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Chapel Talk, 2021 January 13 / Chris Sanchez

2021
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In his Chapel Talk physics teacher Christopher Sanchez talks of two lessons learned while working at a restaurant during college. First, after being accused of theft, Mr. Sanchez ponders the power of forgiveness...

Chapel Talk, 2021 March 24 / Meghan Mulhern

2021
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Meghan speaks of the loss of her father just as she was to begin her first teaching job, grieving over the loss of her father and finding the strength to teach that first class.

Chapel Talk, 2021 April 14: On Being a Classicist / Philip Walsh

2021
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In his Chapel Talk, Classics Department Chair Phil Walsh speaks of a colleague who wrote a poem "Memory of a Year with Allusions to the Greeks" where he is a featured "classicist." He then goes on to describe what it means to be a "classicist." Dr...

Chapel Talk, 2020 October 21 / Lou Berl

2020
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In this talk, Head Girl's Crew Coach Lou Berl walks through what she's learned as a high school and college athlete, and what she has taught her athletes as a college and high school coach: through positive visualization and mental imagery, an athlet..

Chapel Talk, 2020 January 8 / Tad Roach

2020
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In preparing the School for a trip to see the movie adaptation of Bryan Stevenson's book "Just Mercy", Headmaster Tad Roach speaks of Stevenson's profound justice work and his motivations in that work...

Chapel Talk, 2019 March 20, 2019: The Unseen / Will Speers

2019
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In examining "Wuthering Heights" papers written by 3 of his students, English teacher Will Speers, discovers why he is drawn to teaching novels involving unseen, ghostly characters of an 'indiscernible world': "nothing that truly matters in your life..

Chapel Talk, 2019 September 15: Old St. Anne's / Tad Roach

2019
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The School community gathered for its annual Fall Service at Old St. Anne's where Headmaster Tad Roach spoke of St. Andrew's founding mission of commitment to financial aid; and of how that mission continues to be instrumental in forming the St...

Chapel Talk, 2019 November 13 / Whiz Hutchinson

2019
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In this, her first Chapel Talk in 20 years, Dean of Wellness Whiz Hutchinson relays her list of 8 things that are important for everyone to be able to state: please; thank you; can I help you?; can you help me?; I made a mistake; I'm sorry; I forgiv..

Chapel Talk, 2019 October 16 / Tad Roach

2019
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Headmaster Tad Roach addresses the community on his and Elizabeth's plans to retire from the School in June 2021. He speaks of how St. Andrew's gave him his calling, where his work has been "the fundamental expression of [his] heart and soul."

Chapel Talk, 2019 January 30: Sabbatical / Mark Hammond

2019
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In speaking on his sabbatical year working in a refugee camp and on a farm in England, physics teacher Mark Hammond explores what it means to be broken, how we all - as part of the human condition - are broken, and how that brokenness can teach us "h..

Chapel Talk, 2019 February 13 / Terence Gilheany

2019
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Through telling the tale of a serious accident in his boyhood, History and Religious Studies teacher Terence Gilheany relays how his mother and he were lifted up and sustained by a caring community...

Jon O'Brien Eulogy, April 22 2018

2018
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Headmaster Tad Roach delivered a eulogy at Jonathan B. O'Brien's memorial service in Providence, RI.

Jonathan O'Brien was the St. Andrew's School Headmaster from 1977 until 1997. He died March 22, 2018

Chapel Talk, 2018 May 27: Baccalaureate / Louisa Zendt '78

2018
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Addressing the Class of 2018, retiring Head of Admissions Louisa Hemphill Zendt '78 reflects upon what drew her to return to St. Andrew's 21 years ago, and the enduring connection St. Andreans will experience throughout their lives.