All Is Embraced

All can be embraced.
Nothing left out.
Nobody left out.
No matter what.

Nova High School graduation corsage with attached plastic dead rat

Nova High School in Seattle, from which the young woman in the photograph has just graduated, has a rather strange mascot. A dead rat! From all I heard from the two youngsters who attended the school it would appear to be an exceptional one. Dead rat or no.

Nova is a small alternative high school in the Seattle Public School District, created in 1970 by students and teachers. Nova is an alternative school whose mission is to be a democratically governed learning community of broadly educated, diverse, creative and independent thinkers who work collaboratively and demonstrate a high degree of individual and social responsibility.

Published for the one who graced the house (in Seattle where I stayed last week-end) in a pink dancing costume and calm presence. May all be well with you.

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One thought on “All Is Embraced”

  1. The mission statement and outfit bring back fond memories of my time at Windsor House. This type of school seems to really encourage a wonderful oddness in its students. :)

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