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Time to vote!

This summer┬áthe SFUHS community will be participating in an all school read.┬áLast month we asked for suggestions and received nearly 100 amazing titles! After much deliberation with input from all … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

I think I forgot

The Housekeeper and the Professor was a quiet, intimate novel. While reading it I felt like I was in the Professor’s tiny, crowded cottage experiencing the Housekeeper’s days. I wanted … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Boys of Summer

What’s summer without blue skies, green fields and the crack of the bat? If you are already feeling nostalgic, then perhaps you should spend your summer reading The Art of … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

The 2013 Summer Reading List

Below is the list of our 2013 Summer Reading books. You can read posts about each book on this blog (linked in the list below), check out the display in … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tradition vs. Science

When I asked Jon Reider, our Director of College Counseling, for a summer reading list recommendation without hesitation he offered up Anne Fadiman’s The Spirit Catches You and You Fall … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Examining privilege

With remarkable candor, author-activist Tim Wise examines his journey towards a more realized cultural awareness in his book, White Like Me. This book is an interesting mix of memoir and … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

The literature of math

A car accident in 1975 stops time for a gifted math professor, after which he can only remember what has happened in the last 80 minutes. He lives his life … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

One name, two fates

In 2000, a young Rhodes Scholar read an article about another young man who had just been sentenced to prison. What struck him about this news story was not only … Continue reading

May 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Where’d she go?

This video pretty much sums up how I felt while reading our first summer reading selection, Where’d You Go, Bernadette? I happily tore through its virtual pages as I reached … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Get published in the New York Times

I know that many of you read The New York Times daily. Here is your chance to get published by the Grey Lady. The New York Times is running their … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment