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October 14, 2022

World of Work 2022-2023 Season 9

The World of Work is back for its ninth season at The École in 2022-2023! We are delighted to be welcoming a variety of industry experts to meet our 8th Grade students in their classroom—either virtually or in person—and share their professional experience, values, background, and knowledge with them.

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March 19, 2022

Weekly Letter from Jean-Yves - Constructing Our Culture

I have already spoken to you about the growth of our school, how happy we are to know that more and more people are interested in what we are doing, and the pleasure we take in sharing our work with an increasing number of families. I wrote here about one of the risks we will run if we don’t pay attention: the loss of our identity and the dilution of our values.

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March 4, 2022

Weekly Letter from Jean-Yves - The Cool, the Pretty & the Ugly

First, I want to say thank you to those who wrote to wish me a happy birthday (after the very subtle announcement in my last letter). Please excuse the blanket thank you. I was genuinely touched by each and every message, it’s just that I didn’t have enough time between my seven meals a day while I was in France to reply individually and then I was swamped by mask-mandate-related meetings and correspondence the minute school started back!

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February 11, 2022

Weekly Letter from Jean-Yves - I Can't Get No...

During the months of January and December, we invited parents of The École to answer a satisfaction survey. I would like to take the time today to thank all of you who responded. I must confess that personally, I tend to drag my heels when it comes to answering surveys. However, these semesterly satisfaction surveys are invaluable as they give us the opportunity to get formal feedback from you, to measure the progress we are making, and take note of the improvements we have yet to make.

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February 4, 2022

Weekly Letter from Jean-Yves - Full of Life, from the Inside Out

On the first Thursday of every month, members of the school’s administration have a meeting with the officers of the parents association. Recently, coming together over coffee and croissants has been replaced by Zoom meetings, but it would take more than not being able to meet in person to dampen the enthusiasm of the PA officers.

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