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  1. MS and US Parents’ Day Speech-September 2010

    [ September 25, 2010 ]

    I have thought seriously these last three years about the identity of the school we are becoming. Riverdale is a great place, but, in some ways, communities and cultures have to develop like people—it takes a while for one to be sure about what distinguishes you from others. It is the same here. I think many of us are starting to feel what makes this school special, what makes it unique. We develop minds in certain ways—getting young people to use their brains to think deeply and broadly while connecting ideas that may not seem immediately connected. We appreciate passion—the adolescent spirit of incredible curiosity, wide-ranging interest and enthusiasm is still raging in many of the adults who act as ...

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