Ready for Tomorrow!

By First Grade teacher Telly Jorden When I was a First Grader, back when whale oil was the hot new fuel source, we learned...

What is the best way to get to know a new school community?

By Head of Lower School Marybeth Heyd As a new member of The Pike School family, I approached my first few weeks and months...

What Are Student Lunch Groups?

by Lower and Middle School Psychologist Trish Faro One of my favorite parts of the day is lunch – not only because I enjoy...

Getting More Than You Paid For

by Director of Advancement Rod Boyer I hear it a lot, and yes, I get it.  The financial model in operation at Pike (and...

Taking Coding Seriously

by Upper School teacher Karen Latham In March, I had the privilege of attending the T^3 International Math Conference, sponsored by Texas Instruments. The keynote...

In Search of Harmony

by Upper School teacher Tina Morris Turning on the radio or looking at the headlines these days means having the senses bombarded by the...

How to Help Your Student Develop a Growth Mindset

by Head of Middle School Marisa Schnirman How our students grow and develop academically, socially, and emotionally has a lot to do with their...

Which Generation Have Smartphones Destroyed?

by Aaron Hovel and Jennifer Zacharis An Atlantic article titled Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? recently received a lot of attention on social media....

The Time for Hope

by Head of Upper School Colleen Welsh The world is a complicated place to navigate these days.  Just watching the news on a regular...

Welcome, Pike Families!

by Head of School Muddy Waters Welcome back to another school year. I continue to love my profession because every year presents new possibilities...