Stations of the Cross

During the season of Lent, we prepare for the celebration of Easter. Some Christians will “give something up” or “take something on” as part of their personal piety during these 40 days of preparation.  When I was young, it was common to give up candy during Lent.  Some families will abstain from eating meat on Fridays during…

Ash Wednesday Service

At the end of our first day at Barker, I attended the community Ash Wednesday worship service. The opening prayer given by their Chaplain (The Rev. Jeff Ware) was as follows: Almighty God and gracious Heavenly Father, enable us in this season of Lent properly to prepare ourselves for the celebration of all that Jesus…

Greetings from Barker College!

G’day! After about 30 total hours in transit, the All Saints’ team arrived in Sydney.  Two members of our graduating class (Abby and Lee) are participating in our annual exchange with our partner school in Sydney: Barker College. Abby and Lee were immediately taken to the Plume Store (their version of The 51) to be…

Digital Citizenship

Texts, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snap Chat, the list seems to go on, and on, and on. This week, I have started holding class meetings to discuss some of the challenges of living as an adolescent in a digital world. I’ve asked Mr. Worden to join me in these conversations with our students.  Basically, I want…

Grant Lichtman Works with US Students

How does learning occur at All Saints’? What is important to you? How is that reflected in what you see? What if learning took place differently at All Saints’? These were questions posed to a cohort of our 9th graders before they studied and reflected upon their learning environment.  The questions were posed by Grant…

Class Day–Seniors

Each quarter this year, I am going to spend one entire day with our students in the classroom.  On Thursday, I attended class with our seniors. Being able to see our students and teachers in action during this type of “deep dive” observation was a blast and I want to share some highlights of the…