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About the School News…

Hello friends…I don’t know about you, but my heart sank with the news this evening. It was different than how it sank the last time they announced we’d be going all online. Because then, it was hard – OK, impossible – but it was temporary. But this time….the second time in 6 months we’ve gotten the news that our kids would be moving to all-online home-based learning experience – can you believe this crazy time we are living in?! This time, it was different.

Annual Meeting Updates

We had wonderful turnout for our annual meeting this year; thank you to everyone who showed up and participated. If you missed it, you can find the slideshow here. We shared a LOT of information, and apologize for not having sufficient time for questions and comments. We have scheduled a Q&A session for Friday, June 26 from 11:30-1 in Zoom Room 5…

Need Some Good News?

Ready for some good news? I’ve got two things for you.

To start, last Sunday I shared with you that there was a new local coalition emerging, led by people of color, directly addressing racism in our community. I invited you to take a leap of faith and support their leadership with financial support. My first piece of good news is that between the two services…

Thoughts on “Re-Opening”

It’s been a difficult week of news. We crossed the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from COVID19, and stories of racialized violence and injustice echo across the country. None of this is a surprise, exactly.  But that doesn’t make it any less devastating, or wrong.

What’s New? (Serious Question!)

No, you’re not confused about the day of the week! It really is Friday! The Pulse (like the check in) is running a day behind this week. Like my favorite quarantine pick-me-up the Holderness Family says, though – “time has a different sort of meaning these days!”