september 10, 2020
by Dr. Bill Hudson, Head of School
“all hands on deck,” barked my father when he wanted to get our attention in an emergency. perhaps it was his years in the navy, (although his service was on an airplane, not a ship!) but it was a frequently used phrase in our household growing up. we knew it was an imperative that necessitated that we immediately drop anything we were doing to help out in whatever way was required. as most of us do, we eventually become our parents, and i find myself using that same phrase, especially these days.
“All hands on deck” is one aspect of our COVID-19 reality. With our focus on the health and safety of our community and prioritizing students being on campus as much as possible, there is a fluidity of new and additional roles and responsibilities for faculty and staff. For example, because Lower School students are eating lunch in classrooms and their teachers need their own lunch break, I can add Lower School recess supervisor to my resume. Read More