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Reflection on Leisure by Mrs. Honig

As we draw to the end of summer and prepare for students to return to school to kick-off the 2015-2016 school year, our Junior Kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Honig, shares one more reflection on leisure. A timely reflection, Mrs. Honig explores how she is able to find leisure in work. ...Read More

Reflection on Leisure by Miss Leithart

As our summer nears an end, Miss Leithart shares another reflection in our series on leisure. In her summer studies at St. John's, Miss Leithart spent a great deal of time diving into a great variety of ancient Greek literature, and she uses that as the basis for her reflection on leisure this week....Read More

Reflection on Leisure by Mrs. Gorr

For this week's continuation of our summer series on leisure, ILS first grade teacher, Mrs. Gorr, shares the beauty of summer leisure with her daughter. From time spent reading together, to exploring the wonder of creation in nature, she reflects how leisure is often found in these beautiful and simple activities....Read More

Reflection on Leisure by Miss Fleming

Is it possible to enjoy leisure while surrounded by thousands of tourists? This is the question that Miss Fleming asks in her reflection on leisure, the latest in our summer series....Read More

Reflection on Leisure by Mrs. Krumwiede

This week's leisure reflection is from Mrs. Krumwiede, who was able to incorporate her love of Latin into a recent visit to the National Gallery of Art in DC. Enjoy her commentary on how Latin allowed her to find joy in higher things and provided the freedom to self-educate....Read More

Reflection on Leisure by Mrs. Stone

Our summer series of faculty reflections on leisure continues today with an update from Mrs. Stone, our special assistant to the headmaster. Mrs. Stone shares how even when we plan for leisure, it doesn't always happen as we planned, and yet we can still find meaningful connection to higher things....Read More

A Pedagogy of Beauty

How is your summer going? Leisurely? Thanks to the ILS PTL and board, I was privileged to attend this year’s Consortium for Classical Lutheran Education conference in Dallas, where the singing was loud as the ‘ya’lls’ were resplendent. Aside from wonderful Matins and Divine Service, there was very little leisure. There was, however, good work to be done, tenets of classical Lutheran education to be remembered and challenging ideas to be discussed. ...Read More

Reflection on Leisure by Mr. Schultz

As we continue our series of faculty reflections on leisure, today we hear from Upper School teacher, Mr. Schultz. In his reflection on summer leisure, Mr. Schultz highlights how his vocation as husband and father, in addition to reading and thinking, provide moments of unique contemplation every day....Read More

Reflection on Leisure by Miss Clevenger

Our school faculty this summer is taking time to discover, practice, and share our own pursuit of leisure as we seek to observe and contemplate the True, the Good, and the Beautiful. Over the summer months, we will be sharing their reflections here on the blog as our faculty relate their efforts and thoughts on the topic. We continue our series with Miss Clevenger's reflections on leisure......Read More

Reflection on Leisure by Miss German

Our goal as a school faculty this summer is to discover, practice, and share our own pursuit of leisure as we seek to observe and contemplate the True, the Good, and the Beautiful. Please stay tuned to the school blog throughout the summer to read reflections from various faculty members about their efforts and thoughts on the topic. We begin with Miss German’s reflection on Music and Leisure....Read More

The Pursuit of Leisure

It's been a busy two weeks at ILS since school ended for the year. Faculty and staff gathered last week to reflect on the year past, plan for the year ahead, and simply enjoy one another's company. Our work week included a number of enriching and engaging opportunities. Most importantly we gathered for Matins, led by Pastor Esget. Mrs. Hull led us in a session where we were prompted with questions to help us grow in the classroom and in our relationships with students and parents. Miss Clevenger prepared a hands-on exercise, challenging our notions of what beautiful and inspiring classrooms look like. Mrs. Winterstein led our final session on the pursuit of leisure. Read more from her below and watch the ILS blog for more on this topic, all summer long. ...Read More