The name of Pierre de Coubertin is familiar to those interested in the Olympics. The founder of the modern Olympic movement gave up a career in the military and politics to give himself to the enterprise of education, which he considered to be so important for the future.
Across our three campuses over the last few weeks we have been transitioning students for the 2015 school year. For some it is a mixture of nerves, excitement, anticipation and hope for the future. The English Cardinal, Blessed John Henry Newman (1801-90) once wrote: to live is to change; and to be perfect is to have changed often.