• Personal Storytelling and Collective Empathy

    November 18, 2016

    The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon. –Brandon Sanderson, popular fantasy and science fiction author Storytelling is the essential human activity. The harder the situation, the more essential it is. –Tim O’Brien, author of The Things They Carried Last January I..

  • Katherine Dinh: Teaching by Talking

    September 29, 2016

      Earlier this month I co-facilitated an online discussion, convened by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), to speak with other school heads about the issues we are facing within the context of the nation’s political and social climate. My fellow facilitators were Caroline Blackwell, NAIS VP for Equity and Justice, and Bryan Garman,..

  • 2016 Prospect Sierra Summer Stories

    September 23, 2016

      Aaron Moorhead This summer my family and I spent a few weeks in Northern California and Bend, OR. We have a multi-generational tradition of spending the last week in June at the Trinity Alps Resort. We stay in rustic cabins along the Stuart’s Fork of the Trinity River and spend our days slowly moving..

  • Empathy, Connection, and the Inner Lives of Readers

    September 23, 2016

    “There are perhaps no days of our childhood lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.” – Marcel Proust “Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.” – Anonymous ——————– One of the perks of being a middle school librarian is getting..

  • Upcoming PSPA Events

    September 6, 2016

    Let’s keep building on the wonderful connections and feeling of community that we were able to experience at the Panther Picnic. Mark your calendars now and join your fellow parents at the following events hosted by the PSPA. PSPA Community Event: Climate and Community Feedback for CAIS Reaccreditation Self Study – Tapscott Library: October 19,..

  • PS Middle School Welcomes Marie Lu

    September 5, 2016

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  • Macbeth 4th schedule Oct 26th-Nov 4th

    September 5, 2016

    Our students have been hard at work during the Macbeth rehearsals! We’ve just published the newest rehearsal dates for the next several weeks, so be sure to read all the information we have below. Don’t forget to mark your calendars so that your child won’t miss a rehearsal. Trivia: Who says this sentence? “Look, how our partner’s rapt.” WED, 10/26 2:55-4:45p..

  • Volunteer at Grandparents and Special Friends Day!

    September 5, 2016

    Grandparents & Special Friends Day, on Tuesday, November 22, is just around the corner and we need your help to make it a joyful morning for all of our special guests. Volunteers spots are short, and will greatly help our morning run smoothly. Welcome grandparents and special friends to our campuses, and celebrate the beginning..

  • MacBeth Cast List & Rehearsal Schedule

    September 2, 2016

    CAST LIST Hecate: Erika Witches: Ashley, Isabella, Devon, Faith, James, Liam THE FIGHTERS Scottish Army: Sam, Gabe, Carlos, Anna, Kayly Norwegian Army: James, Rosie, Max, Kai, Maya Sergeant 1: Erika Sergeant 2: Saiyana THE COURT King Duncan: Liam Malcolm: Anna Donalbain: Kayly Macduff: Gabriel Molnar Macbeth: Sam Lady Macbeth: Ezster Banquo: Carlos Fleance: Eli Ross:..