Rethinking our Admissions Processes

As an administrator at an Independent School, I realize that there are processes which allows us to attract new students to our campus. Over the past few evenings, I have been processing the information that I have collect during my conversations about Internet Safety that I do for all of our students, from fourth grade through twelfth grade. Here are a few informal responses that I have gotten back from our students, from 6th – 12th grades: 1. For most of them, the mobile phone is used more for sending text messages than talking 2. Most of the students (over […]

Enjoying My Free Gift from Starbucks

Today, I began enjoying my teacher’s appreciation gift from Starbucks Coffee. From Starbuck’s Ideas in Action Blog: It’s not an apple to welcome teachers back to school, but a cup of coffee.  In recognition of teachers, Starbucks is offering school teachers, grades K-12 a complimentary tall cup of brewed coffee on Mondays during the month of September.  Bring in your teacher identification to any Starbucks.  We appreciate the many ideas you’ve shared on MSI to recognize the wonderful work of teachers. I am not a coffee drinker. I have been fortunate that my local Starbucks have been allowing me to […]