Six students from Australia and South Africa have spent the last six weeks at Athenian on exchange through Round Square. They wrote down some thoughts about their time here before departing for home. Mumina Tunne – St. Philips School in Australia ♥ My Exchange ♥ – Exchange, to say the least, was an incredible experience. Leaving […]
Student Reflections and Guest Posts
Dear Athenian Families: I hope you have had a wonderful Thanksgiving break with your children. Meg and I certainly had a restful few days surrounded by friends and family. We know how much we have to be thankful for living and working in this Athenian community. At The Athenian School, we’ve understood for a long […]
by Eric Niles, Head of School
I have learned first-hand these last ten days something that numerous Athenian parents have told me in the past—that AWE is a deep and moving experience for the parents of participants, not just for the students themselves. I am growing even though I have no pack on my back.
From the Desk of Eric Niles, Head of School My son and I went to see the latest “Batman” movie this week (not a midnight showing mind you, but a daytime one). I thought I was calm as I sat in the theater until the credits were rolling and an emergency exit at the front […]