Senior Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program

Watkinson congratulates Clare C. ’20 for being named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by Ms. Schrader to Clare for her scholastic talents. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are … Read more

Upper School Head Selected by Anti-Defamation League

Watkinson School is pleased to announce that Upper School Head Ryan Reese was selected by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to be one of nine educators nationally to pilot ADL’s new Civics Education Program. ADL announced that this new program stems from the belief that, “…enabling students to explore their civic engagement and identities through an anti-bias and social justice … Read more

Upper School Head Published

Ryan Reese

Watkinson’s Head of Upper School Ryan Reese was recently published in the University of Chicago’s Journal of Education, Schools. He coauthored an article called, “School’s the Right Place for Love, or Why We Keep Teaching” with Charles Logan from Ohio State University and April Peet Vos from the Maple School in Northbrook, Illinois.” In the article, … Read more

Social Justice Day 2019

by Harrison Richman, University of Hartford Communications Intern Wednesday April 10th wasn’t just another Wednesday at Watkinson, but rather Watkinson’s second annual Social Justice Day. Once a year, a mixture of students and special guests run socially conscious workshops to bring awareness to issues or subjects that they find important. These topics are discussed in … Read more

Upper School Model UN heads to Dartmouth

Watkinson’s upper school Model United Nations attended Dartmouth Model UN (DartMUN) last weekend (April 5-7) with 8 students. Jackson F. ’21 won an “outstanding delegate” award for his work representing Chief of Staff for the Philippines Navy (PN) – Carlito Galvez Jr.; his committee was the Duterte Administration. DartMUN was comprised of students playing the … Read more

Global Studies Students Attend UConn Event “Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor”

by Harrison Richman, University of Hartford Communications Intern This month, the upperclassmen will have a big opportunity with global impact. A global studies event held at the University of Connecticut will give the students thesocietal tools they need to understand other cultures as they move into the collegiate world. This Global Studies Event will be … Read more