The Secrets of Painting, Drawing and Art as a Whole: Art is About Failure

Dasha Egudkina '18, Peter Dalglish Art Award Recipient, from her Chapel Speech “Knowing that there are people who hold the Fine Arts close to their hearts, so much so that they would contribute to an award such as this is a huge deal to me. The award symbolizes hope, and when people have hope in my work it makes me all the more motivated to do what I do. The Dalglish family makes the art program at LCS something to be proud of, taking it beyond an art class and allowing artists to have the right opportunities to make their dreams a reality.” Dasha Egudkina '18 I have been drawing and painting for as long as I can remember. It has always been a part of my identity for God knows why, but knowing that art is an essential part of who I am, I have continued to paint. Many…

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A Wonderful Winter Wonderland: Our Beautiful Natural Campus Creates a Great Learning Environment for Day and Boarding Students

For some, the cold of wintertime can make it difficult to enjoy the outdoors. At Lakefield College School, we have a different attitude about winter. Here, the winter season provides an opportunity for our day and boarding students to explore our beautiful campus in a whole new way. Transformed into an enchanting winter wonderland, the campus is full of exciting possibility, offering ample opportunity for our students to get out, get active, and try new things all winter long. Sound enticing? Take a closer look at some of the beauty to be found at Lakefield College School in the wintertime. In Winter, Students Can Explore Off the Beaten Path At LCS, when snow covers our campus grounds, it's a sign that it's time for us to break out the snowshoes and cross-country skis and get to exploring. With 315 acres of beautiful grounds, there is plenty to see during a…

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3 Reasons Why Top Day and Boarding Schools Encourage Lifelong Learning

Check in with the top performers of just about any industry or area of academic pursuit and they'll likely claim that a key to their success is a devotion to lifelong learning. Shifting economies, growing bodies of knowledge and the arrival of powerful new technologies all necessitate that the students and professionals of tomorrow be adaptable. Today's top day and boarding schools recognize this need for lifelong learning, and encourage the growth of key skillsets and characteristics within their curriculum. Below are some of the reasons why lifelong learning is so important. Top Day and Boarding Schools Understand Curiosity is key to Innovation Success is driven by hard work, determination and, often, great new ideas. To innovate well requires more than just luck and enthusiasm, though. Students with broad bases of knowledge can make conceptual connections that others don't see, coming up with great new ideas that take the world…

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