Welcome to the Headmaster's Blog where you'll find updates, thoughts, and events regarding Saint David's School, the education of boys, and other items of interest. This is by no means meant to be a complete account of all that happens at Saint David's. Please refer to the school's website for more complete details -- it's more a Headmaster's musings.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Senate Majority Leader Meets With Boys

The sixth graders met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on the steps of our nation's Capitol, where the Senator engaged the boys in a question and answer session on topics ranging from Trump to high capacity magazines and his support for the coal industry.

The session followed the boys'  earlier meeting with Speaker Paul Ryan, who stressed the importance of compromise and listening to those who disagree with you: "Know that you can benefit from other people's views."

This is a great message for our boys to hear, which dovetails with our yearlong theme of Deliberate Moral Introspection, as that practice requires the ability to listen to different points of view and to analyze issues from a variety of perspectives.

What a remarkable experience our boys are having these days as they interact with leaders in the House and Senate, and visit the sites of DC!

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