Archive: Leadership Voice
  • Thoughts on Summer, the Outdoors and Learning as Families
    Thoughts on Summer, the Outdoors and Learning as Families

    “Did you survive?” “Better you than me.” “You must be exhausted.” As I got off the bus after spending two nights camping in tents with our 4th and 5th Graders, I was greeted with these kinds of questions and comments from …

  • Heart of Trinity Awards
    Heart of Trinity Awards

    By Kim Thacker, Service Learning Teacher Grade 5 students culminate their Trinity service learning experience by reflecting on problems in the world and different ways to solve them, discussing projects they have done and organizations they have worked with, and …

  • The Rhythm of the School Year: Celebration of Learning
    The Rhythm of the School Year: Celebration of Learning

    Next week, Celebration of Learning begins at Trinity. I wanted to take some time to share why it matters, and how it fits into the Trinity academic year. In my case, the school year is all I’ve ever known. I …

  • Matriculation and the Mind of a Fifth Grader
    Matt Allio
    Matriculation and the Mind of a Fifth Grader

    It’s March, and our fifth graders began receiving their middle school admissions decisions last Friday afternoon. It was a very strong admissions season for Trinity, and we are so proud of each and every one of our students. As I …

  • The Carnegie Hall Moment
    Head of School
    The Carnegie Hall Moment

    Last Friday, I went to my first Trinity Talent Show. It can be easy, in the day-to-day, to see a Talent Show for what it is on the surface – a few hours of fun, of laughing, of a change …

  • Mid Year Update
    Matt Allio
    Mid Year Update

    As I write this, it’s January 16th, and I’m stuck on a layover in Denver, Colorado while returning from observing an Outdoor Education program in Jackson Hole, Wyoming (more on this later). Flight delays aren’t good for much, but this …

  • In One Second
    Matt Allio
    In One Second

    As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I can’t help but reflect on my own Thanksgiving experiences and those of our families at Trinity. My children are now grown. Nicole is 32 and recently moved from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento. She …

  • Matriculation
    Matt Allio
    Matriculation

    One of the more interesting parts of my role at Trinity is the confluence of admissions and matriculation. This week, on Wednesday, amplified this confluence.   At 9:00 on Wednesday, I joined the admissions tour led by Kirk Gossman with …

  • Two Schools: Altruism and Technology
    Head of School
    Two Schools: Altruism and Technology

    In 1991, I was attending graduate school in New York City. I don’t think I’ll ever forget October that year as I was one of the first to order a Macintosh Classic. I ordered it from a computer store in …

  • The Summer Institute and Professional Development….in Anticipation for Opening Day
    Matt Allio
    The Summer Institute and Professional Development….in Anticipation for Opening Day

    As the children prepare for Opening Day on Thursday, so do the faculty at Trinity School.  Over the past two months……. “Participating in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute (www.stonytheroad.org) has been, by far, the most powerful experience …