Category Archives: Community Life

A Note from Our Chaplain: Hope is in the Air

Hope is in the air. Spring is here, and a new life will grow, rich with color, tradition, memory, community, and ritual remade for this time and this place. Our job now is to continue to nurture the love and life that comes after winter.
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Engaging in Vigilant Self-Awareness

How do we inspire our community to actively engage in the conversations, to think critically about the inequities and injustices in this nation, and—as the powerful Dena Simmons puts it—to “engage in vigilant self-awareness”?
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A Note from Our Chaplain: Slowing Down for Deeper Time

I invite you in this season of lengthening days, as the rapids and icy waters of COVID-19 stretch out before us to find ways to go deep, to find places where the water is calmer, the ice smoother. Before you know it, we will be up the river and ready to fly, and there will be a whole new Read More
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A Note from Our Chaplain: Tending to Mending

In the last six months as chaplain at White Mountain, I have witnessed something that, I believe, sets this school apart—a willingness to tend to the mending, to pay attention, and respond with calm, compassion, communication, and, yes, love.
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Student Life: Compassion and Engagement in a Crisis

"Our community leads with being gracious, and I believe that this is a more gentle high school experience in terms of judgment and rigid student cliques that exclude others."
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Difficult and Necessary Work

"It is my enduring hope and intention that students see no separation between doing 'work' for school and doing 'work' for justice ... They will know it is about their duty and desire to be curious, courageous, and compassionate, both for themselves and for the humanity of all."
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Open Hearts and Minds: Our Episcopal Heritage

"Because White Mountain is rooted in Episcopal heritage, there is a commitment to openness, inclusion, and drawing on a multitude of resources across many faith and spiritual traditions."
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