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A Senior Prefect's Helpful Insight

“[At St. George’s] I HAVE learned not WHAT to think but HOW to think, and not just HOW to think but HOW to think WITH OTHER PEOPLE.” 510 more words

To Students: Teach Me What I Need to Know

As we begin the inevitable sprint toward graduation and the end of my first school year at St. George’s Independent School in Memphis, TN, I realize how much I have learned since last July when I officially began my work as Head of School. 514 more words

The 2G Flicx Pitch is helping schools worldwide to develop their cricketing facilities

The Flicx portable pitch concept was originally developed in South Africa in 1997 to help create more opportunities for youngsters to play cricket in the post-apartheid era. 629 more words

2G Flicx Pitch


Sir Michael Wishaw said at a Sutton Trust conference recently   that independent schools should lose charitable status if they did not sponsor an academy. A bit harsh. 1,018 more words

Education Reform

What's the Real Problem?

While many people I know view Walmart as one of America’s worst criminals, I’ve never had a problem with the giant chain.  My father is currently employed by the company and enjoys his job immensely.   800 more words


March Madness: Non-NCAA edition

It’s fitting that we have noted New York Times bestselling columnist author Frank Bruni coming to speak to our school community this week about his latest book, … 518 more words

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