February 2019

February 18, 2019

Dear Campus School Families,

I was recently talking with one of my colleagues about our respective kindergarten experiences. We both grew up on Long Island at a time when the suburbs of New York City were growing, many schools were new (mine stood in what was a former potato farm), and most K programs were half day. We discovered that our K report cards were almost identically focused… Read More

February 11, 2019

Dear Campus School Families,

A child’s life from kindergarten through sixth grade is filled with mistakes. These are an inevitable – and valuable – part of human development. What’s critical is the stance adults take toward this reality. If schools and parents frame mistakes as something to be avoided, things to shy away from, then students will tend to play it safe; they won’t take… Read More