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High Schools (Southeast/Birmingham, AL)

Thinking about high school? Peruse these links to better acquaint yourself with the options available locally and regionally, both public and private. Let us know if we’re missing anything! 344 more words


Falling as Defining Strength--A Baccalaureate Reflection from Upper School Head, Tom Morris

From Tom Morris, Upper School Director at SGIS:

Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians was written to the small Christian Church he founded in Corinth, and came in response to challenges within that community. 880 more words

SGIS Class of 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Speeches

Valedictorian–Lucas Williamson

Teachers, students, and families of St. George’s Independent School:

Although it may yet be difficult to believe, our final minutes together have finally arrived. 2,497 more words

Navigating London's Independent School Admission Process: The Early Years

As you might already know, my husband and I are originally from Australia, and as expats in London, we were a little unprepared for the complexities and competitiveness synonymous with the independent school system in London.  1,187 more words

Creating a Progress Culture One Pilot at a Time: An Idea Revisited Through a New Example

           #TBT: Several things I have written for the blog have remained timely in my work as a leader in an independent school. Perhaps none remains as useful as the what I have reposted here for #TBT this week. 895 more words

Are Education exports slowing?

Last August I wrote a piece on this blog about UK Education’s contribution to the export drive under the title ‘Buy British Education’. This followed a research report from the DfE. 463 more words


I Was a Marine. I Don’t Want a Gun in My Classroom. - @nytimes @lawrenceschool @cdcowen @NAISnetwork 

“…At the White House on Wednesday, President Trump suggested that if a football coach at the high school, Aaron Feis, had been armed, he would have saved even more lives than he did, perhaps even his own, because rather than simply shielding students from gunfire, he could have drawn his weapon, fired and killed the assailant — putting a tidy end to the rampage. 234 more words