Fourth Quarter Update – June 30, 2017

Dear Members of the Archmere Community: The Strategic Planning Committee of the Board of Trustees, under the leadership of the Chair, Mrs. Vicky Yatzus, board member and Head of The Independence School, has initiated plans to move forward with a process to gather perspectives, data, and information over the next several months to develop the […]

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Personal Innovation

One of the books on my summer reading list was The Other Side of Innovation by Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble. The authors analyzed multiple organizations in an effort to study why innovations succeeded or failed. I thought this would be timely reading material in light of the Academy beginning a new strategic planning cycle, […]

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A Tale of Two Stories

At this time of the year, I become very nostalgic and reflective whenever I am asked by people, “How was the school year?” Having just experienced once again the traditions and rites of passage that go along with the Archmere experience for our students, I cannot help but be proud and impressed at the accomplishments […]

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Responding to the Message of Peace

When I was in grade school, I looked forward to May, not because it was the end of the school year – though that was exciting – but because it was the month of the Blessed Mother (and my birthday!) Every May, I would set up a “May Altar” in my bedroom. I really don’t […]

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Third Quarter Update – May 2017

Dear Members of the Archmere Community: The current Strategic Plan, now in its fifth and final year, is being refreshed with discussions beginning at the level of the Board of Trustees and continuing with meetings of the administration and faculty and staff. The five focus areas of the current plan are being considered as organizing […]

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