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Coaching workshops in Calhoun Athletics are working on creating better spaces for students where they all feel comfortable to take risks and have fun. The workshop in the fall focused on belonging, and creating a space where every student feels included and doesn't have to work to fit in.
Calhoun alums share their experiences and takeaways from the Senior Work Program.
For four days in November, fifth grade students had the unique opportunity to call the New-York Historical Society home as part of the Tang Academy for American Democracy (TAAD) residency program. Students examined how democracy has evolved since its initial founding and gained a better understanding of the importance of civic participation.
Dr. Monica Miller, professor at Barnard College, Hurston scholar and Calhoun parent, came to Calhoun to discuss Zora Neale Hurston's legacy and Their Eyes Were Watching God with a few 11th grade English classes. They were able to experience a lecture from a college professor and key insights on Hurston from a scholar of her work.
Upper School social studies teacher Meghan Chidsey has published an article with the American Anthropological Association that advocates for introducing the subject of anthropology to students at an earlier age.