Conversations: Art Someone Close to You Loves

Step one: choose someone close to you. Step two: ask about a piece of art that is significant to them. Step three: interview them to find out why. Each student in Drawing 1A recently investigated a friend or loved one’s taste, past and passions by following the steps above. The students gained insight into the... Continue Reading →

Conversations: 40 Years of Title IX

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance...” - Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 Head of School Tim Johnson spoke at Friday’s Morning... Continue Reading →

Conversations: Colin on the Mexico Murals Project

Freshmen in Humanities 1A have been working hard to understand bias. All through the Mexico unit, students have considered how different artists, writers and historians have seen the world. In their culminating assignment, students collaborated to make a Diego Rivera-style mural that shows how they themselves see Mexican history. They depicted the pre-Columbian period of the Aztecs... Continue Reading →

Conversations: Power and Participation Student Blog

Shawn  and Tristan have created a blog called You Sie Politics Differently, which “aims to be a bipartisan source, in which people can see both sides of an issue.” Shawn explains: “As I’ve learned throughout [Power and Participation], we are all fortunate to live in a country where we have a chance to influence the... Continue Reading →

Conversations: Students Talk (and Think!) Politics

“As anger and disillusionment toward the current state of our political system rises, the number of people voting falls? Surely this can’t be the solution.” Senior Walker spoke at Morning Meeting recently about the aim of The Bay School mock election, citing nation-wide lack of citizen participation as a serious issue that even the youngest... Continue Reading →

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