The Head's Tales

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

Last week, the school celebrated Pink Day and the importance of standing together to combat bullying.  This is an ongoing issue that goes beyond just the traditional schoolyard bully whom everyone knows and hopes not to cross on any given day.  Today, bullying takes on a more insidious tone where... Read More
I am thrilled to acknowledge St. Margaret’s commitment to STEM education from JK – grade 12. Although the acronym stands for Science/Technology/Engineering/Math, it actually represents more than these four disciplines; it is reflected in how we communicate, how we represent our ideas, how we... Read More
As a girls’ school, St. Margaret’s is passionate about meeting the unique needs of the whole girl: her intellectual, social, and emotional needs.  Last week, Bell Canada once again promoted a campaign called Let’s Talk in which mental health issues were discussed with the goal of addressing the... Read More
This month our theme is perseverance which is defined as the ability to stick to a purpose or an aim; never giving up what one has set out to do; also known as tenacity, diligence, or grit.  In my opinion, perseverance requires a person to have confidence in addition to the desire to be competent... Read More
I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday full of joy, family, and wonder.  Starting off 2015, I began thinking about my New Year’s Resolutions.  I reflected back on the past few years and realized that the same goals keep coming up for me – in fact, all of my goals are a constant reminder about the... Read More
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