5th grade language arts teacher Meg Siddiqui builds students' skills by getting them excited about their work. Meg shares her love for literature and chooses texts her students can connect with, making for invested learners both in school and at home.
Affinity groups at Calhoun offer students the opportunity to explore their own racial identities in safe spaces. As they delve into complex and nuanced topics around race, they are supported by fellow students and facilitators who share a common identity.
Hybrid learning didn't stop Calhoun Athletics from growing stronger in 2020. Amidst a changing school landscape, the program quickly pivoted, creating new sports-focused classes and reimagining traditional training.
Parenting in a time of uncertainty is no easy task. We've compiled strategies from Catherine Steiner-Adair, clinical psychologist, school consultant, author and teacher, to help you support your family's well-being amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
The rich culture of the Calhoun Athletics program can be attributed to the guiding values of self-awareness, teamwork, empathy and resilience. Together these values help create student-athletes who find success in sports and in their lives.
During the summer of 2020, Upper Schoolers came together to found the Diversity and Accountability Board (D.A.B.). Working with administrators, D.A.B. aims to make Calhoun a more equitable community for all.
Jack L.'21 drew inspiration from childhood memories to write and illustrate his own children's book, Max and the Magic Tree. Jack later used his project to help those negatively impacted by COVID-19.
By Ellen Kwon
Upper School English teacher Ellen Kwon reflects on the process of choosing texts for her class and discusses the importance of representation as her classes explore a diverse selection of literary voices.
Medical professional Bill Surkis '90 shares his experience working on the frontline during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fiona Lowenstein ’12 used her experience being hospitalized for COVID-19 to raise awareness about the virus and create a support network for other survivors. Fiona has used her platform to shed light on the illness as well as the long process of physical and emotional recovery.
Though our community could not be together physically, we found new ways to connect during distance learning. Alums, teachers and parents created virtual spaces for important conversations, wellness and even a few games.
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