Category Archives: Leadership

A Portrait of Friendship

“ A good friend knows all your best stories, a best friend has lived them with you.” The novel, The Teammates, a New York Times bestseller written by David Halberstam, certainly lives up to its high praise. It is depicted … Continue reading

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Welcome to Project Based Learning: What are your Strengths and Opportunities for Growth?

According to local legend and lore, a few houses on Ratley Road in West Suffield were stations on the Underground Railroad. Our PBL task will be to investigate this and try to document the trail in our town. We will … Continue reading

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George Washington and Huckleberry Finn Actually Have Something in Common

The illustration of George Washington crossing the icy Delaware River will forever be a symbol of American strength, especially during a time of hardship. This nineteenth century painting, while known by most, is not often analyzed for its potential in … Continue reading

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This I Believe

This I Believe, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, contains the personal philosophies of remarkable men and women. The editors compiled eighty of the essays written by famous individuals, from Albert Einstein and Helen Keller to Bill Gates; the individuals … Continue reading

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Suffield Academy Service Project in Ancient Burial Ground

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