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Transitioning to College

At Tabor, we want to do our best to ensure our seniors are just as successful in college as they have been here. In a new environment, we know there are new responsibilities and new freedoms that they need to be aware of; they aren’t kids anymore! The last trimester is time to talk about the transition to college.
 
To help, Senior Class Advisor, Chris Millette has pulled together a speakers series to get seniors thinking and talking about what is coming up. “The goal of our Senior Programming is to fully prepare out seniors for life in college by discussing topics that aren’t covered in a traditional curriculum. Using outside groups, college deans and Tabor alumni, we hope to provide the class of 2019 with a better understanding of what lies ahead,” says Millette. Topics include sexual consent, underage drinking, time management, leadership skills for high performance, how to integrate social and academic life with balance and wellness, and importantly, how to recognize signs that might indicate when a helping hand is required along the way. Millette has augmented the program a bit this year due to its success last year. “These are topics our students want us to talk with them about and we encourage parents to continue the talk at home. It will be important to them to hear your values and thoughts as always on these topics.”

Here is the schedule with links to each speaker’s website.
 
Monday, April 22nd  Speak About It: scenarios modeling consent in sexual relationships

Monday, April 29thAlden Mills, author, former Navy Seal, inventor: time management and leadership skills for high performance.

Monday, May 6thEric Estes, Vice President, Campus Life Brown University, balancing health and wellness with social and academic success.

Monday, May 13th - Recent graduates share their secrets for a successful transition


All programs are scheduled to start at 7:00 PM, except May 13. The alumni speakers program will start at 7:30 PM so we can enjoy the Chamber Music Recital together!
 
College should be an exciting, energizing time, but we would be naïve if we didn’t recognize that the new challenges and freedoms presented can make it stressful and uncertain for our students. Ideally, students can live up to their potential while avoiding common pitfalls. Our hope is that this speaker series will put the icing on the cake for our seniors preparation for college. It will no doubt open lots of great conversation about personal responsibility and preparing to get the most of what is sure to be a terrific next learning experience.
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  • Mums of Alums Luncheon

    Join us to visit with old friends and hear about our favorite Tabor alums! Luncheon takes place at the Somerset Club in Boston from Noon to 2:00 PM.

    Somerset Club 42 Beacon Street Boston, MA
  • Freshman Class Parent Reception & Dinner

    Reception and Dinner for Parents of the Class of 2023 with Head of School John Quirk.

    Lillard Living room
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  • Late Start for Students Today (10:15 - 4:45)

    Students will have a sleep in while the faculty meets this morning.  Day students are welcome to come at the usual time for breakfast, if they want. Classes will meet through the afternoon and there will be no co-curricular activities.

    Here is the schedule:
     
    1st block: E- 10:30 - 11:45
    2nd block: F - 11:55 - 1:10 OR 12:25 - 1:40
    3rd block: G – 1:50 - 3:05
    Office Hours: 3:05 - 3:30
    4th block: A - 3:30 – 4:45

    No practices or co-curricular meetings



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  • Sarasota, FL Reception

    Please join John Quirk, Head of School
    and hosts
    Mr. and Mrs. Lee Pokoik '63 GP '23
    for a cruising reception aboard the
    Marina Jack II
    2 Marina Plaza
    Sarasota
    2:00pm. - 4:00pm
    (boarding promptly at 1:45pm) 
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  • #Tabor Time: Tabor Academy's 3rd annual Day of Giving!

    Tabor Academy’s 3rd annual Day of Giving!
    On February 25, 2020 we have 1,876 minutes to reach our goal of 1,000 donors & have an impact on Tabor students.

    To be 1 in 1,000:
    •Make a gift!
    •Follow #TaborTime on Social Media
    •Show your Tabor Pride
    •Challenge your classmates
    •Celebrate your time at Tabor
    •Have an immediate impact on Tabor’s students & faculty
  • Bermuda Reception

    Join us for a reception at 
    Gosling's Wine Cellar
    5:30pm - 7:30pm
    hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gosling P '06
    9 Dundonald Street
    Hamilton

    The Tabor sailing team is headed to Bermuda for spring training! Coach Robert Hurd and members of Tabor’s sailing team will be on hand to  provide a brief update on the program.

    We are delighted to say that retired faculty member Merry Conway will be attending, as well!
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