Chipping Away at Walls: Showing Up for Our Students’ Mental Health
“Black people don’t go to therapy.” “You don’t need therapy, you need Jesus.” “Stop crying and suck it up.” “Therapy is for crazy people.” Throughout my life, these are phrases I’ve heard from my students and peers that sought to justify why people of color, and specifically Black people, should not seek out therapy or support. Nevertheless, support and therapy are exactly what is needed, arguably now more than ever.
A Letter to the Black Men at Rauner College Prep
This school year, we hosted events to celebrate our Black boys. But we also want to acknowledge those that have also impacted our Black boys at Rauner, our Black male educators.
The Impact of Antiracist Leadership | S2 Ep 4 | Changing the Course
Principal JuDonne Hemingway and Assistant Principal Ashley Norris of Gary Comer Middle School (GCMS) talk about the steps they have taken to create an antiracist environment for their students.
A Letter to All the Brilliant Girls of Noble
Dear brilliant and beautiful girls of Noble,
As I pen this letter, memories of my younger, high school self float through my mind. The friendships, laughter, and extracurricular activities were all core to my high school experience, which created […]
Music For Everyone: A Look at Noble’s Music Festival
On Saturday, February 25, over 150 members of the Noble Schools community gathered together to celebrate music and student musicians at Noble’s 5th annual Honor Music Festival. The mixture of musical talents on display at the festival was stunning. Student […]
Dashing Towards State: The Lady Lynxes Set Out to Make Noble History
With one hand dribbling the ball and both eyes flicking between her teammates and the basket, Xamiya Walton coordinates her plan of attack. She steps up to the opposing team’s defense. You can see the calculations behind her […]