The publication of this month’s Current comes near the end of a painful and upsetting week and weekend -- first the pipe bombs sent to political leaders and supporters around the U.S., the shooting of two people in Louisville, and then the inexplicable and tragic deaths of eleven people worshiping at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Headwaters remains committed to our Purpose of bringing more peace to the world and to supporting and caring for each child and family, regardless of race, ethnicity, faith, or nationality. Here is a link from Facing History and Ourselves written for middle and high school educators that may be useful to parents as you process these events. We’ll continue to share other resources we might find.
Last spring, as we looked ahead to this academic year and prepared for a year of self-study*, I posed some questions for myself and for the entire Headwaters community:
What makes us US? What distinguishes us as a school? How are we unique?