november 19, 2020
by dr. bill hudson, head of school
i am a procrastinator. a proud procrastinator, no less. it’s not that i am not productive or do not fulfill my responsibilities. i’m not lazy, but i do get distracted. there always seems to be a good article to read that pops up on my newsfeed, a post on facebook i find intriguing, a conversation to be had with a friend or colleague, or a good book to read. oftentimes, what helps me most is a firm deadline or knowing that people are depending on me to act.
today is a deadline of sorts as our fall campaign winds down and we celebrate give to the max day, both in support of the mpa fund. if you haven’t yet made a gift, i strongly encourage you to do so. i feel a particular sense of urgency this year as we together navigate the uncharted waters of the pandemic. the urgency comes as we, the school and parents, join together to ensure our children have what they need to be safe, healthy, and continue to learn and thrive. what i know is that this endeavor costs more—more people, more technology, more infrastructure. read more