The Things I Do Not Know

The Things I Do Not Know

I am, in the modern meaning of the word, highly educated.  I am among the slightly less than 1 in 10 Canadians who hold a Masters Degree.  I’ve spent twenty years in schools as a student.   However, in all of those years of school I can recall only a few...
Tour Weekend March 4th and 5th

Tour Weekend March 4th and 5th

Headwaters Academy will be open for tours on Saturday, March 4th and Sunday, March 5th.  Tours can be booked via info@headwatersacademy.ca. Following this time we will enter Phase II of our renovations – the major focus of which is our bathrooms and moving the...
The Best That School Can Be

The Best That School Can Be

“The ideas… are extremely simple and should be obvious.  The difficulty lies not in the new ideas, but in escaping the old ones.” – John Maynard Keyes, 1936   When we started to build the ideal school we asked ourselves “how do...
Unplugging the Children

Unplugging the Children

“There will be no electronics on this trip.”   “What about cell phones?”   “No.”   “What about earbuds for the movies on the airplane?”   “No.”   “What about iPads for the trip...