Principal’s Blog

Parent Meeting/Discussion October 1

On Thursday, October 1, at 6:30 pm at CCS, Carolyn Williams, a CCS parent and a college educational consultant, will lead a discussion on the book, How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success,  by Julie Lythcott-Haims. Even if you haven’t read or heard of this book, please join us for a lively parenting discussion. Refreshments will be provided and light appetizers will be catered by…

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Friday Coffee!

It still feels like summer out there, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stop by the office on Friday morning, September 18, between 8 & 8:30 am, for fresh coffee and tea. As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to drop on by. And if you just need to grab a cup before heading off to work, that is also fine! Here are two widely read and discussed books which are currently on my night stand: Most…

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An interesting read

Thanks for a great opening day – the energy and enthusiasm was inspiring! I thought you might enjoy seeing this article – the title certainly ties into one of the points of our Compass. Lifelong learners exhibit traits such as effective written and oral communication skills, creativity and the ability to access and analyze information, asserts Harvard education specialist Tony Wagner. Development of such skills plays an important role in future workforce development, he says.   KQED.org

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