Back to Normal (with Siblings)

Back to Normal (with Siblings)

On Tuesday we happily welcomed children back, after the break (and camp) during Tropical Storm Nate (see here for details).  We felt both tired and refreshed, like a family that has been through an ordeal and found once again that we can trust and rely on one another....
Students Share Their Poetry

Students Share Their Poetry

Before the break, before Tropical Storm Nate, we were honored to have a visiting poet from Sudan. He shared some of his poetry, and also talked with students about the process of creating art. Inspired, two of our grade 10 students stood up and shared their own...
A Moment to Pause

A Moment to Pause

“Often the best moments of our lives arise within the pauses.” – The Elephant Journal Each day, as part of my own spiritual practice, I write a quote on the board in my office. I find these inspiring words here and there, in books, on-line, from past sermons I have...
Thankful it’s Friday

Thankful it’s Friday

TGIF, but not because we’re tired.  Friday is a great day at Monteverde Friends School.  A day to get to, not get through. We started this morning with our monthly “Town Meeting.”  Grades 7-12 met without teachers to talk about issues they care...