Sometimes a burden is so great, it must be shared. We are moved to express our sadness and outrage at the killings of George Floyd and too many other black Americans and the consequent riots in Minneapolis and so many other cities across our nation. I want to share my thoughts and the action steps we will take as a community early next week. Our country is already in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, a disease that's disproportionately hitting communities of color and exposing the racial disparities that plague our nation.
On January 25, the field of education lost a giant, Earl Oremus. A born teacher and leader with a booming personality and a mischievous streak, Earl believed our education system was failing young people who learn differently. He dedicated his life to changing that, including in his time here at Purnell School.
Movement Studies activity to support cognitive functioning through creative movement and collaborative exercises. Creative movement uses a variety of cognitive skills that engage multiple intelligences
On Saturday, October 12, Purnell School honored actress and activist Alyssa Milano by designating her as an E.B. Osborn Fellow.
From an upcoming article to be published in the December issue of Independent School Magazine. This piece will appear in Alex Brosowsky's "Game Changer" column.
Purnell's theme this year is resilience. The following reflection on resilience and her time at Purnell was presented by Ariel Graziano '20.