Here are a few key changes that we’ll be bringing to you for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year:
Every day, high school seniors grapple with both deadlines and the possibility of being dead. It’s not just the pandemic. Systemic racial injustice, political insurrection, and the rapidly declining economy are all sitting in 2021’s cramped waiting room with little possibility of a near-future solution.
However, it appears that the college process will stop for no one.
As 2020 came to a close on December 31st, 2.8 million Americans had been vaccinated against the coronavirus. The United States had set a goal for 20 million vaccinations by 2021. So far, the U.S. vaccine rollout has fallen short. Debates around federal and state-level logistics are ongoing. However, it is important to understand how we got here in the first place.
I had the opportunity to catch up with incoming Head of School Nigel Furlonge this past week to talk about his background and his plans for MKA. Mr. Furlonge comes to MKA from the Fieldston School in Manhattan where he is currently the Principal.