Upper School

Sports on the Rocks

When Alena Holbert looks at a rock face, it’s likely she sees something very different than most. Besides seeing overhanging walls, slabs and vertical faces, th...

Can a Good Cup of Joe Reshape Learning

Creighton Williams Abrams was a U.S. Army General who served in Vietnam, Korea and World War II. Hailed even by Gen. George Patton, Abrams was known as an aggre...

For True Understanding, Slow Down

Remarks at Commencement 2017  When you type the words “fast paced world” into Google, you will get 59 million hits in .62 seconds.  There is no doubt tha...

Describing the Class of 2017

I want to share some thoughts about CA’s Class of 2017, a diverse collection of young women and men whose impending graduation we are celebrating this week.  At...

Yippee Ki-Yay!

I am not sure why they say that cats have nine lives (neither does Google by the way), but I now know why they say that managing people can be like herding cats...