• Poetry and Mathematics Intersect

    By Rafael del Castillo on July 30, 2010

    Math as the fodder for poetry? Check it out 🙂 Intersections

  • Do you follow Rachel Simmons?

    By Rafael del Castillo on July 22, 2010

    Frequent visitor to SGS, Rachel Simmons has a great website that helps young women grow into their authentic selves. Rachel Simmons I have mini-flyers in my office with information on the Girls Leadership Institute (GLI).

  • Let's Read, Let's Move

    By Rafael del Castillo on July 15, 2010

    How are your daughter’s doing with their summer reading? There is much evidence that suggests that achievement gaps actually develop over the summer months depending on what kind of environment the child is immersed in from June to August. Sports, cultural activities, and travel can also keep that young mind active and engaged. We don’t all have the privilege of

  • SGS Alumna on Cover of Parade Magazine

    By Rafael del Castillo on July 6, 2010

    SGS alumna, class of 2009, was featured on the cover of Parade Magazine for her work in founding and growing Richard’s Rwanda. SGS maintains the only middle school chapter in Seattle. Congrats, Jessica! We are all very proud of your continued good work. Link to Parade Magazine Article

  • Avatars Coming to a Classroom Near You

    By Rafael del Castillo on July 6, 2010

    Summer is a great time to read. Mysteries, good historical fiction, science fiction … or not so fictional science? Check out a link sent to me by Thomas Hoerr, Head of School of New City School in St. Louis. Will holographic avatars be the teachers of the future? New York Times ArticleSmarter Than You Think: Computers Learn to Listen, and

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