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Charting the Course to Truth

Date: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Megan OrtonIn textbooks, history seems to be a train on a track, naturally progressing from one station to the next. However, to the people who lived it, history was more like hacking through dense jungle with machetes--metaphorically and sometimes literally! There is no clear destination and no clear path for history that is currently in the making, and certainly no track laid out for easy travel.

Waterford Class of 2017 Accepted Early to Competitive Colleges

Date: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Congratulations to our Class of 2017 on their Early Decision (ED) and Early Action (EA) acceptances! Many other students have also met priority deadlines for colleges, including the University of Utah Honors College and Brigham Young University Priority deadlines, and will hear soon. Click here to learn more about Waterford's College Counseling program. 

In the Spirit of the Season

Date: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Andrew Menke gave these remarks at Waterford Night on December 16.

Good evening.

Thank you for being here. We come together tonight to enjoy each other’s fellowship and to say thank you. Waterford Night is a wonderful tradition begun eight years ago to thank you, our most loyal donors.

Before we begin, I would like to acknowledge two people who have given so much, certainly in the spirit of this evening, of their time, wisdom, courage, and vision. With us here this evening is Waterford’s founding family, Nancy and Dusty Heuston.

'Tis the season...to have your identity stolen

Date: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

I'm no stranger to internet shopping. It's often cheaper than buying at a retail store. The convenience of it is what enables millions of people a year to avoid going to the mall, which is so valuable I would actually pay a premium. It's also a great way to find items that may be obscure or otherwise hard to find (Sidebar: Christmas, 1999. Wanted to buy a metal detector to search for buried treasure in the backyard. Used Christmas money and mom's credit card. Found roughly 13 pennies from the 1970s for a total value of 13¢. Total loss: $199.87.

Student Thoughts on "The Responsible Life": Sophie Gauthier ’17

Date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Sophie Gauthier is a high school senior at Waterford. As some of you may know, I lived in Shanghai for my sophomore year of high school, and I still visit regularly. My family’s apartment in Shanghai is surrounded by coffeehouses, boutiques, and restaurants that boast food from around the world. I try to eat adventurously when I’m there.

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