Lessons from a Blue Jay

Over the past three months, I have been able to pick up birdwatching, a former pastime that I regretfully let go of many years ago when family, childcare, travel, work, and fatigue took precedence. When I returned to Beauvoir last year, I was eager to dig out my binoculars and birding books, set out the various…

Morning Inspiration for 2019-2020

As we head into the remainder of the school year, I invite us to consider the many lessons learned, connections made, and people who have inspired us. Our brains and hearts are stronger because of these relationships and you should be very proud. Beginning today, I will offer a short, inspirational message to read. What…

My Own Gentle Reminder

By Cindi Gibbs-Wilborn, Head of School This weekend, I was going through old boxes and landed on some parenting articles I had written years ago for caregivers of young children. As I read a particular piece once again, I began to think that uncovering this article at this time in my life was, most likely,…

National Read a Book Day

Dear Families and Caregivers, Did you know that today is National Read a Book Day, a celebration observed annually on February 6? We invite you to join us this day (and every day) to recognize this important recreational activity. Did you know that reading books to children is one of the most important factors leading…

Honoring Mrs. Cato

Today we join in celebration and thanksgiving for the life of Mrs. Elanor Cato. All are welcome to attend the memorial service at 11:00 a.m. at The Washington National Cathedral, and to the reception with remembrances that will follow at Beauvoir. If you are unable to attend and wish to view the service online, please…