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Posted on Saturday, May 2, 2020
  As we finish up week 7 of remote learning, Waterford's teachers wanted to take a moment to thank the students and parents of the Waterford community—while this transition and time apart has been challenging, students and parents have all embraced it with patience, kindness, and optimism. You are remarkable! We are proud to be #OneWaterford!   Remote Learning Video 3 from The Waterford School on Vimeo.
Cum Laude 2020
Posted by Casey O'Malley, Academic Dean on Saturday, May 2, 2020
On Thursday, April 30, nineteen members of Waterford’s Class of 2020 were inducted into the Cum Laude Society — a century-old organization dedicated to the goal of recognizing and honoring true academic excellence. Its member institutions include the very finest independent schools in the country and around the world.  Inductees of the Cum Laude Society, 2020 (not pictured  Shilp S., Chistopher H.) Each year, the Cum Laude selection committee aims to honor students who demonstrate true... Read More
Peter B., Class XI Ceramics Sculpture
Posted on Saturday, May 2, 2020
Peter B., Class XI - Geometric Slab Forms - selection and Honorable Mention from the National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition Two Waterford School students had ceramics submissions selected for the National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition, Peter B., Class XI (his submitted sculpture was made in Class X) and Kasper N., Class X. The National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition is an annual juried ceramic competition for Kindergarten through Grade 12 (K-12) students in the United States. Designed to showcase the best ... Read More
Love's Labour's Lost
Posted by Javen Tanner, Dean of the Arts on Friday, April 24, 2020
Love's Labour's Lost, Spring 2010. Austin Jensen, Felix Kallin, Scott Reinhard, Meghan Bernstein, Emily Thornton, Courtney Scott This past Thursday was Shakespeare's birthday. In the Waterford Theater Department, we call it Shakespeare Day. Every year, we celebrate with food, treats, readings, and most of all, laughter about past Shakespeare productions in the Black Box. This year's celebration was a first: we celebrated via Zoom! At Waterford, Shakespeare is the center of our philosophy and... Read More
Utah Science And Engineering Fair
Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2020
A few Waterford Students participated and presented projects at the Utah Science And Engineering Fair that took place over spring break. Please join us in congratulating them on their hard work and fantastic results. Below is a summary of Waterford School successes: Physics, Astronomy & Math - First Place - Tarun M. ’21  Project: An Enhanced Early Detection Model of Dengue Fever Outbreaks Using SEIR Infectious Disease Epidemiological Compartments, Generalized Linear Regression... Read More
Henry M. Face
Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Henry M. (Class VI) Outdoor Face Class VI students continue to create wonderful works of art from off campus. The arts, an integral part of Waterford's curriculum, can be more difficult to translate directly to an experience during remote learning. Teacher, Suzanne Conine, was able to pivot though and teach 3D art using what is available at almost all of our students' homes—trees. Students had extra clay left over after making salt and pepper shakers, so in a short lesson, students were ... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2020
A video message from Andrew Menke, Head of School, about Waterford's health and vitality, now and in the future.
Posted by Nancy Nebeker, Dean of Students on Friday, April 17, 2020
Over the years I have found the heart of student life rests on student wellbeing.  Being well and helping others be well is in fact the work of a community.  I have often talked to students about the power of gratitude to enhance their sense of wellbeing, so perhaps that is why this quote hit home: "If you want to wake up happy, go to bed grateful."  For a time our community exists only in a virtual world - but we can still help support our collective wellbeing by remembering that even in... Read More
Ria C. Class IV
Posted by Deanna Williams, Class IV on Friday, April 17, 2020
Final castle project by Ria C.In preparation for their study of the Middle Ages, Class IV students start the winter term with a unit on European geography, learning at least twenty-five countries in Europe.  Beginning with an examination of the Vikings, we then venture to other lessons on feudalism and manorialism, and a favorite, castles. Students learn why castles were built, how they were built, and the various parts of a castle, complete with a knowledge of the offenses and defenses.  ​... Read More
Posted on Friday, April 17, 2020
While Waterford's athletes are not competing right now, they are still game to share their school spirit. Music is by Waterford's orchestra, editing by Omeed M. ’21, and voices are Waterford student athletes! Go Ravens!  

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