The Head's Tales

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

Last week I was given the opportunity to attend the Entrepreneur of the Year Recognition Gala at the Empress Hotel. This event is sponsored by the University of Victoria’s Business School and this year’s honoree was David Foster. Although primarily known as a musician, songwriter, composer, and... Read More
During the past several months I have been observing the stress level among our most senior students rise to a frenzied level.  While the girls are waiting for their university acceptance letters (wondering if they have made the right decisions with regards to their schools of choice and their... Read More
I constantly hear people lament that they could get more things done IF they only had more time!  Well let’s be honest, no one can extend time beyond the prescribed minutes that measure an hour, a day, a week, a given year…   What we can do, however, is make sure we use our precious time more... Read More
A number of weeks ago Dr. JoAnn Deak, international speaker, educator, and school psychologist spoke to both students and parents about the importance of building resiliency. As Dr. Deak stated in her presentation: "Parents and schools must help our girls overcome their fears and practice ‘hugging... Read More
Welcome back. I am hopeful that everyone had an exciting and restful Spring Break, and is now ready for the final stretch to June when exams will have been completed and each of one of you will reflect back on the year’s accomplishments with a sense of satisfaction as this school year comes to a... Read More
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