Head's Blog

Jim Eagen

 

Friends,

 

Thinking about this long weekend, I'm reminded of how fortunate we are to have a school community so committed to well-being and wonder. Children provide us with the most dazzling ideas and precious moments, warming our hearts and making us laugh. Yet, they also bring us big problems to solve and they challenge our ability to remain calm and carry on. 

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Jim Eagen
 
Lately, more and more schools say they teach to the whole child, or claim their approach is different than other schools because of their focus on the social and emotional well-being of the child. With the term whole child being thrown around so much of late, especially in the middle years, I began to think - what does it really mean?
Read more about WHO WANTS THEIR CHILD TO BE HEALTHY, SAFE, AND ENGAGED?
Jim Eagen

 

Can you feel it? It's the end of the year, and it is coming fast! Every year, May moves quickly. Culminating concerts, class socials, personal projects, and grade level trips bring excitement, and a little bit of stress too. But we are risk takers here. We embrace the challenges and opportunities. Months such as May galvanize the reasons we spend time teaching students about advocacy, communication, and follow through.

Read more about ANNOUNCING SYNAPSE'S FIRST MASCOT