The Scholastic Awards for art and writing are an important part of Waterford School’s tradition, and we proudly celebrate each year as our talented students bring home a number of Gold and Silver Keys and Honorable Mentions.
As taken from Head of School, Andrew Menke's welcoming remarks at the first annual Class XII Awards Assembly.
If you ask a student to list things they associate with Waterford, there are a few staples that will undoubtedly come up: The uniform. The views from the quad. Reading The Odyssey in Class VIII. And, invariably: the Class IX Insect Project.
Waterford's Upper School students entered this year's annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Competition and both visual artists and creative writers received an impressive response at the regional level.
Waterford School offers many different opportunities to students as they discover their passions, intellectual capability, and character. The Class of 2020 has achieved success as learners, as athletes, as musicians, and as friends, and now they prepare to embark on college. 94% of the senior class applied priority or early to colleges, and while some schools will send news in January and February, we have great news thus far.
Friday, September 13 marked the Mid-Autumn Festival, a national holiday in China called, Zhōngqiūjié (中秋节). The date of the festival is tied to the lunar calendar in celebration of the harvest and is celebrated on the autumn full moon. The round moon is a symbol of harmony and unity.