I simply wanted to know who he thought he was.