A Gentlemen’s Seminar with Dr. Matthew Mehan for Dads, Grads, and Friends of The Heights School. Please join Dr. Mehan for a friendly discussion of Cicero’s masterpiece On Duties, the most read book of the last two millennia.Learn More
Psychologists and social commentators are decrying the high levels of stress experienced by the typical American teen. By most reports, more than half of teens are suffering from excessive stress, and many of those young people are prone to slip further down this path into anxiety and depression. Headmaster Alvaro de Vicente draws on his decades of experience as a teacher and mentor to unpack some of the reasons why boys nationwide are “stressed-out.” Turns out many of the factors are well within our parental control.
The prose is beautiful, but sometimes we gloss over the full impact of the Bard’s writing. Join Mr. Joe Bissex and a few of his students for a discussion of what students can learn from a well-led production of Macbeth.
Heights Headmaster Alvaro de Vicente presents his vision of education for boys. Hear our headmaster discuss the role of parents, faculty, and school in the raising of “men fully alive.” Sometimes we fall short, but this is our aspiration.