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Class XII Senior Sweater
Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2020
The Class of 2020 last fall in their senior sweaters As taken from Head of School, Andrew Menke's welcoming remarks at the first annual Class XII Awards Assembly. Good afternoon. Welcome to this US Awards Assembly. This is another historic moment in a string of momentous occasions for all of you, and especially you, seniors. We are happy to be together to celebrate the closing of the year and many of your accomplishments.   Last Thursday I was sitting at my dining room table trying to come... Read More
Kiran R. ’25 receiving 1st prize at Mathcounts
Posted by Nancy Woller, Mathematics Department Chair on Monday, May 18, 2020
Early this spring (actually during our Spring Break), Waterford students participated in some important math competitions.  Utah State Math Competition:  On March 4, twenty-three Waterford students (Class VII - XII) traveled with Mr. Golze and Ms. Orton to Weber State University to compete in the Utah State Math Competition.  This week, the Utah State Math Competition released the results and we want to add our congratulations to the following students: Class VII (Class of 2025) 1st Place... Read More
Eight National Merit Finalists at Waterford School
Posted by Sari Rauscher, Director of College Counseling on Monday, May 18, 2020
In September, eight Waterford Seniors from the Class of 2020 were named National Merit Semifinalists—Matthew B., Ariane K., Evan L., Colin P., Gabe R., Katie S., Shilp S., and Emma S. The National Merit Scholarship is one that recognizes academic achievement but also takes into account community participation and leadership ability. Waterford School is proud to announce we have eight National Merit Finalists, out of a Senior Class of 82. Of that group, students who earned scholarship funds... Read More
Scott Harris
Posted on Sunday, May 17, 2020
Faculty and staff are the heart of Waterford School, and they make it a wonderfully unique and exceptional place where students are inspired and shaped. Waterford is guided toward its mission of providing students with a world-class liberal arts education, by our talented faculty and staff. As this school year comes to a close—a year when each of us, students and teachers, has met unpredicted challenges head-on—we want to take a moment to recognize and thank those members who are retiring,... Read More
Madelyn S. University of MIchigan
Posted by Sari Rauscher, Director of College Counseling on Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Waterford School, Class of 2020  College Attendance and Acceptances  The preparation and achievements of the 82 members of the Waterford School Class of 2020 have been recognized by these excellent colleges and universities. While their Senior spring on campus has changed, their readiness for future opportunities has not, and they will eagerly begin their college careers. Perhaps more important now than ever is the liberal arts curriculum and interactive learning environment that they have... Read More
Mirabel B. - Class X - Sculpture - Ms. Stewart
Posted by Colby Brewer, Visual Arts Department Chair on Monday, May 11, 2020
Mirabel B. - Class X - Sculpture - Ms. Stewart Waterford’s visual art teachers and students have been incredibly committed and able to adapt to our current online/remote learning model. It has been challenging for sure. We miss gathering in the drawing and painting studios, the kiln room, and the darkroom.  The value of the art studio as a space to gather, to store materials and tools, to leave paintings on easels and sculptures on shelves ready and waiting to be worked and re-worked -- has... Read More
Lower School Delivery
Posted by Melanie Battistone, PhD., Lower School Head on Saturday, May 9, 2020
This week, most Lower School students received a special delivery that came right to their doorsteps. Individual bags were filled by their teachers with personal notes, materials, and curriculum needed to complete the next few weeks of remote learning. Students could also request library books, which were then gathered from our Lower School library and included in their bags. Perhaps sparking the most joy were our Kindergarten students' beloved teddy bears!  The entire endeavor was no... Read More
One Waterford
Posted by Ingrid Warner, Associate Director of Advancement on Friday, May 8, 2020
Community (\ kə-ˈmyü-nə-tē) noun. the feeling of fellowship with others. When I hear the word “community”, family, friends, loved ones, camaraderie, and belonging are just some of the images and feelings that pop into mind. During this pandemic, we’ve all had to adjust how we maintain and build community; we’ve had to be innovative, virtual, flexible in our communication, and we’ve had to adjust our expectations for our typical communities.  We’ve all experienced the feeling of community at... Read More
Posted on Thursday, May 7, 2020
Alex Leo, Class of 2019's student body president, was also known as the @burgerchild. An affectionate social media moniker for his ability to find connection through one of America's favorites - the burger. Alex is now attending Duke University and was invited to speak at TEDxDuke. Watch his talk, "Any Good Burgers Lately?" here where Alex makes a defense for the burger being the amazing and beautiful connection that can bring us together. Additionally, Ann McCoy, Director of the Waterford... Read More
#onewaterford week
Posted on Monday, May 4, 2020
  Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! Today at Waterford and around the country, we celebrate, appreciate, and thank our faculty. Teachers are the heart of Waterford School.  Our parent community came together and shared beautiful and uplifting messages of gratitude to Waterford faculty on our #OneWaterford Week website. Please head there to continue to share these messages.  We’ve compiled a few of them here in a short video. Thank you to our teachers! Teacher Appreciation 2020 from The... Read More

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