Torch - Fall 2016

Table of Contents


Principal’s Message Supporting Girls to Stay True to Themselves


Snapshots Photos of Life at Havergal


School Profile A Leader with Heart—Connecting with School Captain Erin Wong

10 Student Experience Real Girls, not Supergirls 14 The Institute at Havergal

Bringing a New Perspective into Focus: The Institute Excursions

16 Feature Story

Where Does Real Confidence Come From?

22 Education Today

How the Strategic Plan Influences Teaching & Learning at Havergal

23 Advancement & Community Relations Thank You for Taking a Seat in the Legacy Theatre 24 Student Awards Havergal Student Awards 2015–16 28 Traditions The Building of a School 30 HCPA When Parent Engagement Supports a Culture of Confidence 32 Old Girls Celebration Weekend 2016 34 Old Girls News Reconnections 36 Community News Havergal Highlights 37 Annual Report 2015–16 60 Grad Profile 2016 Front Cover: Havergal’s flat lay, containing more than 500 items, created by students on Monday, April 18, 2016. Inside Front Cover: Junior School students support cancer research in the annual Terry Fox Run on Friday, October 7, 2016.

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