Author Archives: mmiller

The Power of Engagement

By the Derby PA —  Do you see volunteering as a chore, or a pleasure? Do you see it as time well spent, or a drag on your time? Or perhaps you don’t think twice, as you know volunteering your time … Continue reading

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The Derby Metamorphosis

By Joe Perry — Over the past two weeks I have become completely immersed in our Derby community. I have been interviewed by our second grade students who asked me all about the ways I learn best, I have greeted … Continue reading

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Into the Woods

By John Houghton — Taking advantage of perfect fall weather, the five grades in our Middle and Upper Schools, along with their advisors, went off campus this week and last to their outdoor education or leadership trips. Our eighth graders, … Continue reading

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Mighty Words

By Polly Rizzotto — As we begin the school year, it is important to focus our attention on the Derby Academy motto, Improve Both Mind and Heart. Our statements of Mission and Core Values, which are succinctly summarized in these … Continue reading

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First Chapel 2015

By Joe Perry — I am so happy and excited to have the students back on campus. The past two days have run extremely smoothly and I give all of that credit to John Houghton, Polly Rizzotto and the entire … Continue reading

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