Meet the Schedule Design Team
Design Thinking is a process of building deep empathy to understand problems and then iteratively build solutions. For the past two years, the Design Thinking process has entered into the Breck community in a more deliberate way. Last year, the COVID Design Team led the school through the design process to develop the daily schedule used during the 2020-2021 school year. That schedule was deliberately created with COVID restrictions and hybrid learning in mind. As Breck closed this calendar year, a new Design Team was launched: this time, with the goal of creating a daily schedule that would live beyond COVID and offer a new perspective to daily learning at Breck.
Design Teams allow a cross-section of staff faculty the opportunity to lead new initiatives at Breck. Look for more projects in the very near future!
2021-2022 Schedule Design Team Members:
Schedule Design Team Members
Kyndal Witherspoon '22
Fiona Reilly '22
Asher Corndorf '25
Amy vander Deen
Innovation Team Facilitators
Peter Clark Center Program Director
Today we honor Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day and Emancipation Day, which is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the effective ending of slavery in the United States.
Breck Yearbook Edition 79 officially dropped yesterday, and there were so many students who were beyond excited to receive their copy! The theme for this year’s edition is “Better Together,” and we caught up with this year’s editors Matthew Berestka ’22, Becca Holt ’22, and Belle Johansson ’22 to get their take on why this edition is special.
In April, Breck students in Grade 2, 3, and 4 competed in the semi-annual Noetic Learning Math Contest. Noetic Learning Math Contest is a national mathematics contest for elementary and middle school students. The goal of the competition is to encourage students' interest in math, to develop their problem-solving skills, and to inspire them to excel in math.