I’ve been involved in education for over 29 years, and have been lucky enough to be a part (and now the Head) of a school that continually seeks opportunities to reach, challenge and inspire students. I have experienced countless moments where children have identified their
Play is a fundamental and critical piece in developing children who are passionate, imaginative, negotiators, problem-solvers, resilient and leaders. When good supervision occurs and children are able to follow their interests and ideas in their unique way, play contributes to the development of a child’s
The Cushman School’s INNOVATION CENTER will soon be open! We are thrilled to be able to offer our students, and in time our community’s children, a flexible space for exploration of and engagement with the design thinking process through the integration of science, technology, engineering, the arts and math.
This year, we began our celebration and understanding of our Hispanic neighbors’ heritages when students from our sister school in Madrid, Spain- the Altair School, came to visit us for two weeks. Twenty students and two teachers joined host families and were welcomed on campus.
As part of our ongoing initiative to instill a global perspective in our students, our Global Studies department continues to establish relationships with many international schools, the first of which was China-based Hunan University over 10 years ago. These collaborations allow some of our students
There is no doubt that The Cushman School is something special. Our annual spring play is an event we look forward to all year, and this year’s show, “Annie,” with the outstanding performances of each student on stage, is something to celebrate. No matter what
Successfully educating today’s youth requires a true partnership between family, community, and the school itself. Schools have a tall order to fill as they seek to prepare and develop students against the backdrop of an ever-changing global society. Today’s students are faced with navigating a
It’s hard to believe The Cushman School is entering its 90th year and we will graduate our 90th class very soon. I’m honored to be a part of a school that was established in 1924 with the original philosophy well intact, while simultaneously moving forward with a
Many of our students will embark on exciting field trips in the coming weeks to various locations. And as much as they will be missed, these excursions are significantly beneficial to their social, emotional and intellectual development. Each travel agenda has been created to complement
Over the past 26 years that I have been a member of Cushman’s community, I have repeatedly experienced the many ways that Cushman demonstrates just how special our school is. This past week, it was again confirmed through the amazing events demonstrating the power of