From the President

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Thankful

By | 2018-11-19T18:15:37+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Categories: From the President|

Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Community, Webster’s dictionary defines thankful as follows: Conscious of benefit received, expressive of thanks, well pleased I acknowledge that this isn’t the most creative way to begin, but when faced with how to discuss being thankful, I found myself experiencing writer’s block. This seemed like a useful convention to kick things off. Each year as [...]

Community

By | 2018-09-25T15:11:03+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Categories: From the President|

Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Families, One of the things that has struck me over these past three months at NFA has been the very deep and genuine sense of community. Community is built and developed at many different levels. September is always important as it allows classes to create their own identity and sense of community. At NFA [...]

Family Meal

By | 2018-09-17T17:51:23+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Categories: From the President|

Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Community, A common thread that appears so often in my conversations with parents is the fast pace of life. Even with a concerted effort, we all suffer the effects of over scheduling, especially our children. Sometimes it truly is the simple things that make the biggest difference. One such example is the family meal. [...]

Back To School Night

By | 2018-09-10T18:47:35+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Categories: From the President|

Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Families, As we enter the second week of school, autumn weather has finally arrived. This week we begin our Back to School Nights. On Tuesday, September 11, Pre-primary, K, and Montessori preschool will gather and on Thursday, September 13, JLM and Grades 1-3 will gather. Both evenings will begin at 7:00 PM with a [...]

Back to school

By | 2018-09-05T03:15:44+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: From the President|

Dear Norwood-Fontbonne Community, With the passing of Labor Day weekend, we mark the unofficial end of summer. While the temperatures remain very warm, the first falling leaves betray the start of Autumn. Just as no two children are alike, neither are any two first days of school. You and your child may approach the first [...]