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Recent News Articles

Rowers
Posted by Micah Boyd, Crew Coach on Thursday, October 7, 2021
Winning Novice Men's 8+ Waterford Crew traveled to its first fall regatta in 2 years and the results were very positive. Traveling to Oklahoma City, we raced a variety of other junior programs from the southern Midwest and California. The regatta was called the Head of the Oklahoma and fall races are traditionally run with longer distances (this race was just over 4 km long) and teams race single file for time (hence the title “head”). Regattas like this allow members of the team to race... Read More
Seven C.
Posted on Thursday, September 16, 2021
Last week ,MaxPreps and the United Soccer Coaches Association announced the twenty-five boys and twelve girls who have been named MaxPreps/United Soccer Coaches High School Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from Aug. 16-22. Seven C. ’22 was selected as Utah's sole MaxPreps/United Soccer Utah Player of the Week! United Soccer Coaches uses results and statistics provided by MaxPreps.com to select one boy and one girl honoree from each participating state competing during the fall... Read More
Looking South in the 9/11 Memorial and Museum
Posted by Amanda Apple, Director of Marketing and Communications on Wednesday, September 15, 2021
The below is the transcribed assembly talk given to Middle and Upper School students by Ms. Apple this week. It is an incredible honor to speak with you today—about a day that none of you can remember first hand, but know has deeply impacted your life and the lives of many.  20 years and three days ago today, I sat down at a small desk in a classroom on a campus not too dissimilar to this one. It was my first class of the day (a Tuesday/Thursday class) of Chinese during my Sophomore year... Read More
National Merit Semi-Finalists 2020
Posted by Casey O'Malley, Academic Dean on Friday, September 10, 2021
This year, six Waterford students were named National Merit Semifinalists.  Seniors Allison C., Henry C., Kim C., Roman S., Ellie V., Ai Lee W., all Class of 2022, were recognized in this national scholarship competition. Students earn this recognition through high performance on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) in their junior year. These six students have some work ahead of them: now that they are named Semifinalists, they will complete a thorough scholarship application to... Read More
Andrew Menke on Opening Day
Posted by Andrew Menke, Head of School on Friday, September 3, 2021
Excerpt as taken from a talk by Andrew Menke, Head of School at the Middle School and Upper School Assemblies this week.    Andrew Menke with a Lower School student on Opening Day We gather this morning after a time of isolation and dislocation in the shared purpose of our vision— to inspire lives of meaning and purpose, our mission—a world class, liberals arts education that stimulates intellect, ignites passion and shapes character, and our core values—curiosity, responsibility,... Read More
Neve
Posted by Neve R. ’22 on Friday, September 3, 2021
Presented by Class XII student Neve R. to parents at Waterford School's first Parents Association Meeting of the year, Sept. 1, 2021  Hi Everyone, thanks so much for having me. My name is Neve, I’ve been at Waterford since I was 3 years old, and currently this is my 3rd day of senior year.  During my freshman year of high school in an English class, I remember we moved our chairs into a circle in the center of the classroom, and we discussed each of Waterford’s core values and how they... Read More
Roman S. ’21
Posted on Monday, July 26, 2021
Roman S. ’21, an incoming senior at Waterford School, has been selected as a senator for American Legion Boys Nation in the Washington, D.C. area, July 23-30.  Boys Nation is an annual American Legion program that includes civic training, leadership development and a focus on Americanism. Roman attended Utah Boys State.  Roman is the quintessential Waterford student.  He is described by his teachers as an impressive and enthusiastic learner who is a joy to teach and a joy to know.  While he... Read More
Nancy Woller Teaching Math
Posted by Casey O'Malley, Academic Dean on Wednesday, July 14, 2021
During these first few weeks of summer break, some of our excellent math faculty have been hard at work updating and enriching our math curriculum. Tom Brennan, Megan Orton, and Nancy Woller have been updating our approach to our Algebra 2 and Algebra 2 Honors courses to ensure deeper student learning and a stronger student experience for all enrolled in this important year of mathematical development.  Beginning in the 2021-22 school year, Waterford will offer a single course on Algebra 2... Read More
Resilience Helices
Posted by Dr. Melanie Battistone, Lower School Head & Assistant Head of School on Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Students showed their capacity for resilience in this year that stretched and challenged us.  As the dust settled after a year like no other, many of us are looking back to make sense out of one of the most challenging stretches we have experienced in our lifetime. Naturally, we want to understand the impact on our students, and what this means for them as they begin school this fall and their lives beyond. The answer lies not only in understanding what happened to us, but--more importantly... Read More
Class of 2021
Posted on Monday, June 7, 2021
Waterford School instills qualities of critical thought, curiosity, responsibility, and integrity as it helps students lay a foundation for college and beyond as they prepare to lead lives of meaning and purpose. Congratulations to the Class of 2021 for their accomplishments and extraordinary efforts as scholars, artists and athletes! Perhaps more important now than ever is the liberal arts curriculum and interactive learning environment that they have experienced at Waterford. These... Read More

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