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Short Story

“How about some ice cream?” Sally suggested, using a tone that communicated that, although she would really enjoy some, she knew such extravagance was out of the question. “I wish we could,” replied her mother, “but we have to stick to the basics at the grocery store today.” She reviewed the list aloud with the […]

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Did You Know?

The Development Office is in the process of creating a “brag sheet” we will use to solicit support from businesses in Henry and Pittsylvania Counties. As I have met with community leaders during my first few months here, I have often been amazed at what they do not know about our school. In fact, I […]

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Of Ways You Can Help, Part I

What an invigorating first week! I hope everyone in the school community feels the energy. Teachers, students, and parents all seem eager to accomplish great things at Carlisle. There are two things everyone can do to move us along. All Carlisle parents AND UDiv students: This week you received an e-mail invitation to participate in […]

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Setting Sail

“Ahoy, Chiefs!” And so begins Carlisle’s 2013-14 voyage. Student leaders have already dubbed this the “Year of Innovation.” Faculty are determined to “teach like a pirate.” The entire school community will work together to prioritize plans for moving Carlisle forward. It all sounds so exciting and new. And yet . . . We must never […]

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