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Heather Burchfield

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Pleasant Surprises: The Unexpected Delights of Our Return to In-Person School

Posted by Heather Burchfield on Oct 1, 2020 10:54:02 AM

After months of planning, the doors of 247 South Street are finally open. 

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9 Great Reads for Kids on MLK JR Day

Posted by Heather Burchfield on Jan 17, 2020 9:29:06 AM

As a mom of two young children, I am blessed to work in a school where I have access to top-notch faculty at one of the nation's premiere independent schools for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. I often ask them for recommendations for my kids: what's the best way to nurture my 5-year-olds budding interest in art? How do I raise my daughter to be confident and independent? How do I talk to my kids in an age-appropriate way about Martin Luther King Jr. and why we celebrate MLK Day? Since many of you may also be asking yourself this last question, we've compiled a list of book recommendations from our expert Peck faculty. Enjoy!

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Nothing Says Fall More Than Chicken Noodle Soup

Posted by Heather Burchfield on Oct 30, 2019 2:40:05 PM

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Homemade Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Posted by Heather Burchfield on Sep 24, 2019 8:07:22 AM

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FREE GUIDE: 5 Things Great Schools Do Right

Posted by Heather Burchfield on Apr 29, 2019 7:49:29 AM

With so many educational options, how as parents do you evaluate the strength and fit of a school's program for your child? 

In this free guide we explore five markers of a great school, including:

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VIDEO: Cooking Demo with MasterChef Junior Ben Brown '21

Posted by Heather Burchfield on Apr 15, 2019 8:10:42 AM


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Ben Brown '21 (or Gordon Ramsey Jr!) shares his Fried Oyster Slider Recipe

Posted by Heather Burchfield on Apr 5, 2019 7:55:58 AM
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Ben Brown's "MasterChef Junior" Japanese-Style Pancakes

Posted by Heather Burchfield on Mar 27, 2019 12:50:48 PM

Did you catch Peck's own Ben Brown on the premiere of MasterChef Junior on Fox during March Break?

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5 Ways to Unplug This Kairos

Posted by Heather Burchfield on Feb 5, 2019 10:56:00 AM

When I first joined the faculty and staff at The Peck School, I heard talk of this mystical thing called Kairos. Was this a club? A lunch menu item? A slang term for a secret passageway around campus? I had no idea.

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