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Recent News Articles

Posted by Todd Winters, Director of Admissions on Friday, May 4, 2018
We are deeply appreciative of the ongoing advocacy and support for our admissions and outreach efforts. The School’s enrollment is healthy due, in part, to the work of our Parent Ambassadors in their admissions outreach and support of new families in their journey to Waterford. More broadly, each and every Waterford parent is an Ambassador and we are grateful for those of you who share your “Waterford Story” with prospective families. As a result, we continue to welcome remarkable new families... Read More
Posted by Bella Thornton, Class XI on Thursday, May 3, 2018
  The enemy of my enemy is my friend. A post shared by Alex Leo (@burgerchild) on Sep 26, 2015 at 4:39pm PDT Sitting between me and Alex Leo is the lunchroom lasagna. There are kids running around every corner, yelling on their way to the playground past my hastily set up interview station. “Have you heard of Bobby Flay?” Alex asks as he begins his story. No, I don't know Bobby Flay. I don’t know much about food in the first place. And yet, Alex’s passion for burgers transcends my... Read More
Waterford eight graders competed at Utah's National History Day competition.
Posted on Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Waterford Class VIII students and Kristin South. For over 30 years, National History Day has invited students in grades six through twelve to produce high quality research-based projects in which they study a specific aspect of history -- ancient to modern, European, African, and beyond -- and create a presentation examining their topic through a specific theme. This year's theme, "Conflict and Compromise," could hardly be more timely as we are witnessing conflicts at home and abroad, and the... Read More
Tabitha Bell Named One of America's Top 10 Youth Volunteers
Posted on Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Tabitha Bell (lower left) with National HonoreesTabitha Bell, Waterford Class of 2018, was named one of America's top 10 youth volunteers of the year on Monday, April 30 at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.  These National Honorees, named during the program's 23rd annual national award ceremony at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, range in age from 10 to 18. They were selected first from a field of more than 29,000 middle level and high school youth... Read More
Isaac Bruce is Waterford's SuperFan
Posted by Bella Thornton, Class XI on Thursday, April 26, 2018
Isaac Bruce, a.k.a. "Bigbruiser" If you've attended a Waterford concert or game, you've most likely seen Senior Isaac Bruce. Waterford's "Super Fan" believes strongly in supporting his peers in their performances and competitions. Isaac sits atop the leader board of the Waterford Ravens SuperFan app as "Bigbruiser," with over 1,000 points. We challenge you to try to catch him! Go to the App store to download "Waterford Ravens SuperFan." Check in at events to earn points towards prizes!  Why is... Read More
Angelina Peterson
Posted on Thursday, April 26, 2018
Senior Angelina Peterson was captain of this year's soccer team. Senior Angelina Peterson gave these remarks to students in Middle School assembly.  Hello, My name is Angelina Peterson. I have gone to Waterford since PreK-3 and this year I am a senior. I have not spent a single day in another school. Next year I will attend and play soccer at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon where I received an academic scholarship.  I was able to discover things about myself that I don’t think I... Read More
AP environmental science students doing a soil lab
Posted by Rich Malatesta, Science Department teacher on Friday, April 20, 2018
AP environmental science students doing a soil labOver the last decade, Environmental Science and Environmental Studies have been cited among the fastest growing majors in STEM programs at the undergraduate level. In a world with increasing environmental and health concerns, this is hardly a surprising revelation. I’m pleased to say that the Waterford School is now offering our Juniors and Seniors a robust Advanced Placement class in this important field. Prior to joining Waterford in 2001, I... Read More
Daniel South has been studying the history of Greek mathematics.
Posted by Daniel South, Class XI on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Having completed calculus BC, Junior Daniel South is currently studying Advanced Topics Mathematics, including proof writing, linear algebra, and math history. He wrote the following on Greek mathematics for his independent study. Daniel also qualified this year for the United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO)​, a highly selective high school mathematics competition held annually in the United States. Roughly 260 students qualify per year to take a six-question test that lasts... Read More
Posted on Thursday, April 12, 2018
Lower School Robotics Team On Tuesday, March 20, our Lower School Robotics Club hosted an exhibition in the Assembly Room. The students were excited to share what they had learned, programmed, and built this season with friends and parents. Students built robots and programmed them to autonomously complete First Lego League hydrodynamics missions. There were roughly 20 possible tasks that teams could attempt to complete with the robots they had designed using attachments, extra motors, and... Read More
Matthew Douglas
Posted by Matt Douglas, History Teacher on Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Matt Douglas is a MS/US history teacher at Waterford. We asked him to reflect on being "less new" as he approaches the end of his second year. “The only common thread has been your disrespect Now you call me ‘amoral,’ A ‘dangerous disgrace,’ If you’ve got something to say Name a time and place Face to face I have the honor to be your obedient servant A . Burr” Lin-Manuel Miranda. “Your Obedient Servant.” In Hamilton: The Revolution. As I sat and enjoyed Hamilton: The Revolution in Chicago... Read More

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