Head's Blog

Jim Eagen

 

A few months back, I gave the staff some simple homework: watch a TED Talk and answer three questions. We don't really give a lot of homework at Synapse, to staff or to students, so I didn't expect too many responses. It was really more of a prompt to get our staff to think about and reflect on teaching and learning. 

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Jim Eagen

 

Friends,
 
Today, under cold, grey skies, I went skiing at a local hill my family frequents at the holidays. It's a small ski hill outside of Syracuse, NY, a place that is about friends, loyalty, and endurance as much as it is about snow. Today, there wasn't much snow and they only had one run open. But that run, which I did over and over again with my son, was awesome. At the end of the day, we stopped at a Circle K off the highway and got hot chocolate and Drake's Coffee Cakes. It was the best day ever.
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Jim Eagen

 

This time of year can be busy with holiday gatherings, family and work obligations, and a sense that the year is coming to a close. But things are still humming at Synapse and here are some recent highlights with a focus on our middle school. Bear in mind this is by no means an exhaustive list, but did you know....
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