We are aware of Gov. Whitmer’s press conference today requesting that Michigan high school’s voluntarily pause in-person learning and sports for a period of two weeks. While we understand the intent of the request, our current school data suggests that school is actually one of the safest places that students can be during the pandemic.
Head of School Blog
Editor’s note: The following is a transcript of Head of School Andrew J. Guest’s comments to lower school students after Mass during the month of February.
A word about Black History Month and diversity.
There are two things I like to emphasize for you, our students, throughout the school year.
1. One of the most important things you can do to make our school better is to be nice.
2. You have the control over what kind of school environment we have at Notre Dame. In other words, the way you treat other people matters.
The U.S. Capitol is one of the most recognizable symbols of democracy in the world. It is where Congress meets to write, debate, and enact laws that govern our sovereign nation. Since 1800, it has stood as a predominant and respected symbol of a free and civilized society.
Dear Notre Dame Families:
2020 has been a year like no other. No one could have foreseen what the pandemic would mean for our world, our country, and our school. World leaders have had to grapple with how to balance public safety with economic practicality.
In his latest update, Head of School Andrew J. Guest extends his Thanksgiving holiday blessings to Notre Dame families and shares what he is thankful for. He also provides an update on COVID-19 before closing with some holiday humor.