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We Must Teach Our Girls to be Discerning

We Must Teach Our Girls to be Discerning

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Girls’ Schools Association’s Annual Conference for Heads in Bristol, England. Sue Hincks,...

Pick Up a Good Book

Pick Up a Good Book

“Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.” –Diane Duane, author NCGS is proud to release its 2019 summer...

The Whole Child Matters

The Whole Child Matters

During my visit earlier this school year to NCGS member school, Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls (FBA), located northeast of...

Lifelong Pursuits: Education and Reinvention

Lifelong Pursuits: Education and Reinvention

Jennifer Pharr Davis is an author, speaker, and adventurer who was named a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. She...

In Our Pursuit to Become Women Leading, Are We Instead Becoming Women Worn Out?

In Our Pursuit to Become Women Leading, Are We Instead Becoming Women Worn Out?

Each new school year begins with positive spirit and bustling activity. It can be energizing to get caught up in...

Summer Reading Inspiration

Summer Reading Inspiration

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” ― Margaret Fuller* Girls’ schools inspire the next generation of young women to lead...

Our Students, Our Schools, Our Future

Our Students, Our Schools, Our Future

NCGS engages the power of many voices to strengthen our schools, communities, and world. Now is a time when we...

Summertime Reading for Girls

Summertime Reading for Girls

As another school year winds down, days are filled with final exams and report cards, end-of-year traditions and graduation. Then...

Summer Reading: For Students and Educators

Summer Reading: For Students and Educators

Summer is the prime season for reading. Students who take part in summer reading programs significantly improve their reading skills....

Block that Stereotype: Doing Public Relations for Teenage Girls

Block that Stereotype: Doing Public Relations for Teenage Girls

I’m often stunned by what adults say to me when they learn that I’m a psychologist who consults to girls’...

Embrace a No Rescue Policy: Help Parents Encourage Resilience in Children

Embrace a No Rescue Policy: Help Parents Encourage Resilience in Children

“In an effort to promote independence and responsibility, the school encourages a policy based on the premise that choices have...

The Beauty of Summer: Time to Read

The Beauty of Summer: Time to Read

As the educators of girls we have committed our life’s work to developing, inspiring, and guiding our students to become...