The Trend of Tidiness: An Earth Day Perspective

by Upper School teacher Tina Morris In late fall, before winter chose to scour our landscape with wind, snow and ice, I made a...

Building Leaders For the 21st Century

by Head of Upper School Colleen Welsh Much has been written and discussed regarding the skills our students will require to succeed in the...

Collaborative Coding with Robots in the Lower School

by Technology Integrationist Jennifer Zacharis This piece was originally published on the Erikson Institute – Technology in Early Childhood Center website, which featured Educators...

The Power of An Independent School Education

by Head of School Muddy Waters I have been a member of independent schools since Kindergarten which adds up to 60 years (where does...

Behind the Scenes of Pike Fest

by Head Librarian Fran Mellin         Most Friday mornings at 7:00 a.m., you’ll find me, along with Emeric Viani, Kavita Mundra,...

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...