Best of Show

During 2013 I visited more than 120 boarding schools from Florida to Victoria British Columbia, from Los Angeles to Maine, and from Toronto to San Antonio. This experience was insightful, exhausting, and invigorating. There were large and small schools, wealthy and modest schools, urban and rural schools. There were sunny warm days and rainy cold […]

Tale of Three Noses

Sir Percy Lake was Shawnigan Lake School’s first chairman of the Board of Governors from 1928-1941. His stamp on the school includes one of the two original boarding houses appropriately named “Lakes” which was founded on May 12, 1927. Sir Percy Lake also served as first Chief of the Canadian General Staff.  Little did Sir […]