A Grand Opening

A head of school rarely gets to experience a first week of school the way I was able to enjoy last week at Carlisle. Not only did I get to fulfill all the “normal” head duties, such as presiding over Opening Ceremonies and waving in morning traffic, for the first time in six years I […]

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MacBook & Chromebook Requirements

MacBook & Chromebook Device Requirements The details below show the minimum specifications a device must meet in order to be accepted for use at Carlisle School during the 2017/18 school year. MacBook Air – MacBook Pro – MacBook (Grades 4-12) 4GB RAM 64GB Hard Drive i3 Processor 11” Monitor Chromebook (Grades 9-12 only) 2GB RAM […]

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New Faculty for 2017-18

We have only a few new faculty and staff to welcome to our Carlisle family in 2017-18. Please greet them warmly, as you always do! Amy Parikh is our new Accounts Manager. A graduate of the University of West Georgia, she has worked as an auditor, accountant, and payroll manager during her career. She comes […]

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MacBook Air & Chromebook Device Lease Registration

Dear Parents & Guardians, Online MacBook Air and Chromebook lease registration is now open! Carlisle School will be accepting registration and payment this year via our new online store. You can travel directly to https://camperregsecure.com/carlisleschool/ and register your child for either a MacBook Air or Chromebook for the 2017/18 school year. You may also find […]

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A Final Word

Two purposes for my final post of the school year: a report and a plea. First, the report: For the third year, Carlisle School has been at work on the strategic plan we released in the fall of 2014. Below you will find a list of things we worked on during 2016-17 that moved us […]

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A Remarkable Opportunity

As most of you know, I visited China again last month in an effort to spread the good word about Carlisle School and establish a steady stream of motivated and talented Chinese students for our international program. I found myself renewing contacts I made last October during my first visit to cities like Shanghai, Beijing, […]

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Google Suite Quick Start

Hey Folks! I hope everyone is enjoying the spring weather this week! Since Carlisle School is a Google Apps for Education based school, I figured it would be wise to post some information on Google Apps. The link below will take you to a quick start guide for Google Apps that will show you the […]

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Thanks for the Feedback

Many thanks to the 146 of you who took the time to complete our “Parent Report Card Survey” in January. We received some very helpful feedback. For the record, 78% of the completed surveys came from parents of students on the Martinsville campus, and the remaining 22% came from parents of students who attend our […]

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Screen Time

I hope everyone is having a great start to the new year! This blog will consist of helpful technology articles and links to various updates about technology around the world and the use of technology at Carlisle School. To start this blog off, here is a link to an article about screen time. I occasionally […]

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Better Than I Deserve

Sometimes things don’t go very well, and we wonder why. “What on earth did I do to deserve this?” we ask . . . and, of course, there is no satisfactory answer. In my life, I am grateful to say, things go well equally often, and still I am tempted to ask, “What on earth […]

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