Reflections for 1st Week in Transformed High School

Two years ago, our school began the process of planning the transformation of our high school, also know as our Upper School. The architectural firm which led the process was OWPP/Canon Design. This post is a collection of the my reflections of living in the space during the first week of school which concluded this past Friday. For the first four school days, we are starting to experience the goals of the design team and architect Trung Le. Le’s is one of the principles of the philosophy called the Third Teacher ( a group focused on collaboratively exploring the ways that design can transform teaching and […]

Using our new media:scapes

This past Tuesday, we opened our newly transformed Upper School (High School) building. One of the hallmarks of the new building are the four media:scapes we have in various locations around campus. Today, on Saturday, I came on campus so that I could spend some time catching up on the variety of different projects which did not get completed since so much time was spent troubleshooting and adjusting various aspects of the network and technology. What I did not expect to see when I arrived was a group of football players with one of the coaches. They had come in […]