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The SGIS Three Campus Model: Sustainable Approach to Critical Work

The  St. George’s Independent School (SGIS) organizational model is unique, and often in my short tenure as Head of School, I have been asked by colleagues around the country about how all the moving parts work together. 1,139 more words

Justice Thurgood Marshall and The Bridges for Us to Build

My father, daughter, Eleanor, and I took a walk this morning around Virginia’s Capitol Square in Richmond this morning. Having grown up in Richmond, I haven’t been back for a while–it was good to be back on the grounds surrounding the Thomas Jefferson designed building. 301 more words

Opening Convocation Reflection: Good Neighbors in the SGIS Ecosystem

Good Morning! Good FIRST morning of the 2016-2017 school year.

Before sharing a couple of thoughts with you, I want to give a shout-out to the Class of 2017. 939 more words

St. George's Non-Negotiables: Not Experiments

Experimentation exists at the center of great learning experiences–it is inextricable from them. Students must learn to experiment—to try various approaches in order to discover what will work best. 1,121 more words

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