Dr. Melanie Battistone has been selected as Waterford’s new Lower School Head for the 2018-2019 school year.
Melanie is a skilled and experienced school leader who was selected from an extremely strong candidate pool following a collaborative search by a team of parents, faculty and administration.
First grade, known as “Class l” at Waterford School, is the crucial bridge between Kindergarten and Class ll or second grade. This first grade bridge is made of the strongest of elements:
There are few campuses that are situated in a more idyllic location than ours.
“That hit the post and then went in!”
“That hit the post and bounced out!”
We had a terrific day welcoming moms and parents to campus for our school-wide Mothers Visiting Day on October 25. Mothers were invited to participate in classes and take part in daily campus activities. Parent visiting days are a special way for parents to experience Waterford through their children's eyes. We are looking forward to fathers visiting campus on February 14, 2018!
Photos by Heather Mortenson
Science is an integral part of our Lower School curriculum. We begin integrating science into the curriculum in Preschool. Science concepts are woven into the many parts of the Preschool day, from centers and outdoor play, to snack and small group activities. We know that the natural world is a powerful stimulus for observation.
Class IV students all experience a six week, three times a week, exploratory strings class. They learn correct posture and basic technique while practicing fun and engaging songs. They may choose the violin, viola, or the cello.