On February 8 at 6:30pm, David Feldman, Head of School, and Buck Baker, Board Chair, speak about present and future plans for our school. They will address Roeper’s current financial health and strategic plans for the future. All community members are encouraged to attend.
Location: Children's Library, Bloomfield Hills Campus. Note: This is a change to the location on the printed calendar.
History is our constant teacher, filled with critical lessons for us to internalize from the choices of our predecessors. History lets us see the steps we took forward into the “unknown future”, or if we are not thoughtful, the struggles that continue from the lessons we have not internalized.
President George Washington proclaimed the first National Day of Thanksgiving in 1789, and President Lincoln revived the tradition during the Civil War, asking Americans to give thanks with “one heart and one voice.” Since then, Americans have gathered with family and friends and given thanks for our blessings.
This week, as we celebrate our history and join together as a community, I find myself reading the proclamations of previous presidents. Today I want to share with you the words from Presidential Obama’s Thanksgiving Proclamation from 2016.