THE ESD EXPERIENCE: Hear from Students
This blog is written by our students. We think they are top notch! Here they share the ESD Experience in their own words.
ADDITIONAL EAGLE BLOGS:
Student Author: Abby Stanford '19
Elizabeth Carrie ('20) takes a break helping out with Upper School Grandparents and Grandfriends Day as an ESD Ambassador to help corral the chickens back into their coop. We loved having all of our friends on campus today (and the chickens did too)!
Teacher Author: Mrs. Cardwell, Middle School Theater
Sixth-graders are enjoying their visit to Dinosaur Valley today!
Student Author: Lily Grace Hoodis '20
Today, the AP Psychology classes went to the Center for Brain Health at the University of Texas at Dallas. We learned a lot of interesting facts about the brain in general and also learned a lot of useful information about how it works and the best way to use our brains.
Faculty Author: Mr. Eason, Director of Outdoor Education
I came across this gem while preparing slides for our third Hallmark session 'Strong Sense of Community'. This image is from Page 1 in Carillon, our first senior yearbook in 1980. This picture is a testament to our school being founded on the hallmark of being an inclusive and welcoming community.
Student Authors: Sarah Morrow and Elizabeth Carrie '20
In World Languages Club today, Dani Nisbet '22 brought a santoor, a Middle Eastern instrument, to celebrate the end of the Arabic unit. All of the club members got to try and play it! Thank you for bringing and demonstrating, Dani!
Student Author: Rachel Morrow '20
World Wildlife Club is having a bake sale to raise money to save the elephants! They have elephant cookies and t-shirts and more.
Student Author: Elizabeth Carrie '20
Here is a picture of the varsity field hockey team before our 9 a.m. game on Saturday. This was our third SPC game of the weekend and we ended up beating the Greenhill Hornets 4-2! Go Eagles!
Student Author: Val Mooty '20
This past week, the Princeton Tiger Lilies, an A cappella group that includes ESD alum Ann Dockery (‘17), came to Bray Theater to perform a few songs for a group of ESD students. The show was amazing, and Ann stunned the crowd with her rendition of the famous song “Desperado” by the Eagles. It was very inspiring for me as an ESD student who is very passionate about music. I hope that I can carry my passion with me wherever I may go after I graduate from ESD in the same way Ann has carried her passion to Princeton.
Teacher Author: Mrs. Ward, Kindergarten
A flip through some Kindergarten gratitude journals. These just make my heart so happy. #enchiladas
Faculty Author: Mrs. Fahrenbrook, Assistant Head of Middle School
Mrs. Wabrek gave a chapel talk on 'hospitality' and shared stories of her Granny and how she exemplifies hospitality. She talked about the founder and owner of Shake Shack and his restaurant philosophy of “enlightened hospitality.” He says, “Hospitality, as I define it, is very simple. It all comes down to one preposition - "for". If you feel like the other guy did something for you, that's hospitality."
She also baked cookies for all Middle School students, using her Granny's recipe, as an example of being hospitable!
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