Occasions: Rebecca ’14 on This Weekend’s Read-A-Thon

Rebecca ’14 recently spoke at Morning Meeting about her passion, which also happens to be an issue of particular local importance. First, Rebecca introduced Midge Wilson of the Bay Area Women’s and Children’s Center, which serves the Tenderloin community by focusing “entirely on the needs and issues of low-income families, children and women in this... 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 →

Experiences: Time for Laughter

Following a recent Morning Meeting presentation from Yale’s improvisation group, the laughter continued with Thursday’s Morning Meeting. Associate Head of School Dennis Hartzell only hinted at the hilarity when he told the community of students, parents, guardians, teachers and staff that student Julia would “lead us in an unusual meditation.” Julia declared, “I would like... Continue Reading →

Occasions: Mary Ann Rodgers on Day of the Dead

Spanish teacher Mary Ann Rodgers spoke at Morning Meeting  about Day of the Dead and how she has come to experience it personally and as part of The Bay School community. “I hope we are beginning to see the difference between Halloween, where the images are all to create fear (even though little goblins are... 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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