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5th Graders Share Tips on How To Be a Successful Learner
Julian Corbett

What qualities make a successful learner? That was the question fifth-grade Core teacher Jackie Wertzer asked her class last week, inviting them to think about some of the characteristics students should strive to embody as the new school year gets underway. After some thoughtful discussion, they identified four traits they felt were most important: focus, engagement, a growth mindset and a positive attitude. 

The students even made a video with tips to help their peers (and any parents or teachers) who might need a little encouragement. Check it out by following this link!

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PS History Department Hosts Discussion With American Diplomat Dr. Daniel R. Russel

Last Wednesday, American diplomat Dr. Daniel R. Russel, who served as the Assistant Secretary of State of East Asian and Pacific Affairs from 2013-2017, met with Prep School history students and faculty to discuss U.S.-China relations. During the session, Monica Markovits facilitated a Q&A during which the students in her Tufts Seminar on China and the World asked Dr. Russel thought-provoking questions. Visit our Distinguished Visitor Interviews page to watch the full discussion!