2017

  • March

    Jane's Pocket Change: Writing, Reading, Spring Break and Saving Lives

    In her beautiful collection of essays, Upstream, Mary Oliver has crafted an exquisite piece entitled, "Staying Alive." It's about foxes, writing and reading and, yes, staying alive. She writes: “You must not, ever, give anyone else the responsibility for your life.”
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  • Satinder Parmar '17 in the head's chair for his Capstone project

    Jane's Pocket Change: Student Takeover!

    This Mod has provided me with a really interesting added bonus: partnering with Satinder Parmar '17 in his Capstone project about leadership. When Satinder initially approached me, he proposed shadowing me and learning a bit about what I do as head of school.
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  • February

    From The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Copyright © 1994 the Estate of Langston Hughes. Used with permission.

    Jane's Pocket Change: A Short Month Celebrating a Long History

    Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating black history.
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  • CSW Wearable Art Fashion Show 2016

    Jane's Pocket Change: Wearable Art

    Each December, at our annual Evening of the Arts, a large and bustling crowd packs into the Moir Atrium in the Garthwaite Center for Science and Art and is wowed by the design ingenuity, creativity and social-political statements made by our student designers and their models during the Wearable Art Fashion Show.
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  • January

    Diversity Day is For All

    Diversity Day at CSW is a special day when we, as a school community, take time to explore the different types of diversity in our community and beyond. 
     
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  • Roosters by Ai Wei Wei as part of his installation of the full Chinese Zodiac on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston this fall.

    Jane's Pocket Change: The Rooster as Symbol

    The Chinese New Year - The Year of the Rooster - begins this Saturday (January 28) and lasts until February 15, 2018.
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  • Jane's Pocket Change: The Nature of Education

    As we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King this week and look to the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, I am thinking about the broad nature of education. 
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  • Jane's Pocket Change: Our House

    In addition to the beauty of a snowy winter weekend compliments of a visit from Mother Nature here in Boston, CSW also enjoyed visits from alumni/ae, parents and friends of the school at several welcoming events held at The Fit this past week.
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  • Jane's Pocket Change: What's Going On in the World?

    As I like to at this time of year, here is a selection of some interesting world events, culled from The Economist. Wishing all of you all the very best for 2017.
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  • Students Receive Early Decision/Action Acceptances from Universities and Colleges

    Just prior to the start of winter break, many CSW students received early decision and early action acceptances from remarkable universities and colleges.
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The Cambridge School of Weston is a coed day and boarding private school, located near Boston, for students in grades 9-12 and PG. We offer an innovative and rigorous academic program that fosters critical thought, hands-on experiential learning and deep academic inquiry. Students choose from more than 300 courses through our unique Mod System; no two student schedules are alike.