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  • Ramping Up Our Lightning Spirit

    Lightning pride is reaching fever pitch these days, with a new student spirit group, a school store in the works, and lots more on tap. President Gordon McNeill speaks to the value of the connections school spirit fosters in his most recent blog post.
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  • Making Connections With Students and All Members of Sage Hill Community

    From Day One at Sage Hill School, we’ve been committed to building connections, not just between students, but amongst all members of our community. The intricate web of connections each of us weaves here can profoundly impact our lives. Connections open up opportunities for our students for internships, college, and careers. They enrich the experience of parents who engage with one another and with our faculty and staff. Connections create a two-way street between students and the people and organizations they serve in the broader community. They allow our administrators to stay abreast of the latest trends in education and to participate in conferences and other arenas that enhance Sage Hill’s national reputation. Most importantly, connections are what make Sage Hill ours—all of ours—for now and always.
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  • Developing Cross-Cultural Competency at Sage Hill School

    The Sage Hill experience is centered around developing the core competencies most essential to success in life. These skills—Character, Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical thinking, and Cross-cultural competency—are collectively referred to as the “Six Cs.” We established the Sage Center for Innovative Curriculum to ensure that our curricular and co-curricular programs work cohesively to build the Six Cs in every student. But how does that look in practice? How do we know if we are succeeding? This year, President Gordon McNeill is dedicating one blog post per month to each of the Six Cs, illustrating just a few of the multitude of ways our students both develop and demonstrate these critical skills. This month, we take a look at Cross-Cultural Competency.
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  • Giving Students the Right Space to Cultivate Their Creativity

    The Sage Hill experience is centered around developing the core competencies most essential to success in life. These skills—Character, Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical thinking, and Cross-cultural competency—are collectively referred to as the “Six Cs.” We established the Sage Center for Innovative Curriculum to ensure that our curricular and co-curricular programs work cohesively to build the Six Cs in every student. But how does that look in practice? How do we know if we are succeeding? This school year, President Gordon McNeill is dedicating one blog post per month to each of the Six Cs, illustrating just a few of the multitude of ways our students both develop and demonstrate these critical skills. This month, we focus on Creativity.
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    • <strong>Welcome to my blog!</strong> It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day business of the school -- this blog is an opportunity to share my perspective on Sage Hill School.  I invite you share your thoughts and suggestions for future posts. Feel free to email me at <a href="mailto:McNeillG@sagehillschool.org">McNeillG@sagehillschool.org</a>.
      Mr. McNeill's Blog

      Welcome to my blog! It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day business of the school -- this blog is an opportunity to share my perspective on Sage Hill School. I invite you share your thoughts and suggestions for future posts. Feel free to email me at McNeillG@sagehillschool.org.

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