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Painting at Spring Break Camp
Posted by Julie Mower, on Thursday, March 28, 2019
This March, during Waterford's spring break, a few teachers developed and held a week-long Spring Break Camp called, "Come Alive". Campers from PreK-Class V joined in and  explored the theme of awakening the senses through dance, music, art, drama, baking, and science. From Ms. Julie, teacher: I’m excited to share our  Spring Break Camp!  We had so much fun—days were filled with excitement and exploration—and campers were exhausted by the time they went home!  Parents were thrilled at how... Read More
Kristin South
Posted by Kristin South, History Teacher on Monday, March 25, 2019
On Wednesday, March 20, Waterford participated in National History Day. Without exception, students stretched themselves this semester, with amazing results. Waterford's eighth grade class, across four sections and two different teachers, created 50 fine projects that made me exceptionally proud.  Because of the number of schools participating in history fair in our region, we unfortunately were not allowed to bring all 50 projects to the regional fair. We narrowed the projects down to 18... Read More
Kiran R. ’25
Posted by Nancy Woller, Math Department Chair on Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Over Waterford’s Spring Break, Utah held its State Mathcounts competition—one of the most competitive Middle School Math Contests in the country. Mathcounts is open for schools to send students from Grades 6-8. Kiran R. ’25 Waterford School was represented at the state tournament by our team of four: Kiran R. ’25, Ujan R. ’25, Nathan K. ’24 and Shayan P. ’24 who had all previously qualified at the Regional Mathcounts competition held at Waterford School in February. Our team is coached by... Read More
Casey O'Malley
Posted by Casey O'Malley, English Department Chair on Friday, March 15, 2019
Over spring break, nine Waterford students and three chaperones travelled to Kolkata, India. The trip had several elements: first, the group spent several days at the Hope Home Orphanage, an organization the Waterford has partnered with for many years. Students played games with the twenty-two girls who live there, painted their bedroom in colorful stripes, and taught the girls how to play pennywhistles and how to make friendship bracelets. After our days at the Hope Home, we switched gears... Read More
Katie R. ’19 Ice Climbing in Ouray, Colorado
Posted by Katie R. ’19 on Friday, March 8, 2019
The Upper School Outdoor Program traveled to Ouray, Colorado over Waterford's Spring Break. Follow along as senior, Katie R. recounts the trip.  Katie R. ’19 Ice Climbing in Ouray, Colorado 3/5/19 -- To the outside observer, Ouray, Colorado may look like nothing more than an old mining town. However, to those who know, it’s an ice climber’s paradise. Set at the base of the San Juan mountains, it is home to one of two maintained ice parks in the United States. This is what brought ten... Read More
Bernard C. Meyers Photography
Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Photography faculty member, Bernard C. Meyers work, "Urban Abstracts" will be on exhibition at Camerawork Gallery, March 2-March 29, 2019. Mr. Meyers will open the exhibition with an artist talk and reception on Saturday March 2, 3:30-4:30 PM. Camerawork Gallery is the nation’s oldest continuously running Fine Art Photography Gallery. It has been exhibiting monthly shows since 1970. The inspiration for the gallery initially arose from 20th Century master photographer and photography icon Minor... Read More
Tim and Parker Dolbin
Posted by Tim Dolbin, Math Teacher, & Parker Dolbin ’12 on Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Tim & Parker Dolbin speaking at the assemblyThe following is the full talk from the MS and US assemblies given by Tim Dolbin, Math Teacher, and his son, Parker Dolbin ’12 about an art project that was developed from the synthesis of math and art, showing the power of understanding and combining many disciplines in a project.  PARKER DOLBIN ’12: Hello, everyone. My name is Parker, I am a Waterford graduate of 2012 and recently graduated from BYU with a bachelors in Art. I was asked to come... Read More
Melanie Battistone
Posted by Dr. Melanie Battistone, Lower School Head on Friday, February 15, 2019
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Last week, parents, faculty, and students gathered in Waterford's concert hall for a screening of "Won't You Be My Neighbor?", a documentary of Fred Rogers' philosophy and life work.  True to the spirit of the film, the event was open to the public.  A self-appointed guardian and spokesperson on behalf of quality children's programming, Fred Rogers' commitment to treating children with respect and compassion stemmed from his own childhood which was marked by... Read More
Rachel - Glacier Layers - Gold Key Winner
Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019
Waterford's visual artists and creative writers received an impressive batch of awards at the regional level of the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Rachel H. ’20 received a Gold Key for her photo, Glacier LayersAs the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards note on their website, "Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have recognized the vision, ingenuity, and talent of our nation’s youth, and provided opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated. Each year, increasing... Read More
Posted by Rain T. ’19 on Thursday, February 14, 2019
2019 Scholastic Writing Award, Gold Key Winner   Father Vinegar, Mother Oil   I stared at vinegar drowned in oil And watched as salt water added to the Heterogenous of it all.   It was the time of year that pine needles are The a la mode fragrance and Frost sparkles atop the roofs of smoking chimney houses.   Staccato sink water sprinkled pots and pans As she said “On holidays, we will dissolve into one another Like sugar and water french kissing in a skillet.”   Mother Oil sang... Read More

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