Head of School Blog

Guest Blog Post – Our New Scholars & Gentlemen Class

One of the most exciting initiatives we have taken on this year is the creation of our Scholars and Gentlemen advisory program. Upon entering the Regis middle school, students are placed into advisory groups, which are like little families, and assigned a faculty member as an advisor. This family-like unit stays together throughout their time in our middle school, only disbanding when graduation whisks students off to the next leg of their journey.

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Guest Blog Post – A Reflection on Reflecting

As we fall back into the routine of everyday life after Thanksgiving break, it seemed like an appropriate time to reflect on the act of reflecting. Nowadays, 'mindfulness' is a buzzword we associate with reflection. A google search of the word returns 140,000,000 results ranging from definitions and studies on mindfulness, to books and apps on mindfulness, to how to practice mindfulness. The sheer amount of information available on the subject leads one to question, "Is it that hard?" The simple answer is, "yes."

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Guest Blog Post – A Solution to Building Stronger Male Writers

Have you ever seen Finding Forrester? The film stars Sean Connery, and it is about a young high school student learning to hone his extraordinary talent for writing after he meets a famous author. There is one scene in the film that teachers and parents alike can all relate to.

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