Len Miller

Head Of School

Len joined Saint Mary’s Hall as head of school on July 1, 2020. He has served independent schools with distinction for more than 25 years. His tenure has been hallmarked by a deep commitment to the quality of academic programming, the student life experience, and the long-term sustainability and growth of the institution.

"What impressed me about the Saint Mary's Hall community was its people. It is a caring community of dedicated faculty, engaged parents, and earnest students. SMH really lives out the idea of 'Know and Be Known.' Knowing students is how SMH best delivers on its promise to provide an unparalleled learning experience."

Len's Letters

Len's Letter from News From The Hall

The weeks between Thanksgiving and Winter breaks are always an exciting time of year as there is much to celebrate and anticipate.  As Dr. Brock reminds us recently in our Chapels on Diwali, Advent, and Hanukkah, so many of our religious traditions and practices this time of year highlight the symbolism of light.  With all the “busyness” associated with this time of year, these traditions remind us of the importance of taking time for reflection.  One of my favorite days of the year is the first day of winter when we can note that for the next half of year, the days will get longer, and behold the hope and “light of the world” that symbolizes...

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Len's Letter from News From The Hall

For many of us, November is a busy time as we near the conclusion of one calendar year and move toward the start of another. The month of November, both on campus and in society, is often an opportunity for gratitude, reflection, and celebration.
 
I want to begin with gratitude for the work of belonging that has been happening on our campus. During the form level coffees at the beginning of the year, many of you had the opportunity to meet and hear from Dr. Tunette Powell, our School’s first Director of Belonging. Born and raised in San Antonio, Dr. Powell earned her PhD in Education from UCLA, and came to Saint Mary’s Hall from the Mirman School in Los Angeles. We are grateful for her leadership and expertise in the areas of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. This letter includes many events and celebrations that relate to belonging....

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Len's Letter from News From The Hall

The start of the school year is always so full of hope and expectation.  It’s a time of year when we look forward to deepening relationships with old friends, meeting new ones, embarking on new adventures, and learning new things.  Having all our students back on campus is so revitalizing.  There has been a marked cheerfulness in our students this year.  We are all, perhaps, incredibly grateful to begin the new school year with deeper connection than in the last couple of years....   
 
 

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