Serving the Children of Rift Valley Children's Village

Written by guest blogger Shelley Lapinski, Coordinator of Global Initiatives Rift Valley Children’s Village was founded in 2003 and provides a loving, stable home for over 100 children living in a remote area of Tanzania.  In addition to caring for these children, RVCV has partnered with local primary and secondary government schools to improve upon … [Read more…]

Martin Luther King Day Assembly Remarks from Sally Powell, Head of School

This summer will mark fifty years since Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his famous “Dream speech” in 1963. Standing at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC he opened his speech by referencing the Emancipation Proclamation signed a full century earlier, saying: “This momentous decree came as a great beacon of light for hope to millions … [Read more…]

Students Speak: Mecca Pelzer, Service League

The opening  assembly was an invigorating gathering of students, faculty and staff.  We continue our a five-part series of blog posts, reflecting Students Speak:on our student leaders’ remarks from that day with Mecca Pelzer, Service League. “One of my inspirations, Isabella Baumfree, who you may know as Sojourner Truth, a slave born in New York, escaped bondage … [Read more…]