Category of: From the Head

On Living Artistically

Hello Selwyn Families, In this month’s Thoughts on Teaching and Learning series, I’ve asked Selwyn’s Upper School Art teacher, Ms. Morgan Swartz, to share her perspective on how [...]

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Compassion and Grit

Hello Selwyn Families, In this month’s Thoughts on Teaching and Learning series, I’ve asked Selwyn’s Early Childhood Director, Mrs. Jennifer Livas to share her perspective on our preschool’s [...]

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Relationships Matter

Hello Selwyn Families, In this month’s Thoughts on Teaching and Learning series, I’ve asked Selwyn’s Head of Lower School—and third grade teacher—Mrs. Melissa Sayler to share [...]

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Adapting to Change

Hello Selwyn Families! This school year’s Thoughts on Teaching and Learning series will share the perspectives of Selwyn’s teachers about what they’re doing in the classroom. This month, [...]

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Wisdom Questions

Hello Selwyn Families! We’ve had a great start to this school year, and I am incredibly glad that your family is a part of ours. Typically, [...]

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Adapting to the Future

We are wrapping up another school year, and it’s difficult to believe that it’s already over. This school year has been one defined by our [...]

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Practicing Peace in a Chaotic World

Providing children with the tools to find peace in an anxious world is essential to creating spaces where meaningful learning can happen. Here are some [...]

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COVID-19 Update

A message from Selwyn’s Head of School: Selwyn is continuing to follow health guidelines from our local, state, and national authorities. As the spread of [...]

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Selwyn School’s COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update

A message from Selwyn’s Head of School: Hello! I hope you have enjoyed your Spring Break! Students have worked hard all year, and this was [...]

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Selwyn School’s COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Emergency Preparedness Plan

Selwyn School strives to be prepared in times of emergency and crisis. As the spread of the novel coronavirus in the United States becomes more [...]

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A Future in Fine Arts: Introducing the Selwyn Fine Arts Academy

As we continue Selwyn School’s mission of developing students who embrace complex challenges with empathetic and innovative thinking that advances the human condition, I am [...]

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New Year Resolutions

Happy New Year! I hope your winter break has been restful, and that you have had a joyful time together with your loved ones. As [...]

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The Writing Process at Selwyn

Recently, I spoke with several teachers who championed the value of students writing well. In our conversation, we discussed how communication skills, and specifically writing [...]

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Selwyn’s Process: An Educational Journey

This weekend Selwyn hosted a fabulous Open House, and I enjoyed the opportunity to speak with many prospective families about Selwyn’s vision. I am so [...]

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Thoughts About Teaching and Learning: Cultural Competency in the Classroom

I recently attended the Second Annual Families of Color Conference in Las Colinas, where I heard some very unique perspectives on fostering a culturally competent [...]

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Thoughts on Teaching and Learning: A Perspective on our Community of Joyful Learning

Seeing pictures from any Perspectives trip always reminds me of what joyful learning looks like. Out of the classroom and out of their comfort zones, [...]

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Thoughts on Teaching and Learning: Why Small Schools Matter

Since making the move to the Argyle campus, Selwyn has grown by about twenty-five students each year—once at just over forty students, we will soon [...]

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Grandparent’s Day 2016

From Deb’s Desk… We hear it often, “pulled himself up by his bootstraps or stand on your own two feet”. Americans are justifiably proud of [...]

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Selwyn: A Unique, North Texas Independent Day School

We offer a private education with a global vision, facilitated by trained educators at the forefront of 21st century educational practices. Like all great institutions, [...]

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A Message from Deb: North Texas Giving Day

Dear Selwyn Community, In all walks of life, fall is the time to designate philanthropic giving and Selwyn is no exception. This year, Selwyn is [...]

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