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Recent News Articles

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017
In Pre-K, a visit from the Sandy P.D. is a very exciting day!  PC: Heather Mortenson Two images from the LS Readers are Leaders assembly. PC: Heather Mortenson Two photos from the always adorable “How to Make a Kindergartener” assembly.  PC: Heather Mortenson Sophie Gauthier ‘17 speaks to students about her work with Hawk Watch International.  PC: Kia Mosenthal Students in the Upper School Outdoor class enjoying the warm sun and the view at the Living Room.  PC: Kia... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Faculty Matthew Douglas has been accepted to present at the following conferences: Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Conference, “A Politicized Reformation? French Huguenots and English Catholics in an Era of Religious Intolerance” - Grand Junction, CO University of Utah, Gateway to Teaching Workshop, "Aspects of the Renaissance and the Transformation of European Society, 1300-1650" Aaron Stockham has become a Swivl Pioneer, a program begun by Swivl, an education technology company that... Read More
The Waterford Men's Basketball Team had an impressive season, finishing second at the state championship.
Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Ravens Athletics had strong Winter seasons, with moments of triumph, growth, and disappointment. Here is a quick wrap-up of our winter sports, collected from our coaches. Men's Basketball (Coached by Ryan Judd): The Waterford Men's Basketball Team had a remarkable season. The team completed a challenging preseason with a 7-5 record, which included invitations to the 2A Preview Tournament in Richfield and the Steve Hodson Classic Tournament in Cedar City. The team came into form during Region... Read More
Coach Tim Pettus of Waterford models correct form in PE class.
Posted by Tim Pettus, Lower School P.E. Specialist on Thursday, April 6, 2017
Coach Pettus replaces elimination with fitness activities to keep all students involved. "Not to alarm you, but America is going softer than left-out butter. Exhibit 9,137: Schools have started banning dodgeball. I kid you not. Dodgeball has been outlawed by some school districts in New York, Texas, Utah and Virginia. Many more are thinking about it, like Cecil County, Md., where the school board wants to ban any game with "human targets." Personally, I wish all these people would go suck... Read More
Ellie competes in the Park City Youth Ski League.
Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017
We continue to hear news of many recognitions for our students and faculty in a broad range of fields. We have collected a number of them here, but please forgive us if we have overlooked any! Faculty Tim Stout published another book on the Japanese language titled, Japanese Kanji for Beginners.  Class V teacher Paula Getz received her second Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction: Gifted Eductation from Arizona State University. Academic Dean Harmony Button received an Honorable... Read More
Posted by Harmony Button, Academic Dean on Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Because big growth happens in small settings, in through small moments, under the warmth of individual care and in the presence of great mentors and models. Because at the moment when adolescents might want to disappear into a crowd, to be seen as just the same as all their peers, and to dismiss adults as out of touch, your child will be seen and known by teachers they will respect and trust.  Because your student will grow, and as they grow, they will be known anew, not just for who they have... Read More
Posted by Jackson Anderson on Wednesday, February 22, 2017
I A lighthouse keeper, A foolish dream, A trade of times past. Yet the desire is as present As the beacon in the night.   II A light of comfort in purport, It served only to frighten me. The siren call of the tugboat Haunts into my reveries. III Life sacrificed for a lighthouse, What a folly thought. Was the tale a parable, Or did neurosis truly save That which could give no thanks? IV A starlit night Projected across the sky. Each star is lighthouse. Refuge can be found in the moon, Claimed... Read More
Lelia Becker, Nicholas
Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2017
Lelia Becker received a Gold Key Award for her photo, Nicholas Waterford visual artists and creative writers recently received another impressive batch of awards at the regional level of the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Congratulations to our very talented students for another outstanding showing at the regional level of the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards — the oldest and most prestigious program in the country. Our region includes Alaska, Montana, Utah, Wyoming,... Read More
Posted by Andrew Menke, Head of School on Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Photography teacher Bernie Meyers sharing his latest work with faculty.  Like the whole of our program, there are few, if any schools, that can claim the extraordinary depth and phenomenal breadth of the arts present here at Waterford. From strings, to choral, to dance and theater to painting, drawing, sculpture and ceramics, to photography, Waterford’s commitment to excellence in the arts is unparalleled.  I am blown away by all of the amazing arts faculty here at Waterford, all deeply... Read More
Lone Peak by Nicola Munson
Posted on Friday, January 27, 2017
Six Waterford visual arts students were recently accepted to the Springville Museum of Art's annual High School exhibition. This is a juried exhibition and it is one of the first opportunities our young students to have their work judged by art experts who are not their teachers. Lelia Becker Photo Students: Lelia Becker Georgina Chandler Brooke Diamond Ceramics: Nicola Munson - Third Congressional District Award (Honorable Mention) Drawing/Painting: Jessica Orvis - Juror's Award of Merit... Read More

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