We live in a high-anxiety age, where news outlets on all sides make money by whipping us into a frenzy and everyone on Instagram is both better looking and has a more interesting life than me. But here's the thing: despite it all, 2019 was a really positive year.
Messages from Our Head of School
Recently, I have been reflecting on the idea of place -- what it means, how it shapes us, and how we shape it.
Perhaps it’s because this is my fifth year serving as Head of School at The Quaker School at Horsham, which means it is also my fifth year living in the Delaware Valley -- a place that has definitely made an impact on my life and my family.
Heracitus, a Greek philosopher from the 6th century B.C. wrote that there is nothing permanent except change -- a fitting sentiment as the year changes from one to the next.
If it seems like every time you open an email from me, you get delivered big news ... well get used to it, because the next few weeks (months! years!) are going to be pretty epic.
Have you ever noticed that when you walk into most art galleries, the most important pieces, or the works by the most renowned artists, are always displayed closest to eye level?
The World Cup is the embodiment of what it looks like when a group of strong, determined individuals join forces and move forward together to win what can seem like an unattainable goal. It’s truly amazing to watch.
How do you describe a feeling? It’s a challenge that has inspired the greatest writers, artists, and storytellers of all time, and yet often the feelings we experience are still intangible, still a mystery to define, even to ourselves.
- Upper School
We here at The Quaker School at Horsham have been building up to this new groundbreaking moment since our founding.
Nicole has already taught many of your children, and if you have had the pleasure of working with her you know exactly why she was ultimately selected for the position by the search committee.
“Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.” – Thom Jones