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The Courage to Listen

Date:  Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Byline:  Erika Munson, Library Department Chair

Taken from a Waterford Assembly Talk on January 15, 2020.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.It is an honor to be with you today as we celebrate the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

I want to start with a question: How do we honor our heroes? 

Do we freeze them in time? 

Do we give their lives a satisfying beginning, middle and end like a Hollywood movie? 

Class of 2020 College Early Acceptances

Date:  Saturday, January 4, 2020 Byline:  Sari Rauscher, Director of College Counseling

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.

“History does not repeat itself, but it often rhymes.”

Date:  Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Byline:  Lexi P. ’22

Andrew Delbanco is the Alexander Hamilton Professor of American Studies at Columbia University, President of The Teagle Foundation, and author of many books including The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War. Professor Delbanco visited Waterford School on November 11 to speak about the essential characteristics of liberal arts teaching and his reflections on the relationship between teaching, research, writing, and the promotion of excellence in liberal arts education.

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