Blog & School News

Research has shown reading makes students better writers.

Read, Read, Read

April 19, 2017

“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out…

The Waterford Men's Basketball Team had an impressive season, finishing second at the state championship.

Winter 2016-17 Sports Wrap-Up

April 18, 2017

Ravens Athletics had strong Winter seasons, with moments of triumph, growth, and disappointment. Here is…

Coach Tim Pettus of Waterford models correct form in PE class.

Reimagining Physical Education

April 6, 2017

Coach Pettus replaces elimination with fitness activities to keep all students involved. "Not to alarm you, but…

Why Waterford Upper School

February 22, 2017

Because big growth happens in small settings, in through small moments, under the warmth of…

Brandon Bennett

Why We Teach

January 25, 2017

One of the easiest things for adults to appreciate is also one of the hardest…

Head of School Andrew Menke

More than Teachers

January 25, 2017

Five years ago we began a tradition of Class XII lunches to initiate the process…

How Laptops Help Learning

January 24, 2017

I’ve been at Waterford my whole life and I have just recently started Upper School….