Why Can’t A Girl Be A Hero?: An Examination Of The Saint Ann’s Middle School English Curriculum

In the Saint Ann’s School middle school English curriculum rich with treasured books such as Animal Farm and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, it’s a surprise to realize that with 7th grade, female protagonists and writers disappear from the classroom. The first part of 8th grade centers on a coming of age theme with books […]


Show Me the Money: Breaking the Last Taboo

At Nightingale, we freely discuss many difficult topics. Almost any cultural identifier is fair game, whether it is sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, religion, or gender, and the school celebrates these dissimilarities. However, we do not tackle economic differences. One faculty member questioned this phenomenon in a response to a survey distributed by “The Spectator.” “Our […]