WHPS Blog

A Unique Skillset & Mindset

Written by Seth Pozzi, Head of School on .

Over the past few years, we have been talking a lot about all these “21st century jobs that haven’t been invented yet.” The Labor Department as well as many employers now predict as many as 85% of the jobs today’s preschool and elementary students will eventually hold have not yet been invented

Last Night's Tragedy

Written by Seth Pozzi, Head of School on .

WHPS community,

No doubt you woke to the news broadcasts and Facebook posts about last night’s nightclub shooting in Thousand Oaks. Our deepest sympathy and hearts go out to all of those affected by this tragedy. When events like this happen, it can strike a chord in us that goes deeper than just

The November Election!

Written by Seth Pozzi, Head of School on .

This year, our school decided to participate in Election Day in a new and special way. Elementary students voted on this year’s yearbook theme from the options: Obscura, Smiley and Wrigley.

We presented the children with a choice that is, in some ways, similar to the one parents faced today when

Kindergarten Readiness

Written by Seth Pozzi, Head of School on .

Kindergarten Readiness: Originally published in November, 2018

It feels like the school year has only just begun, and yet with the year ¼ of the way over, preschool families are starting to think about what comes next: PreK, TK or Kindergarten for fall 2019. Many families will apply for a spot in

Inclusivity in Education

Written by Jacey Dexter, Elementary Principal on .

As we move into the new school year, I want to take time to write about something that is very important not only to WHPS, philosophically, but also to me personally: Inclusive Education. Oftentimes, when speaking about Inclusive Education people go directly to thinking of including students with

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