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Lower School Outdoor Classroom Dedication

Date: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

PreK Outdoor Classroom

Waterford students, parents, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate the official dedication of the school’s newest learning space, the Lower School Outdoor Classroom.  

The Outdoor Classroom’s dedication began the moment that our children set foot in the space and began their important and sacred work of play.  - Dr. Melanie Battistone, Lower School Head

The Legend Has Retired

Date: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Jan Van ArsdelAfter teaching for thirty-seven years at Waterford School, Mr. Jan Van Arsdel is retiring. The setting of our conversation is hectic as Middle Schoolers run through the Concert Hall before their final exam, the last exam Mr. Van Arsdel will conduct as an educator. Mr. Van Arsdel, affectionately known as JVA, has taught AP US History, British Literature, and American Literature for over thirty years at Waterford.

Waterford Math Students Celebrate Successful Year

Date: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Across all divisions, Waterford math students had a very successful year! See results from the year below:

Lower School

  • 10 students competed in the Math Olympiads (MOEMS.org) over the course of 5 months

  • Waterford Elementary students competed in Utah's Mission Math Competition 

    • Waterford School took 1st place

    • Liam Reddy took 1st place in the 3rd grade level

    • Clayton Wright and Kiran Reddy also placed in the 5th grade level

Medieval History Comes Alive in Class IV

Date: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Ask any graduating Senior what they remember about fourth grade, and chances are you will hear the same answer from many of them: castle building, knighthood ceremony, World Fair, and the medieval feast and fair. These activities are planned as the culminating and crowning exercises for the larger units of Class IV studies in history.

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