What happens outside of music class?

by Lower and Middle School Music teacher Emeric Viani As the school year draws to a close, I’ve been reflecting on the incredible growth of...

2017 – A Year in Sustainability

by Upper School teacher Tina Morris This year has zipped by so fast that we haven’t had much time to reflect on or share...

SummerReads 2017

by School Librarian Linda Spence Recently in the library, I asked two classes of 5th graders why we promote summer reading. Dutifully, they trotted...

Evaluating Innovation

by Director of Technology Aaron Hovel and Technology Integrationist Jennifer Zacharis With any new initiative, it is important to evaluate and reflect on the...

Reason for Hope

by Head of Upper School Colleen Welsh On May 1, 2017, I had the privilege of watching my son-in-law become an American citizen.  As...

Still Learning After All These Years…

by Head of Lower School Jenn Elkin Life-long learning—it’s a fundamental part of our mission at The Pike School, a trait we hope to...

ANXIETY: Why Are We So Nervous?

by Head of School Muddy Waters I read an article this weekend that brought me back to a topic that has been on my...

The Joys of Conferencing

by Lower and Middle School Literacy Coach Sharon Libront “Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, shine...

We, Robots

by Fifth Grade teacher Ed Santella Pike strives to help our students become critical and creative thinkers.  It says something to that effect right...

Intensity vs. Enjoyment – What does Pike Athletics provide?

by Athletics Director and Upper School teacher Rob Smith Sports specialization is defined as intense, year-round training in a single sport with the exclusion...