Teachers of the Future, and a Grateful Community

May 7-11 is national Teacher Appreciation Week. At New School High, respect for teachers as creative, committed professionals is at the center of our philosophy. Although teachers are expected to be key transmitters of a society’s knowledge and culture, many in the teaching profession do not feel supported. Recent news has highlighted the plights of teachers in Arizona, Oklahoma, and …

A Breath of Fresh Air. Spring Instructions.

 It looks like spring is finally here! Now that the weather is so nice, we need your help to keep our students safe and focused during the remaining weeks of school. Please make sure your child is properly dressed before leaving home in the morning. Short shorts, slides/sandals/flip-flops, and low-cut/sheer tops for all students are prohibited. Sunglasses are not to …

A Silent Shout

On March 14, thousands of American students marked the tragic deaths of those killed in Parkland, Florida by walking out of their classrooms. The 17-minute demonstration began at 10:00 am and each minute represented one victim of the shooting.  As in many schools across our country, important discussions took place at New School High about how to respond. In the …

A First Week in Review

 It was a pleasure to see so many of our families – parents, grandparents, siblings, and friends – at the Family Welcome! I would like to especially thank all those who donated the delicious breakfast items; our students have been enjoying snacks of bagels, muffins, juice, fruit, yogurt and granola all week. Our first week of orientation has been about …