As the first semester came to a close, APH decided it needed a day dedicated to pure, good, old-fashioned fun! Thus, Winter Fest was created--a time of games, community, fun, and treats for the entire campus, staff and teachers included!
If you had the opportunity to invest in a non-profit, which would you choose? For students in Ms. Healy’s Contemporary Ethics Class, that’s exactly what they want you to do!
Change is not always easy and starting something new is full of unknowns. But more often than not, change is worth it and can open the door to greater opportunities! At APH, you have the ability to blaze your own trail. During this time of great uncertainty for schools, parents and students need an academic institution they can rely on--one that prioritizes engaging education, health and safety, and the overall physical, mental, and emotional well-being for students.
Our country is in the midst of two pandemics. One has taken hold of us for over a year. And the other pandemic has had its roots in our nation for far longer than it should: racism. As I searched for words to share with you this morning, I was reminded of a sermon of Peace and Hope given by the Late Honorable John Lewis of Georgia on January 17, 1999 at the National Cathedral in Washington DC.
Civil Discourse: Celebrating, Not Excluding, Diverse Voices: A Reflection From Humanities Teacher, Alick McLean
Let’s invite one another to talk about these and other events that trouble us. Not only peaceful marching makes a difference. We can make a difference in the very act of inviting discussion, and, super important, in how we engage in discussion. Embrace, even celebrate, the diversity of points of view that make up our community.
We’ve heard this called 'an assault on our democracy.' The United States has prided itself on being a country that by definition does not have a king or a ruler, but has a government of the people in which citizens have a voice in choosing their own representatives--a democracy.