For social studies teacher Walker Richmond, one of the most important things about working with his middle school students is showing them how school is relevant to their lives. Recently, he had an opportunity to do just that through his World Religions course, thanks to a unique collaboration with students from the University of Virginia (UVA).
In this podcast of Raise We Our Voices: The Belfield Banter, Ellie P. '21 and Cheryl O. '21 discuss their experience preparing to interview Professor Ibram X. Kendi, 2016 National Book Award winner and one ofTime Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020.
In February 2019, while St. Anne’s-Belfield faculty Sophie Speidel was out for a run near the University of Virginia, she came across some college students participating in what appeared to be a hazing ritual. But Speidel was prepared. Having spent over two decades teaching the Life Skills course at the School, which, among other things, teaches students how to be an active bystander in similar situations, she knew exactly what to do...
Ms. Keeler and Mrs. Reed have been remarkable leaders during this unprecedented disruption to teaching and learning. I have heard from teachers, staff, and families that their excellence is evident, and I concur. They’ve each shown me they have the vision, aptitude, and fortitude to lead their divisions.
Dear Families and US Students,
I had planned on sharing a message of cheer as we entered a new year and the second half of the 2020-21 School year. But in light of the armed violence that took place in the U.S. Capitol yesterday in an attempt to halt our democratic process, I need to adjust my thinking about this message.
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