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Class IX Insect Project
Posted by Casey O'Malley, Academic Dean on Tuesday, March 10, 2020
If you ask a student to list things they associate with Waterford, there are a few staples that will undoubtedly come up: The uniform. The views from the quad. Reading The Odyssey in Class VIII. And, invariably: the Class IX Insect Project.  ​The Class IX Insect Collection project has been a staple of the Waterford biology curriculum for decades. Veteran teacher Mark Bromley has been running the project since the mid-1980s, a project which is now taught by Bekka Joslin and James Harris as... Read More
IndependentStudy1
Posted by Naomi P., Hanna B., and Lizzie W. (all Class XII) on Friday, February 28, 2020
During the 2019-20 school year, three seniors are participating in an independent study in Waterford’s early childhood education program. During C block, these students walk across campus to the Lower School, where they immerse themselves in the curious and creative world of PreK students. Naomi, Lizzie, and Hanna share their experience:  We all have the same love of being with kids. A senior last year worked as a Lower School aid, and we saw how much she enjoyed it. And when the yearbook... Read More
Posted by Ryan Judd on Friday, February 21, 2020
2020 Racquetball State Tournament Winners: Boys JV 1st:                            Shilp Shah Boys JV 2nd:                          Leo Stockham Boys JV 3rd:                           Barr Dolan Boys JV 4th:                           Tyler Martin Boys JV Consolation 1st:  Henry Chen Girls JV Consolation 1st:  Mataya Peters   Varsity Mixed Doubles 2nd:         Elise Stockham                                                       Grant Felsted   Girls Doubles 2nd:            Anna... Read More
Arvind M. ’20 Gold Key Ceramics and American Visions Recipient
Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2020
Waterford's Upper School students entered this year's annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Competition and both visual artists and creative writers received an impressive response at the regional level. Arvind M. ’20 received a Gold Key and the American Visions Award for his ceramics sculpture called MoundsThe 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... Read More
A Little Bird by Ciel M. ’22, Gold Key Recipient
Posted by Ciel M. ’22 on Wednesday, February 19, 2020
2020 Scholastic Writing Award, Gold Key Winner A LITTLE BIRD
Posted by Ulla-Britt L. ’21 on Wednesday, February 19, 2020
2020 Scholastic Writing Award, Gold Key Winner OLD WOMAN MOUNTAIN Old Woman Mountain watches me with big river eyes, my mother of wisdom. Her soft snowflake kisses guide my little finger tips, a colossal mess of loose blonde curls and criss-crossed shoelaces. Old Woman Mountain picks me up and kisses my bruises and tells me to lose myself in icy cold skies. She walked me through middle school hall-ways, reminding that beauty is so much more than skin tight black dresses and photoshopped... Read More
Poetry Out Loud Assembly
Posted by Matt Davis, English Department Chair on Thursday, February 13, 2020
On Monday, February 10, students and faculty attended the school finals for the Poetry Out Loud competition, a national poetry recitation contest. Emma S. ‘23, Kaira S. ‘22, Parker A. ‘21, and Joss G. ‘20 performed two poems each to determine who would advance to the Utah regional competition. Joss was victorious, and he will represent Waterford School with a chance to be the Utah state representative at the national competition in Washington D.C., where a $20,000 college scholarship will be... Read More
Summer at Waterford School Logo
Posted by Kent Hercules, Director of Auxiliary Programs on Monday, February 10, 2020
Young campers exploring nature on the Waterford School Campus.Summer at Waterford School is designed to enrich children’s lives, preparing them for success in school and beyond. Through engaging, experiential summer activities we ignite passion, shape character, and stimulate intellect. Waterford School has run interesting and engaging summer programs for almost 30 years, designed and run by Waterford's teachers. These week-long camp offerings have included sports camps, college essay writing... Read More
Waterford Robotics 2020
Posted by James Harris, Robotics Program Director & Science Teacher on Wednesday, February 5, 2020
The Upper School Robotics Team gathered on the last Saturday of winter break and learned, along with over 3000 teams across the world, this years’ engineering challenge at the 2020 FIRST Robotics Competition. This international competition, known for combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, is run by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest... Read More
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Posted by Erika Munson, Library Department Chair on Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Taken from a Waterford Assembly Talk on January 15, 2020. It is an honor to be with you today as we celebrate the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  I want to start with a question: How do we honor our heroes?  Do we freeze them in time?  Do we give their lives a satisfying beginning, middle and end like a Hollywood movie?  Do we let their larger-than-life accomplishments dwarf the important work of the other heroes who may not make the history books?  As you can... Read More

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