Category Archives: US Schools

Parent Relationships with US Schools

There is a huge difference between public schools in Singapore and the US, and that is parent participation. In Singapore there is a vibe of “go away” at the schools (or at least at ours) that I was never really … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Graduation

One of the reasons we decided to move back to the US was that while Singapore schools were working out for Elanor, it was blindingly obvious that they weren’t the right fit for Rhiannon. Rhi has some special needs including … Continue reading

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Gold Dust or Bust

At our school, the fourth graders spend the year learning California history. The gold rush of 1848-1855 is a big part of that. At the end of the year, the fourth graders put on a play called Gold Dust or … Continue reading

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