KnightLine Archive

Every month or so, Menlo’s Head of School or another senior administrator writes an article about a pressing issue, an educational trend, or general thoughts and observations.

2018-2019 KnightLines

  • October 2018: Than Healy, John Schafer, and La Vina Lowery discuss themes from recent surveys and share what the School is working and what’s to come (Part I of II).

2017-2018 KnightLines

  • May 2018: Middle School Director La Vina Lowery talks about “Habits of the Heart and Mind.”  
  • May 2018: Upper School Director John Schafer introduces M Term.
  • November 2017: Than Healy shares a few stories of what makes him especially grateful to be a part of this School.
  • November 2017: Matt Mettille, Director of College Counseling, offers insights on some current trends in college admissions.
  • September 2017: Than Healy reflects on his experience attempting a mid-air trapeze transfer and likens it to being a student at Menlo.

2016-2017 KnightLines

  • April 2017: Peter Brown, Global Programs Coordinator, discusses Why Menlo Abroad?
  • March 2017: Middle School Community Service Learning Coordinator Marisa LaValette discusses Knights in the Community service week
  • December 2016: Than reflects on the benefits of athletics and the School’s tremendous fall season.
  • October 2016: Than discusses the School’s great start and offers an overview of his goals for the year.

2015-2016 KnightLines

  • June 10, 2016: Than Healy reflects on Menlo’s journey throughout the past year.
  • January 29, 2016: Tracy Bianchi shares how we can partner to empower and support our kids and provides an overview of this year’s Parent & Faculty Education Conference.
  • January 20, 2016: Angela Birts shares highlights and updates around the work we are doing to promote diversity and inclusion at Menlo.
  • December 16, 2015: Than Healy talks about the joyfulness that abounds at Menlo and how it makes the School unique.
  • December 7, 2015: La Vina Lowery discusses her experience and observations after living a “day in the life” of an eighth grader.
  • November 2015: John Schafer examines the busy lives our students lead and discusses what we can do to slow things down
  • October 2015: Than Healy, John Schafer, and La Vina Lowery provide an overview of the parent survey

2014-2015 KnightLines