October 15 Head of School Anticipates Upcoming Holiday Season Head of School Matt Cavellier looks ahead to the changing seasons and thinks about what we can do to make the holiday season slightly more of a return to normalcy. October 8 Head of School Celebrates Colleagues on World Teachers Day and National Coaches Day Our school leader shares his appreciation for the extremely talented and devoted faculty and coaching staff that make Shattuck-St. Mary’s one of the best Schools in the nation. October 1 Head of School Shares Greetings from the Board of Trustees Head of School Matt Cavellier shares his thoughts on the discussions held at the recent Board of Trustees meetings. September 24 Head of School Reflects on the Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Our school leader discusses the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the possible impact that one life can have on so many others. September 17 Head of School Discusses Leadership and Humility on the Arizona Cardinals Head of School Matt Cavellier discusses Minnesota native, Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. and his dedication to his NFL team, the Arizona Cardinals. September 10 Head of School Reflects on the Challenge of Staying Connected at a Distance Our school leader looks ahead to the day when we can all be together on campus once more. September 3 Head of School Celebrates the First Week of Classes Head of School Matt Cavellier writes about how the first week of classes are going with the new safety protocols we have in place. August 27 Head of School Welcomes Everyone Back to Campus Our school leader welcomes students, faculty, and staff back for the 2020-2021 school year. June 1 Head of School Statement on George Floyd The Head of School shares the School’s statement after the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police. May 21 Head of School Anticipates Commencement 2020 Head of School Matt Cavellier says goodbye to the seniors of the class of 2020. May 14 Head of School Reflects on the Last Week of Classes Our school leader reflects as students and faculty gear up for the end of the school year! May 7 Head of School Celebrates Senior Presentations and Teacher Appreciation Week Head of School Matt Cavellier honors all the work our seniors have done this year, and looks ahead to Teacher Appreciation Week. April 30 Head of School Reflects on “Why We Are Here” Our School leader reflects on the words of SSM graduate and Algerian national team player Assia Sidhoum. April 23 Head of School Announces Plans for 2020 Commencement Head of School Matt Cavellier shares his thoughts in a video about the plans for this year’s Commencement. April 16 Head of School Discusses Meditation and Mindfulness During COVID-19 Our Head of School shares the mindfulness and meditation practices that keep him feeling sane during this unprecedented time. April 9 Head of School Reflects on the Comfort and Hope Found in the Arch Our School Leader reflects on the history of the Whitney Arch and what it continues to mean to all who walk under it onto our campus. April 2 Head of School Shares Video from Faculty and Staff to Students Head of School Matt Cavellier shares a video from the faculty and staff, expressing heartfelt wishes to see each other soon. March 26 Head of School Finds Silver Linings in the Gray Cloud of COVID-19 Our School Leader discusses the first week of distance-learning, and how we can all stay positive in the weeks to come. March 19 Head of School Plans for Moving Forward Through COVID-19 Head of School Matt Cavellier shares the plans and preparations all of our School employees have made throughout the transition to distance-learning. March 13 Head of School Welcomes School to New Phase of Distance-Learning Our School leader writes about the transition to distance-learning and how we’ll maintain a sense of normalcy throughout this time. December 20 Advent Star Wars Head of School Matt Cavellier reflects on the Christmas season and upcoming new year.