Congratulations to Angel T. ’21 for being named to the New England Prep School Athletic Council all-New England squad for boys basketball for the 19-20 season. A guard for the Rams, Angel is among 20 players from New England to receive the All-NEPSAC distinction at the class D level.
Stay safe, connect remotely
Watkinson School is monitoring the COVID-19 situation carefully, taking proactive and prudent measures to ensure the health and safety of every member of the community in accordance with the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO).
Though unable to meet together in person for a time, Watkinson is still a community that emphasizes the importance of learning and being together.
Watkinson has transitioned to a distance learning model for an indefinite period of time starting on Tuesday, March 24. At present, no on-campus activities are being held.
Here’s a list of FAQs regarding our accessible remote learning plan.
If you have questions about any aspect of the online program, here is a list of which members of school leadership to contact.
Watkinson’s remote learning expectations can be accessed here.
We invest in students — in their ideas, their ambitions, their wholeness, their possibilities.
Matteo C. ’19, Freshman at Yale University
Suzanne Pinkes, Alumni Parent, West Hartford
“I have two Watkinson graduates in one of my college courses right now. The way they speak up, the way they question, the way they can analyze and synthesize complex information… this is what we want for our seniors. And the Watkinson students are coming in as freshmen already demonstrating this.”
Stefanie Chambers, Professor of Political Science at Trinity College
A small school isn’t limiting.
Kate C., Eighth Grade
Ryheem M. ’19, Freshman at NYU
“When you are in engineering classes, your creativity has to flow more than your test-taking abilities… you need to be able to think with other people, be productive when missing a group member, deliver quality work under a close deadline. Watkinson prepares you well for that. Most other students are used to, ‘I have a test’ and that’s it. At Watkinson you learn how to think in all aspects of academia.”
Aneesh K. ’18, Aerospace Engineering major at Purdue University
Like many unique experiences, Watkinson’s differences are hard to describe but easy to feel.
by Samantha Urban, University of Hartford Communications Intern On Wednesday, March 4th, 2020, Watkinson will be participating in its fourth annual Social Justice Day. This day is dedicated to learning about issues and topics that are important to community members, as well as empowering students to talk about issues that are important to them. This
Through its ongoing partnership with the CT Junior Soccer Association, Watkinson and CJSA present a “Tackling College Sports Seminar” on March 5 at 7pm in Watkinson’s Foisie Family Amphitheater. The evening’s panel will feature Chris LeGates from Tackling College Sports, Watkinson’s award-winning College Counselor Terry Ullram, and several college coaches. RSVP your attendance here.