Commencement 2019: Closing Remarks

June 06, 2019 by Guest Faculty Bloggers

delivered by Nick Roosa, Chemistry and Theory of Knowledge teacher

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Commencement 2019: Address

June 05, 2019 by Guest Faculty Bloggers

delivered by Andrew Bergdahl, Chair, Math Department

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Commencement 2019: Head's Remarks

June 04, 2019 by Stephanie Luebbers

delivered by Stephanie Luebbers

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Commencement 2019: Class Speaker

June 03, 2019 by Guest Student Author

remarks delivered by Jewels Hatchard '19

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Commencement 2019: Welcome

June 02, 2019 by Guest Student Author

by Charlotte Kim '19, Class President

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Commencement 2019: Opening Words

June 01, 2019 by Guest Faculty Bloggers

by Shawn Durrett, Dean of Faculty

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Eighth Grade Moving Up Ceremony: Speech by student Heads-Elect of School

May 30, 2019 by Guest Student Author

speech co-delivered by Katie Kowalyshyn '20 and Melissa Ndabarasa '20, co-Heads-Elect of School, during the Eighth Grade Moving Up Ceremony on May 30, 2019

Filed Under: student voice, Moving Up, Goodbyes

State of the Girl: The Inspiring Greta Thunberg

May 20, 2019 by Guest Student Author

Astrid Newton '23 is on the Teen Advisory Board for Miss Heard Media. This is her third post for them, published on May 15, 2019


As girls and young women, our opportunities have opened up greatly within the past couple of decades. That’s not to imply that we don’t have a long way to go in the fight for equality, but it seems that now more than ever we have powerful women cropping up in the media. For this month’s theme, State of the Girl, I would like to reflect upon teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg’s recent influence, as her knowledge, eloquence and passion has already inspired many audiences internationally.

You may read the entire post here.

Filed Under: Student Writing, Student Activism, Miss Heard Media, Girl Power

Intersections: Hold On

May 18, 2019 by Bill Ivey

I looked over at the four smiling students. “Well,” I said, “that was our third straight strong run-through. We’re ready for the show. But if anyone wants to do it again, we absolutely will. That’s how it always works.” Juliet immediately raised her hand. “I want to do it again!” she said. “This song is so much fun!”

Filed Under: student voice, Rock Band, #GirlsRock, Seniors, Goodbyes

State of the Girl: Far Enough?

May 16, 2019 by Bill Ivey

Chloe Hughes '19 is on the Teen Advisory Board for Miss Heard Media. This is her fourth post for them, published on May 6, 2019

We have come so far, yet at what point will we be satisfied? We have women as presidential nominees, senators, CEOs, lawyers, doctors and in essentially every field; when will we be satisfied? Men keep asking me when it will be enough for me- when I’ll be satisfied with what we as women have achieved.

You may read the entire post here.

Filed Under: student voice, Feminism, feminist school, Student Writing, Miss Heard Media