Imagine arriving each morning to a school where some people know your name. Some people might know who your teacher is, or what grade you’re in. Imagine feeling jumbled in a large population of people mostly your age who don’t really know you. Do they care about you? Do you matter? Are you important? Read More
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Occasionally, we come across a book, article or talk that aligns with our curiosities and helps to answer difficult questions in a timely way for our lives. A book I came across in 2015 answered many of my questions and asked many others. Since then it has continued to guide one aspect of my Read More
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The other day we were discussing logos.  What is a logo?  A logo is a trademark to represent a company or organization.   It is an identifying symbol.  Since I am the school’s admissions director, I am very aware of our logo and its placement in our materials regarding the school – stationery, school literature, Read More
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Accommodations can be a dirty word for some, but they are changes that make it easier for your child to learn. They don’t change what your child is learning but change how they are learning. I have a strong belief in meeting a students needs and accommodating every student, so that they can reach their potential. Read More
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As I approach the one-year mark in my time at New Morning, I've naturally found myself reflecting on the experience thus far, especially when considering the stark contrast to my past experiences as a science teacher. I hope my reflections can shed some light on the similarities and differences of a traditional, high-pressure educational Read More
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Jean Piaget at New Morning School The following is a letter written for the Alumni News by New Morning School Head of School Elaine Kennedy. You have to spill a little milk to grow... Dear Parents, This fall parents at New Morning have been learning about Jean Piaget, a Swiss psychologist who researched the cognitive growth Read More
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