Old and New Traditions

Being an eighty-six-year-old school, Archmere certainly has developed a number of traditions – customs and beliefs that are passed down from generation to generation. Schools like Archmere develop unique cultures based on these beliefs that are manifested in practices each day and events that punctuate the school year. On Friday, September 14, the opening school […]

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Parking Registration 2018-2019

Beginning August 1 Seniors will be able to register for parking on campus – only seniors. Seniors will have 10 days to complete the online form – which I will send to Senior students on August 1.  ALL SENIORS WHO REGISTER ARE GUARANTEED A PERMIT – IF THEY REGISTER DURING THIS PERIOD.  If you can not […]

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Commencement Remarks 2018

I would like to share a few thoughts that I expressed to the members of the senior class at Commencement Exercises on June 3, 2018. Members of the Class of 2018: Words matter. What we say, write, email, text, IM, tweet – it all has an impact. In Pope Francis’ message for World Communications Day 2018, he […]

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It Is The Journey That Matters, In The End…

At this time of year, I often attend other commencement exercises and end-of-year programs, in which the speakers offer some inspiring words, talk about an institution’s mission and values, explain how they have been personally affected by the educational experience, or describe a vision for the world that addresses some issues or challenges we face as […]

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The Joy of Being Hopeful

We are still in the Easter Season and the Gospel readings for daily Mass recount Jesus’ appearance and conversation with the disciples after his resurrection. The account that is most compelling for me is Luke’s Gospel (24:35-48), proclaimed on the Third Sunday of Easter, in which Jesus says to them, “’Why are you troubled? And […]

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