Nurturing the Well-balanced Student

January 3, 2017 | Administration

Debunking the College Myth Join us as Dr. Denise Pope examines the tension that students, families, and teachers often experience surrounding the culture of competition and offers research-based tools for creating a healthier community of learners. We all want our kids to do well in school and to master specific skills and concepts, but our largely singular focus on academic achievement has resulted in a lack of attention to other components of a successful life—the ability to be independent, adaptable, ethical, and engaged critical thinkers. Who: Parents/guardians of students in grades 8-12, and for interested community members. When: Monday, January