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It is often easy to talk about what we do, or plan to do, but sometimes it is harder to translate words into actions. Here is a case in point, for which I have to claim responsibility. Three years ago, as part of a drive to greater environmental awareness in our school, we decided to have one day in the week when our school meals would contain no meat.At the time, such a move was driven, in part, by students. This is what I wrote to you in In the Loop on 27 May, 2016, almost three years ago to the day:

In the Keystone Mission, a short document that I think about again and again, as we all should, we make reference to our environment twice. We say that one of the skills that our students will learn here is to be ‘stewards of the environment’. And in the paragraph describing our graduates, and what qualities they will possess, we claim that they will have ‘ecological fluency’. This claim is made in the context of saying that we want our graduates to ‘help develop and improve the …

Posted by Steven Liang on Friday April 19 at 10:10AM
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Malcolm McKenzie

Malcolm McKenzie is the Founding Head of School of Keystone Academy. He grew up in Cape Town, South Africa, and studied at the Universities of Cape Town, Oxford, and Lancaster.

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