We Are Westridge

A community blog featuring Head of School Elizabeth J. McGregor, the Westridge Leadership Team, our esteemed faculty members and occasional special guests

Developing Self-Advocacy in Children Requires Self-Restraint from Parents

by Head of School Elizabeth J. McGregor

A recent New York Times opinion piece, Four Ways to Help Your College Student Grow Up, rang true …

Taking Control of Your Digital Life: A New Year’s Resolution Led by 9th Graders

This school year more than ever before, we have been working with our students to help them take control of their digital lives. In order …

Jim Holland, Ed.D., on the Perils of Perfectionism


(Image source: The New York Times)

At Westridge, we seek to nurture a sense of inner authority in our students as an antidote to …

The Role of Self-Compassion on the Road from Anxiety to Motivation

by Head of School Elizabeth J. McGregor

(Image source: iStock in The New York Times)

At times I am concerned that the rapid rise of …

Jim Holland, Ed.D. on Deconstructing Stress and Other Wellness Tools Developed at Westridge

Our September Parent Association focused on the school’s work to promote wellness and balance.  In addition to faculty and …

Posted by Samantha Chaffin in westridge thought leader, Wellness & Balance, Westridge Research Initiative on Friday September 29, 2017 at 02:53PM
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day school for girls, grades 4–12

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