By Justine Hoffman, Head of School
“Come as you are and we will learn from one another.”
While The Philadelphia School takes a nonpartisan stance when it comes to electoral politics, the school stands firm in its commitment to its long-held values of social justice, diversity, and respectful civil discourse and activism.
Reactions to Tuesday’s election results have been passionate across the nation, and they have been no different here at The Philadelphia School.
Students had the opportunity to share their feelings on Wednesday at their morning meetings. Their reaction was varied, but it is clear that many children are fearful of the rhetoric about people of color, Muslims, immigrants, and women that has prevailed throughout the campaign.