Episcopal Schools often cast a wide net, drawing in families from a variety of backgrounds — different races, ethnicities, socioeconomic statuses, family structures, to name a few. Of course,... Read More »

The Courage to Be Vulnerable

“I was afraid, but I learned to trust my doctors as my parents and I decided that I needed to have a fairly experimental knee surgery.” Chris, an 8th grader, connected this story during... Read More »

I Pray for My Dog

“Rooted in a rhythm of gathering and reflection, we educate toward a larger purpose.”  Our Episcopal Tradition Matters Oregon Episcopal School Some years ago, our Lower School... Read More »

Speaking the Truth in Love

“How do we hold the community together in difficult times?” This remains a pressing question for school leaders. During NAES’s recent Jonathan T. Glass Institute for New Heads,... Read More »

From the Belly of the Fish

Tomorrow I will be speak to our seniors during their Chapel service—my topic: Jonah. The story of this lost man has sparked my imagination since I was very small because it is so visually... Read More »

Making the Stranger Our Neighbor

As we begin another school year, we may tend to over focus on the context of our positions as Chaplains. We may set goals for our curricula, chapel programs, and pastoral ministries, which... Read More »

St. Benedict Was On to Something

The first days of school are soon upon us and we all know what that means: handbooks. Employee handbooks, parent handbooks, student handbooks and, yes, even trustee handbooks! These handbooks teach... Read More »

Summer Reading for the Grown-Ups

Here are good reads of all kinds, from beach books to professional literature and everything in between. Happy reading from all of us at NAES! Books to Breeze Thorough This Summer: New York Times... Read More »

A Glimpse of Lenten Service

Each year our seventh grade Applied Christianity: Ethics and Moral Living Christian Education students develop an almsgiving program for our school, St. Mark’s Cathedral School in Shreveport,... Read More »