The Weekly News: January 17

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.  Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” (Martin Luther King, jr.)   Dear parents, alumni, and friends of GHCDS,   This morning, as I was walking around the school, I dropped into Ms. William’s 2nd grade classroom to see what the children were doing. To my delight, I saw them learning a song that was very popular during the formative years of the Civil Rights Movement, when Martin Luther King Jr., Bayard Rustin, Philip Randolph and countless anonymous heroes were leading non-violent protests and marches in the cause of civil and human rights. I asked one of the 2nd-graders who Martin Luther King Jr. was, and he answered, “He’s a man who changed the world.” Out of the mouths of babes often comes the wisdom of the...
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The Weekly News: January 10

You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need  is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope.”  (Thomas Merton)   Dear parents, alumni, and friends of Good Hope Country Day School,   The second term has started and we’ve hit the ground running! It’s a good thing that we’ve all had a chance to rest a wee bit during the past couple of weeks, because there will be no rest for the weary this month.   The Annual Scholarship Dinner and Auction takes place on January 25th at the Carambola Beach Resort. This is an important event that raises funds in support of our scholarship and financial aid program. We will be Celebrating St. Croix with a nostalgic...
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