Just as taking notes while you're part of the
discussion can be challenging, Dragon education involves so much doing beyond
traditional studying that it can be hard to keep up with us. What are we doing,
contemplating, reading, discussing? What opportunities are there to come see us
in action? Our HAPPENINGS page will link you to the school year calendar, our
Open House schedule, recent and upcoming Dragon events, the Principal's blog,
the exciting topics our students discover and debate on This Week in Science,
the Integrative Projects which explore ideas across subject fields, and, under
New and Noteworthy we'll share information on performances, films, broadcasts,
books, speakers of special interest.
- Special guest at the February 12th Open House: Jane
Jane Thompson is a working mom, with a lifelong passion for
understanding and improving women's lives. She has both a business degree and a
Ph.D. in women's history. She leads a scholarship program for a major Canadian
corporation which awards more than a million dollars each year to
undergraduates who will become tomorrow's leaders. Her wise, witty and
well-researched book, Resilient Woman: Weaving Together Work, Family and Self,
has just been published. On February 12, 2013, at 6:30 p.m., Jane will share
Join Dragon faculty, parents, students and friends for a
book-talk with Jane and the opportunity to experience the vibrant Dragon
- Breathing Fire
market, a commercial press, greed for a mass]market audience all make it
hard to hear the voices of our own community. We are pleased to announce the
third annual Dragon reading series, Breathing Fire, offering a platform for
emerging and outsider voices, the strong and beautiful voices of our community.
Come be part of this unique reading series, held on Thursday evenings at Dragon
Academy, and share wine and words, cheese and talkback.
- February 28, 2013--Jaclyn Piudik reads from her
trans-translations of the poetry of Garcia Lorca.
- April 25, 2013-- Souvankam Thammavongsa reads
from her recently released poetry collection, Light.
- May 30, 2013-- Taylor Sutherland and friends
read from his work in progress, a carnivalesque play that looks at lunacy,
imagination and love.
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