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Dear Parents: One goal I set for the year was to change the societal notion that when you do not feel well, you must power through. You know that “I’m not sick enough to be in bed, but I feel crummy” kind of morning--the one where your symptoms are nothing remarkable, but you wish you could stay...
Dear Parents: As I watched our school open this morning for the first time in five months, two words permeate my thoughts: fortunate and gratitude. Time and again since March, I have felt a ground swell from our community with those words at the epicenter. It sounds incredibly cliché, yet I can...
Rohan Woods School is incredibly fortunate to belong to the Independent Schools of St. Louis (ISSL). In preparation for the opening of schools, ISSL sponsored a professional development opportunity for faculty and administrators. An esteemed panel of infectious disease doctors were assembled to...
It seems no matter the media outlet, the primary focus of the current news cycle is the re-opening of schools. Author and educator, Mike Magee, posted a tweet last week that addressed schools reopening. Mr. Magee referred to his work in both K-12 and higher education for the past 25 years and said...
I hope that everyone in the Rohan Woods community has been healthy and safe during the past few months. I want to commend the faculty and staff for their service during this time. They worked harder than ever, committing their time and expertise in ways never imagined. The school is incredibly...
I have a framed inscription in my house that has hung on the wall for a few years. My attention has been drawn to it repeatedly lately. The inscription is a quote by our 26th President, Theodore Roosevelt, “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Due to the pandemic that has...
Once a month, I teach a leadership class to the Sixth Grade students. Our topics range from how to build leadership characteristics, to managing friendships, to the secondary school process. My aim is to make the classes interactive and engaging, so that students can participate in the success of...

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