Inside SWS


Taking Up the Challenge

January 16, 2018

Defining moments in childhood — piercing, sometimes heart-wrenching memories of transformative events that shaped history — mark many of our lives and our understanding of …

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December 12, 2017

The first Light of Advent It is the Light of stones: The Light that shines in seashells In crystals and our bones. The second Light …

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Embracing Uncertainty

November 15, 2017

“Ladies and gentlemen, please return to your seats and put on your seat belts. We expect some turbulence ahead.” As the plane begins to lurch, …

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Who Am I?

October 10, 2017

Remember the game we played as kids, “Who Am I?” It was a ready go-to distraction on long car rides: “I wear big boots, carry …

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Saying “Yes”

September 19, 2017

While waiting for the ferry a few weeks ago, I listened to a TED Talk a friend had recommended I might enjoy. (I now realize there …

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"I love that technology is held at bay before high school. Let’s learn to write well before we learn to create power point presentations with fancy audio-visual effects." Kindergarten Parent
"I am so impressed by the way students are able to support each other rather than compete. My daughter was climbing a rope, and there was her friend down below saying “look at what she can do.”" 1st Grade Parent