- Into The City,
Into The World
- FriNov28 Holiday: Thanksgiving Break School Closed
- MonDec01 School Resumes
- MonDec01 Annual Fund Class Agent Meeting 8:00 AM
- MonDec01 M and U School Assembly-Scenes from Stage Door 10:10 AM
The following article by Head of School Paul A. Burke originally appeared on November 18 as a blog post on the #GivingTuesday website: Sir Ken Robinson, in his well-traveled TED Talk, makes a grand claim that schools drain creativity from unwilling and unknowing subjects. Schools, it seems, take a young mind inclined towards imagination and confine it to the boundaries of rote and reduction.
Every Thursday, several Nightingale high school girls and I go the Young Women's Leadership School on 106th between Park and Lexington. There we lead a debate club for their middle school students in which we teach basic public speaking and debate skills.