It is becoming commonplace to hear or read about Florida’s adoption of the Common Core standards, and with it, comes much controversy. Many parents have asked me about how these standards relate to those by which The Cushman School’s curriculum is founded, so I am
The Cushman School was in a lock down mode on Tuesday Sept. 3rd for approximately 1.5 hours in response to a burglary in our zip code. Even though there was never a direct threat on campus, our police officer immediately alerted us to the incidence,
Global diversity…Entrepreneurial mindset…Effective, global communicators and collaborators…. World Languages…. Flexible thinking…. Personal Branding…. Social Producers…Digital and visual literacy…. Innovators These are just some of the buzzwords surrounding what The Cushman School’s educational landscape will encompass to prepare your children for a rapidly changing world. The
This upcoming school year, and because of your generosity, we will be opening our new STEAM Lab in our 6000 building on campus. In this exciting state-of-the-art facility, Cushman students will have hands-on usage of innovative equipment and software in a combined learning environment that
I just enjoyed a beautiful ceremony where I watched our impressive 8th grade class graduate. It’s very bittersweet for me to bid farewell to these students as they move onto high school and know they won’t be coming to Cushman each morning. Many have been with
With the passing of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day around the corner, I thought it was appropriate to thank all the parents, caregivers and individuals who are integral members of the Cushman Community…and who contribute, in varying ways, to the well being of our students.
After the recent Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run where I was pleased to support our team of runners and walkers, the time is fitting to write about The Cushman School’s prioritization of daily fitness, sports and movement. It’s unfortunate that many schools are forced to eliminate physical
In response to inquiries about our innovative programming here at Cushman, I wanted to share some information on how we’ve been moving forward with our S.T.E.A.M. initiative, which embeds design thinking strategies in our courses and projects. As many of you know, I am committed to facilitating