There’s a very good reason the butterfly is the sigil for Morgan’s Wonderland and The Academy at Morgan’s Wonderland. Think of its life cycle. A butterfly starts out as a caterpillar, trying to make its way in the world. Then it builds a cocoon for itself so it can stay safe as it grows. When it’s ready, it emerges from the cocoon, spreads its wings, and flies away as its truest self.
It’s a good metaphor for the mission of the park and the school. Give children and families a place where they are safe. A place where they’re included. A place where they can grow into the people we know they can be.
And it’s been my honor to see all of that in action. Continue reading