The Head's Tales

The Head's Tales features stories and reflections from our Head of School, Cathy Thornicroft.

At St. Margaret’s, you will see girls who are fully engaged (both in learning and leading), confident in sharing their voices, and comfortable trying new things.  Last week, our Student Council led the Welcome Back assembly encouraging the students to embrace the culture of SMS and to get involved... Read More
This summer I spent a great deal of time enjoying the fabulous weather and being “in the moment” appreciating what was in front of me.  I also allowed my mind to wander thinking about possibilities and being rejuvenated by the infusion of new ideas to help our learning community be the best it can... Read More
This is my last blog post for the school year.  Last August, I was challenged to put my thoughts on paper - in this case our website.  For someone who does not see herself as a writer, I have come to appreciate the phrase "no one cares how much you know until they know how much you care."  I think... Read More

Back From Harvard

I have just arrived home after spending a week at this prestigious university learning about CHANGE. It was surreal wandering the campus feeling the presence of past scholars and mingling with the future leaders of tomorrow. In addition, I had the opportunity to share ideas with 24 other... Read More
Over the past two weeks, I, like many others of the SMS community, had the opportunity to experience a wonderful display of artistic talents that included the visual arts, media arts, dramatic arts, and music. Every May, we celebrate the arts with a series of back-to-back events including whole... Read More
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