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Head of School Blog: Spring is in the air!
Posted February 6, 2019 | Permalink | Discuss

Don’t laugh, I know we had a “snow” day last week but the buzz of Spring can definitely be felt in the halls of Donoho. With so many events, activities, and decisions on the horizon, the pace is quick (and at times relentless), students are excited, and the calendar is filling quickly. Trips, performances, and competitions loom, as well as college visits, college decisions and graduation. The next four months are going to be a blur of activity, culminating in the most emotional day of th...

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Head of School Blog: Reflections and Hopes for a New Year!
Posted January 8, 2019 | Permalink | Discuss

As the second semester begins, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the first half of the year and share my thoughts. I want to start by recognizing how wonderful our new faculty members have been in making Donoho better. Their dedication to our mission and our students has been outstanding, and we are a better school because of their commitment and effort. Along the same lines, we have been blessed with many terrific new students who have shared their talents with us all in many different...

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Head of School Blog: A Time for Thanks
Posted November 16, 2018 | Permalink | Discuss

As Thanksgiving will soon be upon us, chock full of family and friend gatherings, turkey dinners, and of course, my favorite-- pies, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on how thankful I am to be a member of the Donoho community and how many different groups within that community motivate, inspire, and support me daily.

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Teacher Feature: Leah Dupré
Posted November 16, 2018 | Permalink | Discuss

Ms. Leah DupréUpper & Lower School Foreign Language- Department Coordinator Ms. Leah Dupré was invited to lead a workshop at the Alabama World Languages Education Foundation's (AWLEF) 14th annual Weekend Immersed in Language Development (W.I.L.D.) on November 9-11. AWLEF was established by the Alabama Association of Foreign Language Teachers. This organization seeks to enhance the opportunities for foreign language teachers and students to improve their spoken language skills. AWLEF i...

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Head of School Blog: Celebrating the Past – Looking to the Future!
Posted October 12, 2018 | Permalink | Discuss

On September 27-29, we celebrated Alumni Homecoming Weekend. For our current students, this meant dress-up days, pep rallies, Homecoming King and Queen, and the ever-popular homecoming dances. New this year was a concerted effort to make the alumni aspect of this weekend more prominent. We wanted to celebrate our alums who have impacted our school since they were students and who continue to support and promote the school....

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