What a year it has been. Through it all, we have stepped through each challenge together with humility calling on God for wisdom and strength. With our reliance on Him hopefully, we have received peace, joy, contentedness, and the perseverance to keep moving forward.
This email was sent to the Pacifica student and parent body early this week, but we realized so many more of the Pacifica community may not have gotten the message. Pacifica stands in mourning this week for yet another tragedy, and stands ready to take steps toward a better world for our black and brown brothers and sisters across the globe. Let's make a difference.
We resolve to not let this moment pass in vain but to stand firm together in the fight for justice and racial equality.
Three down and one to go! Sue and I are entering the adult child phase of life. We have four beautiful children. Three of them are out of the house. I am stating the obvious when I say that adolescence has not been entirely smooth. For us, helping our kids navigate the teen years and grow up has been both a privilege and a wonderful battle, and this is as it should be.
What is the end goal of education? In light of the current nasty political climate, the uncovering of abuse in all sectors of society, and the recent college admissions scandals, this question is even more poignant than ever. This essential question needs to be answered by every institution, administrator, teacher, parent, student, and anyone else who cares at all about our society.