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Mind-Brain Education & Whole Child Coaching

Posted by Derek Krein, Dean of Professional and Programmatic Growth on Feb 19, 2020 3:41:25 PM

In early December, Tabor Academy’s application of Mind-Brain Education (MBE) scientific research and partnership with the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL) evolved a new dimension.

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Topics: Leadership at Tabor

Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Taber!

Posted by John Quirk, Head of School on Aug 22, 2019 2:39:34 PM

A quick perusal of the This Day in History (August 22) will show not too many major historic events of interest happened in our past – or at least not things most of us carry around in our general historical knowledge.

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Topics: Leadership at Tabor

Reflecting on Role Models

Posted by David DeFilippo '84 on Aug 20, 2019 9:58:09 AM

I had the good fortune to attend and graduate in 1984 from Tabor. My experience included structure and focus on academic rigor and athletic discipline, as well as my initial learnings on leadership development. This development took many forms, be it in the classroom, on the playing fields or in the dormitory; however, the common denominator was the consistent support from the faculty.

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Topics: Leadership at Tabor

On Sharing Talent & Vision

Posted by Tommy Hu ’20 on Feb 8, 2019 3:06:31 PM

Tommy is the founder of Tabor’s revitalized competitive Debate Team, moving it from club status to an official co-curricular activity. While he treasures the art of rhetoric, he also values storytelling and listening just as much. Read how Tommy has shared his talent with Tabor, bringing his vision to life!

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Topics: Leadership at Tabor

Leadership Lessons from Outward Bound

Posted by Brandon Sherman ’20 on Feb 7, 2019 2:42:37 PM

Excerpts from a speech by Brandon Sherman ’20

About a year ago today, my advisor, Ms. Kaplan, elbows me during All-School and says, “pay attention, you’re going on this.” Sure enough, about four months later I found myself heading off in June on an Outward Bound trip, having successfully applied for the Tabor Outward Bound Scholarship.

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Topics: Leadership at Tabor

Leadership in Training at Tabor Academy’s Summer Program

Posted by Meghan Olt, Leaders-In-Training Director on Aug 1, 2018 9:31:21 AM

This summer at TASP, nine campers completed a five-week program structured around leadership called Leadership in Training. Their goal was to develop the “powerhouse skills” it takes to become a leader in all aspects of their lives. These nine campers, calling themselves the “LITs,” took over the West Reading Room in the Charles Hayden Library as their summer home. To help the reading room feel less like a library and more of a chill zone for teenagers, the LITs decorated the space with their self-portraits and large colorful posters to remind themselves of the skills they wanted to develop: self-awareness, self-regulation, teamwork, and grit!

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Topics: Leadership at Tabor, Tabor Academy Summer Program

2018-2019 Co-Heads of School Elected

Posted by Sophie Browning ’19 & Owen Sughrue ’19 on May 7, 2018 3:19:42 PM

Please enjoy these excerpted speeches from our recently elected student Co-Heads of School. It is our custom at Tabor to elect a female and male co-head of school to represent the student body as the heads of our student government.

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Topics: Leadership at Tabor

Learning Through Leadership

Posted by Lillia Lovell ‘18 on Mar 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

My involvement in the Tabor Model United Nations program has been an amazing experience. As a lover of debate, I have always been skilled in arguing my point and convincing others of its strength, but Model UN has also taught me the importance of working with others, and that unity and resolution can be found even with many strong opinions being voiced.

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Topics: Model UN, Leadership at Tabor

Leadership at Tabor: Captainship

Posted by Katherine Mitchell '17 on Apr 4, 2017 4:28:48 PM

As my final fall season came to a close, I was overcome with the bittersweet feeling of my final days on the field hockey field, while looking forward to a successful squash season. Along with the start of a new season came my responsibilities of captainship. This was a chance to leave my mark on Tabor Academy as the Varsity Girls Squash captain. As the team began to take shape, I noticed the escalating and palpable energy and excitement the players brought to practice each day.

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Topics: Athletics, Leadership at Tabor

Building a Dorm Community

Posted by Samii Figueroa '17 on Sep 19, 2016 3:29:58 PM


Proctors arrived to campus a few days early on September 1st for the proctor orientation that would take place over the course of the week. We met with Mr. Millette twice a day for our training, which consisted of various leadership training activities and lectures.

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Topics: Student Life, Global Citizens, Leadership at Tabor, Campus Life

Advice from the Co-Heads of School

Posted by Eddie Hannon '17 and Joslyn Jenkins '17 on Sep 9, 2016 2:43:35 PM

Joslyn Jenkins '17 and Eddie Hannon '17 are Tabor's Co-Heads of School for the 2016-17 school year, a position they were elected to by Tabor's entire student body. Here are excerpts from their opening Chapel Talk:

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Topics: Student Life, Leadership at Tabor

Owning the Culture: What are Tabor Students Like?

Posted by Mel Bride on Feb 11, 2016 11:03:00 AM

There is no better reflection of the health of a school than the health of its student culture. What are Tabor students like when adults aren’t around? Do students feel safe to be themselves? What do students tolerate from one another and where do they draw the line? What are those unwritten student codes that guide decision-making on a daily basis on campus? What kinds of things are met with, “We don’t do that here.”? 

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Topics: Tabor Academy, Student Life, Diversity, Leadership at Tabor