J-Term: Where Students Become Leaders

V. Parker
From Head of Upper School Liz Perry:

When we launched the first J-Term four years ago with the Class of 2018, we considered it an experiment. We would take a few days away from the regular business of school and challenge students to investigate problems in the wider world. We hoped they would learn something meaningful about their chosen topics. We hoped they would be able to manage the freedom it offered—no teachers telling you what to do? No grades? It sounded good, but in quiet moments, we asked ourselves: could this really work?...

Read more about it and see a J-Term video in St. Luke's Leading Voices blog by Head of Upper School Liz Perry.
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