Head's Blog

Jim Eagen

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.

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Jim Eagen

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.

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Jim Eagen

After an exciting and busy two days for Synapse School, I'm in the air on the way back from the National Association of Independent Schools Annual Conference in Baltimore. This year's conference theme was Make Your Mission Matter: From Vision to Values. Synapse school's mission fundamentally shapes our community, informs our curriculum, and plays a role in everything we do. So it would be logical that NAIS had us presenting five times on Thursday.
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