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  • December

    Reflecting on Shoelaces

    I began Saturday's chapel service by inviting Ms. Daniell to play a tune on the organ which was recognisable to some.
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  • November

    Rev. Holland on sharing our opinions

    In Tuesday morning address, Rev. Holland discussed the value of opinions, to us as individuals and to society as a whole. I share his words here with permission.
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  • A letter to students

    Do the genders operate on a level playing field here at Shawnigan?
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  • Reflecting on Bonfires

    It is not every day that you find a gigantic replica of yourself tied to a tree.
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  • Reflecting on Respect

    In his address in Chapel on Tuesday morning, Rev Holland delivered some poignant thoughts about the challenges of our time, the virtues of Shawnigan and our commitment to respect within our community.
    I would like to share the address here, with his permission.
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  • Reflecting on Remembrance Day

    In preparation for Saturday's Chapel service, Reverend Holland asked me to give some context and a reflection on Remembrance Day and its significance here in Canada – and at Shawnigan.
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  • October

    Founder's Day Welcome

    It is a pleasure and privilege to welcome our alumni, former staff, governors and other guests to Founder’s Day on behalf of the community here at Shawnigan.
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  • Reflecting on Mental Health Day

    I hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving Weekend with family and friends – and well done to the travelling hockey team for their set of results. Thank you to all our staff who supported students both on and off campus over the weekend.
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  • Reflecting on Thanksgiving

    Thursday's Chapel service was an opportunity for me to say well done for such a strong start to the academic year and for making it to the Thanksgiving Weekend in good heart.
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  • September

    Reflecting on Orange Shirt Day

    It has been an exciting week with film crews on campus, unprecedented energy and noise levels in the volleyball tournament and much more.
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  • Reflecting on the three Cs

    Earlier this week, the Rev and I were discussing a theme for today’s Chapel Service and he invited me to give a reflection on one of the key messages delivered at the beginning of term.
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  • Reflecting on Terry Fox

    House prefects were invited to introduce all students last night to the story of Terry Fox. Rev Holland has invited me to add some further context and reflection.
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