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Monthly Archives: December 2011

“Oppressive Piety”

On December 11, Frank Bruni of the New York Times was, almost begrudgingly, trying to put a positive, secular spin on Tim Tebow. Unnerved by what Bruni referred to as Tebow's "oppressive piety," the columnist conceded that, despite Tebow's overbearing faith, we should not overlook the power of Tebow's "gospel of optimism." What does this… Continue Reading

Imperfect Decision

"Why is our Christmas break shorter than usual this year?" Fair question. Here is a less than perfect response about why the leadership team made an imperfect decision. Every year, as head of school, I have to sign an accreditation form for each of our three accrediting agencies – state, regional and national. One of the quality… Continue Reading