Join us for our first Heights Lecture of the 2018-2019 school year, as Dr. Mehan dives into his new book of poetry, displaying the oil painting illustrations and expounding on the themes of the book. A beautifully written and illustrated work, Mr. Mehan’s Mildly Amusing Mythical Mammals has reached both #1 on Read On...RSVP
Heights boys enjoy three recesses daily in the Lower School. It’s not just a chance to stretch their legs. To the contrary, recess is viewed as a class here. Our boys learn toughness, prudence, and how to evaluate risks. Listen in to learn more about the benefits of unstructured free play, and how you can bring this practice to your home or school… ideally both, because what we do at home affects our son’s experience at school.
In this episode, Rich encourages 8th grade boys and their parents to think differently and bigger about the High School decision. “Differently” because primary educators should be the primary decision makers. “Bigger” because boys should not ask “what’s in it for me?” when choosing a school; rather, they should ask “where can I best prepare to give?” The high school decision matters–it’s a choice of worldview, friendship, faculty, faith. Listen in to hear Rich’s thoughts on how best to approach the decision, no matter where your son wants to go, or where you will ultimately enroll him.
Bad news is all around us. It always has been. It always will be. As if personal and family challenges weren’t enough, we have an attention economy that seems dead set on giving a generation of young people chronic anxiety about seemingly cataclysmic events. How can we prepare our children to handle bad news? Quite simply, by handling it well ourselves, remaining saintly and cool under fire. How do we do that? Listen in to learn more.