Watkinson’s Fourth Annual Social Justice Day

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 … Read more

Preparing for the NCAA Recruitment Process

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.

Students and Faculty Featured in Hartford Art Exhibit

By Samantha Urban, University of Hartford Communications Intern Three photography students, Sarah B., Jack N., and Keifer J., as well as Watkinson’s Visual Arts Department Chair, Carolyn Pelkey, will have their work featured in an art exhibit at Capital City Community College in Hartford.  This exhibit, sponsored by the Community Renewal Team and the National … Read more

CT Regional Scholastic Art Awards

The Connecticut Regional Scholastic Awards program is a professionally juried event which recognizes only the best Connecticut student artwork. This year, eleven Watkinson students won awards or honorable mentions. Watkinson is in the top 10 schools in the state for number of awards.  One school received 15 awards, one school received 13, and 7 schools … Read more

Students Connect Internationally Via Flipgrid

by University of Hartford Communications Intern Samantha Urban For over a decade, four Venezuelan students, typically seventh graders, visit Watkinson School.  The students will be immersed right into the everyday activities of a typical Watkinson student: going to classes, eating lunch, participating in advisory and extracurriculars, you name it. With their visit scheduled for February … Read more