This blog post is written by Upper School Counselor Richard Curtis, who recently led a free, six-week class on parenting for members of our community. Curtis explains why “Active Parenting of Teens” was an opportunity for parents to learn from and share with each other what works for them and what doesn’t during the teenage years.
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Every Form II (Grade 8) student at Landon must conceive, write, and present a speech each year to the Middle School community. This capstone project, known as “This I Believe,” allows boys to not only reflect on an experience that shaped their lives, but also to learn the value of being vulnerable in front of others and the skills of persuasive writing and public speaking.
Landon’s Lower School is participating in the Hour of Code event held annually to coincide with Computer Science Education Week. One unique part of the Landon experience is that Upper School students are helping the youngest Bears learn coding.
Landon’s Assistant Headmaster Charles Franklin discusses progress made in several areas as outlined in the 2018 Strategic Plan, including our commitment to growth and improvement.
Senior Michael Gilbert placed first in the Montgomery County Private School Cross Country Championships with a personal best time, and water polo beat Gonzaga for the first time in 11 years in our fall varsity sports wrap up for 2019.
This blog post is an ethics speech by Tejon ’20 about one of Landon’s core values, gratitude, to Upper School students and faculty. Tejon explains why his mother is so impactful in his life and how he shows her gratitude for the sacrifices she has made on his behalf.
Fourth grade brought books to life with its first big Language Arts project of the school year. Students were asked to either film or perform a book report rather than write one.