Looking to Dr. King

Next week will undoubtedly be a week rife with emotions as we prepare for several historic moments around the country. On Monday, January 18, we commemorate the 92nd birthday of the civil rights leader and great orator, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. While we will observe this day as a federal holiday, I invite our…

Community

com·mu·ni·ty/kəˈmyo͞onədē/noun a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School. Over the past year, there has been a wide range of emotions occupying our minds, hearts,…

Silver Linings

So often in life, things that you regard as an impediment turn out to be great, good fortune. —The Honorable Joan Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020),  Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States These days, my most frequently asked question is, by far, “How are things going at school? Your team must be…

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…

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,…