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Liz Perry: Head of Upper School

Liz Perry is St. Luke's Head of Upper School and an English teacher. Liz believes in experiential education and empowers her team to be bold and creative as they strive to inspire love of learning. Liz is a Lead English Teacher and coordinates the diversity strand for the Summer Institute at the Klingenstein Center, part of Teachers College at Columbia University.
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Moving forward, slowly, slowly

Recently, I was asked,

What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever done?

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Teens and Sleep: Every Minute Matters

Upper School students are arriving at St. Luke’s a bit more well-rested.  Our school pushed start times for grades 9-12 back...

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J-Term: Where Students Become Leaders

 When we launched the first J-Term four years ago with the Class of 2018, we considered it an experiment. We would take a...

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Parenting Teens: Anybody Have a Map?

“I’m kinda coming up empty/Can’t find my way to you.”

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On Free Speech—Helping Teens Find Their Moral Compass

 "Freedom of expression matters. And I believe in it. I invite you to look—not toward the rules—but inward toward your own...

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Learning That Lasts

We use the word “learning” every day, but what does it mean? Simply put, learning is making new memories. Some memories are...

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